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Costa Rican
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed March 15, 2024

This was my favorite breakfast spot in Tamarindo. The food tasted delicious, and the coffee too! The waitress was very friendly. Easily walkable from most hotels. They take credit card.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed March 14, 2024

Returned to Cafe Tico during third trip to Tamarindo and found it as pleasant as both other visits with different family members. Went back to Huevos Turcos on the first visit and thoroughly enjoyed it; platillo tipico the following morning and loved it. Great coffee!...lt constitutes one of the "must do again" places in Tamarindo.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed March 13, 2024

AMAZING Costa Rican gallopinto!!! Coffee was fresh and delicious and atmosphere was quaint! Awesome service too! Cannot say enough good things

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed February 16, 2024

Excellent choice for breakfast and lunch in Tamarindo .. we visited the Cafe last year and we came back this year all is good food service and atmosphere we highly recommend it to all for breakfast and lunch

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed February 4, 2024

Really amazing Cafe. One of the best parts of our trip. Friendly Staff and great ambience. We went on a Sunday morning and the singer there was such a bonus.

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed January 23, 2024

MaryLou has a great little breakfast spot in Tamarindo. We enjoyed breakfast twice, she is closed on Tuesday or Wednesday (?). Delicious local food!

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed January 11, 2024 via mobile

Been here a few times for the exceptional mango smoothie Today was the first time we’ve eaten here A breakfast that ranks with anything I’ve had I can’t begin to describe it just go and enjoy

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed December 16, 2023

This is a wonderful spot in Tamarindo for delicious Costa Rican fare. The staff is friendly and helpful. The owner, Jay, is a friendly guy who even helped us with a parking mishap. Thank you. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed December 9, 2023 via mobile

Excellent breakfast and coffee. Very cute and tucked in and friendly waitress and owner. Ate there twice and absolutely loved it

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed November 25, 2023

Best breakfast in town. Prices are great and services is awesome! Thank you can you can you split it again for us thank you

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed November 9, 2023 via mobile

As usual, fabulous. Visited today with friend from gofishcr. Great coffee, service with a smile. Hats off to the kitchen. Great eggs Benny and nicely plated. Always visit when in town.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed October 27, 2023

I had the migas tacos and wow, they are nothing like I have ever had before. Huge portions, great prices. And the customer service was top notch. HIGHLY reccomend.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed July 23, 2023

EXCELLENT breakfast! We had a variety of dishes and every one of them was fantastic. Great service. We would have gone again if we had more time. A definite must in Tamarindo

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 12, 2023 via mobile

We ate here twice during our visit. Food and service was excellent. The owner was very nice and I watched him comp a couples meal when the electricity went out because they did not have cash. I offered to pay and even gave him the...money for their food. He would not accept it.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 8, 2023

Awesome food and coffee! Very large portions so we shared the breakfast sandwich. Everything was so fresh. Great serve and atmosphere

Date of visit: July 2023
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silk51
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Response from KaylaWolo | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Jennifer L | Reviewed this property |
Unsure as we stayed in a condo close to this cafe. JW is far outside the other side of Tamarindo. If they have a shuttle to Tamarindo every place is in walking distance once you're there
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cafe Tico Tamarindo

Yes, Cafe Tico Tamarindo offers takeaway services.

Cafe Tico Tamarindo is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5