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El Bocadito Tapas y Cervezas

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Del mercado, 50 m al Norte | Barrio Centro, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
+505 8440 2591
08:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for an anniversary meal for a bit of a treat. The service was excellent, our waiter (I think also the owner) spoke great English and was patient with my awful Spanish. The food was great - especially the ceviche de pescada - and it was fairly priced too, for 6 tapas and quite a few drinks it came... More 

Thank Mark B
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I had almost everything on the menu and it was amazing!!!! The octopus, the meat, the chicken, the hummus, the calamari, the falafel and the margarita! Loved it all! The owner was so humble and kind he served us and talked to us a lot. Great experience would definitely come back again!

Thank Michelle W
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The moment you walk in the Spanish owner welcomes you with a pleasant smile. We had so many delicious plates, but the fillet mignon with Gorgonzola was our favorite.

Thank Diogo R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food, very attentive staff and great cocktails. Really enjoyed it and would highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank Nathaniel C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

El Bocadito serves authentic Spanish dishes. The owner is Spanish and has several years of experience as a chef in Spain and Germany (as so he speaks English and German) Nice place with good service en very nice food. We ordered a tasteful bottle of real Spanish white wine. Clean toilets!

Thank Anieke
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good tapas. Great service and beautiful ambiente. The owner was very friendly and speaks also english. Would always recommend it. :)

Thank Alice H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is delicious authentic service better impossible the owner makes you feel like home recommended 100%the pulpo is yumm all the tapas with a tempranillo that's all you need follow by good seafood

1 Thank Maria D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

This place offers Spanish and Lebanese tapas. The owner is Spanish, and the food is authentic. The portions are slightly small (well, they are tapa/racion size) given the prices (for Nicaragua), but the quality is very good and they were delicious. They are specialized in sea food dishes. It was one of the best meals I had in the country.... More 

1 Thank rbravo
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Great price and selection and love the tapas model. The filet in Gorgonzola sauce is my favourite. Less than $40 for 2 people including 4 drinks,2 desserts, tax and tip. Highly recommend

1 Thank gapound
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I used to work with Spaniards so I missed their great apps at parties. The spanish omelette is to die for amongst many other options. you are crazy not to order their sangria. Isabel had only been there for a few months and was great. She hand muddled all unique fruit (cantelope, grape) for my sangria. hands down the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Spanish, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del mercado, 50 m al Norte | Barrio Centro, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 8440 2591
El Bocadito offers a delicious fusion of Spanish tapas, world recipes and tropical ingredients. It is a perfect place for a drink on the terrace and a taste of some of the best tapas this side of the atlantic. As well as Spanish, we offer many global flavours including Greek Tzatziki, Lebanese Kefta, Middle Eastern Hummus, and even Mexican Guacamole. Catering for all budgets you can try any of the dishes on the menu as a tapa/snack, a half portion or a full dish making for an experimental and exceptional meal. Come and eat with us and get ready to be surprised and delighted.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?