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Where can I buy coffee beans from Costa Rica?

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Looking to by this as a present for a friend. Any suggestions? Thanks!

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  1. The Green Beanery has them.

    Look at the bottom of this page: http://www.greenbeanery.ca/bean/catal...

    1. There is a Specialty Coffee shop in the St. Lawrence Market. I would assume they would have Costa Rician Coffee.

      1. Birds & Beans, Lakeshore W near Superior/Primrose/Mimico Avs.

        1. I'd also suggest Green Beanery. I find Birds and Beans tends to under-roast.... only my opinion, but I find that they don't hit city roast. I've bought a LOT of coffee from both. Green Beanery has a great selection.

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          1. re: Derksen

            Costa Rican coffee beans have become very trendy lately. I used to have a condo on the beach in Jaco in Costa Rica and love the coffee, every time I returned my suitcase was filled with about 60 pounds of beans in foil bricks. No clothes, just coffee beans. Some Canadian Customs Officers were intrigued and tried to find out what I was "really" smuggling (nada), and others didn't care. Now a days Loblaws and No Frills has packets of coffee beans from Costa Rica in several roastings.

          2. Coffee Tree (Bloor West Village)
            They have mail-order too.

            http://www.coffeetree.ca/

            1. Dark City Roast has one - you order by phone and they roast to order - http://www.darkcitycoffee.com/product...

              1. I'm so surprised by this thread. We spent 10 days in Costa Rica a couple of years ago and I never had a good cup of coffee while I was there. Thought it might be the fault of the cafes and brought home a few pounds of beans of various brands and roasts. No better. I found that they were one-noted and lacked depth and intensity.

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                1. re: Tatai

                  Give Guatemalan beans a shot. Tons of flavour and depth. Good value. Stay away from the packaged stuff though. Fresh roasted is the only way to go for a great cup.