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La Duena

Frente a la la playa. | At right end of the beach, Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 8397 8861
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
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“eggs benedict” (2 reviews)
“costa rica” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Fast food, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly
Frente a la la playa. | At right end of the beach, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

The staff was very friendly from the start. It was a lot of orders right before mine and only one chef so it took quite a while to get my order, but the staff kept me updated continuously as well as they offered me another...More

Thank Evelina G
María José J, Manager at La Duena, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Thank you! It was our pleasure. See you next time!

Reviewed 31 March 2018

Sad that we didn't check this place out until our last full day in Dominical, as it was easily the best breakfast extended family (4 adults, 4 children) found in Costa Rica. Fantastic pancakes, eggs, coffee, and service steps from the beach.

Thank Matt14701
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We popped in off the beach in Dominical for a snack and were pleasantly surprised. The pastries were really exceptional, brownies, cinnamon rolls, etc. and the smoothies were fresh and delicious. Don't miss this gem.

Thank Cjsantafe1
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Really spectacular breakfast. I had the burrito, my wife had the eggs Benedict. Preparation,ingredients and execution were really on point. Not our first trip to Dominical, not our last. This place is absolutely overlooked. Beautiful view, nothing bad to say.

Thank 724gmbuck
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Yes, I know things happen more slowly in Costa Rica, and often that is a good thing. When you are hungry for breakfast, however, a 45 minute wait for pancakes is a bit excessive. The carrot cake pancakes (a house specialty) were excellent by the...More

Thank _d_conradgriffith
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

I'm a regular guy, but I'm a snob about one thing: coffee! I've been coming to Costa Rica for 25 years & lived here over a year. This cafe serves Dota coffee, which is grown by a cooperative of farmers here who exemplify the Costa...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been staying in Dominical for about a week now and have tried nearly all the restaurant. This place is the only spot to get a decent cup of coffee. It has a beach view so you can sit and watch the waves roll in...More

Thank kurt h
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I have no idea what those bad reviews are talking about, but the food is soooooo good. I've traveled all over Costa Rica for the past year, and these guys have the best breakfast I've had since moving here. Their eggs Benedict with fried yuca...More

Thank andres p
Reviewed 16 July 2017

After taking a late night stroll along the strip searching for a place still open to satisfy my sweet craving, we came upon La Duena which happened to be the last restaurant we encountered. The dessert case was full with tempting sweets, but the raspberry...More

Thank Lia W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Don't go because this place has no quality. Dominical is a place mainely for Surfers and the nothing helse is there to enjoy our see.

Thank Dalila S
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$3 - US$25
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Frente a la la playa. | At right end of the beach, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 8397 8861
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