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Restaurante El Garaje

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Calle Corral 512 | From Convento San Francisco 2 1/4 Blocks Towards the Lake, Granada L9R1M2, Nicaragua
+505 8651 7412
Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
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66 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went to El Garaje once and LOVED the food so we went back many more times. The steak sandwich was amazing and our daughters loved the food too. The owners are so nice and you should know before you go there to ring the bell outside if the gates are closed, it is a safety precaution, and also there... More 

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1 Thank grace-w-travel
Comox, Canada
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286 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2014

Being Canadian I was curious about this place. Hard to find but best to go straight down Corrales. It is about 3 blocks from the Hotel San Francisco but on the other side of the street. Menu has a few options but very high quality. It is more of a gringo restaurant. Usually prefer Nica ones but was blown away... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed December 28, 2014

Unassuming restaurant with superb food. Run by Canadian couple, the number of selections is relatively small, but they are diverse, including vegetarian options, and more than sufficient. The service was friendly and efficient. Ultimately, it is all about the food though, and that was absolutely delicious.

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Melbourne, Australia
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

A great menu with a variety of healthy & delicious (and quite creative) options. My partner and I had a sandwich each and we weren't disappointed! I only wish we had've had time to return and sample other dishes. The friendly owners provide great service. Highly recommend!

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Chestertown, New York
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Although a little hard to find, friendly restaurant has a variety of soups, salads, sandwiches and specials, some vegetarian, some chicken, some pork, some beef. Limited hours and days of operation so check to be sure it's open. Definitely worth the effort to find this place.

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Travelling
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2014

The food here is the best quality I've had here in Granada. The restaurant is located in the front portion of their house; it's clean, bright, and welcoming. The menu always has old favorites and new things to try; it's not 'Nicaraguan' food but it is worth seeking out!

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Seagrove Beach, Florida
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

Two expat Canadians cook it up in Granada on Calle Corral a block over from Casa Lucia Hotel. My buddy jumped on the split pea soup first evening and had to return for some more the next day for lunch. Salads, sandwiches and plates are all fresh, flavorful, and tasty. I've had many Key Lime Pies and El Garaje's is... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed December 16, 2014

Heather and Paul, the owners, are welcoming, the service is personal. The food is fresh and well balanced in taste. We had delicious quesdaillas, one filled with pork, tomatillos and jalapeño, the other with a slow cooked beef with chipotles. Both came with a lovely green salad. The small menu is displayed on blackboards. Just know that the hours are... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 14, 2014

I visited El Garaje twice in October and there I had the best meals of my over three months in Nicaragua. I had the italian sausage sandwich that came with a side salad. The salad was absolutely delicious and refreshing, like a high-end salad I would get a home, just the type that was nearly impossible to find in Nicaragua.... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2014

My girlfriend is an absolute foodie, so when she insisted that we have an early dinner at the #1 rated restaurant in Grenada I just bowed my head and thanked my lucky stars. The fact that you don't have to pay an arm and a leg is nice, but the true value comes from the ambiance created by 70s/80s music... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$3 - $7
Cuisine
Latin, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Cash Only, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Corral 512 | From Convento San Francisco 2 1/4 Blocks Towards the Lake, Granada L9R1M2, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +505 8651 7412

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?