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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” (74 reviews)
“crepes” (16 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank sherrygood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 28 October 2017

To go here special for the food ... ? It taste good, but definatilly not the best in town comparing for the price you pay. The ambiance of the restaurant is realy nice, so for drinking a coffee or beer.. Perfect!!

Thank AngeliqueSawadee
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Some of the best food and drink on our trip to Costa Rica. The setting is also lovely - overlooking the waterway. Highly recommended!

Thank Emma P
enrique l, Manager at Budda Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

_Thank you for your review Emma. we love what we do , for you !

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The Location is one of the only ones who is using the nice place on the water. The atmosphere is quite nice and the service super friendly and professional. We went there two times probably because of the super delicious brownie which they have. Best...More

Thank Linda K
enrique l, Manager at Budda Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

thank you very much for your review!. working every day to be better

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I ordered their family pizza to myself.. the girl serving us must have thought I was a pig but I was ravenously hungry from completing three back to back tours. The pizza was gigantic.. very tasty and I finished it bar the crusts. My fiancé...More

Thank Julian H
enrique l, Owner at Budda Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

we understand! one,s always can eat a nice large pizza! thank you for your review

Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Sadly only open one of the days whilst I was visiting. Staff really lovely and go out of their way to make you feel welcome. Food and drinks are all to recommended. Lovely spot looking out onto the river. Highly recommend.

Thank CK00273
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Great views over the river if you get a good night. The food was fresh and tasty- particularly the tuna carpaccio which was absolutely delicious. Service was a little slow and food a bit pricey but overall very nice.

Thank eb0410
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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
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
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
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