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Cafe Ensuenos

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Latin, Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
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Main St in Dominical | next to Coll Vibes hostel, Dominical, Costa Rica
27870105
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Austin, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had good Tico food at Ensuenos, mostly breakfast. Good, friendly service and tasty, home-made food. Well located.

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Mount Vernon
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Cafe for breakfast. The map on the TripAdvisor page for this restaurant is not correct. We drove the road along the river as the map indicated quite a ways and decided we'd missed it. It is actually in the opposite direction. Follow the main street of Dominical as it heads to the beach, at the Y veer... More 

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Ojochal, Costa Rica
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I have enjoyed meals from the staff at cafe Ensuenos for a long time. I consider this place home away from home! I enter, and they know what to cook me, without looking at the menu, and always been a good tasty plate! The smoothies are the best, and if you ask to get it to go, better ask for... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

We found this place on our last day in Costa Rica....so sorry we didn't come sooner! The coffee was great and so was the food. I ordered an omelette with maduros (sweet plantains), which is a personal favorite of mine but not on the menu, and they made it for me. It was so good. My husband ordered scrambled eggs... More 

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Airdrie, Canada
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Literally, I'm not joking. Great place to escape the heat of mid day with a smoothie so thick you need a spoon. Great breakfast too!

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Melbourne, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

After a long surf session this little Cafe is close to the beach, and close to highway 34. Their prices are good and the food is home cooked. Great burgers fajitas chicken all delicious. But most of all I love the Mocoha Frio is certainly a treat. Very friendly service as well.

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Thank RayFla
Stamford, Connecticut
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9 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

The smoothies and breakfasts are great at a reasonable price. Pico de gallo with eggs and pancakes are very good. Run by very nice local family. I would eat there every day if I could.

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Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Went based on trip advisor reviews Wonderful food friendly staff Pina pineapple juice made fresh from bin if pineapples next to our table Pancakes were tasty and filling Omelet was so so but certainly worth the price Will go again

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

You will not find a better soda in the whole country! The food is amazing, huge breakfasts with many options, and the smoothies are the best I had in 1 month of travelling Costa Rica. Also incredibly cheap and run by a friendly family. Can't recommend it enough! If you're struggling to find it, it is on the road to... More 

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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

This Cafe is great. Good service, sometimes slow but only because of the amount of people that use it! The breakfasts are incredible, along with amazing smoothies and my favourite Mono Loco (banana, coffee and ice cream, warning this will add pounds to your waistline!!!) The staff are friendly and family orientated. There is internet. It isn't really cheap but... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Cafe, Central American, Costa Rican, Spanish, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St in Dominical | next to Coll Vibes hostel, Dominical, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Dominical
  • Phone Number: 27870105
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?