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Restaurante El Zaguan

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Latin, South American, Central American
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Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de Catedral de Granada, Granada 505, Nicaragua
+505 2552 2522
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

seems like a classy upscale restaurant the food was good, the beef was excellent friendly water tables Al fresco

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Thank mellovesblue
San Jose, Costa Rica
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198 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

El Zaguan offers a more extensive menu than the Calzada options, and a better quality. Also a good wine list, atmosphere, and overall ambiente with good service and a higher class of restaurant. I love my places on La Calzada, but if you want a quiet meal, away from the ambulant vendors then duck into El Zaguan. I was there... More 

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

Went there for early dinner prior to evening visit to the Masaya Volcano. The food, drinks and service were all EXCELLENT! My wife loved the Chicken Marsala while I thoroughly enjoyed the Chicken Feta! Can't wait to return for a beef dish! One word - Go!

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Thank Ron K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have spent a good amount of time in Granada and this is by far the best meal I have had. The grilled bread alone is worth the trip. Everyone in our group enjoyed the entree as well. Anything you order will be great! Don't miss this place!

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Thank Darren G
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

one of the best steak's of my life. an absolute must in Granada. Get the jalapeno cream sauce steak - unbelievably good.

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Thank DMCVH_88
Managua, Nicaragua
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This quaint place in Granada will win you over. The fresh Guapote fish are to die for ! Locally fished from the Cocibolca lake.They are excellent and take 45 minutes to cook. The ceviche appetizer and cheese with tostones was also very good. The service is excellent. Order the Bunuelos for dessert ( must be ordered early ) A local... More 

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Granada Department, Nicaragua
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Granada, you must check this famous steakhouse out. Great chorizo, steaks, fish and chicken - with classic Nicaraguan ceviche, gallo pinto, chorizo and many variations of fresh, free range NIcaraguan beef. This is the only place and country where I will eat meat.

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Thank studentsofgranada
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is beautiful, the company was amazing - and the service was impeccable. We (party of 6) all enjoyed our meals, and had one of the best times in Nicaragua at El Zaguuan. Will definitely be back.

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Thank ChainsawKelly L
Beijing
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my local friends took me here, we sat in the back and were treated very well, the steak was excellent and all the trimmings were very good - I went back a few days later and it was not as nice - go with a local and sit in the back

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Thank W B
British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have eaten at this restaurant many times over the past 5 years but last night was a reminder why I won't go back. Although the service is always good the offerings are dwindling .. the meals are smaller and smaller each time and the prices higher ... but the worse part is that their wine list offers a range... 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $30
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Central American
Meals
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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?