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Guide to Puerto Viejo Vegan Restaurants, Vegetarian Restaurants, Natural Foods, & Health Food Stores.

Vegan / Vegetarian Restaurants: (10 Listings)

Veronica's Place

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 22 reviews
Main St, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
506-750-0132, 506-810-1369
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Raw, Buffet, Juice bar, Caribbean

Veronica's Place returned to this original location in 2014. In the morning it offer an Afro-Caribbean breakfast, and for lunch and dinner an Afro-Caribbean vegan buffet with 1 day in advance notice. Also offers cooking classes, health consultations, tours, transportation, hostel, and accommodation. Directions: from bus stop walk 100m inland, then left to go down the main street (with the ocean on your left) toward El Diamante Supermarket, once you are at Diamante go 50m further, take a right on a small paved road, pass Joe's Snack Point, go 1.5 block, and you will see it on your left. Reservations required. Cash only. Moderate.

Caribeans Coffee and Chocolate Factory

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
5.0 stars 1 review
Playa Cocles 25 mts North of Cabinas El Tesoro, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Fast food, Take-out, Caribbean

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. Moderate.


La Botanica Organica

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 9 reviews
Main road to Manzanillo near Shawanda Hotel, Playa Chiquita (at across from Playa Chiquita Lodge), Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Mon-Sat 8:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, American, Organic, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Caribbean

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. Moderate.

Puerto Pirata Deli

  • Vegetarian Restaurant
4.5 stars 3 reviews
20m East of Main Bus Station, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Mon-Sun 9:00am-6:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, International, Organic, Fast food, Juice bar, Delivery, Take-out, Caribbean, Fusion

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. Moderate.

Bread and Chocolate

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 4 reviews
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, South Caribbean of Costa Rica, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Caribbean, Non-veg

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. Inexpensive.

Chile Rojo

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
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Calle Principal, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Beer/Wine, Asian, Caribbean, Fusion, Costa Rican, Non-veg

Serves meat, veg options available. Laid back setting. Reported menu offers vegetarian choices and regularly vegan specials like vegan sushi. Call ahead to let them know if you are vegan and making a reservation. NOTE: please send correct map coordinates to happycow! Moderate.

Como en mi Casa Art Cafe

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 6 reviews
Calle 215 (at Avenida 73), Puerto Viejo, 7304
60696319, 60696337
Mon-Tue 7:00am-4:00pm, Thu-Sun 7:00am-4:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Italian, Organic, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Fusion, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

Pita Bonita

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 3 reviews
/Punta Uva, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
Mon-Sat 1:00pm-9:00pm, Sun 5:00pm-9:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Middle Eastern, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

Samasati Restaurant

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
4.0 stars 2 reviews
Hone Creek, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica
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Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Buffet, Juice bar, Beer/Wine, Costa Rican, Non-veg

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. Expensive.

Stashus Con Fusion

  • Vegetarian-Friendly
3.5 stars 2 reviews
Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Puerto Viejo, 154698 Limon
Mon-Tue 5:00pm-10:00pm, Thu-Sun 5:00pm-10:00pm
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, International, Caribbean, Fusion, Non-veg

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. Moderate.

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

Gaia Food and Shop

  • Health Food Store
4.5 stars 2 reviews
Calle 73, Puerto Viejo de Talamanca (at /Next Door to Mango Sunset Bar), Puerto Viejo
Mon-Fri 5:30am-5:00pm, Sat 6:00am-3:30pm

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.

Farmers' Market

  • Farmers' Market
5.0 stars 1 review
Downtown Puerto Viejo, Puerto Viejo
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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.

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