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All 330 San Jose Restaurants

Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House

200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
2253-6715
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Ranked #5 of 330 Restaurants in San Jose
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Vegetarian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Mantras provided me a spinach stuffed plantain that was delicious. The restaurant is worth the walk if you are staying downtown.

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Well, this place is located in the really charming neighborhood of Escalante so the oasis reference is more of a culinary appreciation. Even if you enjoy Costa Rican food (and I do), this is a welcome respite in the sense of being so very different: ample range of vegetarian, vegan and organic dishes from different parts of the world, for... More 

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North Hollywood, California, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

I like the way they serve and food was grate. Taste and the look was awesome, colorful and easy to digest.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is a restaurant worth checking out. It is hidden amongst the houses, as it is located in a residential area. Great ambience, unbelievable prices for the quality of food, delicious food, friendly and welcoming staff, efficient service! I strongly recommend trying it out. I am going to be a regular customer :)

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Phoenix, Arizona
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Went to Mantras with my son and daughter in law and was truly delighted. Tucked away in a small house in San Pedro, this gem was fresh and delicious and organic! Wonderful lunch.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Other reviewers have said it before. This is a great place in San Jose to have a veggie meal, in a fun atmosphere and reasonable prices (as they go in San Jose). A mixed crowd, good service. I would definitely go back.

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Castle Rock CO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We had the BEST meal we have had in CR in 10 years -- healthy, delicious, beautiful presentation, creative, we wish we had found it much sooner!!! Yummmmmm!

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you are into vegetarian or vegan dishes, this is the place to go! They have a great variety of dishes: soups, raw dishes and desserts, pasta, rice bowls, ice-cream, smoothies, juices, smoothies, sandwiches, wraps, coffee, and to die for desserts. My personal favorites are the Spicy Pad Thai and the Yogi Bowl, but I often find myself choosing between... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have lived in Costa Rica for 11 years. I have eaten at most vegetarian restaurants I hear about. I have heard about Mantras for many years from many friends encouraging me to eat there. It is not in an area i get to often. I finally went this week. From the Lemon Grass Kombucha to the raw pizza and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Went with a group of 7 for lunch today and we were all absolutely blown away by how amazing each of our meals were. All of which were served within 10 to 15 minutes after placing our orders. I was the only plant eater in the group but all my friends were so impressed they said they could easily convert... More 

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Additional Information about Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House

Address: 200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone Number: 2253-6715
Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
Open Hours:
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
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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