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Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House

200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2253 6715
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pad thai” (7 reviews)
“tofu” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very solid vegan dining option in San Jose. Funky, eclectic atmosphere, and great service. The Macro Bowl was one of the best vegan bowls we have had anywhere. Hope to be able to visit again.

Thank YampySouthFlorida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was around San José doing some rounds and decided to look for a place for a good breakfast. Here in trip advisor saw this nice place and went. Outside it is not much when I got here I saw it could really find a big...More

Thank MaxAres
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my family and the attention was really good ! I had a pad thai and it was brilliant !!!! Really recommended ! pleasant atmosphere and they have a terrace so I have no complains !

Thank bluerose1994
Reviewed November 1, 2017

We went to both locations, the Tea House and the other one (quite new, used to be called Neshuma), that is also open at night. We tried different dishes and really liked the taste and quality of all of them. It's just another awesome vegan/vegetarian...More

Thank Theo P
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited this week based on reviews and a Costa Rican guide. I had the falafel burger and iced coffee. The staff were very friendly and plate presentation was beautiful.

Thank mbindy1980
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

We opted for this place after it being recommended in our Lonely Planet guide, and also because it happened to be really close to the hotel we were hosted. The neighbourhood is a lovely area with lots of independent cafes, restaurants and beer places. We...More

Thank Lara S
Reviewed March 18, 2017 via mobile

If you go it's for the food and NOT the service. I had a special wrap with a soup and salad. Delicious. Would definitely have it again. However, while the three young servers were fairly pleasant, the attention was awful. Two items we ordered never...More

Thank loustyle
Reviewed February 8, 2017

I suggest this place , it is like an "Oasi" in the Desert ! Food is very good and the service is lovely.

Thank Lauryn S
Reviewed February 2, 2017

I used to be a frequent customer, but I stopped going so often since they changed the staff. The service became awful, waiters are very rude and careless. They made a nice makeover, but guess what!? They also raised the prices! And is not even...More

Thank AnaRM83
Reviewed January 20, 2017

As a professional in optimal whole-food, plant-based, vegan nutrition and cooking, I normally avoid restaurants because they simply don't come close to the quality of food (and value) I get to enjoy at home. However while in the San Jose area, we decided to give...More

Thank 24traveler24
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
$8 - $10
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
8:30 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +506 2253 6715
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Beauty and health come from within, at MANTRAS, we are making this a possibility. We have RAW, ORGANIC, VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN, DAIRY & SUGAR FREE options that are DELICIOUS on your soul!! The active enzymes that our food provides your body will allow it to always be at its prime level of energy, health and beauty. We support serving organically local fruits and vegetables using natural ingredients specializing in a diverse menu. We do natural cold press juicing, smoothies, kombucha and fermented foods. . We work with small producers and venders supporting our local economy. We have outdoor and indoor seating, take large groups with or without reservation.
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