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El Bocadito Tapas Restaurante Bar

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Del mercado, 50 m al Norte | Barrio Centro, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
+505 8440 2591
12:05 - 22:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my husband yesterday and the food was great, we'll go again today! You cannot miss this restaurant if you go to San Juan del sur

Thank Uriela C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time. the Owner and staff were outstanding. I had the Octopus and Calamari and both were great (Cooked Soft not Chewy). My friends had the whole fish of the day and it was also cooked perfectly.

1 Thank Lenny S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, service and setting! A wonderful variety, we tried nearly one of everything on the menu and I would order them all again. Very reasonably priced also! Slightly hidden from the main atmosphere of San Juan del Sur, but everyone should take the time to find this gem! Go there!

Thank Isa R
Heredia, Costa Rica
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Reviewed 11 March 2017

Very reasonably priced fine restaurant run by a very friendly and seasoned Spanish couple! This is an established venue with great food and a quaint atmosphere!

1 Thank scalnew
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Very creative and well prepared tapas with local and international inspiration and priced very reasonably We left very full and happy.

Thank PanamaCowboy
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

The food is fresh, flavourful and delicious. The portions are perfect for two. The service is quick and very friendly!

1 Thank Valérie D
Blainville, Canada
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

It was one of the best meals we had in Nicaragua! Everything was very fresh, very tasty, very good !

Thank Kim T
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant. The tapas are very good as well as the main meals, I had octopus. Great desserts. Service is quick and very friendly. We were there last year, this year and will be going back. Xavier is a great server.

Thank Gerry S
Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

We liked it so much last time that we went back, and this time we tried the special "Paella". It was exactly like in Spain, full of flavour and fresh seafood. You have to order in advance as they make it only by request, enjoy!

2 Thank Scraplaet
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We seeked this restaurant out from previous reviews and it did not dissapoint. The food was unique, affordable, well plated and delicious. The service was pleasant and timely and the sangria was so refreshing! Escape from the sun and visit this place, it's worth it!

Thank Teresa H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Latin, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:05 - 22:00
12:05 - 22:00
12:05 - 22:00
12:05 - 22:00
12:05 - 22:00
12:05 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del mercado, 50 m al Norte | Barrio Centro, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 8440 2591
El Bocadito offers a delicious fusion of Spanish tapas, world recipes and tropical ingredients. It is a perfect place for a drink on the terrace and a taste of some of the best tapas this side of the atlantic. As well as Spanish, we offer many global flavours including Greek Tzatziki, Lebanese Kefta, Middle Eastern Hummus, and even Mexican Guacamole. Catering for all budgets you can try any of the dishes on the menu as a tapa/snack, a half portion or a full dish making for an experimental and exceptional meal. Come and eat with us and get ready to be surprised and delighted.

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