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Cafe de las Sonrisas

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De la Iglesia de la Merced 1/2 cuadra hacia el lago., Granada 43000, Nicaragua
+505 8559 8315
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07:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 16:00
Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tio Antonio has provided deaf children with a sense of purpose in their life and accomplishment. These teenagers were some of the nicest people i have met very respectful kind and with a attitude of service, the food at the cafe was amazing and the hammocks they make and sell are of the best quality. These young adults are very... More 

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Plano, Texas
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tio Antonio has created a special place in the heart of Granada. The food was amazing and the service was outstanding! Such a great cause! A Must See place during any stay in Granada!

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Thank BeachFront2015
Upminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely food! Great juices! Different and welcoming environment with sign language signs on the wall.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The real fruit juice here is amazing! Service was great and we even purchased a couple hammocks from next door! This is a fabulous initiative!

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1 Thank KRiS10_WooD
British Columbia
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27 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Everyone here has a smile! A wonderful project to support the hearing impaired people in the community. We spent an hour here looking at the various projects, participating in the weaving and purchasing a small hammock. We then had a small tastey lunch, served with lots of smiles. If you are interested in supporting those with disabilities, I would highly... More 

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Thank lauba
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very nice little cafe. Didn't realize at first that the staff was hearing impaired, but they understood everything perfectly, then I noticed the helpful sign language basics they had on the wall.

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Thank Tyler O
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

It was good to be served nice fresh food by hearing impaired staff - how they get round the potential problems this causes? Go, try , and see for yourself!!!!

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Thank 1John_P1
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for a late lunch. Very simple menu, but the food was very good. It is run by a group of people who are hearing impaired, so it is totally a worthwhile cause.

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1 Thank sd_abey
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Food was good, people were friendly when we reached out. Others here have mentioned that there wasn't much interaction and I can see how that could be true if the customer doesn't choose to interact. Especially if the staff is sight or hearing impaired. Good quality merchandise. Good "story" but a business first and foremost and they do well fulfilling... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Very cool atmosphere and idea. People were so friendly. Food was great. Beautiful hammocks. The bunny in the garden was very entertaining!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 16:00
Thursday
07:00 - 16:00
Friday
07:00 - 16:00
Saturday
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De la Iglesia de la Merced 1/2 cuadra hacia el lago., Granada 43000, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +505 8559 8315
Description
Cafe of Smiles is staffed by deaf staff

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