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Cafe Bar Artesanos

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Cafe, South American, Central American
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De Banpro, media cuadra al este, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 2444
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414 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is not artisanal in any way so I don't get the name. It's a wannabe hipster place but the menu does not match the prices. They are charging way more by Nicaraguan standards than they are offering. I don't recommend it.

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Thank Tl D
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016

We stopped in here in the afternoon for a coffee but judged it to be more of a drinks place so came back later on. We had a beer and a cocktail (which were quite pricey by Nica standards) but were brought the bill promptly and told that the bar was closing. It was 5pm. Before ordering your drinks check... More 

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Thank rachandphil15
Managua, Nicaragua
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 15, 2016

This is really nice place to chill with your friends, family or by yourself. While you listen the latin music the enviroment and the place invites to enjoy your stay there. The food is good and also the attention.

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Thank azaraelgago
Esteli, Nicaragua
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 25, 2016

Dance floor is primarily couples- not really a place to go to dance it out with your friends. We went on a busy night so it was tough to get a drink at the bar, and the one I got was average (go elsewhere for a mojito).

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Thank lysh19
Esteli, Nicaragua
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 29, 2015

we went out, we partied and it was good. The music was hit or miss but understandable for Nicaragua. Gotta love latin dancing.

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Thank jlwerd
Granada, Nicaragua
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2015

We really needed a place like this after a horrible experience we had at a local coffee shop, so we started with some Margaritas then a few beers and mixed fajitas. We didn´t wait that much, the guy was very profesional, educated and attentive, the food was amazing. I highly recommend it.

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Thank hostalentreamigos
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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268 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2015

You walk through the streets at nights to get to this place. The streets are almost empty and deserted after about 8pm on any night. You are bit scared and anxious. You are thinking too much. You are reevaluating if going to any bars at this time is a good idea. You are thinking if you wanna walk back the... More 

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Thank AlienTraveller1978
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2015

Went to this restraunt bar to watch a game and then came back for dancing, total change of environment, super versatile!

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Thank Janahodgins
Tilburg, The Netherlands
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89 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

In the morning/afternoon this place is a cafe. I liked the Chele breakfast a lot. Coffee is good and the lunch is decent. At night it converts into a great bar, good music, nice atmosphere and Friday Salsa night.. The best bar in Matagalpa for me.

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Thank Stines P
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We went on a Saturday night... Salsa night! The music was thunderous but everyone was dancing and having a great time, nice vibe. Nice cold beers but we couldn't taste any vodka or rum in our mixed drinks. Very mean generous measures!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Cafe, South American, Central American
Meals
Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Banpro, media cuadra al este, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
  • Phone Number: +505 2772 2444

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