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Mantras Veggie Cafe and Tea House

200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
+506 2253 6715
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Costa Rican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 metros Este, 25 metros Sur de la Rotonda del Farolito | Barrio Escalante, San Jose, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

As a professional in optimal whole-food, plant-based, vegan nutrition and cooking, I normally avoid restaurants because they simply don't come close to the quality of food (and value) I get to enjoy at home. However while in the San Jose area, we decided to give...More

Thank 24traveler24
Reviewed 9 January 2017

As a vegetarian (leaning towards vegan) I've always been looking for a restaurant that makes vegan food that's substantial and delicious. Mantras has a great atmosphere and the food and drinks did not disappoint. I got the Fajita Loca bowl and was very impressed with...More

Thank sandylackmann
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I try to go here for lunch whenever I get a chance. The food is delicious and there are lots of yummy proteins. They do great stuff with soy. For lunch they have great specials, and at a great price. Even the salad dressings are...More

Thank taniakiamowitz
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Nice veggie food break in San Jose. Many options, excellent service and nice location close to many other cafés and bars.

Thank Abiiir
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Great Food, will visit multiple times during this trip. Just love the food and service. My kind of kick back place.

Thank larrywH4230WL
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

I have been there a lot of times, and food quality is always excellent, trained waiters for good service... even If you're not vegetarian/vegan, you'll love it! Highly recommended

Thank Karol B
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Myself and 5 other friends had lunch here after a morning of touring the city of San Jose. We were hungry and referred to our Lonely Planet Guide to Costa Rica to get restaurant recommendations and discovered Mantras Veggie Cafe! It was the perfect choice!...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

very good food, excellent place, good vibe and good drinks. everything in the menu looks good and most of the options are vegan friendly

Thank Alegtlp
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I went to Mantras for lunch with a travel friend. The restaurant was very nice and spacious with front and back patios. There are so many veg and vegan options that I really could have eaten there everyday. The price is reasonable and the portions...More

Thank Pinelele
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I like this place, I usually try their daily specials "plato del día" these are always good, very tasty but when they run out then I've tried other dishes, which are also a bit more expensive and I haven't been that amazed by these... then...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 8 - USD 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 am - 5:00 am
8:30 am - 5:00 am
8:30 am - 5:00 am
8:30 am - 5:00 am
8:30 am - 5:00 am
8:30 am - 5:00 am
8:30 am - 5:00 am
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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