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Libelula Coffee Shop

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$$ - $$$
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Calle Ruben Dario | Iglesia San Francisco 1/2 C. Abajo, Leon, Nicaragua
+505 8493 4505
23:59 - 23:59
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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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524 reviews
280 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Small coffee shop located at 200 meters from the park, aside the Ruben Dario Museum. Ideal for an afternoon coffee with a dessert or a meal as a crepe or sandwich. Good for breakfast, lunch or dinner, if you´re in for a light and quick meal. Good service and good prices.

Leon, Nicaragua
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I love the atmosphere, they have a section with air-condition and is probably the most modernly designed café I have visited in León. The location is great and the street has a lot of little craft- and book stores. However I personally think they could offer a more varied range of foods, but all in all it lives up to... More 

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Oakland, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

A few locals led me to Libelula ....if you like excellent coffee in a fun setting, find your way there.

Thank DeniseKLove
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

I loved this coffee shop vibes and they serve very good coffee. It was very relaxing and perfect to take few hours out from exploring the city and just having a chat with friends or making arrangements for next travels. They have nice interior design and superclean toilets. They also serve food which i didnt have but i saw their... More 

Thank Kärt L
Stony mountain
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We were in Corinto on a cruise ship and booked a tour into Leon. Our guide took us here for lunch and we were all happy with his choice. We had pre-ordered fajita"s and were seated in the air conditioned room. This was a welcome change from the heat. The food and beer came in a timely fashion and was... More 

Thank m2mann
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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

For some reason, the day and time we stopped in, it took over 30 minutes for a single cup of coffee to appear! The coffee was good, but 30+ minutes?!?! Along with free wifi, the setting is nice and there's an air-conditioned room which is great to escape the heat of Leon. I'd try going there again to see if... More 

Thank Alyssa M
Bagram, Afghanistan
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

In my nearly 2 months in Leon, I have gotten coffee and eaten in Liberlula almost everyday enjoying the fabulously rich, smooth coffee, beautifully prepared food in a nice environment. The air conditioned room is a haven from the Leon's heat and the fountain room is partially open to the sky and kept very comfortable with quiet ceiling fans. The... More 

Thank Cecilia B
Ventura County Coast, California
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

This place is a little pricier than the local cafes, but the a/c is frigid ( in a good way) and the coffee drinks and smoothies were delicious. Try the peanut butter coffee shake. We didn't eat any food here, but it looked good too.

Thank trvldddy
New York, NY
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71 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We stopped here a few times for coffee and lunch and had mixed service. We were ignored once, taken good care of another time, and a third time we were sort of left to fend for ourselves. The food was good, but service was a bit lacking. Good spot for lunch or coffee or a cold drink after visiting the... More 

Thank NYCskydive
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Libelula is a beautiful café with good coffee and delicious pies. But what stopped me from going there more often, is the bad service. Very slow and some of them (especially the girls that stand at the counter) even pretty unfriendly. I also needed to use the internet for work, but most of the time it was not working. So... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
23:59 - 23:59
23:59 - 23:59
23:59 - 23:59
23:59 - 23:59
23:59 - 23:59
23:59 - 23:59
23:59 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ruben Dario | Iglesia San Francisco 1/2 C. Abajo, Leon, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: +505 8493 4505

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