10 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
Ave Pastor Diaz, Edificio Costa Brava, Local 1, Jaco, Costa Rica
Cuisine: Lacto, International, Macrobiotic, Organic, Raw, Mediterranean, Salad bar, Juice bar, Take-out, Caribbean, Fusion
Serves smoothies with superfoods, smoothie bowls as pitaya and acai, cold pressed juices, cold brew coffee, organic salads, artisan sandwiches, kombucha. Has a lot of options for vegans including the bowls (which are also raw), the Mediterranean salad and the smoothies mixed with water, fresh orange juice, coconut water or made-in-house almond milk.
Calle Bohio, Jaco, Costa Rica
Cuisine: Lacto, Ovo, Indian, Middle Eastern, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Here you'll find on the menu thali, falafel, hummus, and other vegetable-based Arabic dishes. Shakes can be made with soy milk. Curries can be made vegan using non-dairy milk. Let the staff know if you are vegan.
Calle Bohio, Jaco, Costa Rica
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Organic, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, veg options available. Serves smoothies, granola, and acai bowls. Most everything is clearly labeled vegan or vegetarian. Located near the beach.
Cocal Casino St, Jaco, Costa Rica
Cuisine: Lacto, American, Organic, Western, Beer/Wine, Costa Rican, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic food restaurant and pub in downtown Jaco Beach. Caters mostly to tourists. Hosts live music. Ask about vegan almond cheese (note don't buy the Avenida29 brand, reported not vegan).
Calle Bohio 50 Mts West, Jaco, Costa Rica
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Beer/Wine, Delivery, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Has a vegan menu with a good selection of dishes to choose from, including a quinoa burger, pad Thai, curry with tofu and others.
Jaco 61101, Jaco, Costa Rica
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Organic, Fast food, Delivery, Take-out, Mexican, Tico, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Organic and healthy surf food off of the main street in Jaco. Various labelled vegan options such as salad, hummus, tacos, arepa and bowls. Owner understands veganism.
Health Food Stores, Vegan Shops, Vegan Bakery and Catering, Vegetarian B&Bs, Organizations
JacoWalk Open Air Shopping Center, Jaco, Costa Rica
Offers a variety of acai bowls, as well as smoothies, fruit bowls and desserts. Everything is vegan except for the smoothie bowls that have honey, bee pollen, or granola. Located at JacoWalk a few stores behind Subway. All gluten free. Take-out available.
Boulevad, Jaco, Costa Rica
A tienda selling organic fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as juices and smoothies. Can buy individually or in bulk, as they supply to most restaurants in town. All drinks and smoothies are vegan except for the ones with honey (miel) or granola. Some items at the front counter, such as the guava pastries, may not be vegan, ask to be sure.
Calle Pastor Diaz, Jaco, Costa Rica
A small specialty health food grocery store connected to The Green Room. Carries hard to find grocery items such as gluten free pasta, earth friendly laundry products, kombucha, vegan cheeses, Udi breads, vegan and non-vegan popsicles, juices, nag champa incense, organic broths, tahini, ready-to-go quinoa bowls, and more.
Still hungry? We've got you covered. Try searching for areas surrounding Jaco.