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Budda Cafe

Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8084
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (75 reviews)
“crepes” (15 reviews)
“cheesecake” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 4 days ago

El Tortuguero is a small village in the rainforest with very basic services. I did not expect such a good restaurant in this surroundings.

Thank 740johannm
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Although limited veggie options (including a very overpriced small salad) it was good by Costa Rican veggie standards. Staff were lovely and if tables overlooking the water

Thank 88travelbug88
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few of us were recommended here today by our tour guide. Decent coffee, brownies and ice cream enjoyed (Although not the best ever), comfy seats and friendly staff. Can get right off the boat here, or walk in from the street side. Cool vibe.

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off for a beer on a hot afternoon. Lovely riverside setting and pleasant enough service. What’s not to like?

Thank davemartin3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came in only for a cup of cappucino - perfectly done , but could not resist the Budda cheese cake which tasted heavenly! a few hours later we returned for Pizza ( vegeteriana and suprima ) and Sangeria - this was just the perfect...More

Thank Israel B
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Great vibe, music, drinks and of course the best view in Tortuguero. We had dinner here one night and drinks another night. Definitely go when in town!

Thank KellyPhilipse
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Food was delicious and lovely view of the water. It was lovely, good service and close to the center of town.

Thank sherrygood
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Food was great but nearly had a heart attack when the bill came and said $75 for 2 x small pizza, hummus, salad and jug of sangria. Wouldn't even expect this at home. The food was very good and it was on a water front...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Its the closest to a western, up market restaurante i found in cost rica let alone Tortuguero. Yes its a bit pricey but where isnt, go, relax, forget where you are and then look out on the canal and enjoy it all the more.

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A good variety on the menu and charming service on a riverside setting. Opens slightly later at 1pm than other restaurants but worth the wait. Even saw a snake on our vist here (non venomous)

Thank Octink
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, View, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Limon  >  Tortuguero
  • Phone Number: +506 2709 8084
  • E-mail
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