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Cafe Mundo

Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2222 6190
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (41 reviews)
“bread” (30 reviews)
“patacones” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is mos def american - not tradition Costa Rican fare - the food is good, nice ambience and attentive wait staffMore

2  Thank HAYNES5
zagatchicago, Propietario at Cafe Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good morning Hayness Cafe Mundo offers international cuisine , we do not claim to be a traditional costarican fare restaurant , I am sorry to correct you, our food is not "american" as you claim , we have many options based on the traditions of...More

Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not that picky when it comes to pizza. I'll always finish it. However, four of us eating today found the pizzas dire. Staff friendly, nice location.

Thank EdinburghToulouse
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Went actually for a steak but beet here in Central America is too expensive, but the chicken was very good, the sangria too easy to drink and semi lethal on an empty tummy. The stand out was the crepes...... Service was very good , friendly...More

Thank frangii
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

In the middle of a neighborhood. Good selection. Good price. Have eaten here over a dozen times. Always good

Thank choppa65
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We were taken to this restaurant which was a short walk from our hotel. It was so good we went back the next night also. The setting is a wonderful old house with terraces and a lush garden turned into a restaurant. Each room is...More

Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Cafe Mundo was an excellent spot for business dinner on a recent trip to San Jose. The interior has wonderful art and great design. The service and hospitality is outstanding. The menu offers a great deal of choice and variety, with a great selection of...More

Thank Nicolette M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I enjoyed the atmosphere, but was not impressed with the food both times that i ate there. I have no plans on going back.

Thank Chris D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Really enjoyed the food and the service was great. It was fast and friendly. We don't live in SJO but if we did we would for sure go there more often. The house itself looks to be a historical house and it is very funky....More

Thank brendad288
zagatchicago, Propietario at Cafe Mundo, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2017

Thank you for your visit and your nice review

Reviewed 16 May 2017

From the moment you enter the gates of this gracious home-turned-restaurant you feel like you've left the depressing security bars and sad, squat little buildings of San Jose behind. We sat on the terrace surrounded by a lush garden, colorful walls and beautiful tiled floor....More

Thank Erika T
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Very sketchy area to begin with, but once there, the food was pretty good, and if you want, you can go off the menu. Staff may have had an off night as the service was pretty poor. Our friend dropped a wine glass, and she...More

Thank Waikai1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$100 - US$400
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 15 y Avenida 9 | 200m este y 100m norte del INS, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2222 6190
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