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Playa Roca Hotel - Restaraunt and Bar

) #9 of 11 Restaurants in Las Penitas $$ - $$$ , , South American
1 Playa Roca, Las Penitas 91701, Nicaragua
+505 8428 8903
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good26%
  • Average34%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible10%
2 weeks ago
“Rude staff. Average food.”
30 Mar 2017
“Nice for a beer during sunset”
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Bar, Central American, South American
$$ - $$$
1 Playa Roca, Las Penitas 91701, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area has minimal options for accomodation on the beach.The free pancake breakfast wasvnice and the view and location was fantastic. The meals we ate here were the worst we had in Central America. The staff set off a miserable vibe and didn't really care....More

Thank Seany D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The location of this place is great, right on the surfers beach and perfect to watch the surfers and sunset. We did come here each day for some beers, and tried the tacos once which were okay. But the staff were so rude and grumpy,...More

Thank livvy89
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This is a very touristy place and the waiters seemed very tired of their work. They played so loud music we couldn't hear each other, and they wasn't very happy to turn down the volume when we asked. Still a nice place to watch the...More

Thank MortenSara
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We only ate food, got drinks and hung out for long periods at the beach tables (did not utilize hotel). Food is fine, nothing great but also prices on-par with other places in Las Peñitas. We never felt pressured to continue to buy buy buy...More

Thank SEPDXHiker
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great beach bar...stays open when everything else closes. Staff is very friendly, and drinks are good.

Thank Valerie L
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The tables were stained and dirty and on dirt. Service was slow. When we arrived a guy was arrested on their property. It was very comfortable there. I ordered the spaghetti which was decent but nothing special. One of my friend got tacos that were...More

Thank Kingfox35
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

I don't know why there are so many tourists here but this place is definitely over priced. I only got a smoothie and cost a totsly of 60Cords...way more than a regular smoothie would have cost and it didn't taste that much better. Don't go...More

Thank Teresa V
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We have been to Las Penitas several times and each time, we keep going back to Playa Roca. The layout of the place is awesome, sitting directly on the beach with upper and lower level dining. They have a large menu and reasonable prices. My...More

Thank onlyangie2001
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Staff seemed bothered by our presence and were openly angered when they had to make change for our 500 cordoba note. We got two beers and went out on the sand to watch the sunset. The waiter rudely whistled and shouted at us frantically gesturing...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Good food. Basic menu. Good location. Staff was friendly and no slower than anywhere else in Nicuragua...takes apx an hour to get food as is pretty much standard .

1  Thank Rena_Canada
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Central American, South American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
07:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Playa Roca, Las Penitas 91701, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Las Penitas
  • Phone Number: +505 8428 8903
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