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Cafe Cabure

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Latin, Cafe, Argentinian, South American, Central American, Spanish, Contemporary, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Altos de Paseo | 150 m Oeste de CASEM, Apdo. 87-5655, Costa Rica
+506 2645 5020
10:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 20:00
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Pasadena, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch. My husband had the bacon wrapped shrimp and said it was the best, I had the salad - it was very good as well and the servings are large !

Thank janicemW4026VY
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60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We were very excited to dine at Cafe Cabure and we were not disappointed! The restaurant is on the third floor of the building and the balcony overlooks the road and forest beyond. The empanadas were wonderful. Everything was homemade and delicious. My husband had steak and I had the lasagna. They also have sandwiches, curries and seafood. Our waitress... More 

Thank Hilary J
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough about this wonderful little Argentinian cafe, our dinner was so good, we returned the next day for lunch before leaving town! It is a little off the beaten path, but I promise you it's worth it! I had the Sea Bass for dinner & lasagna for lunch, they were both excellent. Don't forget this place is... More 

Thank dstroyer71
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Booked in for a meal here during our stay in Santa Elena based on good reviews both on here (although I really should know better with regards trip advisor reviews) and the write up in lonely planet. 8 year old son had a burger which tasted rather like somebody had taken raw mince and squashed it together to form the... More 

Thank Chris M
Chicago, IL
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I'm a chocolate lover to my core and especially love brownies, so I tend to be critical of them. This placed served me the best brownie I've ever had, hands down. Definitely try the Argentine brownie with dulce de leche and walnuts. Amazing. The chocolate and passion fruit mousse was pretty good but the chocolate was a little gritty. The... More 

Thank Reifer16
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We had the beef empanada and shrimp wrapped in bacon as starters. Both were yummy and highly recommended. Then we had curry shrimp, filet mignon, chicken mole, and lasagna. Other than the veggies we didn't leave a speck in the plate. Delicious and highly recommend Cafe Cabure!!!

Thank Loracmom2boys
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by while waiting for the bat tour. Tomato soup - superb, burger succulent and flavorful, "death by chocolate" - disappeared from the plate before I had a chance to take a bite. Great view of the forest .

Thank Riga2La
Austin, Texas
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233 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted something close to the hotel (Trapp Family Lodge) and found Cafe Cabure. It will enter the books as one of my best meals ever while traveling! The filet migon was perfectly cooked and so moist! The Chimichuri sauce was a tad different than what I'm accustomed to - I'm guessing it had more herbs and less garlic than... More 

Thank luvplayacar
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We wanted some variety without going all the way into town from El Bosque Lodge so we tried this place. The food was divine, the smoothies ("juices") were special, and the service was friendly. We went back again the next night. The desserts include chocolate made locally. They have a nice view too!

Thank FoodRunFun
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We took the chocolate tour with Bob, whose knowledge and friendly approach made our trip extremely insightful and fun. We particularly enjoyed the tasters and were proud to have made our very own truffles by the end. We then ate at the restaurant and took a few truffles away with us as they really were the best chocolate ever. The... More 

Thank Elizabeth G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Latin, Cafe, Argentinian, South American, Central American, Spanish, Contemporary, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Altos de Paseo | 150 m Oeste de CASEM, Apdo. 87-5655, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Monteverde
  • Phone Number: +506 2645 5020
Informal sophistication from breakfast to dinner in covered balcony overlooking Monteverde Cloud Forest. A well balanced menu includes the freshest salads, to unique dishes from Argentina and the World made all with freshest available ingredients. Homemade burgers and fries or Freshly made lasagna all done with the same passion for good food. Desserts start with Fudge Brownies and top with Handmade Chocolates from Costa Rica done daily. Chocolate tours for groups available upon request.

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