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Budda Cafe

Main Street besides ICE Building, Tortuguero 70206, Costa Rica
+506 2709 8084
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (77 reviews)
“crepes” (20 reviews)
“hummus” (13 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 1 week ago via mobile

We adored this place and visited twice. The first area is loungy for cocktails. Behind are tables next to the water. The food is of good quality. We had hamburger, Sandwich Uruguay, lasagna, pasta del mar. Staff is very friendly. Best to make reservations for...More

Thank Kristel D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You will be surprised, it is bigger than the exterior suggests. It is clean and the food was good. Good job!

Thank pammashburn1014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here a couple days ago, five of us with two kids (age 11). Everything was wonderful. The food was fantastic! I ordered the carbanera, the kids the classic pizza, my husband the lobster and my mom the olive pasta (of course I forget...More

Thank Christie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Surprising little cafe in Tortuguero village. Very bohemian and colourful with delicious Costa Rican coffee.

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great place with very good food! Had the Pasta del mar and Pizza Caribeña - both were great 😃. Can also highly recommend the brownie 😊. Sometimes they run out of supplies, Coke and Nutella for example, but what can you expect when you are...More

Thank Lise K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed 3 meals in this restaurant. Fabulous view over the waterway. Really good service and the best coffee I had in all of Costa Rica

Thank cambridgemum_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful views overlooking the river. Lovely and peaceful. Staff delightful. Green policy. Good shakes. Clearly encourage people to sit and stay with no pressure to buy. Very relsxing

Thank packyderm
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Great relaxing restaurant at the river shore. Pasta, pizza, hummus and burgers. All good at decent prices. We visited this place after our canoe tour with the great guide Doni.

Thank DavidAmetlla
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

I ate here on two occasions: once for just dessert, and once for dinner. The staff were helpful and friendly. (They also spoke English well, if that matters to you.) The food was all very tasty. It's not quite Costa Rican food... sort of an...More

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This riverside restaurant has great food and nice views. Food is fershly mad and rather big portions. The service is good, it was just that we returned two days later for lunch, the waiter didn't remember us. It's not that it was very busy both...More

Thank zimof1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
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
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Romantic
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
We humbly offer the best Italian espresso, as well as different styles of coffee, very tasty desserts, international salads, some vegan or vegetarian meals, Italian, Mediterranean and European food. We offer a good service with multicultural staff, prepared and attentive in order to offer the best services in the beautiful Tortuguero National Park-Costa Rica
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