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Playa Hermosa | 1 km al norte de la escuela de hermosa, Santa Teresa 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Buddha Eyes Restaurant)
+506 2640 0852
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Good food, good folks! We came to visit friends and had a great time. Susan and Greg have created a wonderful place, come to visit!

Thank Smitty527
California City, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed December 15, 2016

Not really much to say, food its ok, you can get the same anywhere, service was not good at all, drinks are something you can ordered, that was good

Thank clarsimms
Phoenix, Arizona
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Super fresh amazing food to feed your belly and soul. The menu changes often maybe daily, the stuff is very nice.

Thank Iloveitsoobad
Manhattan Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed May 22, 2016

All of my meals at Budda Eyes were excellent and the service was wonderful. The food is fresh, innovative and delicious. Everyone remembers your name, they are incredibly respectful and willing to accommodate special dietary requests.

Thank Michelle M
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2016

During our week stay we at almost all of our meals at Buddha Eyes. They were always fresh and nicely prepared. Each started with a fresh smoothie with very interesting ingredients. And a fruit salad full of perfectly ripe fruit. (not the crunchy honeydew in the bowl). Breakfast wrap it is the perfect grab and go option. (Go surfing that... More 

Thank William H
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123 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2016

We had lunch here twice because the setting was perfect after the wonderful yoga instruction. I enjoyed the smoothies and especially the Veggie Quesadilla. The prices were very good for the large portions you receive. It is a great place to drop in and enjoy a meal.

Thank Dovie
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Arrived around 6:30pm for dinner.... the place was EMPTY and the staff acted like we were showing up for dinner at 4:00. They weren't prepared, the bar wasn't set up, took forever to get drinks - which were awful - so we ended up just ordering one appetizer so we could leave. Took forever. Odd that they have this beautiful... More 

Thank mjyeager
Estero, Florida
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143 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 29, 2016 via mobile

At this level of restaurant the basics and the details absolutely matter. The setting for this restaurant is no doubt beautiful and establishes an expectation of the cuisine which was however not met. My friend ordered a vitality smoothie and I was initially amused when he turned his nose up after taking a swig. Being a seasoned smoothie veteran I... More 

Thank PaulBadgers1234
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129 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
Reviewed January 13, 2016

This is my second trip to Santa Teresa, and both times I found that Buddha Eyes is a lovely place to have lunch and they have terrific smoothies. The restaurant looks out over the pool and is very relaxing with lots of palms, gentle music and very kind staff.

Thank marylanddweller
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This restaurant has one redeeming quality--- the waitstaff. They are incredibly sweet and will do their best to help you out. Unfortunately the food here is uninspired and bland. I was here for a week and ate all of my meals here. Despite having requested vegetarian meals, twice I was served chicken. When there were vegetarian options it was salad... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Healthy, South American, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Hermosa | 1 km al norte de la escuela de hermosa, Santa Teresa 506, Costa Rica (Formerly Buddha Eyes Restaurant)
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Puntarenas  >  Santa Teresa
  • Phone Number: +506 2640 0852
Imagine sitting under beautiful high bamboo ceilings and gazing out over a serene lagoon pool while enjoying delicious, lovingly prepared food …welcome to Pranamar’s restaurant. A dining experience of unforgettable quality, Pranamar's restaurant will most likely linger in your mind long after your vacation ends. Our restaurant, with spectacular views and an exotic, relaxed atmosphere, not only serves delicious food, but also is committed to creating dishes that nourish the body and enliven the senses.Taste some of Costa Rica's local fruits and vegetables, explore creative vegetarian cooking or experience fish and seafood bought from local fishermen of the Peninsula. We offer something for every palate and are more than happy to accommodate special dietary needs or lifestyle choices. Pranamar’s restaurant sources the freshest ingredients for our menu with a strong emphasis on using organic and locally produced products whenever possible. Our food is simple yet enticing. Our belief is that nature knows best. Our Costa Rican chef rejoices in using fruits and vegetables as natural as possible, trying to use the least amount of procedures as possible and taking advantage of their natural qualities. The menu coincides with the North Pacific seasons of Costa Rica in order to maintain the highest standard of food and beverages quality throughout the year. Our style combines Pacific Rim cuisine with Asian and native influences. The casual yet refined dining experience derives from our passion for food, combined with high standards of quality and our friendly service. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are served seven days a week and the restaurant is open to the public. Dinner reservations are recommended.

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