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Budda Cafe

Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8084
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (74 reviews)
“crepes” (20 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 307 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far the best bar and restaurant in Tortuguero, Fantastic food , excellent service, highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Fantastic food , excellent service, highly recommended πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This reminds me of any number of fancy waterside bars in any resort across the world. It's lovely, and a bit of a departure from the majority of places in Tortuguero, so it's welcome, but not essential.

Thank Hanna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is fresh and fabulous. We asked for spicy peppers on our pizza and watched as they were picked from a small chile patch on site. Everything we ate was fabulous. The mojitos are outstanding! The staff and owner are efficient, attentive, and friendly....More

Thank Joanna H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a gem of a restaurant that looks out over the canal, located in the center of the main street. The dining areas are two covered piers that jut out over the water, with a central garden in between full of fresh herbs. Along...More

Thank MorrisAces
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I popped in to get a milkshake while waiting for our return boat to our resort. The setting is beautiful and peaceful sitting on the river side. The atmosphere is very relaxed and that suited us perfectly. The staff were very friendly...More

Thank Shaun S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As we arrived by boat, feeling VIP, we had a waterside table with a nice breeze. The atmosphere was relaxing! Staff did speak some English. Great menu options with some cool fusion options. We had a carpacio tuna appetizer that was great! For dinner, pizza,...More

Thank Greatbodies
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant's atmosphere is the "nicest" on the island. Service is great and the drinks are wonderful. This is the only restaurant that can make a latte in all of Tortuguero!

Thank ekcpeterson
Reviewed May 8, 2017

Tortuguero village is fairly limited with its food, this definetly the pick of the village, not that we had a bad meal in the 4 days we were there and we ate in 3 or 4 others, well priced, clean, good food with a river...More

Thank JonnyGeckoTague
Reviewed May 7, 2017

My husband and I really enjoyed our lunch here, so we returned for dinner the following evening. All of the dishes we ordered were tasty and well-prepared. The restaurant is right on the water and the atmosphere is great. Service was a little slow at...More

1  Thank Helen W
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Sweet cafe with wide variety of hot and cold drinks.. Charming outdoor seating. Excellent espresso as well as wonderful bastions (fruit milkshakes)

1  Thank bettyanp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: +506 2709 8084
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