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La lancha

Calle Centrale, San Juan Del Sur | De la Parada de Buses 1cuadra Al Este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 7889 9358
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (24 reviews)
“lobster” (34 reviews)
“red snapper” (7 reviews)
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Latin, Seafood, Central American
Calle Centrale, San Juan Del Sur | De la Parada de Buses 1cuadra Al Este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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1 - 10 of 102 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The small place is so quaint and has that local flavor I was looking for. The food is great and fresh, the owner super friendly (I speak the language) A went every other day!

Thank newandherenow
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Great local spot. Must go to enjoy the lunch special. Great prices and generous portions of local tasty food

Thank mfaithfull
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

I was there with my family, all the fish was fresh, good portion and quality at a good price, I recommend it because is the same food that you may find there at expensive price in other restaurant in the bay!

Thank Ricardo M
Reviewed 11 July 2018

I didn't find La Lancha QUITE as impressive as other people on TA apparently have found it, but it was totally fine. The grilled fish was fresh and nicely seasoned, the plantain fries were particularly good, and the portions were sufficient for the price (it's...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 14 May 2018

One of the most delicious places for lunch or dinner. Everything on the menu is good. Maybe steer away from the seafood rice, gets a bit chewy in steamer.

Thank Bradford H
Reviewed 15 April 2018

La Lancha was one of our first stops upon arriving in San Juan del Sur and we were not disappointed. Great seafood at reasonable prices. A short walk from the beach, they have a cozy atmosphere with a local feel.

1  Thank 2Iowans
Reviewed 12 April 2018

I was told by many people to try it. My friend ordered the lobster and it was pretty good, especially considering the cheap price! However, I ordered the snapper and it was rubbery and certainly not fresh as they claim. Spent the next two days...More

Thank Asia P
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

All the great reviews made me expect a lot better food than what we got. Ordered the lobster and grilled fish. Wasn’t as amazing as everyone makes it out. I’ve had better in Nicaragua.. doesn’t hurt to check out the restaurant, won’t be revisiting it...More

1  Thank destinationunknown86
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

One key to finding really good seafood is a place that is busy- equates usually to freshness. Certainly the case with La Lancha. True, you don’t get the sunset ocean views, but exceptional quality at half the price. The lobster and shrimp are quite good...More

Thank copperstategal
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great place to eat sea food and it really is cheap. I ate a langusta for 200 c$ and the taste was amazing. Owners are locals. Great deal. Go there and enjoy !

Thank allemandie
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25 February 2018|
Response from Raven S | Reviewed this property |
I’m not sure sorry, but it’s in the heart of town so lots around if you find it closed.
Paul W
1 August 2016|
Response from Frilan R |
11:00 am to 8:30 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Seafood, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Centrale, San Juan Del Sur | De la Parada de Buses 1cuadra Al Este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 7889 9358
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