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Puerto Viejo (13)

Vegetarian Restaurants: (10 Listings)

Caribeans Coffee and Chocolate Factory
Playa Cocles 25 mts North of Cabinas El Tesoro ~ PH: 2-750-0850
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Caribbean, Fast food, Take-out--- Additional Info: Local producer of organic fair trade coffee and chocolate. Serves light vegetarian food, coffee, ice cream, and breakfast. The chocolate factory is still open. Re-opened at new location Sept 2012. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Accepts credit cards. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

La Botanica Organica
Main road to Manzanillo near Shawanda Hotel, Playa Chiquita (at across from Playa Chiquita Lodge) ~ PH: 506-2750-0696
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, American, Caribbean, Beer/Wine, Take-out--- Additional Info: Breakfast and lunch place with a store attached. Serves vegetarian, vegan, raw, gluten free, and other dietary options. Has whole wheat pancakes, citrus french toast, lentil burger, vegan lasagnas, veggie scrambles, Caribbean plate, salads, organic fair trade coffee and chocolate, smoothies with almond, soy, or rice milk. Uses organic and all natural ingredients. Has outdoor seating. Wheelchair accessible. Cash only. Open Tue-Sun 8am-3pm, closed Mon.-- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Puerto Pirata Deli
20m East of Main Bus Station, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ~ PH: 27500459
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Organic, Caribbean, International, Fusion, Juice bar, Fast food, Take-out, Delivery--- Additional Info: Tiny beach cafe on Corral Beach serving dishes with a mix of the owner's multi-ethnical background, including Caribbean, fusion, indigenous, Indian, and Italian cuisines. Offers sandwiches, gluten free and vegan options, made-in-house truffles using local organic chocolate. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Open Mon-Sun 9am-6pm.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Veronica's Place
Main Street, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (at opposite supermarket) ~ PH: 506-750-0132, 506-810-1369
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, Caribbean, Buffet, Juice bar--- Additional Info: Moved back its original locations in 2014. Each morning and evening, it offer an Afro-Caribbean buffet which includes juices with 1 day in advance reservation required. Also offers cooking classes, health consultations, tours, transportation, hostel and accommodation. Directions: from bus stop, go down the main street (with the ocean on your left) toward El Diamante supermarket, go 50m farther, then take a right on a small dirt road, go 1.5 blocks, and it'll be on the left. Cash only. -- Rating: 4.5 HappyCow(s)

Bread and Chocolate
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, South Caribbean of Costa Rica ~ PH: 506-750-0723
Inexpensive-- Vegan-friendly, Ovo, Lacto, Western, Caribbean, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Vegetarian food items include veggie sandwich, gazpacho, bagels, salads, biscuits with mushroom gravy, crispy potatoes with jerk sauce, and vegan cake. -- Rating: 3.5 HappyCow(s)

Como en mi Casa Art Cafe
Calle 215 (at Avenida 69) ~ PH: 60696319, 60696337
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Organic, Ovo, Lacto, Italian, Juice bar, Salad bar, Take-out, Fusion, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves fish, veg options available. Almost exclusively vegetarian, with vegan and gluten free options, has tuna fish by request in salads. Small coffee shop with an artistic ambiance created solely with recycled materials. Has vegan and gluten free choices which include cakes, wraps, snacks, pancakes, jams and more. All dishes are in-house-made using organic local products. A variety of Costa Rican coffees are prepared Italian style. Located downtown on the second floor with a view of the Caribbean Sea. Next to the organic market on Saturday morning. Free wi-fi. Has outdoor seating. Cash only. Open Mon-Sun 7am-4pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

El Dorado
Main Road, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, South Caribbean of Costa Rica (at center of town, walking distance from the beach) ~ PH: 750-0604
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, International, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offering a variety of vegetarian meals. Vegans to specify if you don't want eggs or dairy. Vegetariana soya burgers, strong coffee, and more. Cash only. -- Rating: Not rated yet

Pita Bonita
/Punta Uva ~ PH: 506-2756-8173
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers open air seating, serving Middle Eastern food including in-house-made pita bread, hummus, falafel, and Yemen hot sauce. In Punta Uva, on the Main road from Puerto Viejo to Manzanillo. 100 Meters South of Treehouse Lodge and 200 Meters North of Selvins Restaurant. Has outdoor seating. Accepts credit cards. Open Mon-Sat 1-9pm, Sun 5-9pm.-- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Samasati Restaurant
Hone Creek, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ~ PH: 800-563-9643
Expensive-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Buffet, Costa Rican, Western, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Open air restaurant and bar at Samasati Nature Retreat overlooking a view of jungle and sea. Vegetarian meals and occasionally fish are served-buffet style, three times a day. -- Rating: 4 HappyCow(s)

Stashus Con Fusion
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca ~ PH: 506-2750-0530
Moderate-- Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Carribean, International, Fusion, Non-veg--- Additional Info: Serves meat, veg options available. Offers a variety of veggie dishes as well as tofu and tempeh. Indian curry, Jamaican spiced stir-fry, and other differently spiced foods. Located 200m south of town. Previously named El Loco Natural. Open Mon-Tue 17.00-22.00, Thur-Sun 17.00-22.00.-- Rating: 3 HappyCow(s)

Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakeries, Vegetarian B&Bs, Veg Catering, Veg*n Organizations: (3 Listings)

Gaia Food and Shop
Calle 73, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (at /Next Door to Mango Sunset Bar) ~ PH: +506-8580-7667
An organic co-op shop located seaside, selling organic local products. Also a small restaurant where you can try the products they sell and many other options. Has a vegan and gluten free menu, organic juices with coconut water, desserts. Located in front of the bus stop. Open Mon-Fri 5.30-17.00, Sat 6.00-15.30, closed Sun.-- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Samasati Nature Retreat
Puerto Viejo Talamanca ~ PH: 800-563-9643
Retreat facility and eco resort on 250 acres in Limon province overlooking the Caribbean Sea. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

Farmers' Market
Downtown Puerto Viejo ~ PH: 88493728
Saturdays 7-10am. Market selling organic vegetables, preserves, cookies, tempeh, kombucha, kimchi, dried fruits, seasonal fruits, locally made breads, coffee, chocolate and local vegetarian food, local handcrafts, natural soaps and beauty products. -- Rating: 5 HappyCow(s)

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