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“Zen lunch”

Pranamar Buddha Eyes
Ranked #45 of 91 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Price range: US$15 - US$20
Cuisines: Healthy, South American, Costa Rican
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Full Bar, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: 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.
Westfield, New Jersey
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127 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
“Zen lunch”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Love the setting. Love the Raga Blend. Great fish tacos. My kids love that they have chicken fingers. Good clean food and a relaxing setting.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Ann R
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Dallas, Texas
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best Drinks, Beautiful Atmosphere”
Reviewed 2 April 2014

I was staying at Shaka Beach Retreat about half a mile down the road and visited this restaurant for drinks on two occasions. Once, I had the Passion Fruit drink and it was made of real passion fruit and was hands down, one of the best drinks I ever had. A second night, I had two bloody marys. Again, best bloody marys I have ever had. The waitstaff was friendly and the atmosphere is very open, beautiful and quiet. I highly recommend it.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Rebecky7
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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“amazing place”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Amazing place on the edge of a garden pool. Some of the friendliest people work there too. Great food and Great vibes.

Visited March 2014
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Thank matthew p
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Wonderful!”
Reviewed 26 February 2014

This place is so nice. Very lovely décor and water is complimentary. The food was very good and the portions were huge! Only 4 stars because the wait staff seemed to forget about us even though there was only one other table.

Visited February 2014
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Thank MaeghenG
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Babylon, New York
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Just OK for me”
Reviewed 21 February 2014

The best part about this place is the grounds. They are beautiful. The food was just ok - we ordered the shrimp appetizer which came with exactly one shrimp - no big deal but then I got the beef dish - it was so tough i literally couldn't chew it. I think they may have forgotten about it. I am not picky at all but it was pretty bad. It is not like other places in Santa Teresa in that everyone speaks English, prices are in USD and there were no locals there. It was good for one time but there are places in the area with such good food that really capture Santa Teresa - so i just don't feel the need to go back and over pay for OK food.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank PuraVidaEva
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