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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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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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  • 109
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  • 11
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 1
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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
A MUST visit.

Delicious, and nutritious food. The space is also beautiful. We couldn't stay away and went back several times over the course of our stay. We would highly recommend Olam!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
Rachelle L
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Toronto, Canada
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Delicious, and nutritious food. The space is also beautiful. We couldn't stay away and went back several times over the course of our stay. We would highly recommend Olam!

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Portsmouth, Rhode Island, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this place one afternoon and went back for lunch almost every day. The meals and salads are delicious, and the smoothies are the best I have ever had. All of this in a calm, relaxing atmosphere with excellent service. The staff is personable, pleasant, and very accommodating.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

After eating here one morning, I almost decided to leave my real life behind and become a surfer/yogi. The food was fresh, delicious and made me want to be a healthier person... Alas, I have returned to the real world, but if you're looking for tasty but healthy food, this IS the place. Highly recommend the Olam breakfast and any... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

From our short stay, Olam seems to cater to a clientele that embrace the qualities of crystals and chakra. But even if find yourself with more empirical sensibilities, you will still likely enjoy the myriad of fresh and healthy breakfast choices. The coffee was good and the cacao smoothie an interesting concoction. The eggs and were fruit were delicious and... More 

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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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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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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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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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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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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?