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Dona Elba Cigars

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Address: Xalteva Church 1/2 block west # 515 | Corner of Calle El Galillo, Granada, Nicaragua
Phone Number: +505 2552 7348
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Family run business for 20 years and still a very authentic place. We can't recommend this place enough! Thanks to all the staff for a great experience. Even though we are non... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
Grace G
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Val-d'Isère, Rhone-Alpes, France
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Maribor, Slovenia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our Granada city tour and actualy were quoted prices on available cigars and that's it. No presentations, no deep explanations, no samples...I bought a wooden box and a couple of smaller chocolate flavored ones and that's it. It was really a 15min stop. Probably if you come here on your own schedule it might be a... More 

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Val-d'Isère, Rhone-Alpes, France
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Family run business for 20 years and still a very authentic place. We can't recommend this place enough! Thanks to all the staff for a great experience. Even though we are non smokers and absolute cigar novices, my boyfriend and I made our own cigars for $5 each and also bought a pack of small cinnamon infused cigars to take... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I can't believe the quality of Doña Elba Cigars! I have had cigars from just about every cigar production country and Doña Elba Cigars is at the top of the list. They may not have the publicity like many of the million+ dollar cigar companies, but I can guarantee you that their cigars are consistent and absolutely the best around.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

My husband wanted to try this experience while in Granada. I had agreed to do it, but hadn't planned on participating. However, once we arrived I decided to partake as well. I'm glad I did because I enjoyed myself and my husband did as well. The cost to roll our own cigars was only $5 each, which I thought was... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Walked over here one afternoon and watched three or four cigar makers work, and I was able to sit down and make my own. Later I smoked it and was quite proud that I had made a reasonably decent cigar my first time. When friends visit from the US, I will definitely take them here. The place seemed more for... More 

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Groesbeek, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Located just a few blocks from Iglesia La Merced, this family owned cigar company offers a great experience! Possibility to roll your own cigar, information about the process and quality cigars. Would definitely recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We came here on a horse and carriage tour, which I would recommend. This place is not (safely) walkable from the main tourist area, so it's best to get here by taxi or tour. We decided to make this a stop on our horse & carriage tour, and were very happy as it was a pretty cool and safe way... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

We went here as stop number 1 in Granada, as you pass it en route to plaza. We walked in and immediately the guy rolling approached us as sort of a guide. There is not much to tour...except the one room, with a big red macaw that he helped my daughter hold and she is still talking about that...then he... More 

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

Small operation but free tour and smoking area with rum tasting! Cigar rolling staff all roll for you to smoke!

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

The people at Doña Elba Cigars are just as wonderful as their cigars. Spend an unhurried hour or two sitting downstairs with the torcedores while you sample a free fresh one rolled by them or you! Or step upstairs to a quiet smoking lounge freshened by lake breezes. Take in the wonderful Nica ambiance. Jenny, the owner will help you... More 

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