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Pancito Cafe

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Cafe, French, South American, Central American
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Plaza Los Delfines | Entrada de Ojochal, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
+506 2786 5774
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07:00 - 15:30
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San Diego, California, Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate breakfast here with my wife, shaded patio, fresh baked bread and pastries. Had a full egg, bacon, potatoes and toast breakfast. Wife had an omelet. Fresh fruit bowl. Great service. French establishment, multiple languages spoken. Definitely worth a visit. We will be back. Was closed on Sunday.

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philippe m, Propriétaire at Pancito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you I hope to see you again with new seciality More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pancito is super convenient to Ojochal and the Costanera. The baked goods are fantastic. The lunch and breakfast are solid - nothing special, but they taste good and the prices are reasonable. We stop in a least once a week when we're in town...

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Asheville, North Carolina
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love Pancito. Fresh breads daily. You can get a nice breakfast, or a hearty lunch. We had burgers recently. They come with a homemade bun and grilled onions and fresh handmade French Fries. They have menus in English. It's convenient and just off the Costanera highway. Turn down the road into Ojochal and then Pancito is in a little... More 

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Cape Cod, MA, USA
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friend loves the pan integral, a multigrain loaf, so we swung in today around 2PM to pick up a loaf for dinner. We decided to get a couple of croissants and a small quiche to go and sat at a table to have one iced cappuccino and one hot one. The baked goods were nothing special. Croissants were more... More 

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glasgow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stumbled across this cafe whist staying at Villas Gaia. Beverages breakfast and lunch were available ~ it closes at 3pm but is open from 6am The staff ~ a family I believe~ were delightful and the food freshly made to order and delicious The main reaso for Trip Advising this cafe ~ apart from its obvious charm ~ is... More 

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Simon M, Gerente at Pancito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are glad you enjoy your time at Pancito Cafe. And we are happy for you that you have been able to enjoy the rest of your time in Costa Rica!! PURA VIDA! More 

Midland, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Needed to email important info to a partner back home on a short deadline...this little diamond in the ruff saved our bacon....shade, wifi,and the best liquor based smoothies this side of paradice!!

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We have had breakfast there and it was really good. Staff is friendly, food is good, location shady and near the highway 34 attractive. Will have breakfast there again for sure. Really good coffee, not the thin stuff they like to serve in this coffee-country (they have a decent espresso-machine)

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philippe m, Propriétaire at Pancito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for you review we are glad you enjoyed your time at Pancito Cafe. See you soon for a coffee break. PURA VIDA! More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

The food is decent. If you're expecting wonderful European or American type pastries, you won't find those here. They are more typical of the pastries I had in Mexico: wonderful to look at, but rather bland.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

This is a nice little bakery right at the entrance to Ojochal. We had good lunch there a couple of times but mostly enjoy stopping for coffee and picking up bread. They have a delicious multi-grain loaf. Also tried the macaroons, delicious. The coffee is the best I've had in Costa Rica!

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philippe m, Propriétaire at Pancito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment, we are glad you enjoyed your experience in Pancito Cafe. We hope to see you back Soon in Costa Rica!! PURA VIDA !! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

This was our coffee place in ojochal. We finally arrived early enough to get one of those famous delicious croissants. Thanks diet the introduction of chifrijos Simon. You guys make great pate too.

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philippe m, Gérant at Pancito Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you verry much for your opinion, we will see you in your next trip to Ojochal!! PURA VIDA! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$30
Cuisine
Cafe, French, South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:30
Thursday
07:00 - 15:30
Friday
07:00 - 15:30
Saturday
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Los Delfines | Entrada de Ojochal, Ojochal 60504, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Ojochal
  • Phone Number: +506 2786 5774
Description
Bakery and French Pastry, We sell Different types of French Bread like Baguette, Rustic and Integral Bread, Ciabatta, in addition to Croissant, Cinnamon Rolls among others .... We serve breakfasts and Lunches for all tastes with fresh and organic products of the region . Gourmet menu with exotic flavors and always the French gastronomic style. Open on Wednesdays at night with Happy Hour from 5-7pm offering a Gourmet Gastronomic Menu.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?