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Nacho Libre

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American, Bar, Pub
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Del Mercado Municipal, 1c al Oeste, 1/2c al Norte, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Longmont, Colorado
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I sure hope not, because the first time we went almost 3 years ago, we were thrilled with our burgers. Most recently though, the burgers were sad. Tiny, dry and overcooked. They still do those big, awesome buns, but you couldn't tell there was a burger inside there. Wish I'd taken a picture. It also took an hour by the... More 

Thank Shaunopotamus
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going here every year on our annual trip since it opened. We were so looking forward to the burgers, but, although tasty they were half the size they use to be! Hard to justify the price.

Thank Debra B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really liked this place. One of the best places we ate at in San Juan Del Sur. The playlist they had on was awesome and the service was honest and casual.

1 Thank Steven S
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I would've given this burger joint 3 stars if it wasn't that the price to quality of burger ratio is waaaay off. Don't get me wrong the burgers are OK, small and the flavour is in the sauces rather than the beef, but nearly $8 in Nicaragua for a slightly above average burger? No way. The fries are good and... More 

Thank Matt T
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

while the burgers were expensive for Nica standards it was worth every bite. The owner was there chilling and very friendly. Tried their Zika drink before it was zika and had a very tasty spicy fresh burger.

Thank xyliafanta
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I rode Nacho Libre "Bareback" and was surprised at how good the burger was. The buns are delicious the environment is laid back and the people are very friendly. Take time out of your day, order a Tona, pull the stick out (if you have one) and enjoy the sexual names like the Bareback, The Big Wang and Busta' nut.

Thank Travis J
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The burgers was yummy, although paying 8 bucks per one you'd expect them to be bigger. there are other places in town where your money goes a longer way for you, all and all a nice experience.

Thank Itay A
Medford, Oregon
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Absolutely the Best Burger & fries in San Juan del Sur..As soon as the 'open' sign is lite, the place fills with locals & gringos alike... All sharing their Love for Great Burgers & Fries...What great place to meet other travelers & mingle with locals.

Thank mofishmo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Even though I was the only one in the restaurant, the server completely ignored me. The fries were AMAZING! The bun was also very good. But, the meat on the burger was underwhelming. It wasn't exactly bad. But, it definitely wasn't anything special. It had the taste, texture and look of one of those 3rd rate patties bought in bulk... More 

Thank Micah S
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nacho Libre has such a good vibe, day and night! Their wide selection of delicious hamburgers and fries with funny inuendos makes this restaurant one of my favorite spots to watch a sports event or have a beer for lunch with my friends. The service always comes with a smile and a warm vibe!

Thank BIGT514

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Mercado Municipal, 1c al Oeste, 1/2c al Norte, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
Gourmet Hamburgers-the BEST in San Juan del Sur

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