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El Garabato Cafe y Antojitos

Los Robles, Hotel Seminole 2 1/2c. al sur | Del Hotel Seminole 2 1/2c al Sur., Managua 34510, Nicaragua
+505 2278 3156
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
5 Jun 2017
“Beautiful garden, great vibe, fun crowd”
6 May 2016
“Killer patio, 2 4 1 drinks on Friday, watch your bill!”
Restaurant Hours
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Los Robles, Hotel Seminole 2 1/2c. al sur | Del Hotel Seminole 2 1/2c al Sur., Managua 34510, Nicaragua
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11 - 20 of 24 reviews

Reviewed 11 March 2013

This was our 3rd time at this restaurant. The first two visits were great! The reason we chose to eat here while in Managua on Valentine's Day 2013. The restaurant was not busy when we first arrived. Our waiter didn't speak English so ordering wasn't...More

1  Thank BMerrill
Reviewed 1 November 2012

Good to hear Bohemian music and hand around with friends in a casual setting including a nice large patio. Food is pretty standard.

Thank Juan C
Reviewed 24 July 2012

i was lucky enough to visit el garabato on a rare evening. tango night. apparently, there is a certain day (either wednesday or thursday) during the month where you can take free tango lessons under the tutelage of an asian tango dancer. strange? of course....More

1  Thank ElCheleNica
Reviewed 10 May 2012

The restaurant has a great atmosphere - outdoor sitting, nice interior, pleasant music. The food is typical nicaraguan, which I'm not the greatest fan of, but if you want to get inside the country's cuisine, it is the best place. My favourite thing about El...More

Thank Jane G
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Like many restaurants in Managua, you can sit in the open air. Opted for the many appetizers instead of a main meal, which was largely either filet or fajitas, of beef or chicken. Enjoyed the nacatamal, which is a tamale in a banana leaf and...More

Thank Explorer_from_Boston
Reviewed 2 December 2011

We had a good time for a couple of beers. The best place to do so is the restaurants garden. Unfortunately, there is no service available in the afternoon, only inside the restaurant is possible to have drinks and food service.

Thank quadra4
Reviewed 10 May 2011

On Monday April 19th. I was invited by friend to have dinner in this Rest.First time ever and bottom line I really enjoyed. I was surprised that our waiter set up our red vine in a bucket(like the white). i think it was ok due...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 9 January 2011

If you want to taste the best national food and purchase fine handicraft works in Nicaragua... visit El Garabato in Managua. Thanks to Odili and her wonderful staff for the creation of this relaxing place!!! Familia Henríquez-Porras.

Thank rhenriquezg
Reviewed 29 November 2010

I LOVE el garabato! I went there not too long ago. Being a vegetarian it is hard to pick out things without meat but since their menu is in english and specifically indicates which are vegetarian, it was a breeze. The feeling of the restaurant...More

Thank bibitrot
Reviewed 14 September 2010

.. one day - and not so good the other day. A dinner there - filete de res en salsa jalapena - was so good so i went back there hungry at lunch time 2 days later and ordered the same thing. But ti my...More

1  Thank Hans L
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9 February 2017|
Response from Ivan Ernesto S |
Buenas tardes los precios varían de acuerdo a los platos fuertes entre $9.50 a $23 Boquitas entres $7 para compartir un mega surtido Garabato $35 Cervezas Nacionales $1.25 Promociones diario de 3 a 8 pm. Happy hour en... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Los Robles, Hotel Seminole 2 1/2c. al sur | Del Hotel Seminole 2 1/2c al Sur., Managua 34510, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Managua Department  >  Managua
  • Phone Number: +505 2278 3156
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