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Restaurante El Zaguan

Certificate of Excellence
Latin, South American, Central American
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Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de Catedral de Granada, Granada 505, Nicaragua
+505 2552 2522
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was recently in search for some Nicaraguan cuisine and this restaurant came highly recommended. I was not disappointed! After a week travelling through Leon, Managua, and Granada, I can safely say that the food I ate here was the best so far. Try the Tipico La Sultana for some fried plantains and fried cheese to go with your steak!

Thank Noel M
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Food was good, it was a nice atmosphere to spend some time with friends. We would have preferred to be seated farther inside the restaurant and not by the door. WE had an overall good experience.

Thank Marie_sk_b
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food, beautiful restaurant. Staff can be a little snooty if they feel you may not belong with the rest of the high society of Granada. I travel and dine hundreds of nights a year at some of the worlds best restaurants, but tent to be very relaxed and like to wear my flip flops while in Nicaragua. We have... More 

Thank Niqoya
Annapolis, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with some friends we met. I was very please with the service and my entire meal. Started with Chorizo appetizer and has the filet for me meal. Great all the way through n cooked perfect. Some would say it was expensive but it's worth it.

Thank jsavin2015
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20 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a place that gets by on its reputation. I felt like it was a chain production and the food was nothing fancy. I would definitely not return.

Thank zigeumac
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50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A local and the hotel recommended this place. It is on a side street behind the cathedral. Entering the place it is non descript I took a tour of the turf and could see this place is for grilling appetizer was a grilled sausage on bread sides are nothing to rave about. The steak was marinated and grilled perfectly The... More 

Thank Jwb04
orange county
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant came highly rated. Here were my challenges: 1. They forgot to smile 2. Asked the server the wifi code three times who was basically dismissive of my request. Finally a manager saw this and replaced him by a server who was more attentive 3. The steak was really average although the flan was out of this world 4.... More 

Thank bigbadvodoodady
Oakland, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night was the first time I have ever left a restaurant without leaving a tip -- I refused to pay the "voluntary tip" included in the bill. I ordered the tenderloin in pepper sauce. This comes with salad and gallo pinto. The salad was meager and uninspiring. The steak was over cooked but delicious all the same (I ordered... More 

Thank Sage M
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here twice for dinner during our stay in Granada. Very attentive staff. We had an appetizer of house-made chorizo and split an entree of steak the first night. Came back for filet mignon and fish entrees on the second visit. Probably could not go wrong with ordering anything on the menu. This is on a side street right off... More 

Thank SRIndy1996
Tilaran, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As recommended by a friend, we went to El Zaguan for their steaks. Service was great. I ordered the Moralimpia medium rare and hubby ordered the one with pepper sauce medium well. The chefs cooked our steaks EXACTLY what we wanted. Both were tender, juicy, and very tasty. Please don't forget to tip the chefs. They work very hard behind... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de Catedral de Granada, Granada 505, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +505 2552 2522

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