Breakfast, lunch, coffee, tea, organic wine, and cake. Daily specials at approx. 4000 colones include soup, salad, rice, beans and an entree (no drink). Pita breads with different fillings. Also sells take-home organic food, cosmetics, cleaning products and more. Organic market on Wednesday (but check website occasional closures). Directions: Located 1 block south (up the hill) from San Miguel Catholic Church's main entrance in a green 2-story building decorated w/mosaics in the Buena Tierra Mall. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Take-out, Caribbean

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First Review by ACart
  • non-vegetarian

muy caro

Posted on 12 / 23 / 2015

Buena Tierra es para los ricos y Fiona Lamont el propietario sólo es atender a la gente rica. Su comida en el Buena Tierra Café está sobrevalorado la comida y está bien, pero no en todo lo que se puede esperar por el precio que tiene que pagar por los alimentos orgánicos.
Ella fue entrevistada en una revista y dijo que su sueño era abrir una tienda orgánica pero todo lo que sueña es vender productos orgánicos sobrevalorado para que pueda obtener su beneficio. Ella consigue el producto orgánico barato y hace su Buena Tierra productx etiquetada por ejemplo mermeladas, salsa, etc., y cobra mucho dinero para estos y pone el beneficio mucho de ella en el bolsillo. Ella es propietaria de todo el edificio Buena Tierra. Ella tiene su propio mercado orgánico de los miércoles y es el dueño de este mercado por lo que todo el beneficio va a su producto en el mercado es demasiado caro y hay otros mucho mejores mercados orgánicos en torno, por ejemplo, en San José los sábados los productos y producir en este mercado son apreciados mucho más razonable. Yo recomendaría este mercado en cualquier momento sobre su mercado de Buena Tierra el miércoles. Si usted no quiere el dinero gastado en productos orgánicos sobrevalorado desde su tienda orgánica sueño y gastó dinero en alimentos sobrevalorado en su cafetería o en el mercado de tierra Buena no vayas allí, no vale la pena encontrar otras mejores cafés y tiendas orgánicas y mercados que llevan a una mejor variedad de productos para un precio mucho mejor que nos apoyan costarricenses

Pros: ??, ??, ??
Cons: caro, caro, caro
  • fruitarian

Friendly & good tasting

Posted on 08 / 05 / 2015

The location of the place is well described, but the dot in the map is far off.

The shop has an own webage:

Here are the coordinates: 9.918516, -84.140143

The place is marked in Google maps (corner Calle134- Ave34).

Opening hours are as follows:
Mon - Fri: 9am - 5.30pm
​​Saturday: 9am - 2pm

The food was tasty. We paid about 50USD for two medium green salads, four wraps, two smoothies, two pieces of cake and a cup of coffee. Maybe we are used to a smaller budget but I would consider this a medium to high price. The daily special looked pretty good but we realized its existence too late.

There is free Wifi.
Updated from previous review on Wednesday August 05, 2015

Pros: Nice outdoor seating, Parking place, Friendly staff
  • vegan

Simple breakfast, kind service

Posted on 02 / 19 / 2014

This was our first meal in Costa Rica. We have no Spanish language knowledge, and the wait staff had limited English ability, but they were incredibly kind and understood that we were vegan. We had toast on a whole grain bread, a homemade jam, a fruit bowl, and some delicious black coffee. They also have free wifi and a breezy, open-air patio. Their shop sells some vegan snacks, green products, cook books and health-related books. Lastly, this is most certainly not a tourist destination; the employees greeted the customers by name.

Pros: Friendly , Fresh food


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