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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 30/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
About
"The Garden Cafe" is a casual cafe, located in the historical center of Granada in a beautiful century-old Colonial house. We offer full breakfast, lunch and dinner: enjoy from our selection of fresh sandwiches, salads, wraps & pastas. At The Garden Cafe you will also find a great selection of teas, specialty coffee, home baked desserts and amazing fresh fruit smoothies & juices. We offer the best quality ingredients with fresh locally baked breads, organically grown produce where possible and a loving touch. The Garden Cafe strives to provide a "mi casa es su casa" atmosphere where everyone is treated like family. In addition to nourishing the bodies of our customers, we are here to inspire
PRICE RANGE
US$3 - US$10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
CUISINES
Latin, Cafe, Central American
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is renown for its milkshakes, but also it has good food, great environment and the pecan pie is just wonderful.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 15 October 2022 via mobile

This is easily the most popular restaurant in Granada. A couple of blocks from Central Park this features indoor and outdoor dining options around a centrally located courtyard. There is also a boutique shop and a book exchange. The setting is peaceful and picturesque. The...food menu is extensive featuring breakfast, lunch and dinner options. There is a range of drinks available including coffees, juices, smoothies, cocktails, beers, etc. Its a bit more expensive than competitors but not expensive by western standards. Prices quoted dont include a 15% tax and/or a 10% tip which are added onto the bill at the end. Thus, be aware that the price quoted will increase by 25% on the end bill. We found the service to be a little slow at times but other than that it was a enjoyable experience. They also provide free wifi but the internet was pretty scrappy.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 29 July 2022

The food is delicious and well made. The kids menu was also great. We had smoothies, coffees, to burgers and tuna bowls. We enjoyed it all. I specially loved the garden and shop area. My kids loved to walk around the sweet garden and explore...the fountain and hammock. I also bought some lovely items in their shopMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 3 July 2022

Fun, eclectic and immersive dining with a great staff and large, healthy servings. Not only was the food outstanding, but there were opportunities to purchase products that went to support local causes within.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 23 June 2022 via mobile

The frozen fruit shakes are absolutely sublime. I could sit here drinking them all day long. My comment is finished but I have to exceed 100 characters...

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 5 June 2022

We too had dinner here our first night in Granada, and it was very pleasant. As the name suggests and described by others, it had a number of plants inside in a garden setting that created a serene setting. Our server was great, and we...all enjoyed our meals. Six of us (4 adults and two children) ate for about $100. We would definitely return.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 11 April 2022 via mobile

We had dinner there on our first night in Granada, and couldn't have asked for a nicer first dinner there! Our server Jesus was very professional, and very attentive with great recommendations! The place itself is absolutely beautiful, with an awesome courtyard to dine in....The atmosphere is very Nicaraguan, and perfect for couples. My wife absolutely loved her Chimichurri with vegetables. I loved the taco pescado with the salsa picante!! I'd definitely go back again!More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 21 March 2022

I had been outside of Granada and Nicaragua for all of COVID, two years, so I was pleasantly surprised to find the Garden Cafe still open, looking beautiful as ever, and featuring a new and creative menu. The shakshouka was lovely, my favorite breakfast, and...the poached eggs over veggies, quinoa and beans was equally delish and very generous. Damien and Xiomara continue to run a wonderful oasis with good eats and fast, friendly service.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 20 March 2022

Over the course of 8 years have eaten here 6 times. The food and service has been excellent with fair prices.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

Excellent all around. A great atmosphere next to a beautiful garden. The food was wonderfully prepared and delicious. All in my party were impressed as well. Will be back for sure to try more menu items while staying here in Granada.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

Fabulous breakfast Cafe in the heart of Granada. I had the power B breakfast and it was one of the best I've ever had in my travels. My friend had a delicious plate of waffles and the other friend had a wonderful omelette. The Wi-Fi...was 40/20 and the coffee was decent. We will be returning soon.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 July 2021

We visited in July 2021 for lunch and were pleased to see that covid-19 measures are in place - all people entering for food service are requested to go directly to the well-equipped sink near the restrooms and wash their hands. All staff wear masks,...tables are distanced even the check is delivered in a small metal can. The food was as delicious as any other time we have visited. The ambience is comfortable and the products diverse. Would recommend for a meal or a coffee or to buy from the crafts and gifts many of which support local groups.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 17 July 2021 via mobile

We love the garden cafe! During our time in Granada, we’ve visited many times and every time is so delicious. The restaurant is SO cute and even has a little gift shop with local goods. The food is seriously so good and we come here...whenever we want something delicious.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 18 June 2021 via mobile

The Garden Cafe is a fantastic option for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I have only positive comments - great food, excellent staff, beautiful setting and atmosphere, and very reasonable prices. I would recommend this restaurant to anybody visiting Granada. You will definitely go back. A...special thank you to the staff who allowed me to practice my Spanglish ;)More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 25 May 2021 via mobile

We went there every single day of our 3-days-stay in Granada and never got disappointed. From breakfast to dinner, each meal we chose was delicious :-) Prices are a bit higher than at other places but it is really worth it. The atmosphere is just...great, staff is very friendly and attentive.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Yes, it has a full bar and really cold beer!
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I am not aware of any rented rooms at the Garden Cafe. For long term stays I would suggest contacting either GPS or the Vista Mombacho Apartments in Granada.
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Yes, The Garden Cafe offers takeaway services.

Yes, The Garden Cafe is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

The Garden Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5