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Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
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Cuisines: Caribbean
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Perth, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

Call ahead to be sure Moma Lola is there. She's a terrific cook and it's not worth going if she's not there

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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012 via mobile

Turned up for lunch approx 11am, mamma Lola not there, four blokes hanging out. Super friendly but totally unhelpful, one of the guys left to get us some fresh fish for lunch, 1.5hrs later still no return so we had to pay for our drinks and leave as we were catching a flight put. We were so disappointed because everyone... More 

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Nicaragua
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91 reviews 91 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

This place is hard to find by yourself, but every taxi driver knows the place. In the middle of nowhere suddenly a 3-story-building appears and Mama Lola welcomes you. Tacos de camarones was unique and tasty, so was the mofongo. The view from the top of the building was spectacular. Strong waves and winds, as well as strong personality of... More 

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Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2012 via mobile

My disappointment may have been due to my expectations after reading the 5 star reviews. The food wasn't bad but not great either. I had the shrimp diabla which was pretty good while my partner had the fish soup which was ok. The location is great with a 180 degree view of the ocean through large windows and access to... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012 via mobile

We found ourselves returning to Mama Lola's multiple times over two weeks. The lunches and dinners were awesome and Mama Lola is one of the friendliest people I have ever met. She was full of good cheer and you just could not help but smile and have a great time. Originally from Ecuador, she owned a restaurant in Detroit before... More 

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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2012

There is only one. She's amazing and I am so glad and honored that my son and I were introduced to her and her establishment while on Big Corn. The restaurant itself has a 180 degree view of the ocean. Once you get past the bumpy road to get there, the view and ocean breezes are well worth it. My... More 

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Address: Big Corn Island, Nicaragua
Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region  >  Corn Islands  >  Big Corn Island
Cuisine: Caribbean

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