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Tacos Locos Restaurante

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Mexican, Central American, South American
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Playa Madera | World Class Surfing Spot, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 8284 9440
08:00 - 22:00
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Edmonton, Canada
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Probably one of the best beaches in Nica . Resturant feet away from water .We were here twice came in Christmas Day. Place was packed ,service was good considering. Food was good ,beer was Cold . Price little high but your paying for the view.

Thank Eric P
Bremen, Germany
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Food is ok, but one main dish wont do if you are hungry which on my opinion makes things terribly expensive.

Thank Chris S
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome location, and the food wasn't horrible or anything but the flies were unbelievable. Thousands of them on everything. I watched the bartender make my cocktail and I couldn't even drink it.

Thank Pekarciks
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great tacos, fun vibe directly on Playa Maderas. Go for a surf, eat some tacos, watch the sunset...what more do you need!?

Thank Exhale Yoga R
Montreal, Canada
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

First it is so expensive for what you get, 6$us for the guagamole of 1/2 of a avocado and 9$ for 3 fish tacos that were ok. But the worst was really the service, the girl really didnt want to be there. She was laying down on the counter and talking to her colleague and cook and she could smile... More 

Thank Karine78
Oslo, Norway
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

It may not be easy to control flies when you're an outdoor restaurant, but the hundreds of flies attacking our food made the meal unenjoyable. The fish nachos were fine, though for $9 the fish should have had more flavour. Great location and friendly (though overworked) waiters.

Thank Guri R
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Nice to spend your day here if you'd like a chair by right next to the beach. We bought a passionfruit smoothie (which was really good) but when we went to pay the owner didn't give us our change back.. He "all of a sudden" couldn't speak English and made up a ridiculous excuse saying it was Nicaraguan tax. This... More 

Thank Hannah T
Christchurch, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Been there many times and its a great location great staff and food.. Go for a surf then roll in for a cold Tona

New York City, New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

WAY overpriced. I felt like I was in Manhattan. I understand supply and demand... you are in a remote beach with not many options, so you are basically stuck paying whatever they ask.

Thank WithMomDad
Vancouver Island, Canada
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

When walking on the beach at Playa Maderas, it's hard to miss the tall palapa of Tacos Locos. The location is perfect and the appearance of the restaurant itself seems ideal for the type of clientele who stroll these beaches. It was unfortunate to experience incredibly poor service, incorrect bill (which was not corrected), marginal food, high prices, and long... More 

Thank Pivo06

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Central American, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa Madera | World Class Surfing Spot, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 8284 9440

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