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Cafeteria Giaccomin

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Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2288 3381
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San Jose, Costa Rica
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2012

I have been here many times because their desserts are legendary and most of them are really good. Croissants are good too and they have these outdoor tables with a big umbrella where you can spend a nice afternoon coffee moment with you family or friends. Staff is ok, usually taking care of customers and you can go inside to... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

Giacomin has good food and nice ambiance for a quick lunch...with dessert and a cup of fresh coffee, of course.

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San Jose
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2009

...if you have a sweet tooth. Yes, it's traditional and family-owned and yes, they've managed to keep the quality for many decades. I always try to thankfully decline coffee invitations to this place - because if I accept, I can barely control myself! It's hard not to order EVERY sweet thing on the menu. A tad expensive though. The sandwiches... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2009

A very nice atmosphere, good view, very good sweets.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2008

these are a very traditional cafeterias in CR,owned for the Giaccomin Family. Very good coffe, pastry, cake, chocolates, panninis, etc. They have many, One in los Yoses, beside AM, another dontown San Jose, near the Central Post Office, another at Lindora, Santa Ana, beside AMercado, and one more in Heredia, Paseo de las Flores.Enjoy it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Italian
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Escazu, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 3381

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?