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Buddha's Garden

Avenida La Bolsa, San Juan del Sur NA, Nicaragua
+1 707-889-5173
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“pasta” (12 reviews)
“smoothie” (10 reviews)
“juice” (13 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Avenida La Bolsa, San Juan del Sur NA, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

My husband and I are both vegans and decided to splurge on dinner tonight to try this place out. We got there around 7 pm and were surprised that we were the only diners the whole time. We ordered the Rondon and the Yuca'dillas to...More

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I tried all 4 smoothies and 3/4 juices which were perfect as were the main courses and breakfast - only one dish on the menu disappointed Great flavours colours recipes atmosphere staff - I can't fault the place although it is twice as expensive as...More

Thank Dveggie
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

After weeks of bland Nicaraguan rice and beans, getting to San Juan and eating at the Buddha Garden was a game changer. So good. So fresh. Really rated this place. If you like decent healthy food, then go here. If you're a rednecked American who...More

Thank Alex V
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped by on recommendation from a friend and was really impressed with the atmosphere. Very comfortable and welcoming. The food however lacked protein options. I order the plantain ceviche and what they call their Cesar salad. Both were incredibly over sauces and had too much...More

Thank Jillian Sara J
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went here for a lovely dinner, being vegetarians the menu for us was great! The food was incredibly delicious, the only down side for me was that the curry was a tad small and I would have enjoyed a larger portion,...More

Thank saige22
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

So special! Such delishes nursing food . so original. one of the best plant base restaurants i have ever been in, and im not even vegan. i loved everything i tried so far . very recommended!

Thank tomer16722
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Buddha's Garden is under new ownership as of May 1, 2017. Professional vegan chef Matteo Silverman has implemented a menu including juices, smoothies, small plates, salads, vegan and raw dishes. Serving wine, sangria and mimosas

Thank Carly C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal here the burger was really tasty and large and the squash curry was one of the best I've had. Menu has changed recently I've heard but expect the same good standard

Thank m2i2k2e
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

After an intensive power yoga class I stayed here for dinner. I was amazed by the freshness and pure taste of the food and smoothies. They made me vegan tacos who were delicious. The yoga teacher and staff are so friendly. Really a space and...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I love the creativity and nutrients of the food here and it tastes amazing. My daughter is vegetarian and this place was great because it offered non-meat options with tons of protein and nutrients. My friend is a meat eater and loved the place! So...More

Thank anon883
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 16:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida La Bolsa, San Juan del Sur NA, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +1 707-889-5173
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Serving Raw and Vegan food options including entrees, cold-pressed veggie and fruit juices, blended smoothies, deserts, cleanses, and other healthy food products. We are located next to Zen Yoga and our soon to be opened garden setting can be accessed through the bamboo gates across from Pizzeria San Juan or through the entrance South of the Central Park.
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