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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
  • 31
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome cinnamon buns

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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Vancouver, Canada
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
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Vancouver, Canada
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 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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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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 98 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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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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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

This little bakery is a little hidden gem for those of us that live in Nicaragua or have been traveling for a long time. It has some great baked comfort food that are fresh and hot that you can't find at a typical Nicaragua bakery. We enjoy stopping in for a breakfast sweet loaf bread and picking up some fresh... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

A must if you like fresh baked treats! The french bread, cinnamon buns and the raisin cinnamon loaf is fantastic! A little on the expensive side, and you have to get their a little earlier in the am to get the best selection....but worth it! Go check it out for a taste of fresh local breads!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The treats on our first day were so good that we had to go back. Highly recommend the apple bread, the banana bread, and the cinnamon rolls. The focaccia was out of this world - best bread I've ever tasted.

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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 30

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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, Families with children, Doing business

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?