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Restaurant El Mexicano

) #8 of 51 Restaurants in Matagalpa $ Latin, , South American
| From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
+505 2772 3732
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“moles” (7 reviews)
“quesadillas” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
Closed
All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$
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Value
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LOCATION
| From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
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1 - 10 of 107 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at great price. Native Mexican chef makes for authenticity, servings are large and very tasty.

Thank karlmag
Reviewed 13 June 2017

I am just going to come out and say it... this is my favorite place to eat in Matagalpa especially after eating rice and beans for the fifth day in a row. To be up front there is nothing Nicaraguan about this place. It is...More

Thank Bluedog1310
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Matagalpa for several days and had lots of great meals. However, this place was my hands down favorite. Ordered a chicken mole dish.The mole sauce is just delicious. Whole dish was first rate. Great service. Friendly and attentive. Thank you!!More

Thank LJinCalgary
Eduars E, Propietario at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Muchas gracias por su visita y opinión. Nos alegra muchísimo alla sido de su agrado. Los esperamos en su proxima...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I came here with a friend to celebrate her birthday. This restaurant has by far the best Mexican food I have had since arriving in Nicaragua. The food is tasty and the portions for the price very good. I had the enchiladas suiza which were...More

Thank JSCamargo
Eduars E, Propietario at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017
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Muchas gracias por tu comentario y por tomarte el tiempo de escribir tantos buenos comentarios. Siempre es un gusto saber...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great food and super friendly owner & chef. Fresh, authentic Mexican food and very reasonable prices! A great find...look forward to returning.

Thank 2RoamingGnomies
Eduars E, Propietario at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión, siempre es un gusto servirles. Gracias nuevamente por su opinión pero sobretodo por visitarnos.

Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were starving and El Mexicano definitely fixed that. Really delicious, authentic and reasonably priced Mexican food!

Thank JaimeC214
Eduars E, Propietario at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y que bueno que les gusto nuestra comida, siempre es un gusto servirles.

Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The chef/owner resided in Guadalajara and San Francisco prior moving here with his Nicaraguan wife. He has had to tame down some of the spicier dishes in response to the Nicaraguan palate and adapt some dishes to account for the absence of some spices and...More

Thank Sigifredo S
Eduars E, Propietario at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017
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Hola soy Maria, pero en nombre de Eduars y mio muchas gracias por tu opinión, nos alegra muchísimo que les...More

Reviewed 19 February 2017

This was my first visit and when I'm back in Matagalpa I will return. The hostess/waitress/owner is one of the nicest people you would ever want to meet! The chef/husband/owner was very nice too and prepared wonderful Mexican food. They truly made you feel like...More

Thank dlteasdale61
Eduars E, Gerente at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017
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Muchas gracias, por tu opinión. Siempre es un gusto poder atenderlos. Gracias nuevamente por su visita y opinión. Los esperamos...More

Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

My family has enjoyed both lunch and dinner at El Mexicano. The ingredients are fresh, dishes are authentic, and table service is good. This place is clean. Try the mole sauce!!More

Thank Joshua M
Eduars E, Gerente at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y recomendación. Gracias a Usted y su familia, regresen pronto los esperamos en Matagalpa especificamente...More

Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I came here craving Mexican food an was amazed at finding actually delicious Mexican food in Nicaragua. The owner/Chef, is an actual Mexican who knows the recipes by heart making the food as authentic as possible. This is definitely the restaurant with the nicest staff...More

Thank BrianOtter
Eduars E, Gerente at Restaurant El Mexicano, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2017
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Muchas gracias, por su opinión siempre es un gusto poder servirles y sobretodo que disfrute de nuestra comida. Regresen pronto...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$2 - US$4
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
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
Description
Chef 100% Mexicano Autentic Mexican Food
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