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“Great music.. Horrible service!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Organico

Organico
the heart of Montezuma | Close to Catholic Church, Montezuma 12345, Costa Rica
506-2642 1322
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Ranked #19 of 33 Restaurants in Montezuma
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Dessert, Vegan
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Good for: Families with children, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Dessert, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
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)
Salem, Oregon, United States
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“Great music.. Horrible service!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

We were with 2 other coupls on our trip and decited to have dinner here.

The food and music was good(music was all American bands),but the service was horrible! we were not greeted kindly and it was a hassle for them to seat a group of 6 ( this was before the night rush) we warned the waiter we wanted to be on seperate checks for each.couple. Well at the end when it was time to pay he freaked out on us because he had to calculate it all over..but he should of done it right in beggining. well he couldnt handle it and took a break and made his Co worker finish out transaction.
I was kinda disapointed overall because it felt like we were in the US ,the food didnt seem authentic ,the workers all seemed like tourist them selfs and Costa Ricans are much nicer and treat there customers with manners.

The building is very pretty and cozy feeling!

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Moorestown, NJ
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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“great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

Great food and juices, really cool owner and staff! The owner is a total foodie who is very passionate and interesting. Very laid back atmosphere, a great place to grab some lunch, relax and people watch.

Visited August 2012
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NYC
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Cute, hippy place.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

The food at Organico is good and reasonably priced. The service is also good. Sometimes they have entertainment and you can hang out there as long as you want. It's a very relaxing and enjoyable dinner.

Visited August 2012
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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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“a little bit hippie, but in a good way”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Reminded me of Berkeley, California. The service was friendly but extremely slow. Food was great - we went here twice during our two days. The avocado ice cream was delicious, and they give you mamón chino with your check. Creative. We are fans.

Visited August 2012
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Austin, Texas
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“Delicious Coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

Cafe Organico had the best coffee in Costa Rica. The hummus verde was also really good. The place had a good vibe. It was my favorite place in Montezuma.

Visited August 2012
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