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El Bamboo


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Argentinian grill, homemade pasta, vegetarian and vegan, grilled whole lake fish. We make our own bread, tofu, sauces, munchies, etc. organic cofee, iced cofee. spoken english. Cocktails, Argentine and Chilean wines, national beers, natural fruit smoothies. moonchine, home made baileys. The best music and atmosphere.
$2 - $20
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Argentinean, Central American, International, South American
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

After a long journey to the island this place fed us with a great burrito, sandwich and some cold beer.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

We had a very nice lunch at el bamboo. Great menu, lots of choices. Drinks were great. Staff is very nice. Worth a visit

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank CarolDuransky
alvaro m, Propietario at El Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

Thank you very much for your review and give us the possibility to offer you the best of us. Thank you

Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

We visited this place when staying at the Lazy Crab in Balgue. Great food and super friendly guy (whose name we didn’t catch!) who appears to run the place. Very reasonably priced. Would recommend trying the home made baileys which was delicious! A must visit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Katerina D
alvaro m, Propietario at El Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2018

Thank you very much for your comment, my name is CHE, I'm glad you had a good experience in the bamboo enjoying our place and our work. Thank you, che

Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Ordered the homemade ravioli and it was delicious. I cannot believe such a place exists on this tiny island. Service was fast and friendly. The restaurant actually had everything offered on the menu and they even make their own version of Baileys. Lovely experience.

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

turned up late one evening after getting too carried away with pre dinner drinks and finding everywhere closed. Even tho they had closed the kitchen, they were nice enough to whip us up some snacks! Went back for a breakfast and dinner during our stay...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank InsanityNZ
Reviewed February 16, 2018 via mobile

We probably ordered the wrong things at this Argentinean restaurant, but we had a homemade ravioli bolognese and hamburger. The ravioli sauce was fine but the paste was soggy and overdone, reminded me of boiled dumplings or perogis. And the hamburger - the house made...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank modernmixtravel
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We had worked up quite an appetite having so much fun on Ometepe. This place was recommended, and we left very full. The food is very well-flavored, and they have a good selection of bottles of south american wine. The sausage was particularly good. The...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kajinks
Reviewed December 3, 2017

Food was not good. The meat was allmost impossible to chew. The place was overpriced. The staffs dogs were running around all the time what I think is unhygienic. Overall a bad experience.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

One of the better places to eat on Ometepe island. The Argentinian steak was tasty but the meat was tough and the place was way overprised for the island. We were 4 pers and payed 80$ what is allmost a month salary for the locals....More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank 579AdamS579
alvaro m, Propietario at El Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017
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Tu opinion parece un poco extraña o contradictoria, primero dices que es uno de los mejores lugares para comer en...More

Reviewed September 21, 2017

This is our third time on the island and we come back here every time. Food is excellent, Che the owner and chef is top notch. You will always get a great, consistently good meal here.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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alvaro m, Propietario at El Bamboo, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2017
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muchas gracias por su opinion, todos los que trabajamos en el bamboo lo hacemos con mucho amor y pasion. gracias...More

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