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“Great location on the beach”
Review of El Timon

El Timon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $18
Cuisines: Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: This is the largest and one of the oldest restaurants in San Juan del Sur. It is the most popular restaurant serving traditional Nicaraguan beach fare. Located right on the beach! Full service, full bar. Fabulous sunsets!
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
313 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 349 helpful votes
“Great location on the beach”
Reviewed October 27, 2013

Large open dining room and verandah area where one could sup a nice bottle of the local 'Premium' beer and watch the world go by.

Visited October 2013
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Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“restaurant”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

el timon is one of the largest restaurants in sjds - the selection on the menu is very good-chicken/beef/pork though this is the place for seafood -shrimp/lobster/fish -with a taste that is wonderful at a economical price that will suprise -the restaurant also is the place that provides special events that i think people will enjoy with their meal

  • Visited February 2013
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San José, San Jose, Costa Rica
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food, attentive service”
Reviewed October 13, 2013

The food is good and the service was great. It was definitely one of the more "upscale" restaurants and priced as such (for Nicaragua).

Visited October 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Nice place”
Reviewed October 12, 2013

For a budget traveler, this was a bit more expensive than the places I usually frequent on the road, so it was a pleasant treat. The service was good, and everyone in our party enjoyed their meals. We also enjoyed dessert (was it cuatro leches?), the scenery, and the breeze.

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank mram28
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Managua, Nicaragua
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Delicious food”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

The restaurant is in the heart of town and beachfront! The service was great, the food was amazing amd the prices were cheap! I had the lobster in garlic sauce which included three huge lobster tails for less than $20, Finger licking delicious!

Visited September 2013
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Thank aroman74
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