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Ave 2 NO 2 1/2 blocks north of Parque Ruben Dario, across from Lazybones Hostel | Parque Ruben Dario 2 1/2 Cuadras Al Norte, Leon +505, Nicaragua
+505 2311 0756
07:00 - 23:30
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Stanford, California
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for dinner -had the tomato and coconut tilapia which was not bad, friend got a plate of salad with raw beets and greens and a plate of pasta a la Chef Boyardee.The garden itself is in a state of disrepair (sandbags and garbage in some corners). Wine list is OK. The staff,while very pleasant and helpful,are a bit... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because of high ratings in our guide book. We ordered the pizza and it was just about the worst pizza we had ever had. Very poor quality crust (unless you like a thin crust pizza that is doughy) and almost no taste. On the other hand the service was poor. Seriously the atmosphere was pretty good... More 

Thank phillip759
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely locale In a back yard which makes you feel like you are in the midst of a jungle with tall trees and scattered tables. Loved the ambience! Unfortunately, it took them forty some odd minutes to prepare a beet salad that had no dressing. The waiter dropped off vinegar and oil and walked off. The menu has a wide... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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275 reviews
224 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So much potential here but it is squandered! Gorgeous private patios to eat in and HUGE back outdoor area that is lovely. HOWEVER, we ordered our meals and waited over an hour for them. I ordered the pesto penne with chicken. It was pretty good but def no pesto flavor at all. Limonada drinks are nice and they can be... More 

Thank crocuslover
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

Walked by this place several times before deciding to go in on a recommendation of a friend. On one side it looks fine dining and on the other is a bakery. But if you walk through the bakery to the back, the space opens up into a beautiful restaurant. We just went for drinks, early evening. We were one of... More 

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sanders c, Gerente at El Mediterraneo, responded to this review

Good day. Thank you very much for your good comment, we thank you very much for your comments and we are very willing to improve to serve you much better. We hope to have your visit again and that you can check that we have improved thanks to your comment. Greetings. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely patio but slow service. Ordered our food then waited OVER AN HOUR only to find that they'd misunderstood and only brought out one small pizza for the two of us! We asked if they could supplement it with a salad or something but the waiter said we'd have to wait quite a while (at least he was honest!) so... More 

Thank Natalie A
sanders c, Gerente at El Mediterraneo, responded to this review
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Hola, Disculpa por la espera ese día teniamos tres reservaciones y una era muy grande de 28 personas por lo... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The lobster paella was delightful and our server was very helpful with explaining the dishes in English .... Area outside restaurant wasn't very pretty but easily got a taxi back to hotel....

Thank Corey P
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Find another restaraunt. Overpriced food. Pizzas were undercooked. Vegetables tasted funny. Everything was mediocre. They didn't have half of the items on the menu. We like to eat out a lot and don't mind spending money on a good meal. This was not a good meal. I don't write reviews, but it bothers me that this is a recommended restaraunt.... More 

Thank Marika R
Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Went here for a nice, quality dinner out in Leon the other week, and was so surprised by the lack of quality and the price obscurities. Ordered a "pichel" of sangria for my partner and I that turned out to be two glasses of sangria. The pichel was triple the price of the cost of two glasses. Then came the... More 

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New York, NY
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70 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

The restaurant opens at 11am. We arrived at 2pm and ordered lunch: fish for one person, pizza for the other. We waited an hour for the food. An HOUR. We were the only people there. Fortunately, the pizza was amazing which made the wait almost worth it. Almost.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, International, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave 2 NO 2 1/2 blocks north of Parque Ruben Dario, across from Lazybones Hostel | Parque Ruben Dario 2 1/2 Cuadras Al Norte, Leon +505, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: +505 2311 0756
Listed in Lonely Planet and Moon guides.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?