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Mi Viejo Ranchito

) #16 of 298 Restaurants in Managua ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Central American, Latin, Grill
Km 17.5 Carretera a Masaya | Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
+505 2279 2865
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tostones” (3 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
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Central American, Latin, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
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Km 17.5 Carretera a Masaya | Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
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Reviews (203)
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11 - 20 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Nothing to see here....move along. Same exact food as every comedor/fritanga/typical restaurant. Its even in their name, comida tipico. Which isnt to say thats bad. I love typical food here. Its just that i dont understand why you would pay 10-15 dollars for it, when...More

Thank likeeveryoneelse
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten in Mi Viejo Ranchito many times over the years. I keep coming back because it is very consistent in food quality and service. There is lots of parking but it can be very full on weekends or holidays which can be fun...More

1  Thank holmg
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant Saturday night, returning from a visit to the Masaya volcano. We were seated immediately. The menu has a huge selection of typical Nicaraguan dishes. The meat section is their specialty. We ordered 1 brochette and 3 orders of Churrasco. A choice of...More

2  Thank Letty0
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great food with a Nicaraguan twist. Good service. Reasonable prices. Several dining areas offered. On site parking.

1  Thank KD4EKZ
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is a chain restaurant with several locations that I have seen. We were at the Gallerias mall (Managua) location. We sampled a number of different dishes at the direction of our local Nicaraguan friends. Our local friends vouched for the 'authenticity' of how the...More

Thank Rousu
Reviewed 28 June 2016

good traditional food. I know of 3 of these restaurants, not sure how many in total. Food is very good, service when I've eaten there is good and prices are reasonable. Good for families and children.

Thank Lonnelda M
Reviewed 6 June 2016

The best gallo pinto and local food in Managua. It is affordable and great for big family groups. They free wifi too.

Thank Scarlitaaventuras
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Expect this large outdoor restaurant to be packed on a Sunday afternoon, when many Nicaraguan families come here as their weekend tradition. There is lots of steak, and typical Nicaraguan food. No foreigners here. We just enjoyed people watching on a lazy warm afternoon.

Thank Rose Mary G
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Among all the restaurant that serves Nicaragua food mi viejo Ranchito is the best well known, an iconic restaurant with passion. The food is delicious and locals and foreigners delight themselves of the various dishes prepared there. Service is always improving but the waitstaff in...More

Thank Brady W
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

It's supposed to be a family restaurant out of the city. The food is so so...not bad not good. And it gets too crowded that you loose attention. The waiters just can't catch up.

Thank Ernesto M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Central American, Latin, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Km 17.5 Carretera a Masaya | Managua, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Managua Department  >  Managua
  • Phone Number: +505 2279 2865
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