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Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Healthy
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2253 6715
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  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had breakfast there with my sister who is vegan and we both loved it! We tried the huevos rancheros and mexican tostada, both delicious and generous portions, we could had done it with just one meal. Plus each dish came with the option of...More

Thank Laugm22
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

I took my girlfriend to this restaurant before and we really enjoyed the food. Tonight we ordered the Mexican wrap to share. When we got the wrap, the fries it came with was ice cold and the soup was barely warm. We told the waiter...More

Thank Naga T
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Enjoyed lunch on the back terrace which is quite pleasant surrounded by plants and lots of fresh air. The portions are quite large and filling. It was difficult to choose from all the veg options. Overall the food was tasty. Next time I will pass...More

Thank Azuki_B
Reviewed 12 July 2018

I find it so frustrating when a restaurant advertises itself a 'vegan' and then they serve you food that has cheese -_____-

Thank nikita838
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Really great, fresh food. Creative cuisine. I highly recommend the bowls. Friendly staff, even when I had an issue of them not putting cream into my drink as stated on the menu, they dealt with it nicely (I had to prod a bit and not...More

Thank Sunnytraveller_11
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We don´t have many vegan places in San José now, I guess they need competition in order to improve! They used to be really good. Now they always lack ingredients, so when you order, they come back a few minutes later to tell you that...More

Thank Cosmic_Elf
Reviewed 8 June 2018

We've been there twice now, and both times the food was absolutely great. Very tasty, great selection of international dishes, and enough of it to satisfy even a very hungry person. All this at resonable, if not cheap, prices. Food is served in a half-open...More

Thank gerritzimmermann
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Ordered a the mantras signature salad, a 'tico sandwich', and a tahini veggie bowl (which is the only thing i would recommend). The mantras signature salad, is basically what i would consider to be a pasta sauce with fake chicken on top of a salad,...More

Thank ErinR1223
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Shortly after checking into my 3rd Airbnb in Costa Rica I was famished and looking for a good eating option, it was recommended I check out the Vegan place down the street, I’m not a vegetarian and was thinking that I would have preferred something...More

Thank sanyikac
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We had a great meal here--vibrant fresh veggies in generous portions, served in a lovely atmosphere with soft lighting and plants everywhere. The nachos were absolutely delicious and the burger was one of the best veggie burgers I've had. Although portions were very generous and...More

Thank nagapie_eh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$11
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 08:45
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 05:00
08:30 - 11:00
08:30 - 11:00
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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