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Calle 31 Avenida 5 | 50 Mts Este Del Parque de Francia en Barrio Escalante, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
+506 2253 8367
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  • Very good10%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle 31 Avenida 5 | 50 Mts Este Del Parque de Francia en Barrio Escalante, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ordered a cappuccino and a cup of chemex with two slices of cheesecake. Very delicious! Worth a visit if you’re in the area and have a sweet tooth. Interesting to see all the methods of brewing coffee they offer.

Thank U3472EIkatiej
Reviewed 1 week ago

I took an coffee. It was amazing. The people are very nice over there. I like a lot the area, Barrio Escalante.

Thank Pathfinder670404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great coffee with some education included. I took some friends there and we all enjoyed the experience.

Thank Scott W
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Cafeoteca is THE place to sit and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee. Very nice place. I spend an entire rainy afternoon there. A book is a good companion.

Thank Lalito27
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Cafeoteca is a lovely place, for relaxing with a cup of coffee! There is a bunch of good things to eat. But what I liked the most is that there is a barista, and he can explain you the ways to prepare a coffee and...More

Thank MariaR133
Reviewed 27 September 2018

very nice place and coffee but very expensive! the Barrio Escalante area where it is located is worth visiting. It has many restaurants and is vary nice to walk around.

Thank Sofia S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent place. Lots of different beans and preparation method. Geeks in the best possible way. Loved it

Thank Per K
Reviewed 24 September 2018

I basically asked for whatever they recommend and both servings were great. Everyone was nice and very knowledgeable about coffee. They roasted small batches there, so it smelled great inside. I left with 2 bags of whatever they served me.

Thank Abe J
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Cant say enough good things about this place. Definitely a must visit in San Jose. The baristas in the cafe (with restaurant and boutique in same building) went out of there way to deliver an excellent product and service to me. Marco in particular is...More

Thank Departure581541
Reviewed 30 August 2018

I spent much of my week working out of this café and restaurant. The staff knew a lot about their coffee and the food was excellent. I will be bringing a bunch of their coffee home with me, and will be coming back on my...More

Thank Brempell
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Ana L
8 April 2017|
Response from Jairo M | Reviewed this property |
¡Claro! ¡Sirven cafe de diferentes tuestes, todos los cafés que ahí encontrás los tuestan ahi mismo! ¡Preguntale al barista!
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle 31 Avenida 5 | 50 Mts Este Del Parque de Francia en Barrio Escalante, San Jose 10110, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2253 8367
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Cafeoteca is a space where we live coffee as culture. 100% dedicated to Costarican coffee. We buy, roast, pack and prepare coffee.We offer workshops, courses, tastings and experiences related to culture and coffee cultivation.We specialize in fine coffees, with a line of over 15 coffees from the all coffee regions of Costa Rica, and multiple farms around the country.
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