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The Lazy Turtle Restaurante & Hotelito

Water Front, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
+505 8546 7403
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (7 reviews)
“fish sandwich” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Mexican, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Water Front, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
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1 - 10 of 76 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This burger is one of the most North American burgers you will find. Not the best burger of all time (really people)....but darn excellent for Nicaragua.....land of rock hard, unseasoned, mini-meatballs on a tiny bun and not much else. We had the Canadian burger with...More

Thank Bar_none_travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second review of this establishment and the only reason I gave it four instead of 5 stars is that we havent stayed here. BUT, the nachos are seriously the best I've ever had. Val and Ryan are the owners and are great...More

Thank Kyle T
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had several people in town tell us the burgers here were amazing. We went in and had a few beers and burgers. The burgers were NOT good at all. Mushy for some reason. Really odd. The owner was great, the beers were cold, but...More

Thank lucycan
Ryan K, Owner at The Lazy Turtle Restaurante & Hotelito, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review us. This review is a little unfortunate because I asked how you liked it and instead of telling me, you wrote a review telling people to 'skip the burger'. No business ever wants a customer to have a...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Upfront, these guys are friends and neighbours. I've been living in LP for 4 years, slightly less time than the Lazy Turtle's existence. I was having a burger yesterday and enjoyed it thoroughly like every other time. Then it dawned on me....I've been eating here...More

Thank CardhudelMar
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I really enjoy going to The Lazy Turtle for a burger. They do a really nice job. It has all the ingredients of a great time and when there is a good crowd, this place is a lot of fun. It is staffed by the...More

Thank Colin138
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped in and had burgers. The owners are Canadian so they speak English. The burgers were great and prices were fair. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank mrsalty1223
Reviewed 7 May 2017

The food was hot, fast delisious. The view of the river was breath taking with the fishing boats returning.

Thank carpenterjim207
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We stopped there for a quick bite in Las Penitas. Fairly small menu will all North American food. Prices were not the cheapest compared to the other places in town. The owner and the waitress spoke English and we knowledgeable about the area. They seem...More

Thank Marilou B
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Ryan and Val are truly fantastic hosts. My boyfriend Matt and I had the best time socializing with Ryan and Val while enjoying delicious burgers and nachos right across from the beach. Make sure to stop by and say hello, and maybe bring some Smarties...More

Thank flinchk
Reviewed 20 February 2017

If you're looking for a burger in Las Penitas, this is the place to go. There's a great selection of options.

Thank ERos_Traveler
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Front, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Las Penitas
  • Phone Number: +505 8546 7403
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