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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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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pad thai” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, they spoke some English which helped me! The juice’s and smoothies are so yummy & nutritious. The food was great and a large portion too! I come here every time I’m in San José to get some delicious vegan food....More

Thank Kacie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for lunch on Easter Sunday. Perhaps they were having an off day but it was poor. The bowls were disappointing- they had no tofu, the salad was dry - who wants to eat dry kale?! And just really basic - nothing special/nice...More

Thank liz b
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

It was very delicious and pleasant place it is a very friendly place, good attention and good and healthy food Clean and good service to the public.

Thank Dianatica
Reviewed 14 January 2018 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 7 January 2018 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 6 January 2018 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 1 November 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 28 June 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 11 April 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 18 March 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$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
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
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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