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Calle del Comercio, Puerto Jimenez 6845h, Costa Rica
+506 2735 5051
Sun - Mon 06:00 - 22:00
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The buritos are huge , you will not finish the whole thing . Nice and clean great service . Right on mail street . Their smoothies are good . nice little patio style place to eat. good place in the am protected form the sun.

Thank davidfultonone
West Grove, Pennsylvania
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103 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great place to have breakfast or lunch. Authentic Costa Rican Flavor and Fare + some americanized items are offered. The juevos ranchero are EXCELLENT. I highly recommend for breakfast.

Thank Rick M
Butler, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

GREAT place for breakfast and lunch the freshest eggs probably from the chickens out back. Nice wait staff and clean restroom. Never had a meal there that wasn't hot and tasty

Thank telechdp
Winnipeg, Mb
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I joined some friends at this lunch place so we could enjoy some good local food and internet access. Both proved to be excellent. I had a yummy smoothie and a rice. bean, and diced ham bowl with tortilla chips - I wish I could remember what it was called. For a quick, delicious, and nutritious lunch, with Wifi at... More 

Thank wpgkeith
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Had a very good breakfast here. Also a nice lemon drink and good coffee. Service was good place was clean

Thank 786lesleyw
Huntsville, Alabama
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2016

We came to Cafe Monka several times during our week long stay in Puerto Jiminez. We had both breakfast and lunch there, which were amazing! Additionally, we came almost every day throughout our trip just to sit and have a coffee and a pina (pineapple) smoothie (and also to have a place to enjoy and use the wifi). The employees... More 

Thank Jessica F
Jerusalem, Israel
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great food! Clean and very friendly. We were sorry that we couldn't have more meals there! Would definitely eat there again!

Thank TPG293983
Playa Samara, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Typical local food and other options. Great spot to catch up on reading while drinking coffee or a smoothie. Friendly and helpful staff!

Thank Dannielle M
Copenhagen, Denmark
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is the best place in Puerto Jimenez for fresh juices, I you, like med can´t resist the temptation for a cold freshly squeezed papaya or mango "jugo" then this is it. Believe me, I know, I tried them all !

Thank blox60
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72 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

My friends and I came here on recommendation of a couple we had met. I got a burger, and my friend got a quesadilla. The fries were really good and the smoothies were one of the best ones we have had in Costa Rica. We had really friendly service. Wanted to go back again for smoothies but they weren't open... More 

Thank Julia P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, South American, Costa Rican
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Comercio, Puerto Jimenez 6845h, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Osa Peninsula  >  Puerto Jimenez
  • Phone Number: +506 2735 5051

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