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Republika Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
Meters West of Central Market 50, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 8292 8421
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (7 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (5 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Meters West of Central Market 50, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

Try not to come back. If you are like my wife and I and you value that little gem of a tavern that makes you feel at home among friends then you must try an evening with Bob and Jamie. Boasting an eclectic crowd of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This place has become our favorite pub to eat, drink and relax in! The owner is British and serves fries that only a Brit could create....they are really addictive! He also has a tv with sports on if you’re looking to have a drink and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Liz B
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Republika is such a cool place to hang out at night. The food there is fabulous as is there home made infused rum. The owner Juliette is lovely and makes you feel so welcome. They have trivia night on Wednesdays and name that tune night...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Greg B
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Great place to socialize with expats. The fries are to die for! Visited here several times during our week long stay, and all of the food was top notch. Juliette(owner) and Sarah are awesome bartenders, and the service from all of the wait staff was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CanadaKen2014
Reviewed 18 June 2018

The whole experience was kind of surreal. I would say though that the lady who served me was nice. But I think I will blame it on the cultural shock I guess. I was there for lunch and we are obviously in Nicaragua so the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Marion_Van
Reviewed 10 June 2018

I've been meaning to write a review for Republika for the longest time and, although I almost never write reviews, they deserve it. This bar is a definite "Must" in the town of San Juan del Sur. Of course, there are many amazing places to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jsieling2016
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Our group loved eating here. We had a FEAST! Amazing food, amazing staff, amazing atmosphere. Such a fun place for cocktails and a great happy hour menu too! 100% a must go to for anyone visiting San Juan Del Sur.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank NicholeH28
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Went there on a Friday night for Name that Tune. It was really fun and a great way to meet people. Drinks are good and relatively cheap. Didn't try the food but I've heard it's good, too.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank andxp
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

From the first time I went to the Republika, I felt welcome. The atmosphere is made for you to feel at home. You sit at the bar and start talking to other clients and bond immediately. One thing I really appreciate is that it's not...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Iban S
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Republika bar is amazing. Delicious food and drink. We were there couple of time and all was super fast served. Stuff is amazing especially Roberto Carlos. He is very nice, polite and fast, top 10. We will for sure go back there. And prices are...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Maja B
Juliette D, Owner at Republika Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Hi Maja, Thank you so much for your visit and your review! Hope to see you again soon.

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Questions & Answers
10 December 2016|
Response from Travelnica | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea
8 May 2016|
Response from Juliette D | Property representative |
Hey So sorry for the late answer. We don't do anymore hooka sorry .. Hope you enjoyed your trip in San Juan Del Sur
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 10
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meters West of Central Market 50, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 8292 8421
  • E-mail
Republika Bar is a favorite hot spot for expats, local, and travelers alike. Day & Night you will find people enjoying their extensive Menu featuring breakfast (served all day long), organic salads, burgers, tacos, VEGAN & VEGETARIAN meals and a large selection of beverage. Known as the "Cheers of San Juan del Sur", Republika Bar is now a Rum house making and serving Homemade Infused Rum ("Rhum arrangé" in French). Owned by two French Amigas, Republika has transformed into a hub for fun activities to make sure every guest can step outside their box and just have a good time ! Trivia Night on TUESDAYS Poker Night on WEDNESDAYS Music Trivia on FRIDAYS & more So make sure to come on in, strike up a conversation with the people next to you while tasting a unique recipe of infused Rum and getting entertained by the weekly activities
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