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Bambu Beach

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North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Rydal, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2012 via mobile

Rocco had the mahi mahi special (amazing) I had the summer rolls. It was a wonderful meal. We enjoyed the decor and had one of our best lunches on our trip here!

Thank cheryl p
orangeville ont. can.
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 December 2012

If you want a unique experience try watching the super bowl here.Sunset,mojito,good food and a bambu structure watching the game

Thank thetraveler057
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Get the mojitos, they're fantastic! You can't beat this reataurant's view of the beach. Loved it! Very friendly staff.

Thank Fruscalleda
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Set right on the bay in SJDS, very nice modern feel to it. The food was good, the dessert especially was tasty. Tempura plantains and Nicaraguan Snowballs, yum. Would go back.

West Vancouver, Canada
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120 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2012

This is definitely a cut above most restaurants in San Juan del Sur. Of course, the prices reflect this, but as the customers are mostly gringos, this doesn't seem to be a problem. It's got a great sort of atmosphere, very calming and quiet. We took a large group there, but went early in the evening because this place tends... More 

Thank oolichan
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2012

The food was delicious and fresh. I had the fish in banana leaves and friends had the chicken quesadilla and shrimp quesadillas. The food was good, and service was great. The location was great too - right on the beach, but on the quieter part of the bay.

Thank HB-KRizz
Santa Barbara, California
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2012

Had a fantastic meal in a very nice environment. I had the special - mahi mahi in a nice light orange sauce. My wife had the bam bam chicken and the kids had spaghetti. All of the meals were excellent. The decor is very nice. Easy place to relax.

Thank Tenzig N
Manual Antonio
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This is a nice place to relax away from the business of the main street, enjoy the beachside restaurant in a classy way. We would have never found this place if a friend hadn't told us about it, as it is way down the main beach road. Don't walk there at night, as it is rumored to be a bit... More 

Thank aikidomonkey
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2012

Nice variety compared to the other places along the beach and they have sushi night on Monday!

Thank SophiaD0987
Atlanta, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Great place recommended to us by some friends. Nice atmosphere, food was delicious and the service was outstanding. A perfect place to hit if you want a more romantic dinner experience.

Thank Boriquaflier

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: 505-5682-101

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