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Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno

$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
+506 2670 1265
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went this morning and the food was not that good. The gallo pinto tasted old. I went to use the wifi and the wifi was down. Went to pay and was charged 23% more because tax and tip not included in price. The menu says...More

Thank nicole e
Reviewed 8 July 2017

AC, WIFI, comfortable seating, great food/beverages. I have visited this Café several times during my stay in Coco. Pretty quiet place that is great for reading/writing. Highly recommend.

Thank tmleak
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A great selection of high quality clothing and gift items. Local Art and products are featured. The coffee is excellent and the staff is very warm and helpful. A must stop in Playas del Coco.

Thank MonaMartin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My wife and I tried this place a number of times after our morning hike. Loved the laid back setting amidst all the art and crafts. Great hot and cold coffees, great smoothies, great banana pancakes & crepes. Service a bit slow but it's tico...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Friendly staff, fresh food, great coffee and tea. Great place to relax in the morning. Beautiful art work by Costa Rican artists, not cheap imports. Air conditioned and wifi available. My favorite is their Latte.

Thank BlueRidgeTourist
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The Coco area has MANY places to find food and refreshment. So, you really need to offer customers outstanding menu choices and great service. That is exactly what Congo Cafe does!! Open for breakfast thru late lunch, it offers unique lite bites as well as...More

Thank JoBruner83
Reviewed 31 March 2017

It is a boutique connected to a coffee shop/ café. They had some nice higher end goods. The café served fresh smoothies, and they had good Wi-Fi. Good place to hang out and get your web surfing done. Really classy selection of both food and...More

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Besides having great food and drinks, the shop has wonderful gifts, clothing that is of good quality and style and decor and souvenirs. Usually spend a couple of hours there, eating and browsing around the store.

Thank renee636
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Perfect sunny side up eggs with lightly toasted mini banquettes for two of us and awesome banana pancakes for the third. Coffee was fine. We ate outside and had the pleasure of watching a small iguana sunbathing There is a special craft and arts shop...More

1  Thank Sue W
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Specialty Coffee was just that with hazelnut liquor. Eggs were prepared perfectly sunny side up. Service friendly... even got a biology lesson about our iguana visitor

Thank Roger J
CongoAdmin, Manager at Congo Cafe, Arte & Diseno, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

jiji! The iguana is jealous that we named the store ("Congo") after a monkey! So she visits every day! Thanks for your review!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$13
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pacifico's Retail Village | Guanacaste, Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playas del Coco
  • Phone Number: +506 2670 1265
  • E-mail
Description
Where art meets fine eating, Congo coffee, art & design Costa Rica opens from 8am until 8pm Monday thru Saturday, Sunday from 8am until 6pm. Everything is made locally with fresh ingredients bringing you great coffee selections, healthy salads, sandwiches, desserts and much more. Come and join us, we are the meeting place of Costa Rican traditions, great food, art and design.
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