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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Metros sur del supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Metros sur del supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely worth eating here. Very friendly and attentive staff. Good coffee and tasty omelette. Vegetarian options were a plus.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 6 days ago

Such a cute quaint spot!! Tucked away just a few feet off the road, with a bit of vegetation around the patio dining, which was enough to make you feel removed from the street. Also, the food tasted very fresh(We actually saw the pastries being...More

Thank hcaldwell1001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cozy little spot is one of the gems in tamarindo, hidden away from the street, it's quiet & comfortable. The staff are all very friendly & quick. My water was never empty & my food came very fast, even with every table full! The...More

Thank Jessie M
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Great coffee, great food, awesome location, and amazing service! They also have coffee ice cubes and I love their campaign against using plastic straws

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about Cafe Tico but I'll start with the coffee- so good & fresh! The food? Same! The owners? Friendly, take their time in making sure everything is just right. Much appreciated! If I lived here I'd be at Cafe...More

Thank mikity31
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Breakfast was great and very reasonable. Service was excellent. I would Highly recommend the tipico breakfast. Bacon was crisp.

Thank texasgirl1969
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We only had coffee - which by the way was awesome. But we met the owners/operators and they were fabulous to talk to and helped us to find other locations that were not on the "tourist" trail. We wanted to be with the locals. I...More

Thank SKGreen
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

While the rest of tamarindo lays silent in slumber cafe tico provides highest quality coffee and service for those of us needing a charge. Highly recommended. Opens at 7. Closed thursdays.

Thank kingerTA
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The food was okay but the service was great. The people are very nice there. I had the typical platter and my husband had a breakfast burrito!

Thank Ellen P
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

It was a wonderful place to stop and get a delicious, but quick, breakfast right before heading out to the beach. Their coffee was fantastic, their croissant breakfast sandwich was unbelievable, and their hot sauce was extremely good as well. You can buy their coffee,...More

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25 August 2016|
Response from Jenncarv1031 | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as we stayed in a condo close to this cafe. JW is far outside the other side of Tamarindo. If they have a shuttle to Tamarindo every place is in walking distance once you're there
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Metros sur del supermercado 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
.Cafe Tico is many things: it's a confortable place to sit and enjoy a rich cup of coffee on our shaded patio, or take it to go.Cafe Tico is also a gift shop, we offer a selection of gurmet coffee from small coffee farmers, honeys, jams and hot sauce made in Costa Rica. We home made bread and pastries, all the milk yogurt , butter and cheese that we use are from local farmers.
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