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“One of the best spots in town” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Barrio Cafe

Barrio Cafe
Del Mercado Municipal, 1c al Oeste | Del Mercado Municipal, 1c Al Oeste, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 2568 2294
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Bar, Coffee Shop, International, Dessert
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout
Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“One of the best spots in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

I've yet to have a bad meal at this place. Breakfast is amazing, and dinner was wonderful, too. The prices are outstanding. Breakfast for three people, including fresh juice and extra sides was less than 20 bucks.

The staff is very attentive but not pushy or overbearing. Go here if you are starving and want a guaranteed delicious meal. This place comes highly recommended!

Visited May 2013
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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Best Breakfast in SJDS”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

Coffee is amazing, food is amazing, place is amazing! Must go to Barrio while in SJDS. You will see locals with laptops, vistors relaxing over a great meal and can sit in the comfy couches or on a bar stool and watch the world go by on the streets! To me, it's very American and makes me feel at home while in SJDS.

Visited June 2012
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Worst burgers and curry -”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

this place could be so good if the owners actually taught their staff the hospitality business- the bills are always mixed up with extra stuff on it that you never ordered . The orders sometimes never come and the food is average to below average.
Never had a coffee here yet but must be OK as some go back , but unfortunately we have vowed never to go back after many times of poor service and product - sorry to write this but I have owned my own food business and hospitality business and have taught in the industry so know whats t be expected even in places like SJDS

Visited April 2013
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Managua, Nicaragua
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Second best pancakes in Nicaragua”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Fast service, even when busy. We went twice for breakfast, and once for coffee. Best pancakes were in Grenada, but these definitely were a close second. Huge portions. Great atmosphere. Very clean, nice staff, fairly priced.

Visited April 2013
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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Good quality food at a reasonable price”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My wife and I tried this place out for a light late lunch after a hectic day of site seeing. They didn't mind that we just wanted to share a salad (which was very tasty) and have a couple of beers sitting outside in the shade.

Service was good and they didn't worry about us using the free WiFi for the whole of our visit.

Location was convenient - just a block back from the beach; the music great.

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