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Latin, Central American, South American
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2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
+1 314-664-7777
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Saint Louis, Mo
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453 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed January 18, 2017 via mobile

This Latin haven blew me away with their delicious food (maduros, black beans & white rice, zucchini Empanadas) and drink (Lime margarita). Everything was literally amazing. The awesome service matched the art filled, flavorfully decorated restaurant. Red walls, Latin music in the background, personable service, all made me feel like I was on a Nicaraguan getaway.

Thank Christy A
Managua, Nicaragua
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105 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed December 24, 2016

This place offers traditional Nicaragua food, which is rather hard to find in the US. I've personally worked in Nicaragua for a year, so I really missed the food. I found this place on the internet and decided to visit. They are located off the busy road, so you can park on the side of the road. The restaurant offers... More 

Thank KirbyPop
Columbia, Missouri
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72 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Was told this Nicaraguan restaurant was one of the best latin places in St. Louis. The place did not disappoint. The food was delicious and the staff was extremely friendly. The owner went to the table to welcome us and was really appreciative of us coming to the restaurant. The only bad thing I can say is that they did... More 

Thank Willie R
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Found this restaurant on zapato. We were not disappointed! They had a whole fried tilapia with tomato and pepper sauce on top. My husband is Haitian and they take eating fish seriously- he ate it all!!! Tostones (fried green plantain) with fried cheese (SO good!), fried sweet plantain, rice and red or black beans, pickled cabbage salad, carne asada, chicken... More 

Thank inokayi
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant serving Nicaraguan food. There was a variety of options so our whole group was happy. I had bean empanadas, which weren't actually on the menu, but they made them for me because they had run out of zucchini for the zucchini empanadas. Service was excellent.

Thank NLHattel
Huntsville AL
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Had a great family lunch starting with 3 of the appetizers and then enjoyed the fried chicken with rice and beans and plantain and banana's. Very friendly staff and fast service.

Thank aumba02
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Delicious from another country. The food transports you to Central America. Best plantains I have ever eaten. We sat at an outside table and enjoyed every bite from empanadas to chimichurri.

Thank southerngirl1125
Jupiter, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2016

As a suggestion from a friend in St. Louis, she said to try Fritanga. It's off the beaten path from downtown or Delmar for example. Tried the churrasco nica (grilled skirt steak) with chimichurri sauce and it was so flavorable that I could not put my knife and fork down. The accompanying maduros were neatly presented and was a welcome... More 

Thank Bernard C
McDonough, Georgia
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here during a recent visit to St Louis, food was delicious. A very pleasant staff, very helpful. The menu was varied with authentic nicaraguan offerings. I highly recommend you take the time to visit it.

Thank Ruben T
Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant menu lists two beef entrees as "tri-tip". The meat I was served last nite wasn't even close to a tri-tip roast. I explained to the chef that his meat supplier was mislabeling the meat. He brought out a shrink wrapped package of meat and I said those are not tri-tips. I took one bite of what tasted like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Central American, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2208 S Jefferson Ave, Saint Louis, MO 63104-2212
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Saint Louis
  • Phone Number: +1 314-664-7777

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?