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La Gran Francia

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Esquina sureste del parque, Granada, Nicaragua
505) 552-6002
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birmingham
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179 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Nicaragua from Costa Rica on a Tour. We had lunch at this restaurant which was included in the tour price. The food was enjoyable and well presented. However, a waiter came around and said 'would you like a beer?' to which we all said yes, after we had eaten he came around and asked for payment! We... More 

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Thank growolddisgracefully
Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

My husband and I stayed here twice. Once with another couple and once with his mother and a friend. Both stays were very good. We love the interior and history behind the hotel. Our first stay, we had the suite on the bottom floor. HUGE bed and beautiful furnishings! The breakfast was also very nice in the mornings.

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Thank Cristina M
San Jose, Costa Rica
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The rooms are always spotless, the sheets are so soft, wifi in every room, breakfast is included and made to order. My husband likes modern, I like historic. This boutique hotel has both. The staff is consistently attentive and Juan greets us like old friends now. If we need anything, taxi, directions, a tour (loved Laguna Apoyo and the horse... More 

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San Francisco Peninsula
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250 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Beautiful setting in an old colonial house. I sat outside under a ceiling fan with a garden view. It was peaceful and lovely. Lunch was a salad, fish fillet (no bones) grilled w garlic and butter - fantastic! and was served with vegetables, rice and a little cup of minced garlic in drawn butter. I used this for dipping bread,... More 

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Granada, Nicaragua
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The setting, old spanish colonial Casona will take you back in Time as it is the same Original house from the 1800's, beautiful Wood furniture, Old Beautiful painting and sculptures are just astonish, the waiter Juan was attend and courtois and the food was by far the best i ever had, all 3 courses. Ask for the Macua, Nicaragua national... More 

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Chinandega, Nicaragua
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

The restaurant was just superb. The place is an old colonial house with a marvelous garden and mahogany furniture. The cuisine was exquisite. Ask for the sangría!

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hialeah, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

I visted this restaurant as part of a Nicaragua tour i took from Costa Rica. I couldn't be any happier that the travel company hosting our tour chose them as our lunch retsaurant. We were part of a large group from a tour bus and there was still room left for other visitors at the restaurant. I was able to... More 

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Thank Henry M
Rotherham, England
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on a tour of Nicaragua from Costa Rica. We were starving by the time we arrived and our first impressions of the building were .. WOW! We were given bread first, which appeared stale, and butter which tasted like it had been frozen, so that wasn't good. I then had the pork, and it was gorgeous.... More 

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

We visited the La Gran Francia in April 2016 and the food was fantastic and our 2 waiters - Rolando & Juan were really polite & professional - A must go to if you visit Granada.

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Ottawa, Canada
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193 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

La Gran Francia restaurant is almost worth a visit just for the ambiance as it is set in what is one of the oldest properties in Grenada. The entire hotel represents a well-done restoration of an early colonial building. Unusual for Grenada the restaurant is not only air conditioned but has some interesting art work on its walls as well... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esquina sureste del parque, Granada, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: 505) 552-6002

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