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Barca de Oro

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End of town at rivermouth, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok Friday night , las Benitas, great day at mi rancho Del Mar, dinner? Thought try suyapa again? Closed Friday 6:00 are they crazy, dumb business only I Nicaragua! Pleasantly surprise went barco de pro, busy! Food fab had fillet pescado plancha! Excellent and coco camarones shrimp coconut excellent as well, prices reasonable and service good! The beer was cold!... More 

Thank leohairdresser13
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was fairly good, but nothing special. Also, the service was not very fast or reliable (they forgot several things my friend had ordered).

Thank Laura19456
Toronto, Canada
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were a group of 10 there for lunch and everyone raved about their meal. We ate on the covered porch overlooking the river, a picturesque setting. Service was great as well as they ensured we would get out on time for our 1:00 PM mangrove boat tour.

Thank neil155019
Port Alberni, Canada
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Great staff and food good value, fresh fruit and vegetable. Menu is full of fresh fish items, BBQ over would stove, pizza in wood oven.

Thank dingldorf2001
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

This is probably the more fancy spot in Las Penitas, although still fairly simple. We had dinner here...food was good, although a bit more expensive than other local spots. There is free wifi, which is handy. You can book a massage here for about $10 US. They have a nice terrace for eating or drinking.

Thank Don819
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

local restaurant owned and operated by a French, always busy, major renovations lately (which was overdue) food is okay.

Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We had an hour to kill after a boat tour so wandered in. It's a fun place. Great view of the beach. Sand under our feet. Pet parrot to keep us amused. We ordered lobster and a whole grilled fish. Both were fantastic. The fish was incredibly fresh, perfectly cooked and a very generous size. We were served two fresh,... More 

Thank barbeach R
Miami, Florida
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We had a couple of meals here while staying at the hotel. The food is good, the prices are reasonable for a tourist spot and the staff is friendly and attentive. The portions are huge for the main dishes.

Thank Adrian D
Cuenca, Ecuador
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Lovely location, and a fun seating plan, but the service was slow and unreliable, the food was not as expected.

Thank FamilyinEcuador
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We went to this place on recommendation of a hotel employee, the food was good, however the service was slow. We went there twice and on both occasions forgot something from our order. Drinks are cheap and food was good.

Thank Lellyonthego

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: End of town at rivermouth, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Las Penitas
This restaurant is in the Barca de Oro Hotel in Las Peñitas, Nicaragua. I wanted to leave a review about it and not the hotel because I did not stay in the hotel.

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