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Surfing Turtle Lodge Restaurant

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Caribbean, Peruvian, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Isla Los Brasiles, North of Poneloya, Poneloya Poneloya, Nicaragua
+505 8640 0644
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Lawrence, Kansas
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

After surfing and playing in the Pacific sun, it was great to take a break, recharge or unwind, with some Surfing Turtle eats! We had nearly everything on the menu. The 2lb whole fish catch of the day was my favorite. The prices were also really reasonable.

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Thank Amy S
Calgary, Canada
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150 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

As the lodge is used to sustain ecotourism, I understand the price of the food. Nothing fancy, and has a wide selection, and feeds you when you're hungry. I was at the lodge for 3 days ( and you can only eat there...) and was never elated nor disappointed with my meals.

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Thank Brittany J
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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

To get there you need to take a boat and horse and carriage. But it is worth it for sure! Beatifull beach, relax vibe, easy going people, friendly staff, good food. I for sure could stay there again for a few nights. There are rooms on the beach, a Large dorm of camp site.

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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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680 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

If you stay in their lodge it's the only place to eat. The food is good but priecy. I didn't experience to long waiting times. Eveb around seven when everybody was ordering it took max 20min. The beers are 1.35$.

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Thank Graido
Sacramento, California
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91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Many of the reviews here are not favorable. But I enjoyed my meals here. And my food always came out in a timely manner - always within 20 minutes.

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Thank Doug_Doodle
Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Too expensive and not very tasty. The location is perfect but the food is really slowly prepared and many of the ingredients in the menu, you just don't get in your dish. The staff is really friendly though.

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Thank Sissel I
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Good presentation, very sub-par taste. Very slow service, and for a "restaurant" not good service at all.

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Thank Paul S
Copenhagen, Denmark
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2015

I really enjoyed eating a the Surfing Turtle Lodge Restaurant because the food was well presented and tasty. I love the Peruvian traditional dishes offered in the menu! Specially the freshness of the seafood.

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Thank Daniel O
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Not much to eat if your a vego, if your vegan forget about staying here. You will go hungry ............ .............

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2015

The only thing they cook good is chicken of fish. Everything is soaking in oil. Breakfast is very poor.

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Thank flovanL

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$13
Cuisine
Caribbean, Peruvian, Seafood, South American, Central American
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Isla Los Brasiles, North of Poneloya, Poneloya Poneloya, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Poneloya
  • Phone Number: +505 8640 0644

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