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Cafe Tico Tamarindo

25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
+506 8861 7732
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good19%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for a good coffee place near my hotel and told to check out Cafe Tico. They weren't wrong! I had coffee at another place down the road and it didn't compare, I just enjoyed Cafe Tico way more. Also, I had a...More

Thank Jacqueline4914
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a 3 day stay on Tamarindo beach, my hubby and myself, along with another couple, came to eat here TWICE for breakfast. The first time I ordered the croissant sandwich with ham. I was thoroughly impressed with the quality of the croissant, tender and...More

Thank Melissa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had amazing coffee and breakfast sandwiches. Our go to spot in the morning after walking on th he beach.

Thank dylanjtighe
Reviewed 21 April 2017

If you want an authentic Costa Rican breakfast, this is the place to be. You get your rice and beans with eggs and meat. It has free wi-fi too!

Thank Rube S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Breakfast sandwich on the croissant is the best! This place is always busy but worth checking out. Located behind the Super 2001 near Pacific Park condos

Thank Byron D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited as soon as they opened at 7am and sat on their little patio area. There were a few good spots in the shade, but they were already taken by regulars. Pura Vida! I sat and enjoyed my lovely breakfast in the sun :) I...More

Thank jaemar01
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great little spot, with tasty food and rich coffee! Goat cheese options for those with dairy allergies. Good service!

Thank JenLeG
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Tucked just back off one of the main roads behind the Shrimp Shack, this is a great little place for breakfast/brunch. Good food with friendly and attentive service.

Thank lisalew2015
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The restaurant is quite quaint and rustic. The service was excellent even though the waiters and waitresses' English was quite limited. The choice of wine and beer were good enough. The menu was okay with a good selection of food available. Vegetarian menu was limited....More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Very friendly people. Awesome food and excellent coffee. We ate there twice. The breakfast sandwich was delicious and the orange juice was freshly squeezed.

Thank Whitney S
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What is the best way to get from the JW mARRIOTT Guanacaste resort to here?
25 August 2016|
Response from Jenncarv1031 | 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 16:30
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Mt sur del Super 2001, Tamarindo, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Tamarindo
  • Phone Number: +506 8861 7732
We are open monday to friday 7a.m. to 5p.m saturday 7a.m. to 3a.m sunday closedevery saturday we organize a farmers market in the parking area in front our cafe' 8a.m to noon.Cafe Tico is many things: it's a confortable place to sit and enjoy a rich cup of coffee on our shaded patio, or take it to go.Cafe Tico is also a gift shop, we offer a selection of gurmet coffee from small coffee farmers, honeys, jams and hot sauce made in Costa Rica. We home made bread and pastries, all the milk yogurt , butter and cheese that we use are from local farmers. we also offer a catering service whit our friends of Sunset Catering