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Olam

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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
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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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
Delicious smoothies, great meals! So good we went twice :)

We loved this place! Right up our alley, healthy and fulfilling, with a great range of options. The Power of Olam smoothie was delicious! And the Shakshuka Feast was amazing, a meal I will be trying to recreate now that I'm home. Lovely peaceful ambience, a great breakfast/lunch spot in Santa... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

We loved this place! Right up our alley, healthy and fulfilling, with a great range of options. The Power of Olam smoothie was delicious! And the Shakshuka Feast was amazing, a meal I will be trying to recreate now that I'm home. Lovely peaceful ambience, a great breakfast/lunch spot in Santa Teresa.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My husband and I had breakfast at Olam the first morning of our trip to Santa Teresa. We go there at 7am right when they opened because we were told it could be crowded. It was a Tuesday morning and not the busy season so we were the only ones there at first. We had an excellent meal and excellent... More 

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Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A great place to get lunch after a yoga class. The instructors are amazing and so are their smoothies. Go here!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Decided to walk up here after reading previous reviews. On arrival I was wishing I'd stayed at the nautilus hotel, it was beautiful, quiet, and the food at Olam was delicious. Shakshuka feast, so good and super filling! The accompanying hot sauce (not from bottle) was super tasty and had a good kick to it too

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Hands down the best, freshest, and tastiest food! We ate here for breakfast everyday, before we started our day. Then we returned for a delicious smoothie after our excursions. The staff are friendly, helpful, and kind.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have been here a few times while in Santa Teresa. Super friendly staff, huge menu to choose from and great smoothies!

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Rosemere, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We went to eat lunch at Olam and were pleasantly surprised by the food and its quality. The salads were delicious and the smoothie our waitress suggested us was Devine ! We would definitely recommend to anybody that wants a good healthy lunch, though it is a bit more expensive than other places, although well worth it. Namaste !

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Corvallis, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Two years after my original Olam review, I should say that I keep going back. The food and the vibe are great. The place is an oasis of good food and community. The atmosphere in the restaurant is vibrant but always tranquil - sometimes it's very quiet but there's often the sound of genuine laughter. It's not pretentious, and there's... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went to Olam because it was so highly recommended. If you are looking for fresh and flavorful vegan food, head to Olam! I was not disappointed and it is reasonably priced! The staff are super friendly and if you are looking for a good yoga class they are held just upstairs from the restaurant.

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Erie, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Amazing, amazing food! So fresh and wonderful flavors! Drinks were great as well- highly recommend! It is worth the little walk up the street from the main road :)

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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 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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