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50 Meters West of the Texaco Gas Station, San Juan del Sur 60134, Nicaragua
505 8 379 7549
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Takeout
Description: Pan De Vida is your brick oven bakery! We offer a fine selection of hand crafted artisan breads and sweets. Make your own pizza at the Saturday night pizza party, order a special occasion cake and don't forget the famous chocolate chip cookies!

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Roseburg, Oregon
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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We always buy our speciality breads from the bakery. Their brick oven makes it special. We bought banana nut, orange nut, and regular bread although we ended up with garlic bread instead of regular bread, oops. The special treats also are very good i.e.cinnamon rolls. All items are thoroughly wrapped for travel and to keep the freshened in. I recommend... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

The bread is fresh and delicious! The mango nut bread, banana bread, garlic loaf, and sourdough bread was absolutely amazing! We enjoyed every crumb. It is a must for bread lovers.

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Chicago, Illinois
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Although the staff were a but surly and uninterested in us, we ordered a great loaf of mango nut bread that was sensational.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

While this bakery might only rate 3 Stars in your local area, the fact that it exists in Nicaragua gets it 5 Stars. Whole Wheat, Rye, Oat breads baked daily. The treats are sometimes a bit on the dry side. Tip: Ask "when" the item of your interest was baked.

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Cordova, Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Stopped in for cookies, pastry and MANGO bread to take to an office who has been of particular help to me. Did their eyes light up at the basket of goodies! A great gift Idea as well as staple in the house.

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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

My grandfather was a baker in a small Southern Hungarian town. In my childhood I spent every summer with them and once I was about 8 I started carrying the bread baskets to the ovens he was showing them in. The smell of flour mixed with yeast, water and salt is still alive in my mind. I felt the same... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

The interior of this bakery is really cute. The bread and cakes are really fresh and excellent. The staff was nice as well. Their coffee is excellent as well. Definitely worth a visit.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were craving some bakery bread and something sweet, and found exactly what we were looking for! We picked up a banana chocolate chip loaf, a cinnamon toast loaf, bread and cookies...oh the cookies, soooo good! Everything was excellent, a must visit.

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Boston, MA
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

It's sort of an out of place bakery and probably too expensive for the locals but that being said, their products are amazing. They have a beautiful brick oven to bake goods perfectly which can't be easy. We love their flat bread, sourdough, and cinnamon crunch surprise bread! I miss it already...

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Managua, Nicaragua
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48 reviews 48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Now in Managua next to " Los Pelones " on the way to Altos de Sto. Domingo. Diiferent types of breads all excelent ! Take home italian ....filled breads

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Additional Information about Pan De Vida

Address: 50 Meters West of the Texaco Gas Station, San Juan del Sur 60134, Nicaragua
Phone Number: 505 8 379 7549
Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 30
Cuisine: Bakery

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