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Bambu Beach

North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“mahi mahi” (4 reviews)
“spaghetti” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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1 - 10 of 115 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place may be under new ownership...just be aware because the food we received did not look like the food in the pictures and this was not a good 4 star experience. I chose this restaurant based on trip advisor reviews but was disappointed. Orders...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Came here for a birthday dinner with 9 friends, set up a big table for us no problem. Its down the street a bit which is nice to get out of the bustle a bit. We had a mix of the seafood and pasta and...More

Thank Jason F
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Bambu has a varied menu of delicious food as well as daily specials. They're toward the end of the beach so you have the views but not the noise and tons of people. Great service, good value, don't miss it!

Thank Nicaonions
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in this restaurant for dinner while walking down the beach and it was a decent pick. Some of us had the house special of orange mahi-mahi and it had good flavor. I had the grilled mix which was pretty good. Some of the children...More

Thank Randy P
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Not too many options. The location is great though. Nice pool. Lots of seating. Wqitnstaff a d owner went above and beyond to ensure the customer has a good time.

Thank Erin_Mcgrail
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

A delightful evening with a bespoke meal cooked to order. Fresh seafood and vegetables ( meat available but not ordered) with recommendations from the interesting and charming Italian owner Paulo. Restaurant is on the front but further towards the river so easy to overlook despite...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 28 January 2017

This beachside restaurant is really nice for dinner at sunset. The shrimp were huge and the asian influence was unique and delicious. Service was excellent. The mint lemonade was refreshing and not too sweet.

Thank NDAdventurers
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

A hidden gem and a breath of fresh air compared to the rest of the backpacker type places in town. The food, the drinks, dessert even espresso were all done perfectly. Very casual beach place on the water... But with class. The music was a...More

Thank RezaTravels
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

I picked Bambu to proposed to my girlfriend ... they took so much care and gave us so much attention. I know that for our first anniversary we will come back.

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Bambu Beach is an incredible water front restaurant with a deep menu featuring a variety of ingredients, with something for everyone. The restaurant is a little more dressed up than buttoned down, compared with the other local restaurants. The drink menu is also one of...More

Thank KevinCoatsRaleigh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: North end of Beach, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: 505-5682-101
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