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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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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“coffee flan” (6 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cachi | 1.5 km al sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cartago 506, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 6 March 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 30 January 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
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Having suffered long-lying, tasteless buffet food in our hotel, it was a joy to be served local trout, freshly baked in foil, at this beautifully situated restaurant, its terrace giving fine views over a lake. A place to linger; plenty of leafy paths to aid...More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Me and my family had a late lunch at La Casona del Cafetal. We were the only patrons there, it was 3 in the afternoon. The waiter gave us an excellent service, the food was good and quick. We had the whole place for ourselves,...More

Thank Edwin G
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This hotel, restaurant is beautifully situated on Lake Cachi. The restaurant has a lovely outdoor terrace for dining and the food was exquisite. The atmosphere was quiet and peaceful and the coffee which comes from their own plantation was superb!

Thank suzanne h
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

After a visit to Volcano Irazu we drove to Cartago to see the Cathedral and then the Botannical gardens and then drive to Cachi to have lunch here. On Sundays and holidays they do a very large and extensive buffet. There is a a very...More

Thank Samosababa
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We were on a day tour with other tourists (about 16 people), and our tour operator had taken us for lunch at this establishment. It is indeed situated with a beautiful scenic breathtaking views. It was however unfortunate that our dining experience didn’t match whatsoever...More

1  Thank WannaBeObjective
Reviewed 8 September 2017

A pleasant spot on the edge of Cachi lake/dam, ideally located to sit back and relax. We enjoyed the coffee percolated the traditional way with a tasty dessert. Unfortunate that we were hustled along as they wanted to close mid-afternoon...

Thank Elnora S
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch on Friday afternoon. We sat outside facing the lake. As others have noted, the setting is unbeatable and the service is attentive, charming, and very friendly. We also loved the food. We ordered the trout and the pork with mango...More

Thank Cory C
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Gabriela D
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Response from Cris A | Reviewed this property |
Hola! la verdad no he visto mascotas en el lugar, me imagino que no por una cuestión de salubridad, ya que el Ministerio de Salud de Costa Rica exige ciertas normas a los lugares en que se ofrecen alimentos para el consumo... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, 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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
11:00 AM - 4:00 AM
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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