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Restaurante Vivian

) #17 of 66 Restaurants in San Juan del Sur $$ - $$$ Seafood,
Calle Paseo Del Rey, Avenida Costera A Orillas Del Mar, San Juan del Sur 505, Nicaragua
+505 2568 2442
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
Seafood, Central American
$$ - $$$
Calle Paseo Del Rey, Avenida Costera A Orillas Del Mar, San Juan del Sur 505, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Get a generous serving of super tender pulpo and the steak! The staff were kind and attentive. Dinner came with seafood broth to start "on the house" that I'm still craving.

Thank ShastaShardae
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stay away from this place. It looks very nice and they have a couple of girls trying to lure you in, but the food is simply horrible! There were 4 of us in our party and ordered the fried fish and it was completely dry...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Large selection of seafood but they also have chicken & pastas. Located right on the beach, great for people watching, happy hour and just hanging out. Very good food, perhaps a bit pricey but location location location is the key. Excellent and attentive service.

Thank Nicaonions
Reviewed 28 May 2017

I like this place. Similar to El Timon, less crowded, less expensive for the same great food! And all on the beach in a traditional Nica setting.

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious. The service was fantastic. The location was amazing. Our dinner table was set on the beach at sunset. We had a perfect view of the Christo statue and the rest of the beach. We ordered about 5 appetizers and 4 drinks...More

Thank Karla P
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

It's a good restaurant on the beach. The food is good but the prices very high.. service good... good cocktails and good music

Thank Simona A
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We went here as part of a group. The restaurant was not particularly busy. Service was not particularly great, some members of the group had to wait ages to receive their drinks. The cocktails we ordered as 'frozen', were not and fairly tasteless. The food...More

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We went here for sunset drinks and also got some chicken wings to accompany the beers. They were completely uncooked inside as the meat was pink and raw. We told the weighting staff but nothing was done. Really wouldn't recommend this place, the bar next...More

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

You can find cheaper food inland a little but priced right for the beach. Food was very good. Had a delicious grilled squid.

Thank PZF
Reviewed 25 March 2017

A great spot to sit and watch sunsets, the drinks are cold and the apps are tasty. Very friendly staff. I will be back. Thank You

Thank Beachbum_LN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Central American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Paseo Del Rey, Avenida Costera A Orillas Del Mar, San Juan del Sur 505, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 2568 2442
  • E-mail
Open since 1980, Vivian Restaurant offers visitors the port of San Juan del Sur a selected menu of seafood cuisine of good taste and quality. Mrs. Vivian and her son, are the soul that guarantee customers good service and attention that Vivian Restaurant offers.
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