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Cafe Ensuenos

RLatin, Cafe,
Main St in Dominical | next to Cool Vibes hostel, Dominical, Costa Rica
+506 2787 0282
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good18%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (9 reviews)
“pollo” (9 reviews)
“choco banana” (2 reviews)
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Latin, Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main St in Dominical | next to Cool Vibes hostel, Dominical, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owners here are very friendly and welcoming. The tipica dishes are flavorful and the portion sizes large by tico standards. The fresh squeezed juices and smoothies are particularly good. It is a quiet and unassuming place with a nice local atmosphere. If you are...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile

Had a late lunch here today. We were looking for typical Tico food and this soda did not disappoint. Had the fish casada that came with gallo pinto, potatoes, and salad. The fish was fried perfectly and everything else was delish as well. Definitely give...More

Thank Cyndee R
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

The people who are running this place are super nice! They are a cute little family and it's kind of like going over to your Costa Rican friend's house for dinner. The food is as good as any in the area, and the prices are...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 April 2018

This was a bit hidden, but we were lucky because our driver told us about it! (His wife does the cooking/serving etc). Such wonderful wonderful bebidas de frutas!!!!!!

Thank Michelle-n-Grace
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The best food in the whole Costa Rica!! I ate all my meals there whilst staying in Dominical. Honestly there isn't a bad choice on the menu (and I tried many different options). Must try a monoloco and chocobanana smoothies ♥

Thank Adrianna J
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Nice cheap place to eat. The whole Dominical town is flooded with American menus, hard to find typical Costa Rican food even with locals which sucks because I wanted to try typical local food, but this place had a fair amount of gallo pinto meals...More

Thank Alejandro T
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

I came here for brealfast and lunch as it is right next door to my hostel. It's a cute little soda run by a lovely family. They make you feel so welcome and the food is done of the best that I've had in Costa...More

Thank klavonnec
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

We came here due to all the positive reviews and were very disappointed! The smoothies were delicious and the pancakes but the fish tacos were very greasy and the chicken casados were horrible. On the bright side it was cheap.

Thank Kristina K
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

The family has been coming to CR for years and experienced many many restaurants. Often we depend on TripAdvisor reviews and Cafe Ensuenos was no different. But don't believe everything you read! The worst casado I've ever had. Chicken was fried to smithereens....everything else had...More

Thank SimcoeCountyFoodie
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We were staying at the Tropical Sands across the street from this restaurant, and they recommended this place for either Breakfast or Dinner. Since it was later in the evening when we arrived, we decided to have dinner. I had a whole Red Fish and...More

Thank TrueMinnesotan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St in Dominical | next to Cool Vibes hostel, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: +506 2787 0282
The best coffee grown and managed by a WOMEN! In a place where you usually only find instant coffee, a nice cup of coffee with breakfast or lunch or a hearty, healthy and delicious smoothie... any combo of fruit for the same price!!! Worth every penny!! Located right behind Domilocos!!
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