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Puerto Viejo De Talamanca, 2009/06/29
Subject: Great options for vegetarians
Puerto Viejo is all about finding the flow, whether it be waves, music, hammocking or hiking. And it's no different when it comes to food. Many restaurants offer vegetarian options, and most respect eating preferences and habits: asking for food the way you want it is no problem and people are happy to alter dishes.
Loco natural, Jammin Juice and Jerk Joint, Chile Rojo and Tex Mex offer tempeh and tofu dishes, Veronica's serves up vegetarian fare only with soymeats, Bread and Chocolate and Caribeans offer vegetarian and vegan options in their desert and lunch menus - and all of them are great places to hang out, meet the locals and enjoy the flavor and atmosphere of the Caribbean.
The Saturday Farmers Market, 7am -10am, is a great place to find organic fruits and vegetables and fresh locally made tempeh and tofu, as well as delicious vegetarian and vegan treats.
Jardin La Isla Botanical Garden is another great place to find vegetarian and vegan treats as well as an incredible garden of fruits, spices and flowers set on a permaculture farm.
Enjoy your stay!