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Olam

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Organic, Vegetarian, Healthy
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75m East of Brunela | Nautilus Boutique Hotel, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
(506) 2640-0991
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7:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Fri 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: Not up for cooking while on vacation? Not a problem! Step out your door...
Not up for cooking while on vacation? Not a problem! Step out your door and into the serene setting of Olam, the hotel restaurant, where your pallet will be delightfully pampered by the culinary perfection of Raw Chef Adi Mayer. Sumptuous smoothies, gourmet raw dishes, super foods and vegetarian treats await to soothe your soul, strengthen your body and thrill your taste buds. Who knew eating well could be so divine?
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Best veggie in town

The menu is absolutely fantastic!! They make everything with so much care and love, the juices and smoothies are superb, breakfasts are something crazy and the options for lunch are all of them delicious. Nobody should miss this place while they're in Santa Teresa, this would be my recap! :)

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The menu is absolutely fantastic!! They make everything with so much care and love, the juices and smoothies are superb, breakfasts are something crazy and the options for lunch are all of them delicious. Nobody should miss this place while they're in Santa Teresa, this would be my recap! :)

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This place is not only underneath a yoga studio, the interior/vibe is stylish and healthy and the food is amazing! Since it's located a short walk from the main road it's quiet and relaxed. Service is also very good!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

As a gluten free vegan, I'm really picky in the placed I choose to eat in. This place is amazing! Good organic food, a lot of delicious vegan options, and really great smoothies! For me - it's the best restaurant in Santa Teresa!

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Shakshuka and the Love Bowl! Great service and great food! We ate breakfast there every morning and cannot say enough about the delicious selections!

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Dor, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

When I found this place, I couldn't leave it. I came there every day and I will keep coming all the month! The food is pure and healthy, the service is awesome... I highly recommend this place it's the best place in Santa Teresa!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We're only sad that we only discovered this place 3 days before we left. Would have loved to have experienced more of their menu. Saying that, we still managed to fit in three meals here and loved every one. Lush.

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Asheville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is the ultimate if you want good raw, vegetarian, or healthy food. Great atmosphere and good wifi too.

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Layton, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

This was the most unique place not only in Santa Teresa, but that we have EVER seen. We are from an average town in Utah and have never seen such gourmet sandwiches, burgers, smoothies etc. We were so excited to actually be in town for lunch and this place was first on our list of places to go. Our sandwiches... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Absolutely delicious and healthy food attached to an amazing hotel (Hotel Nautlius). Warm and welcoming staff.

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Chicago, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This place was fine, but compared to Ginger Cafe (which has a very similar menu) it is overpriced and a bit "too cool" for itself.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75m East of Brunela | Nautilus Boutique Hotel, Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: (506) 2640-0991

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 15
  • Cuisine: Organic, Vegetarian, Healthy

Description

Not up for cooking while on vacation? Not a problem! Step out your door and into the serene setting of Olam, the hotel restaurant, where your pallet will be delightfully pampered by the culinary perfection of Raw Chef Adi Mayer. Sumptuous smoothies, gourmet raw dishes, super foods and vegetarian treats await to soothe your soul, strengthen your body and thrill your taste buds. Who knew eating well could be so divine?
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm

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