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Restaurant El Mexicano

| From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
+505 2772 3732
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (8 reviews)
“quesadillas” (7 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
| From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ended up here after numerous recommendations and I can see why! We ended up going back a few more times before we left Matagalpa. The food is lovely, the owners and staff are great and friendly and they even subscribed to out YouTube Channel...More

Thank justthreeamigos
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Food lacked flavor. Great owner and staff. But would not return. Look around town. There are worthy alternatives available.

Thank Dana R
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Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

We are still sitting at the table. My wife and I are finishing our beer. Our children are playing with the owner's daughter and her dog. What a lovely little spot in Matagalpa! We chatted with the charming owners, had a relaxing lunch, and we...More

Thank beinthisplace
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

My wife's chicken mole was very tasty & my fajitas we're good. Only place in Nicaragua where Tona costs more than Victoria. No pico de Gallo though. Very friendly. The owner's daughter's 16th birthday party was in a side room and she offered us free...More

Thank mtkb44
Reviewed 1 January 2018

small menue keeps things simple but could do with more choices the couple that run it are very charming and speak english closes at 9pm

Thank youngalistai
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

My hostel recommended this place for the vegetarian options and after seeing the glowing reviews on TripAdvisor about the customer service I decided to go with a friend. Having never been to Mexico, I wouldn’t know what’s authentic or not, and had many questions about...More

Thank Clara E
Reviewed 8 December 2017

When you need a change from typical Nica fare, this place is great! The service is EXTREMELY friendly and welcoming. Entrees are $3 to $5, and include a variety of Mexican dishes made with fresh ingredients. The food was "cleaner" than typical American-style Mexican. The...More

Thank Laura J
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Had lunch here today. Blown away by the service and the quality of the food. They were able to accommodate vegan requests. Prices were very fair. Will try to get back there again before we leave.

Thank deb401
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This place is a solid place for clean, good food. And the owner has painted artwork on the walls, nice touches. Nice patio out back if it's not raining.

Thank Dawn L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

As the title says, this restaurant serves great Mexican food and the best customer service I have received in Nicaragua. They aren't afraid to recommend you food on the menu and even they offered to my group a free drink to try it. If you...More

Thank Fernando O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 4
Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
  • Phone Number: +505 2772 3732
  • E-mail
Chef 100% Mexicano Autentic Mexican Food
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