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Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House

€€ - €€€Cafe, , Vegan Options
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2253 6715
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  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 Erin R
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 Sanyika C
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
Reviewed 3 April 2018 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 April 2018 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.

1  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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
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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