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Restaurante La Casona Del Cafetal

$$ - $$$Latin, ,
Cachi | 1.5 km al sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cartago 506, Costa Rica
+506 2577 1414
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cachi | 1.5 km al sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cartago 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch on the Mercury holidays 'Captivating Costa Rica' tour. Food is ok but the location is stunning! Most of our group eat the average quality food quickly so as to allow time to explore the various nature trails around a picturesque lake....More

Thank vialli54
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Our tour stopped here for lunch. The lake view from our table was literally pulled of from a fairy tale book. The food was tasty and the dessert was even better. You have to try the Flan de Café (coffee custard) then you have to...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

It has always being expensive, however, we used to pay the "all you can eat" deal, as it was delicious and varied. Recently visited and came pretty disappointed. Only the expensive factor remains from what I remember, it used to be a fave...

Thank DonGaTico
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We were travelling between San Gerardo de Dota and Turrialba taking the scenic loop route to cross the Cachi Dam and took Lonely Planet’s recommendation for a pit stop here. The restaurant is in an idyllic location and despite it pouring with rain we still...More

Thank HShols
Reviewed July 1, 2018

I ate here as part of a tour. The lunch was a buffet that had many different choices of meat and also vegetables. In addition to the tastiness of the food, it overlooks a beautiful lake that provides an idyllic location to eat.

Thank The_Traveling_Expat
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

We ate lunch here as part of a tour. The food was awesome; so much to choose from! We ate ENTIRELY too much. We topped off lunch with a cup of coffee made in the traditional Costa Rican manner using a chorreador. It was very...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed April 25, 2018

We stopped here when we went to Costa Rica in March to visit friends that live there. The food was good and there was a nice variety (we all got the buffet). The view while dining was great.

Thank Coopersharley
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this place on our trip around The Valley and we were so happy we did! The food was fantastic and reasonably priced! The views were fantastic and we were able to see toucans and other types of birds. Highly recommended- even if...More

Thank mmicherone
Reviewed March 6, 2018

We were in a tour group so our tour director gave us three choices while on the bus and then phoned in our order to that it would be ready for us. Very efficient and worked well. Food was very good but not what I...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed January 30, 2018

This was an included lunch in the one-day excursion to Irazu volcano and Cartago. And it was thoroughly enjoyable experience. The buffet style food was so varied that it was not possible to try even smalles pieces of one third of it. And the quality...More

Thank acorna
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Gabriela D
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Arnold1936 | Reviewed this property |
El sitio es muy amplio y tiene mesas que dan al área verde donde se puede dejar el perro y no perderlo de vista, pero dentro del restaurant de área cerrada no creo que acepten mascotas. The place is very large and has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 4:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cachi | 1.5 km al sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cartago 506, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Cartago  >  Cartago
  • Phone Number: +506 2577 1414
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