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Pan De Vida

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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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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Description: Pan De Vida is your brick oven bakery! We offer a fine selection of hand...
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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  • 95
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cute little place but just ok cookies

When we arrived late in the afternoon they only had a few items left. We bought some chocolate chip cookies which were hard and not very good. We ended up throwing them away. We also bought a loaf of bread which I used to make French toast. The cinnamon rolls looked very good. I would try... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
617redsox
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Boston, Massachusetts
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  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

When we arrived late in the afternoon they only had a few items left. We bought some chocolate chip cookies which were hard and not very good. We ended up throwing them away. We also bought a loaf of bread which I used to make French toast. The cinnamon rolls looked very good. I would try those next time and... More 

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Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We stopped in to purchase a banana bread and two chiabatta flat breads--both were excellent quality and fairly priced. The prices were higher than grocery store prices but worth the value due to the quality. The location is tucked in amongst other locations so you may have to inquire as to its' whereabouts. Worth it if you are purchasing groceries... More 

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Lake Jackson, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a great bakery (not a restaurant). I tried their chocolate chip cookies and a loaf of orange bread (like banana bread but with orange instead). I also got a couple of cinnamon buns. Everything was freshly baked and tasted great. The cinnamon rolls were big and they would frost them if you asked. The cookies were big and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stopped here to pick up a cin. bun for the bus the next day. Their bread looked so good, but a whole loaf of bread was not an option for me. Bun was very very good.

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The baked goods are a little pricy at $8 for a loaf of apple bread but boy are they good especially when they are still warm out of the oven. We stopped by here on multiple occasions and would recommend it to other folks as well. The staff are lukewarm in the personality department.

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Got a loaf of banana bread for the whole trip (didn't make it more than two days). Great place but like others have said no seating. The other breads are great too. I recommend this place has a quick stop not a restaurant.

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Garland, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We tried the orange bread and a cinnamon roll. Both were good, but not great. There's nowhere to sit, so plan to take your purchase and eat it elsewhere.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The women working in my Spanish school told me about this place and I became a regular while I was in town. They bake fresh breads everyday and I honestly liked every one that I tried. I'm not big on sweets but they apple cinnamon crumb cake was really good. My favorite was the roasted garlic bread- it had big... More 

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38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I had high hopes for this place, especially for the round loaf of white bread that we bought. Our boys dove into it like Christmas, but after two bites no one touched it. A real shame because I paid about $4 for it. It was sweet and nothing like we had hoped for. The cinnamon rolls were ok, but I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We had the banana bread and a baguette. Both were excellent. If we had stayed longer, I would have gone back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 50 Meters West of the Texaco Gas Station, San Juan del Sur 60134, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: 505 8 379 7549

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Doing business, Families with children

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!
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

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