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Restaurante El Zaguan

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Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de Catedral de Granada, Granada 505, Nicaragua
+505 2552 2522
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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South Carolina
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41 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stopped in for lunch as we were touring around Granada, Nicaragua. This is a nice clean restaurant. Brick oven/grill. Service was great. The specialty appeared to be beef so we all had steak. Served with the expected sides, plantains, rice, salad, bread, potatoes. Beef was cooked as requested and the meal was very good. Entrees we ordered were $18.50 US.... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went based on very good reviews but it did not meet our expectations. The food and service was okay but not good enough to be fine dining which is how they are priced.

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Thank rebecca b
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I usually never write reviews, but I feel that today I receive the worst service! I went to el Zaguán for dinner following advise from people at TripAdvisor, seems like a nice place to have dinner from the outside. I order Churrasco maya after taking a look at the menu. My first thought was hmm higher than a steak house... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The prices are as high as in the States, but the experience rivals any fine dining anywhere. You could cut the steak with a butter knife, the plantains and cheese are grilled to perfection, and they make the best refried beans I have ever tasted. The service is impeccable, the wine list extensive, and the atmosphere intimate and warm. Great... More 

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Thank Patricia C
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great place, food and service. We had issues finding food around, but this place was very nice. Highly recommended.

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Thank Joel R
Newcastle, Australia
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Steaks Aussies would be proud of. Coupled with a Malbec red. And great service. Could not recommend highly enough.

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Thank SBILLR
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on our last evening and everything was delicious. The Churrasco was cooked perfectly and the chimichurri sauce was great. Our table also had the steak wrapped in bacon and the Parrillada - both were excellent. Pitchers of sangria were replenished quickly and the service was very good. The one drawback is that we sat in the courtyard... More 

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Thank Zach A
San Jose, Costa Rica
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went because a friend recommend the place to us. It is a very nice place and had a lot of people that is always a good sign. The prices are one of the highest of the city, so that is not that attractive, considering there are other steak houses for lower prices, but apart from that the food was... More 

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Thank Javier R
Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed this restaurant very much after an intense hike that day! We needed a healthy, filling meal and nice ambiance. The location delivered on all counts. We had fish (sea bass) cooked two different ways and of course Tona beer. Our waiter was fun, upbeat, and helpful!

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Thank jlmichelson
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Disappointing steakhouse. My husband's tenderloin tasted "strong" and I had a vegetarian grilled vegetable plate. Our 3 year old was my happy either with her fish sticks. Overall our waiter was very nice, efficient service and friendly. The "host/manager" was not particularly pleasant. He seated us at the worst table. Maybe it was due to my 3 year old daughter.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Latin, South American, Central American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Detras de Catedral Granada | Detras de Catedral de Granada, Granada 505, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +505 2552 2522

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