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El Mexicano

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De la Doctora Rizo 75 Vrs al Este 505, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 3732
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very nice diner in this restaurant. The staff was friendly and clearly explained the different meals. Very tastefull food, unfortunately it is closed on Sunday, otherwise we would have eat there again.

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Thank RosaMarja
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually ate here two times in one day, for lunch and dinner. The place family owned and the staff is very friendly and helpful. The food was really good and authentic and although we kept bombarding them with questions (about the dishes, vegetarian options and lactose free variations) they were happy to explain and oblige. Highly recommended!

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Thank Petri B
Palm Springs, California
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Sometimes on the road you just NEED a good Mexican food FIX and this fine eatery is great for that with a varied selection and good food at very fair prices and a warm and gracious English speaking Nica host who used to live in Northern California USA Try it.

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Thank LS M
Eduars E, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su opinion, nos alegra mucho que alla sido de su agrado. Estamos para servirle. More 

Matagalpa, Nicaragua
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Good for couples and small groups. Don't take a big crowd. The staff are really great! Order the nachos as an appetizer.

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Thank Sebastian_Quigley
Eduars E, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su opinion, nos ayuda a seguir adelante. Siempre es un gusto poder servirles. Gracias nuevamente More 

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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place and good value. The service was always fast. I went to have dinner here three times and it was always good. I recommend it.

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Thank Knocr
viajero1510, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por visitarnos siempre es un gusto poder servirles. Los esperamos en su proxima visita a Matagalpa, Nicaragua. More 

Bradenton, Florida
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We ate here our first night in Nicaragua. The food was decent but nothing spectacular. We were the only ones in the restaurant that night.

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Thank playa4ever
Eduars E, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su opinión nos ayuda a mejorar esperamos regresen y poder mejorar su opinión respecto a nosotros. Muchas... More 

Baltimore, Maryland
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I went in with high hopes, but unfortunately this one didn't really do it for me. The staff were friendly, which was nice. You don't get that everywhere. The food came quickly, but it was just average. No real flavor, no spice. Kind of like Mexican food made in the style of Nicaraguan food (bland). I had the quesadilla and... More 

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Thank asjarrell
Eduars E, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión nos ayuda a mejorar espero y si regresas un día nos brindes la oportunidad y... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We were a group of 5, went their in the evening. There was only another table with 2 people. We had to wait more than 1 hour before the waitress came to ask if we had enjoyed the food. We simply answer we still had not be served... she was sorry and simply say she forgot our plates in the... More 

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Thank CeriseMarine
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Owner try to be friendly but food is terribly wrong. I went there at 3 occasions and it always appeared warm on the outside ....but so cold, flavourless and bland inside. I t is not worth, stick to Nica food...

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Thank Louis D
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión y desde tu primera visita nos hubiera gustado saber que no te gusto para mejorarlo.... More 

Abilene, Texas
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This country has opened up to Mexician and Amercian food this place has fresh food and it good and the price is very good

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Thank chowdog101
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su visita y su opinión. Siempre es un placer poder atenderlos. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
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: De la Doctora Rizo 75 Vrs al Este 505, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
  • Phone Number: +505 2772 3732

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