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Madre Tierra Puerto Viejo

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Seafood, Caribbean, Latin, Fusion

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood, Caribbean, Latin, Fusion
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Waitstaff, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went early for the dinner crowd - just before sundown - hoping to get in and out in under 2 hours. Drinks came quickly, and my daughter loved the frozen mango con leche. The frozen mojitos were a little weird - who wants flecks...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CindyYuill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our night. Bartender/waiter was very nice and had fun. Great few and elegance on the second floor. Average prices and our food was pretty good. I had a tenderloin special which had great flavor just for tenderloin it seemed little tough. Otherwise rest...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank guinness39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice location (terrace) with delicious food (also vegetarian and vegan options) and especially drinks (they are huge- try the piña colada)!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank saraheberhards
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great menu cooked by a local and served to you in authentic Costarican plating, made out of Coconut. The design of the space is also very tropical and the ambient is chilled and fun! great spot for vegans. Had one of the best salads there...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sogoodtotravelsolo
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Great service and even greater food. The best caribean rice and beans with chicken, and the sangría was to die for. Highly recommended place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank joseluiseb
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

My family and I ate here twice during our 5 nights in Puerto Viejo. Both times I had a mojito that the waiter prepared beautifully. The food was creative and delicious, and the setting perfect for watching to town pass by.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IowaTravellingGirl
Reviewed 3 January 2019 via mobile

As soon as we looked up at the oriental bar overlooking the sea, we knew we’d get amazing food and even better cocktails. We visited day after day, as we couldn’t find a better sangria and “cocojito” in all Puerto Vejo! What topped it off...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Rachhanmer6602
Reviewed 22 December 2018 via mobile

Our family of five went for an early diner. Sit on the upper deck if you can. Kids loved the fruity drinks. My wife had one of the best margaritas i've ever tasted. Power in the whole town went out. They didn't miss a beat....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank howto978
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

The place is very nice, the owner super friendly and despite of serving lots of tables she always has time for a chat (and checks every plate that leaves the kitchen). Tacos with shrimps were great, gnocchi also good, tasty house wine (yes, go for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Christian052
Reviewed 7 December 2018 via mobile

We went here on our last night in Puerto Viejo and the relaxed atmosphere and the quality of the food and drinks were the best we found anywhere. We had the breadfruit gnocchi with shrimp and the seared tuna, both were delicious. We couldn't decide...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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