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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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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

A great experience. Nice place, excellent food and beverages and great service. I definetely recommend it....

Thank Marcela956
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Delicious food, original and varied, using local as well as world ingredients. Good ambiance too, both for a business lunch or a family encounter

1  Thank Tea-GH
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed Mantra. They have such a welcoming atmosphere that in vibes a sense of peace and tranquility. I had the pleasure of being introduced to Mantra by a friend who is vegetarian. San Jose does not have a lot of options. I had...More

1  Thank blueosa
Reviewed July 30, 2016

I'm far from a vegetarian but my mom had came to visit and she is so we gave this place a try. I was so impressed that I went back a few days later. Service was always good and the food was delicious. The lasagna...More

1  Thank Chris R
Reviewed July 30, 2016

Excellent Veg place for sunday brunch, i loved the Pinto and the way it was coocked The service is great and the price is right. The place is beautiful if you seat in the backyard, great place.

1  Thank Francis P
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Came here twice during our short stay in San Josè. Food was amazing! I wanted to try every dish they had. It is a vegetarian/vegan oasis.

Thank Shayna M
Reviewed July 18, 2016

Mantras was a surprising and welcome find for us as we had struggled to find good vegetarian options in San Jose. We walked about 25 minutes from the Holiday Inn in the centre through some interesting (in a good way) districts to Mantras. We booked...More

Thank John F
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Impressed by the quality and price of this place! I couldn't eat much recovering from a stomach bug but the smoothies were great and the falafel plentiful for my girlfriend. If you're not feeling too hungry you could easily split one sandwich between you. Also...More

Thank CanadianJames
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a really good restaurant for people looking for a healthy option, good service, good desserts and menu with many options, ah! Also for breakfast

Thank AuraSantacruzBernal
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

Since I discovered this place I go non stop as is the best option for me when it comes of vegan and vegetarian food. And I dare to recommend this place to carnivore people as all my friends I took here they loved it too....More

Thank Elena P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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