Vegetarian travel hostel located 1 minute from the white sand beaches of Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca. See website. more-less
Colonia Brisas de Zicatela, Calle Cancun s/n
Puerto Escondido, Mexico 71988


First Review by Veghead69
  • vegan

Excellent vegan find, if you can get there!

Posted on 11 / 08 / 2013

This place is really far away from the touristy areas. It was probably a good 20 mins walk down the beach after everything stopped. Eventually there is a sign, but some locals wanted to charge me for using that path. So I walked along the beach another 10m or so and you do come to a SEALED road (the first one you'll see, the rest are dirt tracks) and if you go up that past the hotel, turn left and you'll see it. Alternatively, if you get the colectivo from town, then it should be fine.

Having said all that, it was worth the trek. Most of the menu is vegan and the prices are very reasonable (see photo I've uploaded). I had the vegan burger and it was delicious. I would like to have tried more things but I was only here two days and did not get another opportunity.

I'm giving it 5 cows for the food, but 3 for the location!

Pros: Good vegan options, Good value
Cons: Far away and hard to find
  • vegan

fantastic food!! amazing atmosphere!!

Posted on 08 / 23 / 2013

traveling...being one that eats a vegan diet can be rather redundant...
so it.s a treat when you stumble upon a place where you have options...and delicious...homemade ones!
this hostel boasts a serene space...with a vegetarian.vegan restaurant attached...
both charming and captivating!
all the ingredients are made in house...the tofu. the tempeh...the seitan...
the bread!!
offering always be content!
...and the staff are welcoming and wondrous!

Pros: outstanding food!, awesome staff!, beautiful garden!
Cons: nope.
  • mostly-vegetarian

Vegan/Vegetarian comida exist in PUERTO :)

Posted on 08 / 15 / 2013

The food at Osa Mariposa is amazing. ”WOW!” is definitely an under statement. All the food is freshly made from scratch and they only use/buy locally grown or produced products. My favorite items on the menu are the Falafel sandwich, followed by a close second is the Black Bean Burger and the hummus plate is also very yummy!
If you like Mezcal, they have a great selection of locally made Mezcal that is very smooth & tasty.
Also, the environment at Osa is so tranquil & the staff is so friendly that it really makes it a great place to hang out at.

If you are in Puerto Escondido vegan/vegetarian or not Osa is a must on places to check out :)

Pros: Amazing Staff, Beautiful facility , They serve great Mezcal :)
Cons: not , a , one :)

  • vegan

Unique place! Not to miss!

Posted on 07 / 23 / 2013

I'm so glad I stumbled on to this hidden treasure! Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood of Puerto Escondido near to Zicatela Beach I found the Osa Mariposa and couldn't quit eating there during my stay in town.

They make their own tempeh, tofu, breads, burgers... everything. All vegan based! Holy cow. And soooooo good. A traveling vegetarian can't miss out on this experience. Eating f*$%* delicious vegetarian food in an incredible tropical garden with the sound of the waves in the background. It's like a little puddle of heaven.

Don't miss it!!!

(I ran into this place by chance. Later I found that most taxi drivers know it. It's in a neighborhood called "Brisas de Zicatela" near to La Punta. A diamond in the rough!)

Pros: Friendly service., Lovely, artistic atmosphere., Positive energy.
Cons: Bring mosquito spray.


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Last updated: 2013/09/25


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