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Darinia's Kitchen

Little Corn Island | From the dock, 8 minutes walking right, after the police startion, 9999, Nicaragua
+505 8744 3419
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good5%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (9 reviews)
“shrimp” (23 reviews)
“salad” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Fusion, Healthy, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Little Corn Island | From the dock, 8 minutes walking right, after the police startion, 9999, Nicaragua
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

Everything about Darinia and her kitchen is amazing. Darinia cooks fresh from her garden and what came from the sea that day, and she puts her heart and soul into it. This is the sort of meal any traveller looks for when exploring an island....More

Thank sarahd222018
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Great 4 course dinner for $25. We had shrimps and fish, but probably the food depends on what’s available and fresh. Easy to make a reservation by email. Darinia immediately responded and you could tell her if you have any allergies. Darinia is also a...More

Thank Nina B
Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

It's not a Micheline restaurant by the classic standards but it is a Micheline restaurant if you tweak the standard a bit, if you could even call it a restaurant? You have to work a bit to find Darinia's place, it's not on the beach...More

Thank Jonas D
darinia b, Propietario at Darinia's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2018

Uuuuh. Chiicos! Thank you very much for your review, it’s realky exciting for me to have peaple like you guys. Another big hug for both of you. Thank you thank uoi!!

Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Simple said "WOW!". Darinia cooked a birthday dinner for my wife along with 6 of our friends we will not soon forget. Darinia's Kitchen is an ABSOLUTE must if you are visiting Little Corn Island. It is probably one of the most unique dinning experiences...More

Thank Don M
darinia b, Propietario at Darinia's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2018

Hoooola! It’s so nice know about you guys! Thank you for your amazing review Omg, I feel so grateful to have peaple like you at my place!! Thank you thank you! And I really hope to see you again :) big hug...

Reviewed May 3, 2018

Eating at Darinia's is one of my fondest memories from my trip to Nicaragua. It's not just impeccable food that Darinia puts every bit of love into, but it's a beautiful place to meet fellow travelers and locals. Darinia is an incredible soul who you...More

Thank Kelsi M
Reviewed April 11, 2018

The food here is excellent with a homey yet romantic setting. Darinia is a pleasure to spend time with, her passion shows through her food service. I absolutely recommend going to this hidden gem!

Thank Sammie R
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

Traveled solo to Little Corn and stayed at Hotel Palmeras, and once I saw the TripAdvisor reviews and how nearby it was to my hotel, I knew I had to go! During the daytime, it’s hard to picture where the restaurant is, but at nighttime,...More

Thank Brittany W
darinia b, Propietario at Darinia's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2018

Hola Brittany! Haha, thank you very much for your opinion. Sorry if I don’t tell you about bring drinks, that is becouse I try to sell drinks but you see that be is a little bit hard for me to do it. Thank you again...More

Reviewed March 28, 2018

We stumbled across Darinias and walked down a small pathway between houses to find her as we'd been told we needed to book in advance for seafood dishes.. Darinia emerged from the kitchen all big smiles and welcomes. We ordered Rodon a traditional soup with...More

Thank gongoma15
Reviewed March 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is amazing! We went there last night and were blown away. The setting, in among the locals houses, was perfect. We had a 4 course meal, including a salad ( all fresh from her garden), fresh shrimp, followed by fresh lobster and a...More

Thank cpw5pw
Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Okay, let me start by saying that Darinia is a sweet and lovely human being. So welcoming, friendly and sincere. I fell in love with her almost immediately. (Hi, Darinia!) It was a joy to meet her, watch her cook and photograph her lovely creations....More

3  Thank Marsea M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little Corn Island | From the dock, 8 minutes walking right, after the police startion, 9999, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region  >  Corn Islands  >  Little Corn Island
  • Phone Number: +505 8744 3419
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Darinia´s kitchen offer a humble home cook, here by Darinia´s kitchen you can found fresh food, tipical from(Costa Caribe) i also make, sushi, thai food, asian fusion, vegetarian, veggie, healty recepes make from myself(Darinia) Every one is very wellcome to try my food, food that i also make from own garden.
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