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La Esperanza is a health food Resturant & Bar that creates and serves conscious and nutritious food for the health of our community. Our intention is to educate individuals about nutrition and sustainability. At La Esperanza we serve a variety of organic super foods, cold pressed juices and Local organic produce. Enjoy Gourmet health food, fresh seafood and artisan cocktails with your favorite fusions of Mexican and international flavors.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $190
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Fusion, Healthy
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed March 6, 2020

We stumbled across La Esperanza just by accident after wandering around the busier section of town. It was early for Mexican time, so there was no one else at the restaurant. I had a Quinoa salad which was CRAZY GOOD! It was a work of...art and stunningly delicious. It was a combination of flavors I've never had before, Quinoa, beets, plantains, pine nuts...amazing. My husband had a Fish sandwich was was also fantastic. Such care went into creating these dishes! Topped off with homemade limeade and we had a fantastic lunch, not too expensive, to cap off a memorable afternoon in Sayulita.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed January 20, 2020

What a treat to find this restaurant away from the touristy beach scene. The sunrise berry smoothie was excellent and better yet when they gave me a steel straw to use. The fish tacos were done just right. And our waitress, Maria Beatrice "Betty", was...so friendly and kind plus provided great service. This is a little hidden gem off the beaten path.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 11, 2020 via mobile

My wife & I have traveled to Mexico from Canada each winter since reaching those golden retirement years in 2010. We stay in Nuevo Vallarta but always bus to Sayulita for a night or two during our stay. We stumbled upon La Esperanza a couple...of years ago and had a delicious, healthy lunch. This year we returned for lunch and breakfast and were not disappointed, both being top quality meals. For lunch I had ordered a shrimp dish and, unfortunately, the young waitress misunderstood me for I was served a fish dish instead. It looked very appetizing so I told her not to worry that I would accept it. Well, it was indeed delicious, but, part way through my meal our waitress reappeared and presented me with a plateful of succulent shrimp at no extra charge. Needless to say, I ate a very light supper that night! I highly recommend this small, unpretentious sidewalk cafe for those who prefer to have tasty but healthy choices at meal time when on vacation.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 10, 2020

I went for the pouche eggs with avocado and the smoothie with cocoa, great both things, service from Bety was great, place is good looking.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed November 23, 2019

It's great to have an organic option, but I was a bit disappointed by the service and coffee quality - there is much better coffee elsewhere. The food was quite nice, but a bit too salty for my taste. The music was very loud. I...would probably not go back here.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

What a gem of a restaurant. The chef and staff really put their love into the food and it shows -- the menu stands out as some of the best food in Sayulita. Returned here for dinner several times and really enjoyed well lit space,...the bench seating near the windows where you can watch the street and feel the breeze off the ocean. After hours in the sun and in need of a good drink, the basil-pineapple margarita was incredible. The hand-made pasta was one of my favorite dishes. Can't wait to return.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 14, 2019

Can't say enough about this lovely spot. The husband and wife owned restaurant is the sweetest that Sayulita offers. While it's opened all day, I'd recommend the dinner menu over the breakfast. Their basil-pineapple margarita is made fresh to order and it tastes delicious. The...Chef makes everything as ordered and the entire menu - from the guacamole and chips to the vegetarian green curry - was some of the best food I've tasted.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Feel safe drinking and eating here - we’ve never gotten ill. Been here other years too and never disappoints. Breakfast is delicious and for lunch we’ve enjoyed their two for one pineapple basil margaritas. The juices and smoothie here are lovely as is their food....No views or such and it’s small but you’ll be glad you went.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

The atmosphere is lovely here, nice and chilled. Outside seating is on the road but that is like most places in Sayulita. Service is a little slow but goes with the chilled vibe....Was slightly disappointed with the waffles, were a little dry and hard. Had...a juice that was very good though, freshly made and full of flavor. Have heard great things about Esperanza so maybe they had an off day...?More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to La Esperanza for breakfast and what a disappointment. We were told upon arrival that they didn’t have eggs, which is half the breakfast menu, so we decided on the avocado toast and quinoa porridge. Then when ordering we were...told they didn’t have the porridge either. Frustrated we, chose the smoothie bowl. I also ordered a juice without ginger. The toast came out first. The flavors of all the fresh ingredients were delicious but there were only 3 very thin slices of avocado on it. The smoothie bowl was good too but very cold and hard to eat. I had to ask twice about the juice I ordered and finally got it halfway thru the meal, with ginger in it. It was too late to send it back for another one. We also asked to see the dinner menu to review but the waiter never brought us one. The food was good but not worth the price and the service was terrible.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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