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Tranquilo Cafe

Little Corn Island | Between the 2 dive shops, Nicaragua
+505 8336 3068
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish tacos” (60 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
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Barbecue, American, Caribbean, Bar, Cafe, International, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Little Corn Island | Between the 2 dive shops, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is pretty good. A cool place to chill after a full beach day. I went with my friends and we enjoy our meal while we were having a cold ones. The music and the whole place its a "must be" in the islands

1  Thank Jose M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really cute cafe with good food! Would totally recommend. Also, it's a good place if you need to work on computer or else. Their wifi was pretty good :)

Thank Ella A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this place for a breakfast. There was a lot of choice, the service was good and fast. The smoothies were really nice and the price for the food was fair. Also the Wifi was fast and since it is one of the...More

Thank RdeJong7
Reviewed 19 August 2017

We visited Tranquilo often during our syrface intervals between dives...the food was always quick and delicious without being overly priced. Service was attentive and always willing to to help with a smile...

1  Thank RobertCrockett
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We ate here for brunch and it was delicious. We both ordered juice and it was the best juice we'd ever had. I can't remember what my husband had but I had something with hibiscus in it and it was life changing! You can also...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Relaxed and good vibe, good cocktails, food isn't the best but good enough. Nice location close to the beach.

Thank EWols
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Tranquilo (=quiet) is all but, offering a wide selection of food and drinks (and fast wifi), which makes it a very popular spot in the island.

Thank Lata67
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Nice beach bar to enjoy live drumming and dancing. Everyone was friendly. The drinks were cold and delicious.

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Good prices,nice breakfast (iced coffee was awesome). Nice healthy portions, we ordered 4 different dishes, all good.

Thank Will J
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Who does not like day drinking on vacation?! This place has a great vibe, cold drinks, and a perfect location. Stop by and enjoy your vacation on Little Corn!

Thank BoiseIdahoMike
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Little Corn Island | Between the 2 dive shops, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region  >  Corn Islands  >  Little Corn Island
  • Phone Number: +505 8336 3068
  • E-mail
Open for Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner, Tranquilo Cafe offers delicious and refreshing alternatives to the standard Central American "rice & beans" fare: Fresh Kingfish Ceviche, juicy Cheddar Cheeseburgers, catch-of-the-day Fish Tacos, marinated Chicken Fillet sandwiches, Quesadillas, House-made Chips and Guacamole, Vegetarian/Vegan options, and nightly Dinner Specials. With a recently added back-yard BBQ Smoker, we now feature succulent Baby Back Ribs, juicy Pulled Pork, and Mojo Chicken platters, along with our own BBQ sauce, and fresh made sides including our own fresh Corn Bread. Also featuring fresh brewed Nicaraguan Coffees (hot & iced varieties) and Espresso, fresh-made local fruit juice drinks, made-to-order fruit/yogurt Smoothies (including Minga's special; Banana-Avocado w/cinnamon and vanilla), daily-baked Cookies, Brownies, Banana Bread & Carrot Cakes, Ice Cream desserts, and much more. Famous for our Bonfire Parties, we're also the island night spot. A great laid back atmosphere, with a variety of music from all over the world (including local DJ Nights and live cultural music/dance groups). It's a terrific place to meet up with other fun-seeking travelers. Come early to our Happy Hour (5-7 pm), and check out the drink specials; Rum Punch, Sangria and many 2 for 1 rum drink deals. Also, the widest selection of imported beers on the island. Our deck is located right on the beach on the front side of the island, between the 2 dive shops, with a great view for sunsets and people watching.
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