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Borders Cafe

River Street, El Castillo, Nicaragua
+505 8274 9359
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (14 reviews)
“juice” (9 reviews)
“curry” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Value
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LOCATION
River Street, El Castillo, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a nice, typical Nicaraguan breakfast at Border's. It is tucked back into a cool little garden spot. The service was very good, though we were the only ones there. The food was good, especially the gallo pinto which tasted as though it was...More

Thank Jake D
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
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Muchas gracias por sus felicitaciones y comentarios.

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner on our second night in El Castillo following a recommendation from Marga (owner of Hotel Luna del Rio) and it was very good! We both had pasta and it tasted great! The waiters were a bit slow and the bar...More

Thank Mikenica
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks you, you welcome.

Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A bid hidden from the street we found the place. It is a nice place to sit especially in the evening. We were with four people and we all enjoyed our meals. The staff was friendly and they had WIFI! Which was good for the...More

Thank Jolanda S
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muchas gracias. Saludos.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Borders is a lovely little open-air place that serves delicious curries, pasta, and fajitas. The owner is very kind and personable, and made us feel right at home. We visited during low season, which might account for the fact that they only had one kind...More

Thank chaya713
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muchas gracias, los esperamos nuevamente.

Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

The owner is very kind, open to talk and to help customers. The fresh juices are incredible, 100% fruitw, no added sugars or water. The food is great, a fusion of different styles which reflects the different countries that the owner visited. It has good...More

Thank Gasaro
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muy agradecido por sus buenos deseos y comentarios.

Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

A great tranquil spot to eat in a rainforest jungle Garden. 5 star meals for lunch dinner and even later after a sunset twilght Cayman boat tour. The bar/eatery's gardener and master chef Yamil welcomes everyone warmly. Theres also a fine sound system to please...More

Thank Brian E
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muy agradecido por sus felicitaciones y comentarios.

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

After having travelled Nicaragua for some time, when we came to El Castillo, we really craved some food which didn't include beans, eggs or fish, so we went to borders Cafe. Good choice for that purpose. You'll find international food there, we had pasta and...More

Thank wiedasauge
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muy agradecido por sus felicitaciones.

Reviewed 7 March 2017

Our guide suggested that we have dinner at Borders Cafe the evening we were staying in El Castillo. We stopped over to meet the owner and put in our special request for dinner mid-afternoon. We went out for a night tour on the river and...More

Thank chasemarta
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muchas gracias.

Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

I have been to Borders several times but only for juice or coffee, we decided to have lunch there, so glad we did😁the salad was perfect and the other choices great, we had fajitas. We will be back. It is not on the main St...More

Thank tleary1000
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muchas gracias por sus comentarios.

Reviewed 19 December 2016

I stopped with clients here for lunch and we were surprised to see that curry was the specialty of the house and wow it was good, not very spicy but not too mild either just perfect.

Thank RodolfoNicaragua
yamilniko, Propietario at Borders Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017
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Muchas gracias.

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Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: River Street, El Castillo, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rio San Juan Department  >  El Castillo
  • Phone Number: +505 8274 9359
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Description
This cafe is located on the Rio San Juan in El Castillo and the town can only be reached by boat.From San Carlos to El Castillo is 2 hours by boat. When you stay at El Castillo cross the brigde Victoria Hotel 50 meters to the raith.
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