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Cafe Desideri

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Central American, Italian, Cafe, South American
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Beach Front, Nicaragua (Formerly Italian Restaurant)
+505 8412 6341
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 21:00
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Warsaw, Poland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We had a delicious day's special (green salad from own garden - awesome! and Thai style fried fish) plus the only real drink in Nicaragua ;) Simple Nica libre tasted great the due to better ice and quality rum inside. The waitresses were gorgeous, helpful and smiling. They have lovely view for sunrise and sunset too! I also left my... More 

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1 Thank Bullvan
Ixelles, Belgium
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123 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Food was good but menu no so large. The place may be owned by Italians it is not Italian food at all. Service was slow and a bit average. Second best option on lci

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Thank Romain1136493
Calgary, Canada
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant on the beach. The seafood is tasty and DC the bartender makes a good cocktail. I like that they invite musicians to play and their hammocks and chairs on the beach are a great touch.

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2 Thank Shaxspear
Piqua, Ohio
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

During our week on LCI, we ate two evening meals and two breakfasts here. Very accommodating staff and especially the Canadian owner/partner who seemed to be there all hours of the day. There were six of us and they somehow always found a way to seat all of us together without any wait, by moving some of their regulars around.... More 

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1 Thank BWiley8
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

Best food on the island and very reasonably priced. All the staff are lovely. Free wifi and iPads if needed.

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1 Thank Hilary C
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant in the heart of Little Corn. Owned by a couple, husband is from Italy. Menu has a wide range of offerings, from seafood, comfort food, healthy food, to vegetarian options as well. We tried multiple items, including authentic Vietnamese drip coffee, freshly squeezed passion fruit juice (with seeds and pulp!), King Fish Carpaccio with fresh homemade bread, and... More 

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2 Thank Lindsey C
Venezia
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

I have been here once and since then every single day! What can I say? Best coffee, great service, friendly people, nice atmosphere. The detail here is really been taken care of. The quality of food and the wine complete a dream place. I will be back ...

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1 Thank Elisabettaamadi
Burnaby, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Best deserts on the island. Have iPads for use if you didn't bring a device. Great food good prices.

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1 Thank Geoff C
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Great place to hang outside and inside, lovely hammocks and a swing chair, nice people, friendly place to have day or evening drinks or to have lunch. Has free wifi.

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Thank jomarzbar
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

Great ocean front coffee/ cafe/ dinner place. Friendly owner always hanging around and nice, helpful employees. Best French press coffee on the island abd good wi fi. Hit up bartender DC for a great drink!!!

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3 Thank Jordan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Central American, Italian, Cafe, South American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Front, Nicaragua (Formerly Italian Restaurant)
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region  >  Corn Islands  >  Little Corn Island
  • Phone Number: +505 8412 6341

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