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“Great food, service, ambience” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Tercer Ojo

El Tercer Ojo
Ranked #36 of 155 Restaurants in Granada
Price range: $5 - $30
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: El Tercer Ojo Since 2001 in the heart of Granada Nicaragua. El Tercer Ojo is an element for everyone...Tranquility and good taste. A crucible of flavors and aromas from around the world... This is where the Far East meets the Mediterranean and Americas. We specialze in world cuisine and offer an array of live music events. At Tercer Ojo you will find a plaza with specialty stores selling leather goods and a vintage market selling specialty goods from around the world.
hot springs, sd
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great food, service, ambience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

Just what the title said! Great food, service, ambience. Excellent quality at low prices, like, frankly, every meal we had in Granada and almost every meal we had in Nici! Good thing I also found a gym or I'd have come back fat!

Visited March 2013
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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

Good menu with lots of choices. Food very good. Service is slow though. Interesting decor. We had the shrimp brochette which I would recommend. It comes with rice and fresh local veggies.

Visited March 2013
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Wasaga Beach, Canada
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92 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Please get rid of those veggies!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2013

We have eaten twice at this restaurant in the last two weeks.

The ambiance is very nice - and that is why we returned the second time.

On our first visit there were two of us. One order was the mixed skewer of meats, which was quite good and the second order was the sweet and sour chicken, which was sweet but no sour - not an interesting choice. The entres came with rice and a vegetable medley in a sauce. The veggie sauce and the sweet and sour sauces certainly conflicted!

We returned the second time with friends who enjoy a romantic ambiance, and this the restaurant does provide. We decided to give the food a second chance.

Fish was on the menu but when one person ordered a fish dish we were told there was no fresh fish available. It would have been nice to know that before we spent time perusing the menu and making choices! The revised orders included salad; bruschetta; a chicken skewer dish; pineapple shrimp served in a squash shell; lasagna and sushi.

The salads are huge and delicious. Too large for one person ordering a meal as well but just perfect for sharing. The chicken skewer was good. The pineapple shrimp was okay. The lasagna was heated up in the dish it was served in and came away from the the casserole dish with one stab of the fork. The sushi was one roll - a very small portion - but apparently tasty. Bread was included with the meal. The bruschetta looked good. The identical saucy vegetable medley was again served with the skewer and pineapple shrimp dishes. Again conflicting sauces on the same plate.

The service was good. The ambiance is still very nice, but we probably will not return until we hear the veggie medley has been removed from the plates and the food gets a better review. There are other restaurants in town with much better food.

(Yes, I am 'hung up' on that saucey vegetable medley. There are so many lovely vegetables available here that the cook would be better serving them freshly cooked rather than in a sauce that probably sits in a pot for the day, just waiting to be scooped onto a plate.)


















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  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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USA
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Good food, great ambience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2013

Very nice place with good food. Lots of New Age atmosphere and some creative dishes. Everyone liked everything they tried. If I lived there I would eat there often.

Visited March 2013
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Excellent food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

This is the best restaurant we have visit during our 2-weeks stay in Nicaragua! The food is really good and the have a mix of different types of international food, ranging from sushi to pasta and tapas. Also, the interior design was kind of special and there was a lot of things to look at from different parts of the world. The service was good and they were very attentive!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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