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De costada sur de mercado central, 2 cuadras al este, 1 cuadra al sur y 1/2 cuadra al este, Leon, Nicaragua
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Toronto, Canada
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130 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

I lunched there recently, sat in the area beyond the kitchen. I had a small bean soup, which I thought was a bit watery, expected it to be thicker. For the main course, Corazon de asado (grilled beef heart), over-cooked, seems to be the Latino way, bordered on shoe leather. Beef heart when prepared properly is very good and tender,... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This place is historical, is not fancy nor even cute but the food is really good! Beans soup is the highlight I dont even like beans but this is just soooooo good! Also in their menu you can find a lot of Nicaragua dishes such as "Boquitas" (entree) and side dishes, like "Baho", "Adobado" (pickled pork chops) and Udder! Yes!... More 

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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

I'm a bit reluctant about writing a review of this place on trip advisor as it is a truly wonderful authentic nicaraguan gem still undiscovered by tourists. But it being a family-run business I figure it's good to give them some costumers! You go here for the bean soup, that is really their speciality. I'm not a huge fan of... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2013

Family-run business a couple of blocks south east from the Cathedral / Central Market. The formal name is Mississippi, although everyone knows it as La Cucaracha. There is no sign, so look out for the open doors, tables inside and bustling kitchen at the back. For the coolest seating walk straight through the kitchen to the back terrace. What makes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Latin, Spanish
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De costada sur de mercado central, 2 cuadras al este, 1 cuadra al sur y 1/2 cuadra al este, Leon, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Leon

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