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Trattoria Argentina El Tinto - CLOSED

Carretera Masaya, Km. 13.5, Managua, Nicaragua
+505 2279 9153
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
20 Apr 2016
26 Oct 2014
“Kick it up a notch,(not the steaks)”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinian, South American
$$ - $$$
Carretera Masaya, Km. 13.5, Managua, Nicaragua
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Reviews (16)
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

I went with my wife with great expectations because this is and argentina grill, but the food was awful.

Thank PJZM
Reviewed October 26, 2014

The last three times we ate here, there seemed to be fewer people, which is a crying shame, because the steaks are excellent. Do I note the phrase El Ojo del dueno engorda las vacas. While the waiter is competent and attentive, ( he should...More

Thank chefgeraldManagua
Reviewed May 28, 2014

Yummy yummy in my hungry tummy! Im a huge meat eater and i can say the 'tiras de asado' or short ribs will require some hand action!! They are absolutley delicious!! As an appetizer if you like turnovers (empanadas) have one with meat and add...More

Thank Akelly80
Reviewed September 4, 2013

El Tinto is without a doubt the best Argentinian style steak you will eat in Managua. It is located somewhat away from the city, but it is worth the drive. The menu is small, just one page but very well designed. The starters are great,...More

1  Thank Gusifer
Reviewed July 8, 2013

this is the place that i was looking for since i move to Nicaragua, they have the BEST of the BEST Argentinan Turnovers, and also the best fresh pasta that you can have plase try a Turnover and then any pasta 3 cheese !

Thank Federico G
Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

This restaurant had a great atmosphere but had American prices. Not the reason you travel to Nicaragua. I paid $21 for a 12 oz New York strip and asked for medium. It came out like a piece of beef jerky. My nica friends advised me...More

Thank rudedogsurf
Reviewed September 25, 2012

My wife and are new to Managua (5 weeks since leaving the US) and live in Vera Cruz. We were pleased to find Trattoria Argentina not only close by, but with excellent food as well, in fact the first really excellent beef we have had...More

Thank Steve J
Reviewed April 13, 2012

We have enjoyed our meals before, but looking around it is not right that not too many people have yet discovered an honest restaurantur, the same staff, who remember what you like, and consistent excellent quality and good cooking. What more can you ask. We...More

Thank chefgeraldManagua
Reviewed February 19, 2012

Careful as you drive in, the entrance is steep. There is a terrace and garden at the rear, which is delightful for eating al fresco. Music from the old days is not loud and adds to the ambience. House wine is tasty, The meat is...More

Thank chefgeraldManagua
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Masaya, Km. 13.5, Managua, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Managua Department  >  Managua
  • Phone Number: +505 2279 9153
  • E-mail
Typical argentinian restaurant that offers different cuts of meat. Our most popular dishes are New York strip, skirt steak, flank steak, empanadas, chorizo and home made desserts. We have a wide selection of Argentinian wines. All main dishes are served with a selection of sides and our famous chimichurri.
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