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“Good vegan options” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Organico

Organico
the heart of Montezuma | Close to Catholic Church, Montezuma, Costa Rica
506-2642 1322
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Ranked #16 of 32 Restaurants in Montezuma
Cuisines: Dessert, Italian, Vegan, Bar
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Good for: Families with children, Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Craving a chic atmosphere with high quality healthy food and locally grown fresh organic fruit smoothies? Well, then Organico is the place for you! Settled in the heart of Montezuma, you can sip on anything from espresso to mango, papaya & avocado ice cream shakes.Here you can find vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options along with your typical Costa Rican dishes. The newly owned Organico is currently the only restaurant in Montezuma center with Italian chefs who’s influence has attracted many. Come and enjoy Montezuma with a taste of homemade gelato (vegan friendly) bread and cakes, cappuccino, the special pancake, ceviche, or a simple casado with secret and natural ingredients. Natural products are available for sale: coconut oil, carao, spirulina, different natural herbs and much more! Organico also provides yoga and a “book exchange” corner. Last but not least, the new Organico created the one and only Live Music project in Montezuma! Every Monday has “open mic” where anyone can play, and each day you can find eclectic bands and art expressions! Organico is a slow life community, Pura Vida are welcome! From de-light to the night!Breakfast, lunch, dinner, easy and healthy food, natural products, bakery, homemade bread, homemade cheese, LIVE MUSIC!, wi fi, book exchange, homemade gelato, smoothies, shakes, cappuccino & espresso italiano... ... ... the original in Montezuma!(Organico is waiting for the change of ALL the informations on other website and books. We yet did the requests, just wait for the answers - the place is ALSO but ont ONLY vegan. Thank you for choosing us)
Carrboro, NC
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38 restaurant reviews
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“Good vegan options”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

We arrived at 11:30 and were informed that we couldn't order lunch until noon, as the lunch cook had not yet arrived. So we ordered breakfast. I had a smoothie that was very good, and we both had the "Todo el Mundo" breakfast plate. And that it was. Scrambled tofu, toast, sliced tomatoes and avocado, rice and peanut butter. As with the scrambled tofu I had at El Sano Banano, this, too, was runny. Maybe they can't get firm tofu in Costa Rica. I'm glad they're here, though, serving good vegan food.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“a MUST!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2012

Sabrina and LIvio, the owners of this restaurant, are geniuses. The food is super fresh, organic and delicious. The coffee is the best I had in all of Costa Rica (and that's saying a lot). And, the gelato rivals any I've had in Italy (perhaps this is because the owners are from Italy!). On Mondays they have an Open Mic night. I would highly recommend it. It was a highlight for me.

Visited June 2012
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This was the highlight of my stay in Montezuma. We loved this place and went back 3 times in the 1.5 days we were in Montezuma. We tried their rice dishes, salads, smoothies and gelato -- and loved all of it. The service was really good. They also have a book exchange and free wifi.

Visited July 2012
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Denver
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“ok food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

the food here is healthy but not very flavorful. The service and location are great.

Visited June 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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“Great staff, location and food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Has some great deals and specials.
Everything is fresh and tastes great.
Plenty of selection.

Definitely would recommend to anyone including families

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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