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Avenida 4, calle Central | 100mts Sur de la entrada principal de la Iglesia Catolica, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
+506 2288 0342
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Escazu, Costa Rica
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Freshly cooked breakfasts, sandwiches and juices. My favorite breakfast is the Tico: rice, beans and eggs with bread or tortilla - and it includes a coffee! There is an organic market there every Weds morning and an organic shop next door. Cannot say enough!

Thank robinmax11
San Jose, Costa Rica
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43 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

Excellent option for those who like to eat healthy food. Good variety of options for lunch. Usually a daily special. Been there a few times and love the fact that they have homemade jams and other items for sale. One-stop shop!

Thank Ginette L
San Jose, Costa Rica
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80 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The food is pricey and portions are not large, on the other hand, the ilatian cook is amazing. The flavors are delicious, teas are great, I did not like the goat's milk shake, but that is personal taste. It was not cheap either. I like this place and I will continue coming back. Purchase the bañetto. Yummmm...

Thank bfpcr
Helsinki, Finland
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2015

The dot in the map is far off so it was a bit hard to find. Here are the coordinates: 9.918516, -84.140143. The place is marked in Google maps (corner Calle134- Ave34). Check it from there! The food was tasty. We paid about 50USD for two medium green salads, four wraps, two smoothies, two pieces of cake and a cup... More 

Thank Sauerkraut-Tofuwurst
San Jose, Costa Rica
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2014

Save yourself some gas. Don't even bother getting there. Bad service, minimal food selection and place.

1 Thank MALECR2014
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150 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2013

The wife and i enjoy our time at Cafe Buena Tierra. We browse the shop for organic goodies while the food is being prepped. We always have the plate of the day which never disappoints. Portions are small but very good. Fresh natural juices made to order. Owner operated. If you are in a rush call before hand and order... More 

Thank Vatsmia
Heredia, Costa Rica
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114 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2012

I love this little gem in San Antonio de Escazu. Fresh, healthy food. Farmer's market ingredients. Wholesome and good. Plus you can take home cheeses, breads, spreads, etc.!

Thank Blossom S
Escazu, Costa Rica
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2012

Portions don't even qualify to be a small appetizer and tasteless rubbish, 18 dollars later we ( the 2 of us) walked out and went to a local chinese restaurant as we where still hungry! if you're on a low calorie diet and have money to burn don't mind food with ZERO TASTE, this may be the best place for... More 

3 Thank MrMiami666
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 July 2012

I get a vegtable juice and enjoy the atmosphere for around 30 minutes on an empty stomach, to maximize the benefits of the juice. Then I order a meal with another juice. This makes me feel great for days. I have eaten everything on the menu and it's all great and a few things on the menu change daily. I... More 

1 Thank GringoOrganico
laurabarra, Propietario at Cafe Buena Tierra, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review!!! We prepare food as if we were at home cooking for our families. I know that some people may find it a little expensive, but we use top quality organic ingredients and really can't make it cheaper. We have to say we enjoy what we do so much also because we have great... More 

San Jose, Costa Rica
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2012

I've eaten at this place about 12 times...why would I go back when it was overpriced and has bad service? Well, to play around with Austin O'Malley's saying ("Success covers a multitude of sins."), "Organic covers a multitude of sins." Because I was strongly motivated to eat organic, I put up with this place. But finally, I just couldn't justify... More 

3 Thank bornwithluggage

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$8
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida 4, calle Central | 100mts Sur de la entrada principal de la Iglesia Catolica, Escazu 10201, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of San Jose  >  San Jose Metro  >  Escazu
  • Phone Number: +506 2288 0342

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?