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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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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastry” (5 reviews)
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegan 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to drink coffee. The service is kind and the atmosphere is very welcoming. They have a nice variety of coffees and food, which Is well done and delicious. It’s almost excelente except for the cheesecake. There’s nothing wrong with the cake itself which...More

Thank tarigax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very friendly and attentive staff. Good food and coffee. Terrific location in the midst of many places to eat and drink; we enjoyed walking all around afterward.

Thank sgauger2018
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Went to enjoy the coffee on premises as well as purchased some to take back to family when visiting Europe. Excellent coffees, delicious as well as speciality finds

Thank Linda N
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely the best breakfast and coffee I've had on my 6 month trip around SA and CA so far. If there were an option for more than 5 stars I'd rate it higher. My cappuchio was so good I had to order a second one...More

Thank Ben W
Camille R, Director General at Cafeoteca, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thanks Ben for your kind opinion! We truly work everyday to make Cafeoteca and Kalú a great place! Thanks again and safe trip to Melbourne! Hope to have you here in San José in a near future! Best Regards!

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Hands down, the best coffee and lunch spot in San Jose. A variety of excellent organic coffees, delicious pastries and a creative and unpretentious lunch and dinner menu. The bone marrow stew was out of this world. Great wines too. The little gift shop sells...More

Thank Milagrosfilms
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Even of you don't drink coffee, this place is great. Good desserts, tea, relaxing place...also you can buy coffee for you or for a present.

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Lovely little cafe with with beautifully designed food, coffee & WiFi (which was a life saver for us because we were a little lost. Great place to sit and have a relaxing morning!

1  Thank Erin C
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

I am from the neighborhood where this coffee place is located and it’s one of my favourites!! Their coffee knowledge is amazing, the service amazing and the place is great. If you’re looking for a place to drink a great Costa Rican coffee it’s here!!

1  Thank irma r
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegan Options
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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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