San Jose Restaurants

Café Mundo

  • C. 15, Avda. 9 Map It
  • Barrio Otoya
  • Café

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

You could easily walk by this corner restaurant without noticing its tiny sign behind the foliage. The upstairs café serves meals on a porch, on a garden patio, or in two dining rooms. The soup of the day and fresh-baked bread start you out; main courses include shrimp in a vegetable cream sauce or lomito en salsa de vino tinto (tenderloin in a red-wine sauce). Save room for the best chocolate cake in town, drizzled with homemade blackberry sauce. Café Mundo is a popular, low-key gay hangout that draws a mixed gay-straight clientele. This is one of the few center-city restaurants with its own parking lot.

Restaurant Information


C. 15, Avda. 9, San José, 10102, Costa Rica

Map It



Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Sun. No lunch Sat.

Published 06/18/2015


Map View

Map of

What's Nearby

  • Restaurants
  • Sights
  • Hotels

See all restaurants in San Jose

Add Your Own Review

When did you go?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?





No Thanks

Love To Travel?

Get FREE email communications from Fodor's Travel, covering must-see travel destinations, expert trip planning advice, and travel inspiration to fuel your passion.

Thank You

Now sit back, relax, and check your inbox to start planning your next travel adventure.

Please tell us more about the type of travel you're interested in. Check all that apply.