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Bambu Beach

North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
505-5682-101
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (4 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bambú has some of the most delicious food in town and the steak is to die for. It has a wonderful beach view, a small dipping pool, and a quiet, tranquil atmosphere. The owners are super friendly and it is a must visit while in...More

Thank Alethea S
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

We ate here several times during our two week stay in the San Juan Del Sur area. Our favorite restaurant and we tried a number. Excellent seafood. The dishes were flavorful. Margaritas were excellent. Sophisticated cuisine in a relaxed atmosphere. North end of beach so...More

Thank 2quixotictravelers
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

This place may be under new ownership...just be aware because the food we received did not look like the food in the pictures and this was not a good 4 star experience. I chose this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews but was disappointed. Orders...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed January 23, 2018

Came here for a birthday dinner with 9 friends, set up a big table for us no problem. Its down the street a bit which is nice to get out of the bustle a bit. We had a mix of the seafood and pasta and...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Bambu has a varied menu of delicious food as well as daily specials. They're toward the end of the beach so you have the views but not the noise and tons of people. Great service, good value, don't miss it!

Thank Nicaonions
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in this restaurant for dinner while walking down the beach and it was a decent pick. Some of us had the house special of orange mahi-mahi and it had good flavor. I had the grilled mix which was pretty good. Some of the children...More

Thank Randy P
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Not too many options. The location is great though. Nice pool. Lots of seating. Wqitnstaff a d owner went above and beyond to ensure the customer has a good time.

Thank Erin_Mcgrail
Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

A delightful evening with a bespoke meal cooked to order. Fresh seafood and vegetables ( meat available but not ordered) with recommendations from the interesting and charming Italian owner Paulo. Restaurant is on the front but further towards the river so easy to overlook despite...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed January 28, 2017

This beachside restaurant is really nice for dinner at sunset. The shrimp were huge and the asian influence was unique and delicious. Service was excellent. The mint lemonade was refreshing and not too sweet.

Thank NDAdventurers
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem and a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the backpacker type places in town. The food, the drinks, dessert even espresso were all done perfectly. Very casual beach place on the water... But with class. The music was a...More

Thank RezaTravels
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: 505-5682-101
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