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Borders Cafe

river street, El Castillo, Nicaragua
+505 8408 7688
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
26 Mar 2017
“Excellent service, amazing food and affordable”
21 Mar 2017
“Great vibe and food!”
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
river street, El Castillo, Nicaragua
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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
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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

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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
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
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
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
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Curry with pasta was a first for us but it tasted great. Mild korma like curry sauce with spaghetti was totally unexpected in Nicaragua but a welcome change from rice and beans. We spent a pleasant lunchtime here watching the beautiful birds attracted to the...More

Thank wilsongirl
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat in el Castillo, the coffee is really good also ! The juice wasn't really good... Went for breakfast and diner, and the food is of great quality. It is worth the price !

Thank fabricetrip
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I've heard a bunch of great reviews from other Peace Corps Volunteers about this cafe so we decided to check it out on our trip to El Castillo - the food was delicious! We got the curry pasta, vegetables and curry, and pasta with garlic...More

Thank christineelisee
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Just stayed in El Castillo and was able to eat at Borders Cafe for a couple of meals. I had a cream pasta and a tomato pasta and both were delicious! Friends had the cream curry and everyone left extremely satisfied. If you're lucky, there...More

Thank Jane L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: river street, El Castillo, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rio San Juan Department  >  El Castillo
  • Phone Number: +505 8408 7688
This cafe is located on the Rio San Juan in El Castillo and the town can only be reached by boat.