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Cocina de Dona Haydee

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Latin, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
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Cuadro a Mano Derecha Despues Del 1 | casino Pharaons de Carretera A Masaya, Managua, Nicaragua
+505-2270-6100
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Charleston, South Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place offers a good variety of Nicaraguan cuisine, everything that I've tried here was delicious, it's a good place to taste some of the traditional local food.

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Thank Jcjasso
chatsworth,CA
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75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cab driver suggested I come here and he was spot on!! Although the Victoria Frost was C$45...which I feel is a little expensive, the food here is excellent. I would definitely return. I had the Sopa Abondigas followed by Filete Pollo with Jalapeno salsa...absolutely delicious. I should add the pollo comes with salad and rice...plenty for a lunch.

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Australia
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143 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been in Nicaragua for 2 years now and generally found, except for a few occasions, the traditional food to be uninspiring and overcooked. But here the food was delicious, despite being a typical nica menu. I would say the best traditional food I've had. You pay a little more than your standard locals joint, but you also get to... More 

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Thank LeeAnn M
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66 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Delicious traditional Nicaraguan food, one of the few places that has traditional dishes in a nice location. If you want to try traditional Nica food this is the place to go, it´s usually the first place where I take foreign friends. Breakfasts are really good too!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

We' been there with my wife on the first time and some friends on the next. Food is absolutely traditional with a first place for gallo pinto. The menu is extensive and the ambient reminds some places only showed in movies. The staff attends with traditional clothes. A little short on the beer's variety but is OK. Quality / prices... More 

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Cancun, Mexico
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72 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I am no expert on Nica food but we enjoyed our meal very much. My husband and I had the brochetas and the meat was so tender and tasty. I tried the typical bunuelos for desert (yucca and cheese mixture, for me tasty and unique). A definitely good spot to try new foods in a nice atmosphere. Air conditioned rooms... More 

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Thank dprez1984
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I tried some new dishes here: caballo Bayo was a lot of heavy metal, also chimichurri sauce which is minced parsely and garlic in olive oil slathered on a grilled steak. Heavy. I loved the semilla de jicaro drink.

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Thank Anne S
Brussels, Belgium
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

If you enjoy Central American food you should not miss this place. Typical nica food made out of good quality at good prices

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Hyderabad, India
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Beat expectations- the churassco was good as well as the Yuca Frita. Definitely worth visiting and having a nice Nicaraguan meal in the middle of Managua

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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Food- US standard you could eat anything and you can't go wrong. Try pio quinto, carne azada and queso frito.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Soups, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cuadro a Mano Derecha Despues Del 1 | casino Pharaons de Carretera A Masaya, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Managua Department  >  Managua
  • Phone Number: +505-2270-6100
Description
Nicaraguan traditional food

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