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Bo Hermanos Carcamo Casa Cultura 80vrs al sur, Esteli, Nicaragua
+505 2713 4369
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Nashville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

I am a United States citizen who has lived in Esteli for over two months now. There is a lot of Cuban influence because of the tobacco farming area, and I assume because of that influence there exists this great restaurant.

Thank Patrick C
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

As you enter the restaurant, you see an old lady sitting in a chair, just looking at people. Together with the rest of the decoration you get the impression your visiting someones home. Its very cozy. My girlfriend got a vegan soup and myself the fish. Both were great combined with the drinks we got I can highly recommend this... More 

Thank Bjørn C
Petaluma, California, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We came here for dinner on the recommendation of our Airbnb host (a long-time expat). It didn't disappoint. My wife and I both had the Ropa Vieja, and it was some of the best food we had during our stay in Esteli. Awesome open air balcony seating upstairs, and the staff was extremely nice. Definitely recommend!

Thank JaimeyWB
Woodridge, New York
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Cuban-style cooking with a lot of Nicaraguan favorites. Enclosed restaurant downstairs, open air patio upstairs. True, not exactly a vegetarian place, but there is a huge vegetable soup with lots vegetables in it. I ate here 3 times with friends and family, and people enjoyed the shrimp dishes, the grilled fish, and the Cuban lechon (pork). A great choice in... More 

Thank CatskillsTravler
Esteli, Nicaragua
1 review
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Pork sandwiches, cuban sandwiches, Ropa Vieja are so delicious. Highly recommend visiting one my favorite spots . Awesome menu . Staff is great sometimes closed Monday. Prices are good.

Thank Jessiflores
Chinandega, Nicaragua
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The Cuban cuisine at this restaurant preserves the original taste I have tried in La Habana and Miami. I had "Lechón con congrí, yuca y mojo", and I was more than satisfied. My wife had smoked pork ribs and was also delighted. Maybe they could improve the service a bit. The waiters did not smile (tough day?). That is the... More 

Thank etorresgodoy
Esteli, Nicaragua
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

While there seemed to be a great selection of food for my meat eating friends, the vegetarian options were pretty basic and limited. I ended up having an omelet with a side salad for dinner, which was pretty basic and nothing special. The Cuban Mojitos were decent, however, and the upstairs balcony provided a good atmosphere.

Thank lysh19
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

The restaurant is just off the plaza. The service was good, the cubano excellent, and the Toña cold. A classic - just want we were looking for and a good value.

Thank wkspen
Lillooet, Canada
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

On our last night in Esteli we wanted to treat ourselves, so we decided to head to this highly regarded Cuban restaurant. We both ordered smoked meat dishes but were informed they were not available 5 minutes after ordering. Instead I ordered the roast pork and my wife had the roast pork ribs. Both plates were exceptionally tasty with very... More 

Thank wayrobinson
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

I had a craving for some Cuban food and a local referred me to this restaurant and I was very much disappointed. The place was noisy and the meat was cold. The only thing good was the cold beer.

Thank svirji15

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Latin, Cuban, Caribbean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bo Hermanos Carcamo Casa Cultura 80vrs al sur, Esteli, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Esteli Department  >  Esteli
  • Phone Number: +505 2713 4369

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