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Cafeteria Giaccomin

) #11 of 17 Dessert in San Jose #157 of 610 Places to Eat in San Jose ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Cafe, Italian
Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2288 3381
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“marzipan” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Italian
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
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11 - 20 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 1 September 2015

This is one of the most traditional Costa Rican cafeterias... great pastries and cookies, great place to have coffee or even lunch. Nice setup too! I think you´ll like it!

Thank Gaby S
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Very expensive for what you are getting. They serve coffees, teas, pastries and cakes. I was not impressed by the quality of what I had, the coffee was good. Good parking and a nice garden setting.

Thank Broho
Reviewed 19 July 2015

When I think of Giacomin, my memories go way back. This bakery has the best mini pizzas for kids and sweets for parties or to accompany a coffee. The sandwiches are really good as well. I really recommend this!

Thank Enrique C
Reviewed 7 January 2015

I go to Giaccomin Santa Ana very often. Since it is located next door to Automercado Supermarket (the best supermarkets in Costa Rica), I enjoy a lot watching people go and forth. Their big windows do not hide anything.

Thank William R
Reviewed 6 November 2014

It's where the middle aged ladies tend to lunch. A sort of 'conservative' feel. The food is fine, unlicensed so you are stuck with soft drinks & coffee's etc, which again are fine but unexciting. You don't find yourself thinking 'I can't wait to come...More

Thank worldtraveller10538
Reviewed 21 June 2014

This is a very nice coffee shop! Pastries and cakes are good, the service it's excellent, enjoy your coffee at te terrace.

1  Thank Rebe1311
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Nothing good to write about this place. Pastries are very mediocre. Even the coffee, in a country of great coffee, this place did not cut it. Do not bother coming here. So sorry.

2  Thank Willow456
Reviewed 31 August 2013

This is a very good coffee shop! Pastries and cakes are good, not amazing. Service is excellent and quick.The environment around it is awesome. You have this good clean terrace with trees around it in which you can sip your coffee and enjoy. I loved...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 8 August 2013

Best chocolates in Costa Rica, excellent service and beautiful setting !! Have a cappuccino on the terrace Recommended 100%

2  Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 10 June 2013

This is an excellent coffee shop. The pastries are different and out of this world. It is clean and the food is consistently good, and you really get service with a smile.

1  Thank crafterincr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 3381
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