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The Costa Rica Coffee Experience

Torre Del Tiemp, Calle Pastor Diaz 1 | Across From Ekono, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
+506 2643 6197
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Stop in because of the name but stay becasue it's wonderful

We always visit Jaco when in the Los Suenos area. I immediately wanted to stop into the shop... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2017
Deidre W
Fruity Monkey Poop! Love it!!

This was my first visit to Costa Rica and we drove down to Jaco to visit. I immediately fell in... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
mperales901mp
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San Antonio, Texas
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Fresh Brewed Coffee-to-Go. Delicious Cold-Brewed Iced Coffee too! Authentic Costa Rican souvenirs and of course our own Fruity Monkey Poop! T-shirts designed in-house. Organic Spices, Coffee Beans and grinds - sample and choose your favorite to take home with you. Hot sauces, Costa Rican Licorice and Organic Chocolate! Yum.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“iced coffee” (13 reviews)
“great gifts” (6 reviews)
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Torre Del Tiemp, Calle Pastor Diaz 1 | Across From Ekono, Jaco, Garabito Municipality, Costa Rica
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+506 2643 6197
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Reviewed February 20, 2017

We always visit Jaco when in the Los Suenos area. I immediately wanted to stop into the shop because of the unique name. Emily was very helpful and excited about showing all the local artists talent. This is such a unique store and the beautifully...More

4  Thank Deidre W
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Reviewed September 13, 2016

This was my first visit to Costa Rica and we drove down to Jaco to visit. I immediately fell in love with Jaco and the Costa Rica Coffee Experience shop! Emily was very helpful and delightful to talk to. This is such a unique store...More

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CJaco40, Owner at The Costa Rica Coffee Experience, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2016

thanks so much for your visit!

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Reviewed September 11, 2016

When I go to Jaco, I always stop in at the Costa Rica Coffee Experience shop for gifts, pepper, soap, coffee and just to see what's up. The vibe is always upbeat and happy. Seeing the beautiful made-in-Costa-Rica products is inspiring. I usually leave with...More

1  Thank Blossom S
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Reviewed September 10, 2016

I love the Monkey Poop store... it always smells amazing because of the delicious coffee and cinnamon tea that they brew there. This little store is such a fun place to just wander around and find hidden treasures. They have a great selection of hot...More

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Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I've gone in here three times now. And the only reason I went back twice after the first time was because I was looking for something specific and hoped they would have it. Every time I have been to this store, the gentleman who works...More

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CJaco40, Owner at The Costa Rica Coffee Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2016

Sorry for your bad experience. We'll hope you'll come back and meet our new store manager! The rude guy is gone.

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Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is a must stop if you are in Jaco. I loved all the unique gifts, - no junk from China here. I was able to find most of my things to remember my trip in this store. The help was super friendly. The fruity...More

2  Thank jyerzik
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Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Very cute shop if you are looking for nice souvenirs different than the type tourist shops. But as for calling it a coffee shop, I would not classify it as that. They only had one type of coffee. Kind of let down that their was...More

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CJaco40, Owner at The Costa Rica Coffee Experience, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2016

We have changed personnel based on the feedback we received - thank you! We do offer hot brewed organic coffee from 2 different regions as well as a minimum of 4 coffees from different farms to take home to brew. In addition, we serve what...More

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Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Great shop for some really cool & unique souvenirs. Love my mug! Don't forget to try the Fruity Monkey Poop.

4  Thank KathyT427
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Reviewed April 7, 2016

One of my favourites stores in town, the owner is very careful and thoughtful with the products that he sell, so anything you find there is real local and good quality art and authentic, that you will not find in any other place of Jaco....More

1  Thank Melissa G
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Reviewed April 4, 2016

Awesome shop with local coffees and lot of unique crafts that make it ideal for gifts. Prices are fair and easy to see the art and crafts are truly authentic.

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