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La lancha

Calle Centrale, San Juan Del Sur | De la Parada de Buses 1cuadra Al Este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 7889 9358
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“rice” (24 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
“lobster” (34 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American
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Calle Centrale, San Juan Del Sur | De la Parada de Buses 1cuadra Al Este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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1 - 10 of 98 reviews

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.

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.

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

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

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

Thank copperstategal
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat sea food and it really is cheap. I ate a langusta for 200 c$ and the taste was amazing. Owners are locals. Great deal. Go there and enjoy !

Thank allemandie
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We went there based on on-line ratings and were disappointed. The food was average. I would not necessarily go there again. We went there early to avoid the evening rush but still felt that the service was a little rushed.

Thank Lydia216
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

We went there for early dinner after skipping lunch so very hungry... we were recommended to have the seafood and fish platter which isn’t on the menu but WOW it was delicious! 1 whole fried snapper, then all seafood was grilled... 2 lobster tails, prawns,...More

Thank Neil A
Reviewed February 25, 2018

We went to La Lancha for dinner after reading all the great reviews and it did not disappoint, the lobster tail and fresh fish was the best seafood we ate in San Juan del Sur. It is operated by local fisherman and the food is...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed February 23, 2018

Great artwork on the walls, friendly service and great value! I had the lobster - great food for $8!

Thank johnyoung22222
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February 24, 2018|
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Response from Raven S | 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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11:00 am to 8:30 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Centrale, San Juan Del Sur | De la Parada de Buses 1cuadra Al Este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 7889 9358
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