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Address: Granada, Nicaragua

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Fun to dine in one of the restaurants. ..

This is the street that has most restaurants, bars and some local street entertainment. It is fun to sit, al fresco and enjoy the local flavor. If you wish you can be serenaded... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 February 2015
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Elmhurst, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

This is the street that has most restaurants, bars and some local street entertainment. It is fun to sit, al fresco and enjoy the local flavor. If you wish you can be serenaded by strolling local musicians, for a tip (you help the local economy in the process ), buy cashews, hammocks, small pottery, etc.

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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2015

Check out this main street during the evening, it's completely safe to walk after dark. Most of the street is closed off to cars, so it's nice to walk along and check out all of the restaurants and bars. A great social scene at night!

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Chichiriviche, Venezuela
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

I am agree the houses are colorfull on this street the only thing which is nice... A night is backed with tourist...Every Bar/REstaurant has his own music than street noise begging kids and streetvenderos its impossible to have a nice dinner...Also on this this everything is well overpriced and by the way the best restaurants in Granada are (with one... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2015

There is a fancy ice cream shop, and that's fine, but i like whet the locals go. Apt 4 blocks toward the lake, on the left side is the Eskimo shop (Say 'Eskeemo' if you're asking someone about it). Pick you hand dipped ice cream flavor, and then ask them to make a milkshake out of it (batido). Great and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

This area is very touristic. There are many fancy western restaurants, bars and boutiques. And westerns getting wasted. Dozens of restaurant servers trying to convince you to come into their establishment. A bit annoying. On the positive side, beautiful architecture, a nice church and a cool mural down in the street.

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

The upper part of the street is pedestrians only and most visited, numerous restaurants and bars with outside seating. Also a few shops and a very good bakery. Further down the street there is motorised traffic, but wide shady pavements. Part way along is a big sports field where a number of baseball games were in progress when we visited.... More 

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Heredia, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2014

So many choices in this place, you'd be surprised on multiple ways. The setting is quite simple: a street filled up with people and tables (no room for cars) where shops around you fill up the air with all kind of smooth food scent, and so many friendly people you'll feel at home.

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Portland, OR, USA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2014

We didn't like Calle la Calzada...we referred to it as the Bourbon Street of Granada. Lots of restaurants and bars, some vendors, but not really much else, and the restaurant staff are pretty forward about trying to convince you to come into their establishment. Like, every two feet you're having to say "No, gracias" while someone shoves a menu at... More 

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Panama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2014

This is one of my favorite pedestrian avenues in all of Latin America. It is not the biggest by any means, but for a number of blocks it is full of activity. If you want a bar or restaurant, just go here and walk around. No need for taxis or anything like in many other places. My word of advice,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2014

Yes, this is very clearly the main tourist street of Granada. However, if you're willing to put up with some street vendors, beggars, and the occasional breakdancing group, it can be a beautiful street to sit outside, grab a few mojitos, and people-watch. For being super touristy the prices are very reasonable, particularly during "happy hour" in the afternoons (think... More 

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