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Restaurant Kaoma

$$ - $$$
Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
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San Carlos 91000, Nicaragua
+505 2583 0293
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Victoria, Canada
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is likely one of the best, of very limited, restaurants near the lake in San Carlos. The menu looked great but we discovered that several of the items were not available. Surprisingly, this included decent quality, fresh fish. I had a red meat dish which was very tasty and cooked more or less to what I had requested. My... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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172 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We had arrived from the US earlier in the day and drove to San Carlos from Managua with our Guide. It was dark when we arrived and we were hungry. Our Guide suggested Kaoma for dinner and we were happy with the suggestion. The restaurant is located on the second floor with an open view of the Lake and central... More 

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Phoenix, United States
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

For a splurge night out, my husband and I dined at Koama. We ordered the shrimp with garlic. We were surprised at the huge mound of well prepared shrimp we received, surprisingly not on a bed of rice. We didn't miss it . I had a pina colata, which was excellent! Our was very friendly and helpful. It is the... More 

Thank Jim S
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We had the Guapote (lake fish) with Tostones and rice, with shrimp sauce twice, delicious jar of fresh limonade, the service was excellent and the cocktails too! Best restaurant in San Carlos for us!

Thank Patricia P
Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Very good food specially the fish fresh and good price good view of the lake and over all good service friendly if you visit San Carlos this restaurant it's a must a good guapote fish about $300 Cordova it's fair price good place to go with the wife

Thank hctoto
Portsmouth, Virginia
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner here the night we arrived in San Carlos on the bus from Granada. We were hungry. The food was well prepared, the service attentive. A good choice.

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The location is nice and the service was excellent, but the fish was not fresh and I got sick after dinner. In addition, seafood is imported from abroad according to the boss, which was disappointing as the restaurant is located just by the lake. I complained about the food and the staff reacted the appropriate way, apologizing and giving us... More 

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Portsmouth, Virginia
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

All things combined, food quality, service and the view made this the perfect choice for dinner during our one night stay in San Carlos. The waiter was great, the prices were reasonable as well. Recommended without hesitation.

Thank ed4_vida_rica
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

At restaurante Kaoma they serve a nice size however they could do a little better on the quality for the price you end up paying, this would be categorized by the popular vote as the best restaurant in San Carlos... I think they could improve. Service was exceptional, in fact our waiter surpassed many of Managua in the way he... More 

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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

I can only speak to the vegetable spaghetti, served as you'd expect in Nic'a wide a side helping of toast. You'd not be happy with what we were served in Europe, but we got feed. The better vegetarian choice is the Pizza place (that is not on trip ahh) two blocks back from the square near the church/ play area... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Latin, Seafood, Spanish, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
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  • Address: San Carlos 91000, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rio San Juan Department  >  San Carlos
  • Phone Number: +505 2583 0293

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?