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Pan De Vida

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Meters West of the Texaco Gas Station 50, San Juan del Sur 60134, Nicaragua
505 8 379 7549
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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

nice fresh brick oven breads and cakes. love the banana loaf and french bread.yum yum yum try it you'll like it

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Belmar, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

I'm trying not to take offense at the name, while I'm certain the locals do. That aside they fill a need in SJS. The bread and treats are fresh and delicious.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We came twice; once on the day we arrived, and a few days later. We loved the pan integral, but the real showstopper was the banana bread with chocolate chips! A real gem for bread lovers like me and my family!

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Thank 581lily
San Jose, Costa Rica
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Everytime I travel to Nicaragua I have to buy apple and banana cake in Pan de Vida! Everything is baked in the brick oven reason why of the good flavor, the bakery have a great location since it is at the beginning of the town, great customer service and schedule since it opens during holidays.Support a great, artisan and family... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Delicious, crusty, fresh baked breads. I found myself craving this as the restaurants there do not serve bread with meals. Bought a loaf of seasoned focaccia and washed it down with some Tonah beer on the terrace at the hotel.

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Thank JoanMaty
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

once you try their bread, you will go back. I have a preference for the olive oil one : at 150 Cordobas (almost 8 CAN $), it is way more expensive than similar quality bread in Montreal. I have a friend in SJDS, a local, who earns the same amount per day, just to make things clear. I feel bad,... More 

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Thank Journaliste2011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

All the pastry and bakery is very delicious and you want to buy everything you see. The flavor and texture of the pastry is incredibly delicious!! I recommend to try one of each and make your order the day before or in the morning because everything is sold out very fast!!!

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Thank Silvia S
Parker, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

You can find this bakery on the main road into town just past the Uno station on the right side. We arrived just after lunchtime and got a French loaf hot out of the oven. Delicious!

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Saint Hyacinthe, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

If you are looking for something for breakfast or to snack on between to towns, you definitely have to visit Pan de Vida in San Juan and in Granada!!! Delicious bread!!!!

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Wichita, KS
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

Not your typical Nica sort of pastries, but more European. I went to the one in Granada, but didn't get anything that day. I figured since this original location was near my hotel, it was a sign. We got the focaccia, and it was really light and good for 70cord. I wish I had some soft cheese to go with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters West of the Texaco Gas Station 50, San Juan del Sur 60134, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: 505 8 379 7549
Description
Pan De Vida is your brick oven bakery!
We offer a fine selection of hand crafted artisan breads and sweets. Make your own pizza at the Saturday night pizza party, order a special occasion cake and don't forget the famous chocolate chip cookies!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?