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Restaurante El Zaguan

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Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de la Catedral de Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
(505) 25522522
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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

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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
Wonderful

Excellent food and perfect service. We always visit when in town. Not just one waiter but several to make sure you leave happy. The place is very clean. Lots of fans!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Marianne H
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Ford City, Pennsylvania
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Ford City, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

Excellent food and perfect service. We always visit when in town. Not just one waiter but several to make sure you leave happy. The place is very clean. Lots of fans!!

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Seattle
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Our last night in Nicaragua, the concierge at the hotel recommended this restaurant, walking distance from the hotel. He even made the reservation for our party of 10. Though we were slightly suspicious, we were very pleasantly surprised: Really, really good service, a very nice setting and delicious food, freshly prepared in the open kitchen over a wood fire. The... More 

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New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The beef is simply amazing, great friendly staff and overall good food, but the standout is the beef selection. Try Pumpkin soup and the Churrasco Maya.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Extremely tender beef and exceptional service! The place has a good mix of locals and tourists. They also have free wifi

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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155 reviews 155 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We had some very nice steaks, Nicaraguan beef is good indeed. Our son had chicken fingers, also good. Good local beers. Very good local rum ( Flor de Cana). Fast service. Live music band. Restaurant is a bit touristy, very popular among tourist groups.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Really enjoyed dinner here on two occasions. The steak is really good and a great menu. Appetizers were also very good. Loved the civiche.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal. Good service, great steak, jalapeño cream sauce and the pepper steak. All tender and delicious. Reasonably priced.

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Los Angeles
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I had one dinner here and it was wonderful. Located near the cathedral in a restored hacienda, the ambiance is peaceful. Their specialty seems to be steak and mine was cooked to perfection. Staff is courteous. High end for $ for Granada, but for Americans and Europeans quite affordable. Highly recommended.

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food was amazing aII three times I have been there. If you are in Granada, do not miss this pIace.

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Houston, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The beef with Jalapeno butter sauce may have been my best meal in Nicaragua. Top off with a cold bottle of Tono beer sitting in the open air was a real treat...loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de la Catedral de Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: (505) 25522522

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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