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La lancha

Lunch, Dinner
Latin, Seafood, Central American
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Food was okay, nice authentic place. Lobster was just okay though. A little tougher than we're used to

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 223shawnb
Reviewed November 11, 2018

The small place is so quaint and has that local flavor I was looking for. The food is great and fresh, the owner super friendly (I speak the language) A went every other day!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank newandherenow
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Great local spot. Must go to enjoy the lunch special. Great prices and generous portions of local tasty food

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mfaithfull
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

I was there with my family, all the fish was fresh, good portion and quality at a good price, I recommend it because is the same food that you may find there at expensive price in other restaurant in the bay!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 508RicardoM
Reviewed July 11, 2018

I didn't find La Lancha QUITE as impressive as other people on TA apparently have found it, but it was totally fine. The grilled fish was fresh and nicely seasoned, the plantain fries were particularly good, and the portions were sufficient for the price (it's...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed May 14, 2018

One of the most delicious places for lunch or dinner. Everything on the menu is good. Maybe steer away from the seafood rice, gets a bit chewy in steamer.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Bradford H
Reviewed April 14, 2018

La Lancha was one of our first stops upon arriving in San Juan del Sur and we were not disappointed. Great seafood at reasonable prices. A short walk from the beach, they have a cozy atmosphere with a local feel.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank 2Iowans
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I was told by many people to try it. My friend ordered the lobster and it was pretty good, especially considering the cheap price! However, I ordered the snapper and it was rubbery and certainly not fresh as they claim. Spent the next two days...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Asia P
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

All the great reviews made me expect a lot better food than what we got. Ordered the lobster and grilled fish. Wasn’t as amazing as everyone makes it out. I’ve had better in Nicaragua.. doesn’t hurt to check out the restaurant, won’t be revisiting it...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank destinationunknown86
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

One key to finding really good seafood is a place that is busy- equates usually to freshness. Certainly the case with La Lancha. True, you don’t get the sunset ocean views, but exceptional quality at half the price. The lobster and shrimp are quite good...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank copperstategal
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February 24, 2018|
Response from 897ravens | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure sorry, but it’s in the heart of town so lots around if you find it closed.
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July 31, 2016|
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11:00 am to 8:30 pm
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