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Al Carbon

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Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Central American
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Del parque la merced 25 vrs abajo, De la iglesia la merced 25 vrs abajo, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 2311 4761
07:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ofelia 80, I took her here , she loves it ! Service ok minimal ! Here steak cold churrasco!! Returned calamari small and pan all bread horrible! I had cerdo pork rib didn't have got plancha cold! Jalepeno cheddar balls good! Carbon for 2 great!! That's it very expensive 110$ for 5 is a lot in nica! And included 8$... More 

Thank leohairdresser13
New Jersey
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215 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was nothing good about our visit. I strongly advise not going here if you are not a local. The service was dreadful and the food (when we were finally served ) was of poor quality. We had a large group that were visiting from outside the country and for whatever reason we were treated quite poorly. A number of... More 

Thank Brianccc
Elmary B, Owner at Al Carbon, responded to this review

Wow! I'm wonder what happen as well. I will look into this and put every effort into making sure this doesn't happen again.... to anyone! This is not the norm I can assure you. I could see why such a bad review, I would have left as well. one thing we strive for is prompt good quality food. It seems... More 

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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here on Feb. 22, 2017 based on Trip Advisor reviews. Although is not number one, we decided to give it a try! We did not regret our visit. I ordered steak which was cooked just the way I like it, not too well done, not raw either. Service was good not great but good. Place was a little... More 

Thank MSMR5
New Westminster, Canada
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

We found a number of references to this restaurant including trip advisor. One person said is was expensive, another reasonable. It's all very subjective. We found it reasonable if not down right cheap. Our server,Juan Jose Altammirano was the one that helped us order as the menu is in spanish only. We were about to order meals that would be... More 

Thank Darlene R
Perkasie, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I enjoyed a delicious full steak dinner, cooked exactly as I asked. Vegetables were fresh and well seasoned and beef was tender and delicious. The service was outstanding. Ambiance is very good.

Thank Dolly L
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Excellent surf and turf combos, chicken dishes, very good Chilean wine with attentive service in a colonial courtyard restaurant. Stylish place to impress the ladies with greenery and fountain.

Thank Guerrero T
Los Angeles, California
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I loved the ambiance at night time.They serve great finger foods like my favorite chicken wings, which were delicious. I also liked that on certain days they have live music. This is definitely a place to come if you want to listen to music and drink some cold beers and sit with friends.

Thank yvonn3
New York City, New York
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147 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Great grilled meats, a few veggies, avoid the terrible ice cream they offer for dessert. Spacious, beautiful restaurant that surrounds a courtyard garden, service is solicitous and more efficient than often found in Nicaragua.

Thank jag343
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

I had a churrasco at Al Carbón which was amazing. The meat was tender, and oh so tasty. The atmosphere is great too, with a beautiful courtyard and decoration. I look forward to going back!

Thank Miriamhebe
Courtenay, Canada
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42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

My daughter and I had been eating mostly vegetarian food since coming to Nicaragua. We were looking forward to grilled meat at Al Carbon and ordered the Mixed Grill for 2. Huge platter of food with steak, chicken, pork and chorizo sausage, 2 salsas, potatoes, salad and plantain. We had enough to take back to our hostel for sandwiches the... More 

Thank JodyP662

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Latin, Barbecue, Central American
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del parque la merced 25 vrs abajo, De la iglesia la merced 25 vrs abajo, Leon, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: +505 2311 4761

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