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Maxwell's Cafe & Bar

$$ - $$$, American, Latin
420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
+506 2654 4319
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Central American, American, Latin, Spanish, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
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Reviewed September 27, 2013

We have lived in Potrero for 5 years. Maxwell's is our GO-TO place! We are there often and always feel welcomed and appreciated. When we have friends and family visit us, we always take them at least once to Maxwell's where we know they will...More

Thank kdsc
Reviewed September 12, 2013

Always awesome to experience a little of home in a different country when you travel. Mike and Kelly have done just that and more. I first met Mike last summer in Costa Rica but unfortunately didn't meet his lovely wife until this trip. The menu...More

Thank buddabarq
Reviewed April 26, 2013

Spent many a wonderful evening dining and drinking at Maxwells. Never had a bad meal, in fact always a great meal ranging from Italian to seafood to awesome burgers and every thing in-between. A very wide menu. Never know what you might be entertained by...More

Thank nanoose321
Reviewed April 14, 2013

In a remote village like Potrero, sometimes it's nice to have a conversation with a "local" that is from the good old USA! The owners are from California, but have lived in Costa Rica for years now, so they are great for some good advise!...More

Thank MCarson699
Reviewed April 9, 2013

Let's talk.....we have traveled extensively and you just cannot beat Maxwell's for the food, service, and experience! The owner's Kelly and Mike make certain your time is enjoyed to the fullest. There are a few other establishments in the community of Surfside Estates but in...More

Thank TexasFilly811
Reviewed March 31, 2013

The owner made us a Mexican meal to order when we went for dinner. It was very tasty. We went on Tuesday which is karaoke night. All the singers were brilliant and it was a very enjoyable evening. We decided we would go back on...More

Thank hulagirlSurrey
Reviewed March 12, 2013

Very fun, casual spot with good food and an awesome karaoke night on Tuesdays. We don't usually go for karaoke, but the people were really good and we had a great time! Burgers are delicious and the atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. Will definitely go...More

Thank terrisguy
Reviewed March 2, 2013

on what to order. Great Hamburger and I loved my chicken sandwich. The service was good. It was a local hangout, with live music. Loved the atmosphere.

Thank LadyHogRider
Reviewed February 18, 2013

We ate 3 times at maxwells. If you are looking for American style cooking this is the place to go. My husband and I had the chicken avocado sandwich with grilled onions to die for. Our friends had the burger melt and she said was...More

Thank linniepooh
Reviewed February 2, 2013

We have been to Maxwell's several times. Sometimes to eat and sometimes to enjoy the party. The food is very good, karaoke is hilarious and they had a very good rock and roll band on Friday night. The owners are very friendly and it's a...More

Thank martha111
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 Avenida Tres | Surfside Estates, 420 mtrs south of bar La Perlas, Playa Potrero Guanacaste, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Potrero
  • Phone Number: +506 2654 4319
  • E-mail
Open garden restaurant with a lovely breeze blowing through the gardens most days. Our goal is to serve the highest quality breakfast, and lunch to both locals and tourists. We serve a myriad of dishes and offer options regarding special dietary needs. Look us up on FB Maxwell's Cafe and Bar, for daily specials. Breakfast served all day, Lunch is as special as your creativity, known for our breakfast, burgers and custom salads.
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