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Los Ranchos

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Steakhouse, Central American, Latin, Spanish
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Bo Altagracia km 3 1/2 carretera sur | Montoya 3c al Oe, Managua 2461, Nicaragua
(505) 2660526
11:00 - 23:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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2,738 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,438 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015 via mobile

We were tired of Gallo pinto after 2 weeks in Nicaragua and Costa Rica and we saw the good reviews of this place so we decided to give it a try. It is quite expensive for what you get. The steak was good, not certainly the best I have had. The sides were fine nothing special. But the price really... More 

3 Thank HelenaGuerra
Miami, Florida
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

We have eaten at Los Ranchos quite a few times, it is our favorite restaurant in Nicaragua. The steaks (churrascos) are cooked absolutely perfect and their service is very good. They are very attentive to the customers. If you are in Nicaragua for a few days, make sure not to miss this place.

Thank M Z
Geneva, Switzerland
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219 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2014

We went there based on Trip advisor reviews which makes me wonder who is feeding into them as the food, if indeed it is rated one of the top 10 restaurants in Managua, it is underwhelming. The chirusco which everyone raved about was very average, the sides were second rate french fries and crispy plantains. Because we only had a... More 

2 Thank nutrinut
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

THE traditional Nicaraguan steakhouse. Frijolitos fritos amazing! & Churrasco is the go-to entree. w/chimichurri and I also ask for a side of salsa jalapeña to switch it up.

Thank PCBNicaUsa
Costa Rica
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

It is said to be one of the best meat restaurants. Its good but not awesome. The plates are big. The ambience is not that nice, however is always very crowded.

1 Thank adrialvarez
London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2014

Not too much to say other that this place has an old school Nicaragua feel with great service and sublime steaks. Even rolled out a TV for us to watch the Manny fight. Great food great service

Thank jamie s
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014

After hearing about this restaurant many times, we finally tried it on this trip. I was very disappointed with the quality of the meat served. It was not up to par with the ratings it has received. Come to find out later that the higher quality meat in Nicaragua is used for export.

3 Thank Milhval
Saskatoon, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014 via mobile

This was a very good place to eat we got the meat platter it was delicious I recommend trying this place out

Thank BDulle
Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Food was really good, esp. the grilled steak, which they are known for. Bread/salad were only so-so. Very attentive waiters. We'd go back for a special occasion.

1 Thank handrew62
Geneva, Switzerland
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

I loved it! The meet is as good as the service! Not much to say, typical decoration, attentive staff, amazing meat, I will go back for sure!

1 Thank Raphael F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Steakhouse, Central American, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bo Altagracia km 3 1/2 carretera sur | Montoya 3c al Oe, Managua 2461, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Managua Department  >  Managua
  • Phone Number: (505) 2660526

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