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La Ventana

$$ - $$$Cafe, Healthy,
Ruta entre Playa Negra and Avellanas | After the sign for Villa Deeveena, continue to the next corner and make the left turn, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
+506 2652 9197
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  • Very good10%
  • Average0%
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“bagels” (9 reviews)
“rainbow salad” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Healthy, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Ruta entre Playa Negra and Avellanas | After the sign for Villa Deeveena, continue to the next corner and make the left turn, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Jen, the owner and chef at La Ventana restaurant, deserves an award for her outstanding food and excellent service. I contacted her through Facebook after reading several 5 star reviews on TripAdvisor. She sent a menu via email that included some amazing sounding dishes. We...More

Thank Kristina E
Reviewed June 30, 2018

You are on vacation with your family in an exotic location and don't know where to go. I would recommend catering your meal from Cafe La Ventana. The food is prepared by chef/owner Jennifer Petrazzi (may have misspelled that). First thing you will notice is...More

Thank mrsmit71
Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

This is my favorite healthy cafe in all of Costa! Everything Jen makes is delicious! We rencently ordered trays of Vegan Enchiladas as a catering order and they were AMAZING!! All I had to do was pop them in the Oven for 10 minuets! So...More

Thank Megan D
Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

This was the highlight of our trip to an otherwise sleepy town. The breakfast burritos were amazing and Jen and Johnny were super friendly. We ended up eating here 5/7 days that we stayed in Playa Negra and the only reason we did not go...More

Thank Jerrett L
Reviewed February 19, 2018

La Ventana was even better than last year! Everything is fresh and healthy. Jen is the sweetest lady and she makes everything to order with perfection. My buddy even bought a sweet painting from her husband Johnny whose art studio is right next door. This...More

Thank Max F
Reviewed February 15, 2018

We stopped in to pick up breakfast items. The muffins and other pastries are fantastic and very reasonably priced. Definitely the best baked goods of our entire trip. The place is adorable and we wished we had made it here for an eat-in breakfast. Service...More

Thank pacyabags
Reviewed February 12, 2018

La Ventana is just as good this year as it was in 2016. We have been for lunches and have picked up catered orders. All of our guests like the food as much as we do. Try the teriyaki tuna and the rainbow salad.

Thank ZaneSG
Reviewed February 3, 2018

The owner is a lovely person who supports local farmers using the best organic ingredients. She has a great ability to make the simple tasty and delicious with her flavor secrets. I am eating here 5 days a week and loving it! Note: check hours....More

Thank Jan L
Reviewed December 26, 2017

Cafe La Ventana is one of the best restaurants in the area. Not only was the food wonderful and tasty , but also healthy and nutritious. Jen is a wonderful cook and a really kind person. If you go and visit near Playa Negra, I...More

Thank miakenna05
Reviewed November 23, 2017 via mobile

Everything was great! Best lemonade I have ever had and the food was all fresh and delicious. Vegan and gluten free foods are available, made with mostly local ingredients

Thank Hannah J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Cuisine
Cafe, Healthy, Central American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Thursday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Saturday
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ruta entre Playa Negra and Avellanas | After the sign for Villa Deeveena, continue to the next corner and make the left turn, Playa Negra, Costa Rica
  • Location: Central America  >  Costa Rica  >  Province of Guanacaste  >  Playa Negra
  • Phone Number: +506 2652 9197
Description
The real deal...Organic, whole foods made with love using the best local ingredients available, always! Vegetarian and vegan friendly, but also serving delicious, satisfying breakfast and lunches for every diet! Homemade sweet treats, superfood smoothies and fresh juice bar too!
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