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La Botanica Organica Cafe

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Organic, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan
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Main Road to Manzanillo | Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
+506 2750 1955
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sat - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Vegan, vegitarian, organic, raw, organics fish and chicken

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The best in the area!

We are 6 and had lunch here. Very beautifully decorated, simple chic. The food was absolutely great. Fresh, high quality organic ingredients. 3 of us are vegeterian and 3 of us are not and we all enjoyed it a lot. Everything is reasonably priced! Absolutely the nicest, refreshing restaurant in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
kerenavidan2015
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We are 6 and had lunch here. Very beautifully decorated, simple chic. The food was absolutely great. Fresh, high quality organic ingredients. 3 of us are vegeterian and 3 of us are not and we all enjoyed it a lot. Everything is reasonably priced! Absolutely the nicest, refreshing restaurant in puerto viejo!

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Located between Punta Uva and Puerto Viejo, this road side Soda had very good quality food. There's a resident Sloth in a tree on the property that many people stopped to take photos of. Very fresh food and tasty.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We found this place while riding our hotel accommodated bikes, and fell in love. We both are vegetarian and were quite surprised to know there are places in Costa Rica who cater to vegetarians and the like! We ate here 3 times, and every time it was great! Even when I ordered something, and was served something completely different! They... More 

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Narragansett, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great environment, even better food. The owner clearly loves this restaurant and the food is so flood it's like it's made with love. Great music great seating. Try the ginger lemonade and the Caribbean plate. No meat used in any of the cooking just good old fashion organic and local food, can't ask for more than that. Enjoy!

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The food here is pure. And it's purely good! I didn't care for the pancakes, but the gallo pinto with veggies was good. The Caribbean plate for lunch was also tasty.

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Fantastic food - many vegetarian/vegan options. The avocado sandwich was great but it was way too much food. Definitely for two people! The smoothies were so good!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015 via mobile

Just ate here for dinner, had the special - Rice and Beans. Not only was the food exceptional, but the staff were super friendly, the music was choice classic rock, and the owner shared some local Kombucha with us. Will definitely be checking it out for breakfast!

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Flora has a creative menu that appeals to the health conscious. Food is colorful, fresh each day and so appealing to the palate. A refreshing change to the same.

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Ojai, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Stopped for smoothies and lunch, and the food was just excellent! Vegetarian, fresh, healthy ingredients, and warm staff. Loved the Lentil burger and the Green smoothie!

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Craig M, Owner at La Botanica Organica Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in!! And thank you for taking the time to leave feedback!!! We appreciate it!!! More 

San Diego, California, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Big menu with plenty of local produce and vegetarian dishes. Great items for sharing and delicious juice smoothies. Average prices for the area

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Road to Manzanillo | Playa Chiquita, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca 70401, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Puerto Viejo de Talamanca
  • Phone Number: +506 2750 1955

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Organic, Seafood, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

Vegan, vegitarian, organic, raw, organics fish and chicken
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?