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Restaurant El Mexicano

| From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
+505 2772 3732
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mole” (8 reviews)
“quesadilla” (11 reviews)
“beans” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
| From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
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Reviewed March 16, 2018

We ended up here after numerous recommendations and I can see why! We ended up going back a few more times before we left Matagalpa. The food is lovely, the owners and staff are great and friendly and they even subscribed to out YouTube Channel...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank justthreeamigos
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Food lacked flavor. Great owner and staff. But would not return. Look around town. There are worthy alternatives available.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank danar974
Reviewed January 20, 2018 via mobile

We are still sitting at the table. My wife and I are finishing our beer. Our children are playing with the owner's daughter and her dog. What a lovely little spot in Matagalpa! We chatted with the charming owners, had a relaxing lunch, and we...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank beinthisplace
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

My wife's chicken mole was very tasty & my fajitas we're good. Only place in Nicaragua where Tona costs more than Victoria. No pico de Gallo though. Very friendly. The owner's daughter's 16th birthday party was in a side room and she offered us free...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank mtkb44
Reviewed December 31, 2017

small menue keeps things simple but could do with more choices the couple that run it are very charming and speak english closes at 9pm

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank youngalistai
Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

My hostel recommended this place for the vegetarian options and after seeing the glowing reviews on TripAdvisor about the customer service I decided to go with a friend. Having never been to Mexico, I wouldn’t know what’s authentic or not, and had many questions about...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank efclara
Reviewed December 8, 2017

When you need a change from typical Nica fare, this place is great! The service is EXTREMELY friendly and welcoming. Entrees are $3 to $5, and include a variety of Mexican dishes made with fresh ingredients. The food was "cleaner" than typical American-style Mexican. The...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Laura J
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Had lunch here today. Blown away by the service and the quality of the food. They were able to accommodate vegan requests. Prices were very fair. Will try to get back there again before we leave.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank deb401
Reviewed October 22, 2017

This place is a solid place for clean, good food. And the owner has painted artwork on the walls, nice touches. Nice patio out back if it's not raining.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Dawn L
Reviewed October 2, 2017

As the title says, this restaurant serves great Mexican food and the best customer service I have received in Nicaragua. They aren't afraid to recommend you food on the menu and even they offered to my group a free drink to try it. If you...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Fernando O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$4
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | From Dr. Rizo 75 Vrs to the East, Matagalpa 61000, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
  • Phone Number: +505 2772 3732
  • E-mail
Chef 100% Mexicano Autentic Mexican Food
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