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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 good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“flan” (9 reviews)
“trout” (5 reviews)
“rice” (5 reviews)
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Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cachi | 1.5 km al sur de la Represa de Cachi, Cartago 506, Costa Rica
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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
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This was the second restaurant we visited so at that time it was hard to judge but now after been trough Costa Rica my opinion about this restaurant is that the food was average. We had some bread for starters that was plain and simple....More

Thank Jeroen W
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Buffet is awsome, employees helpful, nature is there....An experience not to be missed! we went there for lunch, there is a road you can walk, you can see the lake while eating, what else can I say!

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Set in a garden surrounding and overlooking a lake is this beautiful place. Despite a vast seating area, the place got quite crowded on Sunday afternoon that we visited. The buffet had a vast selection. The waitresses struggled bravely and smilingly to fulfil other orders....More

Thank Anil A
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I married in this place one year ago, from the beginning the service was excellent, during the preparation they invite us to take a dinner to select our meals for the weeding, all the dishes was delicious!!!, during the event the decoration is amazing with...More

Thank Ivan F
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I am so in love with this place! Not only is the setting peaceful and beautiful, but the employees are incredibly accommodating and friendly. I felt like I was with an adopted family! One dedicated and generous employee (Ernesto), in fact, spent more than an...More

Thank mtndew99
Reviewed 14 March 2017

First, for what you get I think it is too expensive. The Sunday buffet is good one time and horrible the next. The parking area is large, the atmosphere is nice and the wait staff are attentive. It has probably been at least a year...More

Thank Char031256
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Inside the touristic circuit is this restaurant that is located in the province of Cartago, and occupies a prominent place for its food service, customer service and where you can taste from international food and typical Costa Rican dishes; if you go by your own...More

Thank Arnold1936
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This was the best buffett I have had in all of Costa Rica. Drinks were fresh juices, the soups and salads were tasty and the main course was turkey and beef tips and pork chops.

Thank Jason H
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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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Latin, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Special Occasion Dining, 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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