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Ave 2 NO 2 1/2 blocks north of Parque Ruben Dario | across from Lazybones Hostel, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2311 0756
07:00 - 23:30
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Frederick, Maryland
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307 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The big plus here is the garden atmosphere which is really nice (no good if it's raining) - where they miss is blaring Kenny Rogers!! Doesn't match the vibe at all. The dish I enjoy here is the penne pasta with chicken which is very tasty (and inexpensive) and I asked for extra basil. We did wait about 35 minutes... More 

Thank crocuslover
Leon, Nicaragua
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They have a great appetizer platter which is filling enough when not in mood of a meal. Good service.

Thank Leonora1990
Las Peñitas, Leon, Nicaragua
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here is nice for the price. The atmosphere is also quite nice at night but this place is huge. it took an act of congress to find the bathroom. Over all a good experience. You may have to change seats if it starts raining.

Thank Ryan K
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Strenghts: nice patio/garden with a good atmosphere Weaknesses: food and service; our overcooked spaghetti took over an hour in an almost empty place Opportunities: more selective menu, having all ingredients available, perhaps a new (more flexible + inspired) cook and additional kitchen staff Threats: all the other places in Leon that (apparently) do it better..

Thank sra_raposa
Esteli, Nicaragua
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very good range of pizzas and pasta here, and also delicious prawns in garlic sauce. Lovely setting, sitting outside in a lovely garden with mature trees. Loud music, good atmosphere. Don't come here in a hurry though. Food is freshly made, and can take its time. Come and hang out and enjoy!

Thank owstonlewis
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177 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

lovely outdoor courtyard area, very relaxing. We waited for a long time to get our meal, but when it arrived was just lovely

Thank L_and_RBrisbane
Stanford, California
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner -had the tomato and coconut tilapia which was not bad, friend got a plate of salad with raw beets and greens and a plate of pasta a la Chef Boyardee.The garden itself is in a state of disrepair (sandbags and garbage in some corners). Wine list is OK. The staff,while very pleasant and helpful,are a bit... More 

Thank mzbecks07
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Estimado amigo, muchas gracias por su comentario, nuestro pario-jardin se encontraba en remodelación y reparación algunos detalles. Saludos; More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We chose this restaurant because of high ratings in our guide book. We ordered the pizza and it was just about the worst pizza we had ever had. Very poor quality crust (unless you like a thin crust pizza that is doughy) and almost no taste. On the other hand the service was poor. Seriously the atmosphere was pretty good... More 

Thank phillip759
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely locale In a back yard which makes you feel like you are in the midst of a jungle with tall trees and scattered tables. Loved the ambience! Unfortunately, it took them forty some odd minutes to prepare a beet salad that had no dressing. The waiter dropped off vinegar and oil and walked off. The menu has a wide... More 

Thank Sigifredo S
Frederick, Maryland
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307 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

So much potential here but it is squandered! Gorgeous private patios to eat in and HUGE back outdoor area that is lovely. HOWEVER, we ordered our meals and waited over an hour for them. I ordered the pesto penne with chicken. It was pretty good but def no pesto flavor at all. Limonada drinks are nice and they can be... More 

Thank crocuslover

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza, International, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 2 NO 2 1/2 blocks north of Parque Ruben Dario | across from Lazybones Hostel, Leon, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: +505 2311 0756
Listed in Lonely Planet and Moon guides.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?