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“Very Nice location, OK food but...”
Review of El Sesteo

El Sesteo
Ranked #6 of 97 Restaurants in Leon
Cuisines: International
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Right at the heart of this intellectual and humid city is located “El Sesteo” a nice setting with a nice view and a unique decoration. The food is nice has a good variety of things, Local food, Mexican, Sea food (ocean is only 20min away) and international cuisine, Service is pretty good and all of the walls are decorated with the local dance, folklore and most important people of Leon one of them Ruben Dario Father of the modernism and prince of the Spanish language.They are open for lunch and dinner and probably have the best view of any restaurant in Leon, have a nice breeze that run through the place and a nice view to the street which you can see the locals walking around the main square.Go and enjoy this place and give a try to local own places.
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Very Nice location, OK food but...”
Reviewed July 10, 2013 via mobile

The service was below average at best! It was hard to get some help to accommodate a vegetarian...the location is great since it's on the parque centrale. Dissapointing!

  • Visited July 2013
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good food, great location”
Reviewed June 24, 2013

We spent 3 days in Leon and ended up at El Sesteo twice - once for brunch/lunch and once for dinner. It was surprisingly difficult to find a good restaurant (as opposed to street food or the supermarket) in Leon, hence ending up here twice. We didn't find it to be much/any more expensive than other real restaurants in Leon, and the food was much better than other places we found. The location on the central park square is also nice and makes it a nice place to eat or drink leisurely. Overall we recommend it.

  • Visited June 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great view, good food, mixed service.”
Reviewed April 16, 2013

Stopped by this place quite a lot since it is on the main square with a great view of the cathedral. Fair priced food, some vegetarian selections, awesome coffee. One time we had a great server, other time a very lazy one. Not a cheap price, but fairly priced given its location, and overall a very good experience for what feels like a higher-end place but within an affordable price.

  • Visited April 2013
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Hoodsport
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Central Park/Cathedral location”
Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great little resturant in lovely location although when I was there the park was blocked off for renovation so access to the park was not possible. The food was tasy and the service was good depending when you is there. During the usual eatting hours servise was difficult but between the standard eatting hours everything goes very well. But I guess that is typical everywhere in the world.

  • Visited February 2013
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Toronto, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Gat location, good food”
Reviewed March 7, 2013

Sitting overlooking the town square, it's probably the best located restaurant in Leon. Not great value, but not too overpriced, and served good Nicaraguan food. Recommended.

Visited April 2012
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