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Road 413, KM 1.2, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
+1 787-679-2365
08:00 - 14:00
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Bel Air, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

If you come here, get the spring rolls. They are fresh and so tasty. All of the juices and smoothies are freshly pressed and blended. A gem of a place, truly. Order your food and sit at one of their picnic tables and take in the views of their gardens and the ocean. It's a must try!

Thank Tiffany L
Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Stopped at Carta Buena twice on a recent trip to Rincon. I was blown away by freshness of the food and the beauty of the view through their amazing garden and out over Tres Palmas. Plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. Excellent way to refuel after a long morning surf.

1 Thank Betsy H
Level Contributor
25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2016

I had the Kermit Smoothie the flavors were well balanced not too sweet. My husband had a shake with a watermelon base, he really enjoyed it. I had their gluten free pumpkin muffin it was moist and had lots of flavor. We would definitely go again and highly recommend. The young woman who made our shakes has the best people/customer... More 

Thank CrunchandMunch17
Rincon, Puerto Rico
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

If you put a gun to my head and asked me what my last meal would be, it would have to be from Carta Buena. The tomato special with fresh heirloom tomatoes grown right in their garden is unreal. With tomatoes right from the vine topping a bed of quinoa and avo drizzled in their tasty vinaigrette, this dish is... More 

Thank Pat F
Red Bank, New Jersey
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Veggies straight from the garden and innovative combinations. I had a fresh garden tomato salad with avocado, pickled onions and quinoa. My daughter, a delicious kale salad and a vegan pumpkin muffin. Great beach eats for us: generous portions, well prepared and great flavors! Highly recommended!!

Thank Melanie O
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

We were on our way to Rincon Beach coming from Sandy Beach and found this small place! I am glad that we stop because it was good. We ordered a papaya smoothie and Alabama smoothie.

Thank Lynda C
Philadelphia, Pa.
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190 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

My son and I recently visited Rincon for our annual surfing trip and visited Carta Buena after a morning on the waves. Great choice : ). We are into healthy eating and this little oasis along the roadway fit the bill. Everything here is fresh and made to order and the really cool thing is their garden, right on the... More 

Thank surfer02_10
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183 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Takeout heaven. One of the best veggie spring rolls ever. With a knock out peanut sauce to dip in. Could eat one everyday.

Thank William M
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

Im 100% plant based vegan and Carta Buena saved me. I can't get anything vegan here in Rincon. The food was awesome and the two girls working were the best. I'll be back for sure. My friends who laugh at me for being vegan also enjoyed the food. I had the rolls a granola dish with homemade coconut yogurt and... More 

Thank Sam L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Fresh healthy food served by friendly vibrant people. When you drive by it doesn't look like much, but stop and check it out. It looks like a food truck with a few picnic benches. Then you realize there's a huge beautiful garden behind it that they source most of their food from. The owner is a cool guy who a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 8
Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Road 413, KM 1.2, Rincon 00677, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  Rincon
  • Phone Number: +1 787-679-2365
We serve delicious Food, Juices, Smoothies, & Coffee in our own organic gardens. We are not nutritionists, fitness gurus or a lifestyle brand. We don't sell cleanses or medicine. We just make delicious things that are also good for you. Our menu is designed around the Puerto Rican Harvest Calendar and we use what we grow in our gardens. We source our other fresh ingredients locally and organically. Our juices are made with a hydraulic cold press to maximize the benefits. This pressing action doesn't heat or oxidize the produce. The result is a nutritionally packed, live juice that is loaded with enzymes, vitamins, trace minerals & other vital elements that tastes fresh and delicious. Thanks for trying us out.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?