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Espressonista Specialty Coffeebar and Restaurant

$$ - $$$Cafe, European,
Calle Real Xalteva 609 | New Opening Times Wed-Sun 12 Noon-8. 30pm, Granada 14052, Nicaragua
+505 2552 4325
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good11%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, European, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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LOCATION
Calle Real Xalteva 609 | New Opening Times Wed-Sun 12 Noon-8. 30pm, Granada 14052, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I invited my best friend to Espressonista for her birthday dinner on the last day of our trip to Nicaragua. The place was calm and distinctive, beautifully decorated. Staff was kind, discreet and generous. I had the octopus as an entrée. I think it is...More

Thank Élodie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been trying to go to Espressonista for over a year. Every time we have been in Granada they were closed. We were so excited to find out today it was open so we raced down from our nearby hotel to check it out....More

Thank RonTravelsTheWorld
Andres L, Manager at Espressonista Specialty Coffeebar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RonTravelsTheWorld, thank you for apreciating our decor, desing and recognising the importance of quality regarding ingredients and even the difficutlty of resourcing them. We suggested for you and your company to move as an option, for your own comfort. We are suprised that you...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

I think the right description for this restaurant is boutique restaurant as inside there are some fancy clothes, piece of awesome furniture, collectibles to sell. The atmosphere is the place is tasteful as the food they serve.

1  Thank PaperogaArchimede
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

While traveling, my friends and I had a wonderful dinner date at Espressonista! The food was absolutely delicious - best dinner in Granada, hands down. We shared a couple plates & even had a craft beer, which I was quite excited for. And if that's...More

1  Thank Holly F
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Espressionista is a gem. Andrés is a special host, with a great eye and a business that's one of the best in the country. Featuring a tasteful curation of Nicaraguan and cosmopolitan dishes, yummy locally sourced coffee, good desserts and cocktails, and personal attention that's...More

1  Thank Steakerico
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Entering Espressonista is like entering a new world: Colonial architecture meets up-cycled furniture meets latin american art meets the perfect lighting meets good music. Come for lunch and dinner to enjoy the best food in the whole country: what about a Vegetarian Lasagna, a delicious...More

1  Thank lucky_luke696969
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Someone once said, “we don’t meet people by accident. They are meant to cross our paths for some reason.” That is how we felt after stumbling into the chic and sexy Espressonista in Granada and meeting owner, Andres. Simply walking into this coffeebar is an...More

1  Thank MeylaTaryn
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We ate at Espressionista for dinner on our last night... we were so excited after all the great reviews... and it was awful. For 4 people, it cost $160!!!! More than we spent on food the rest of our trip combined! And we left hungry....More

2  Thank EEM1
Andres L, Owner at Espressonista Specialty Coffeebar and Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear EEM1, I am sorry that everything was awful to you and for all 4 people. For 4 people 160USD is 40 USD per person. For this price you had a starter, a main dish, wine and beers, dessert and the coffee. As with the...More

Reviewed 13 July 2017

This is a very unexpected gem in Granada. The dinner we had was a real delight and offered a unique, modern take on traditional dishes. The vigoron we had here was to die for! It's a small place, so if coming for dinner on a...More

1  Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Situated right across from the main park it is ideal fir people watching and relaxing withs nice cup of coffee or smothies. They have indoor and outdoor seating. Breakfast is American style which was welcome specially if you wanted something other than local food. I...More

Thank Michelange M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$17
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:50 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:50 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:50 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:50 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:50 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Real Xalteva 609 | New Opening Times Wed-Sun 12 Noon-8. 30pm, Granada 14052, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada
  • Phone Number: +505 2552 4325
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Description
Modern environment in a neoclassical property constructed in 1886. We've forged a relationship with Nicaragua's best coffee producers to provide you with an excellent cup. High altitude, shade grown boutique crops yield coffees with a crisp and balanced acidity, roundness, sweetness and rich chocolate-like brews. These farmers know what they do. The poetry is ever intended at Espressonista. On your table we serve local, slightly smoked ham. The brie, the camembert and manchego are also from Masatepe and Matagalpa. Organic lettuce, baby asparagus and other greens from Ticuantepe. Chez nous, we know where everything comes from. We bake our own pastries and breads, make our own ice creams, brew our own beer. We love food, drink and good company. Join us!
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