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“Lovely little place”
Review of Sandinista

Sandinista
Ranked #417 of 2,356 Restaurants in Manchester
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: Latin, South American, Spanish, Central American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Inspired by a love for music, food, drinks and Latin culturewith the maxim ‘nuestra casa es tu casa’ – our home is your home.And as the Eagles sang...“you can check out anytime you like, but you can never leave” MusicMusic is our passion and Joe Strummer is at our heart. The Clash inspired us to name our bar after their 4th album ‘Sandinista’. We play an eclectic mix that covers rock, indie, funk, soul, reggae, 80’s and more. Central American CultureSandinista!s revolutionary theme is influenced by the political movement in Nicaragua - The Sandinista National Liberation Front . They liberated Nicaragua with an oppressive right-wing regime in 1979 to 1990. The Central American influence is carried throughout the Latin inspired food and drink menu as well as the décor. Rock ‘n’ Roll and Food For the SoulIt's more fun to eat in a bar than drink in a restaurant!Our menu focuses on Spanish Tapas. Our dishes embody Sandinista!’s Latin inspired food ethos: simple great tasting cuisine that reflects the culture it was born out of. Drinks (open every day till 3am)Why did the Mexican push his wife off the cliff?...............Tequila!!!!Sandinista!'s impressively stocked bar offers an impressive range of cocktails from the four corners of the globe, our top sellers being fruity, tangy twists on Mojitos, Daiquiris, Mai Tais, Margaritas and Juleps. Our back bar boasts an array of quality tequilas, rums and spirits with a fine selection of beers.
Reviewed November 15, 2012

Hidden down a little side street, Sandinista is a great little tapas bar serving great food with friendly staff.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Been here a few times now and I've enjoyed the atmosphere, not too hectic for a city centre venue, the staff are friendly and the food is great and reasonably priced too.

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Thank rcatom
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Been to this place twice now, the first time for lunch (Mexican menu) and the second for tea (Tapas). Both visits were mid week. I will certainly go back, the food was great, cooked in front of us and delivered at a good pace. The selection of drinks was also very impressive, many cocktails and a really good beer list, including the likes of Brooklyn Beer.

In terms of atmosphere, the place is friendly and well laid out, with great tunes playing whilst you eat. My only regret is not staying for cocktails after my last visit, a mistake I intend to rectify on my next.

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Thank bigwillystyle79
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Reviewed September 12, 2012

This bar was out of our way but stumbled across it on the way home from work. Stayed for a few dishes and lots of cocktails. Many Strawberry Daiquiri's later, we stumbled home happy having discovered a new place to visit!!

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Thank Chelle8383
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Reviewed September 7, 2012

Have been here a number of times and keep coming back.

The staff are fantastic, bringing a great atmosphere to a city centre bar. The cocktails on offer are made better by the theatrics of flaming cocktails and glass towers.

The food is fantastic especially the mushrooms (for someone who hates mushrooms this is saying a lot

This is a must stop for anyone in manchester looking for great drinks, atmosphere and fantastic service.

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Thank Clarea85
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