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Road 413, KM 1.2, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
+1 787-679-2365
08:00 - 16:00
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Rincon, Puerto Rico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

If you put a gun to my head and asked me what my last meal would be, it would have to be from Carta Buena. The tomato special with fresh heirloom tomatoes grown right in their garden is unreal. With tomatoes right from the vine topping a bed of quinoa and avo drizzled in their tasty vinaigrette, this dish is... More 

Thank Pat F
Red Bank, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016

Veggies straight from the garden and innovative combinations. I had a fresh garden tomato salad with avocado, pickled onions and quinoa. My daughter, a delicious kale salad and a vegan pumpkin muffin. Great beach eats for us: generous portions, well prepared and great flavors! Highly recommended!!

Thank Melanie O
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Rincon Beach coming from Sandy Beach and found this small place! I am glad that we stop because it was good. We ordered a papaya smoothie and Alabama smoothie.

Thank Lynda C
Philadelphia, Pa.
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185 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

My son and I recently visited Rincon for our annual surfing trip and visited Carta Buena after a morning on the waves. Great choice : ). We are into healthy eating and this little oasis along the roadway fit the bill. Everything here is fresh and made to order and the really cool thing is their garden, right on the... More 

Thank surfer02_10
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Takeout heaven. One of the best veggie spring rolls ever. With a knock out peanut sauce to dip in. Could eat one everyday.

Thank William M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Im 100% plant based vegan and Carta Buena saved me. I can't get anything vegan here in Rincon. The food was awesome and the two girls working were the best. I'll be back for sure. My friends who laugh at me for being vegan also enjoyed the food. I had the rolls a granola dish with homemade coconut yogurt and... More 

Thank Sam L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

Fresh healthy food served by friendly vibrant people. When you drive by it doesn't look like much, but stop and check it out. It looks like a food truck with a few picnic benches. Then you realize there's a huge beautiful garden behind it that they source most of their food from. The owner is a cool guy who a... More 

Thank zeak m
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

My husband and I arrived in Rincon at an ungodly hour (4am) and took some intermittent naps in random places before heading to Carta Buena for a cup of coffee. We were a lot like zombies, and unable to articulate ourselves properly. No problem. The good folks at Carta Buena let us come in a bit early so we could... More 

Thank Yejin L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

It is all healthy and delicious. You can pick anything they have and you won't be disappointed. Then sit under the mango tree and eat while you gaze out over the garden, toward the ocean. The staff is friendly too. If I lived in Rincon, I would be here every day.

1 Thank onekbear
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

Great spot to re-energize! Yummy iced coffee and phenomenal smoothies! They have fresh juices and salads too. Lots of gluten free, raw, vegan, paleo options! Super nice and accommodating staff!

Thank Michelle C
Carta B, Owner at Carta Buena, responded to this review

We take pride in offering delicious food for everyone that also accommodates those that eat gluten free, raw, vegan or paleo. Look for our new website which should be up this month! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 8
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Cash Only
Good for
View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 413, KM 1.2, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rincon
  • Phone Number: +1 787-679-2365
We serve delicious Food, Juices, Smoothies, & Coffee in our own organic gardens. We are not nutritionists, fitness gurus or a lifestyle brand. We don't sell cleanses or medicine. We just make delicious things that are also good for you. Our menu is designed around the Puerto Rican Harvest Calendar and we use what we grow in our gardens. We source our other fresh ingredients locally and organically. Our juices are made with a hydraulic cold press to maximize the benefits. This pressing action doesn't heat or oxidize the produce. The result is a nutritionally packed, live juice that is loaded with enzymes, vitamins, trace minerals & other vital elements that tastes fresh and delicious. Thanks for trying us out.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?