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“Good food shame about price hikes” 2 of 5 stars
Review of El Sesteo

El Sesteo
Main square, Leon, Nicaragua
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Ranked #19 of 52 Restaurants in Leon
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Right at the heart of this intellectual and humid city is located “El Sesteo” a nice setting with a nice view and a unique decoration. The food is nice has a good variety of things, Local food, Mexican, Sea food (ocean is only 20min away) and international cuisine, Service is pretty good and all of the walls are decorated with the local dance, folklore and most important people of Leon one of them Ruben Dario Father of the modernism and prince of the Spanish language.They are open for lunch and dinner and probably have the best view of any restaurant in Leon, have a nice breeze that run through the place and a nice view to the street which you can see the locals walking around the main square.Go and enjoy this place and give a try to local own places.
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good food shame about price hikes”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Had dinner here one night - service slow but food tasty.

Went for drinks the next day they refused to provide menus to confirm prices. They'd trebled, yes trebled, the price of drinks on the basis of a cruise ship arrival. Absolutely disgusted by this unethical approach!

  • Visited December 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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United Kingdom
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172 restaurant reviews
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1,271 helpful votes 1,271 helpful votes
“Great location and fantastic coffee”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

A great cafe on the corner of the plaza which if you get the right seat in a corner gives a great breeze. Coffee is excellent and service was very good. great place to sit, cool down and watch the world go by without being hurried off by the waiters or pressed to order more drinks or food.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good local food, very slow service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We went to this restaurant later on a Friday night when the restaurant was relatively empty, but it still took them about 50 min to serve our food after we ordered. Once we got the food, it was decent in flavour, etc, but a bit on the expensive side compared to other restaurants in Nicaragua. However, despite these downsides, the restaurant is right on the main square, so there was lots to see while we waited.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Columbus, OH
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18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Great food, fun people watching”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Set right on the square by the cathedral, the location of El Sesteo is perfect for people watching. We enjoyed a terrific lunch here. In particular the refrescos are amazing. I had a pineapple one that was perfectly sweet and tart. I also had a great salad and my husband had a really good sandwich. Reasonable prices and good quality.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Pedro Sula, Honduras
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55 restaurant reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Need to go again”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

Unfortunately, we had a tight schedule and we order the simplest dish just to fill our stomachs, being this the case, our plate has a good taste but wasn't like "OMG" (jajaja), so I really want to go again, enjoy the place and pick a dish, seems I can tell the serve good food. I liked very much to location of the restaurant and the view that you have of the town.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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