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Barca de Oro

End of town at rivermouth, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“white fish” (4 reviews)
“camarones” (2 reviews)
“ceviche” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
End of town at rivermouth, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the highlights of a recent trip to Nicaragua was the afternoon we spent kayaking from Barca de Oro, across the bay and down through the estuary to San Juan Venado island. We had arranged ahead of time to rent kayaks from Barca de...More

Thank travelflowers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Barca de Oro is a must when you are in Las Penitas. It is at the far end of the little bay that defines Las Penitas, a small fishing village, gradually becoming a combination surfer destination, and winter get away for snowbirds from the states...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food but you need to have time as the staff is really slow. We had the fish a la plancha, which was soooo tasty!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We spend a large part of the day here as we were limited on cash money (you can use your credit card here if you spend 1500 cordoba or more here). The surroundings seemend nice enough with two white pidgeons and a green parrot as...More

Thank christinalouisa2008
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

We had lunch in this restaurant after having made a 3 hours tour in the mangrove. They have a nice terrasse with a view on the small harbour. We had the ceviche and the shrimps “à la plancha”. The best ever. Our neighbour had the...More

Thank Patrice_VDD
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The food here was very good and came to the table fresh and hot. The service was great, which I can't say for many places I visited at the beach! The view was fantastic. This was a very enjoyable experience.

Thank Q842FPpatricias
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

This place has a big offer of different meals, seafood, meat as well as vegetarian options. Service is very nice and the food is delicious. The portions are good and the prices standard in this village.

Thank Salialde
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Good place for breakfast and next to park entrance to see turtles! Nice view of lagoon and great place for afternoon beer.

Thank DonKKer
Reviewed 29 December 2017

We loved the fresh juice and Nica breakfast. My husband really loves their pancakes. He got them last year when we visited, and he raved about them for a full year. He was so excited that they were just as he remembered them when we...More

Thank cmuld00n4
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

one of my favorites in Las Peñitas :) Love the new veggie options! Especially the Carne de soya is amazing!!! (veggie chili con carne, spaghetti bolognese etc.) Try the Paraiso milkshake - it's the best :)

Thank Lisa L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: End of town at rivermouth, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Las Penitas
This restaurant is in the Barca de Oro Hotel in Las Peñitas, Nicaragua. I wanted to leave a review about it and not the hotel because I did not stay in the hotel.
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