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El Zaguan

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Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
(505) 2552-2522
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Better than average for the area

This restaurant was close to my hotel and recommended by my tour guide. Was busy and loud but that's because it popular. The bread was hot and fresh and the meat tender and juicy. I had the tenderloin with plantains and fried cheese. Don't eat the fried cheese! Everything else was...above average... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Punta Cana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was close to my hotel and recommended by my tour guide. Was busy and loud but that's because it popular. The bread was hot and fresh and the meat tender and juicy. I had the tenderloin with plantains and fried cheese. Don't eat the fried cheese! Everything else was...above average and probably the best meal live had in... More 

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bicester
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61 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We had a good meal here but the steak is definitely the thing to have: delicious! The fish was OK but not great so stick to what they do best. Service is efficient rather than friendly but it was good and in a nice location.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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81 reviews 81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

My husband and I recently dined here for lunch while spending the day in Granada. We were with another couple from the place we were staying, and brought here by our guide from the eco-lodge. We sat in the back part of the restaurant. It was busy, and there was a large group of tourists at a nearby table. I... More 

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

The meal was delicious. I had steak, divine, my husband chicken, wine very good as well, and good value for money.. Thoroughly recommended, if you visit Granada.

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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192 reviews 192 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

I had salmon which was beautiful in every way. The restaurant has a very pleasant atmosphere, and it is clean. There was some musicians who showed up and played during the lunch, but I believe that was a Group who move from one restaurant to another. More expensive than other Places in the area, but one can be assured that... More 

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York, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

Though this restaurant is a bit higher in price than many of the surrounding restaurants and street vendors, you can tell that they also offer a higher level of food and service. The majority of the food is cooked on an open grill right in the center of the restaurant. Our steaks came out perfectly done, and the appetizer ceviche... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Our $65 including tip would've been a $95-100 dinner in the US. We rec'd a bottle of wine, an appetizer of tostones con queso (4 ppl could share), two entrees of steak that included a salad. Our steaks were well proportioned and cooked a solid medium so they were tender and Had that perfect parilla flavor. Brought is back to... More 

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Olympia, Washington
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

This is our favorite restaurant in Granada. We went there three times in our five days stay in Granada. I had Tenderloin churrasco. The beef is so tender and so flavorful. The marinade is delicious. My husband had Filet Mignon smothered in Merlot. Also very delicious! Very good steak, very good sauce. We cannot decide which dish we like more.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Must get the steak! The tenderloin was so amazingly tender, and my husband's filet mignon was delicious too- the best I've had. I have to say, my tenderloin was better than the filet, but they were both superb. Their white sangria was refreshing, not too sweet, and really yummy. Same goes for the mojito. Their bloody Mary though... not so... More 

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Playas del Coco, Costa Rica
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The manager at our hotel (hotel spa granada) recommended this restaurant to us...we are soooo glad he did...lovely spot away from the streetside cafes. Nice looking restaurant, great wait staff, good cocktails, and delicious food...a must on your trip to Granada.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: (505) 2552-2522

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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