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“excellent restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurante El Marlin

Restaurante El Marlin
Calle la Calzada | Centro Comercial Galerias, De Catedral 1 1/2 Cuadra Al Lago ( Mon-Sat 12md-9pm )(Sun 5pm-9pm), Granada 505, Nicaragua
+505 8983 4840
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Ranked #15 of 108 Restaurants in Granada
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Seafood, Peruvian, Fusion
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
ontario
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“excellent restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

Very good seafood recommended by our friend Chris (owner/operator) of Miss Margit's B&B. Although difficult to find, it is well worth the search. I couldn't believe that we were the only customers on the evening of our visit. We had several waiters hustling to take care of us & the owner personally introduced himeself & his lovely wife. Then they disappeared to take care of our cocktails & food. He recommended the lobster tail & shrimp special which was not on the menu. Even their choice of music was soothing & romantic to suit the occasion. My girlfriend & I even arose to practice our newly learned Rhumba dancing. Dinner was delicious. Highly recommended.

Visited February 2013
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English first
Greenville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Great Food!!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

About a 5 block walk from Central Park, El Marlin is an excellent, inexpensive dining choice. The ceviche is outstanding and appetizers range from US $4-6, main courses $10-15. While chicken and beef options are available, the focus seems to be on the fish and seafood. The ambiance is ok but the food is very good.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bandon, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Very Good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

We had the good fortune to happen upon this restaurant while staying in Granada overnight. It was a culinary delight! I had the fish stack and my husband had the bacon wrapped dorado and they both were fantastic. The owner came out and spoke to us, very nice man and we wish him the best of luck.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Tucson
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25 restaurant reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Sorry”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Very disappointing to say the least. My lobster was cooked to death, very tough and served cold along with the cold and old rice. My husbands fish dinner was barely edible, in fact he wasn't sure if it was fish. His dinner was also served cold. The waiter was very attentive and helpful, the setting is pleasant along with the music and lighting, but even that isn't enough to make us return.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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ElMarlinRest, Propietario at Restaurante El Marlin, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Thank you for your opinion, is very valuable to us as it helps us to improve our quality and service, we are very sorry that your visit was not according to your taste, but we would have liked to hear from you while in our restaurant, and we always ask our clients who have found their food and we do not receive any complaints from you and when their plates were removed, you had spent all his dinner.
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Vancouver
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Perfectly cooked pescadao,”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

We had dinner at El Marlin. An easy walk their an back from our hotel near the Central Park. It was quite safe although our hotel recommended a cab ride - not sure why unless you are a gringo who is afraid of anyone and anything different.we both had fish and both dishes were excellent with our fish cooked perfectly. The presentation was also excellent and both the owner and the chef came by our table to ask whether the food was to our liking - and it was. A very worhwhile walk!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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