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Cafe del Manglar

$$ - $$$Latin, , International
2 Cuadras Al Norte Del Camaron Dorado | de el Bar Don Brasilito Media Cuadra al Norte, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
+506 8485 3953
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Latin, Central American, International, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2 Cuadras Al Norte Del Camaron Dorado | de el Bar Don Brasilito Media Cuadra al Norte, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I came to cafe del Manglar for dinner and were so pleased! The waiter was nice and sweet, we even got free apertizers and a small coconut drink! Both the pork and chicken tasted amazing. The restaurant was calm and athmosphere was...More

1  Thank Eline O
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place while driving down the beach and though Don Brasilitos is right down the street and has good reviews, this place couldn't have been more charming. Maribel welcomed us in even though it was around 2pm and people had mostly already...More

2  Thank Pete W
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Now owned by Brazilians it's an amazing rustic place by the beach. Food is a fusion between costarican food and Brazilian food. Great meat and Caipirinha

1  Thank Jesús Alexis T
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This place is a hidden gem. The owners are the kindest, warmest folks you'll find in Guanacaste. The food is amazing, so fresh and authentically Brazilian. The best value for your money. Ask for a Caipirinha, you will not regret it! This is the kind...More

1  Thank osvaldo s
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Great brasilian vibes and excellent food, Andre and Maribel will welcome you with great caipirinha and special food, I strongly recommend it

1  Thank niki37
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The couple that runs this place is wonderful, and the food is amazing. They speak Spanish, and our Spanish is not so good, but they were patient and friendly, and it worked out wonderfully. Get the steak, on the menu it is listed as roast...More

1  Thank NolaJeff1
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Moribel, a Brazilian lawyer turned cafe owner, makes the cakes and a great juice. Andre does the bbq. We pantomimed english and spanish to chat. Its a nice break from the dusty hot string of sodas near the plaza. Great for a solo traveller. Gracias!

1  Thank Lailaf62
Reviewed 6 July 2017

There are new Brazilian owners now that are cooking over a new outdoor oven. The menu is very meat heavy but they were happy to grill up lots of veggies for this vegetarian and a smoked polenta that knocked our socks off.

1  Thank mrgrita
Reviewed 4 June 2017

What I really like about the place was they owners I remember they really tried to make me feel like at home without be annoying every five minutes asking me if I need something else like in flamingo restaurants... Vegetarian wraps my favorites 👌 one...More

1  Thank WilliamCR
Reviewed 26 May 2017

You make your order and then they go in a cook in for you like they are in their own kitchen. It's made with love by a very friendly family. Since every serving is cooked to order the same dish won't taste the same each...More

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Victor S, Propietario at Cafe del Manglar, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$20
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Cuadras Al Norte Del Camaron Dorado | de el Bar Don Brasilito Media Cuadra al Norte, Brasilito 50308, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Brasilito
  • Phone Number: +506 8485 3953
  • E-mail
2 Cuadras Norte Del Restaurante Camarón Dorado Frente Al Mar Santa Cruz Guanacaste.
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