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“A little slice of North American comfort in Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Tranquilo Cafe

Tranquilo Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $3 - $12
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Open for Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner, Tranquilo Cafe offers delicious and refreshing alternatives to the standard Central American "rice & beans" fare: Fresh Kingfish Ceviche, juicy Cheddar Cheeseburgers, catch-of-the-day Fish Tacos, marinated Chicken Fillet sandwiches, Quesadillas, House-made Chips and Guacamole, Vegetarian/Vegan options, and nightly Dinner Specials. With a recently added back-yard BBQ Smoker, we now feature succulent Baby Back Ribs, juicy Pulled Pork, and Mojo Chicken platters, along with our own BBQ sauce, and fresh made sides including our own fresh Corn Bread. Also featuring fresh brewed Nicaraguan Coffees (hot & iced varieties) and Espresso, fresh-made local fruit juice drinks, made-to-order fruit/yogurt Smoothies (including Minga's special; Banana-Avocado w/cinnamon and vanilla), daily-baked Cookies, Brownies, Banana Bread & Carrot Cakes, Ice Cream desserts, and much more. Famous for our Bonfire Parties, we're also the island night spot. A great laid back atmosphere, with a variety of music from all over the world (including local DJ Nights and live cultural music/dance groups). It's a terrific place to meet up with other fun-seeking travelers. Come early to our Happy Hour (5-7 pm), and check out the drink specials; Rum Punch, Sangria and many 2 for 1 rum drink deals. Also, the widest selection of imported beers on the island. Our deck is located right on the beach on the front side of the island, between the 2 dive shops, with a great view for sunsets and people watching.
i4scuba
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“A little slice of North American comfort in Paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

Just when you thought Little Corn couldn't get any better....

Tranquilo has a BLT that rivals any meal you've ever had... Enjoy one with a Crown Royal at sunset and You'll make Little Corn your new home... You laugh but it happened to me..

This is a must stop for anyone staying in the corn islands..

  • Visited May 2013
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Ollantaytambo, Peru
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Great service and great place to hang out”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2013

This is the place to go and eat. On some evenings they hire entertainment. Good food. You can have a table outside or inside.

Visited May 2013
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Vancouver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“AMAZING!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2013

Tranquilo's was our favourite place to go when visiting Little Corn Island. It was the perfect central hub with always delicious food, great drinks and great service. John does a fantastic job ensuring that everything runs smoothly!

  • Visited May 2013
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Simcoe, Canada
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Favourite Spot to Eat on Little Corn Island”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013

We loved the Tranquilo Cafe the chicken tacos/fish tacos were my favourite. Their smoothies were also delicious!

Visited January 2013
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2013

Very nice and calm place to chill. Good food. A little expensive, but that's the Islands normal prices. They got two computers with free internet access.

Brownies with Vanilla Ice cream!!!!!!!

  • Visited May 2013
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