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Pili's Kitchen

Beach Club, Hacienda Iguana, Playa Colorado, Rivas, Nicaragua
+505 8368 9286
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (2 reviews)
“fish” (6 reviews)
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7:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub, Fusion, South American, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Beach Club, Hacienda Iguana, Playa Colorado, Rivas, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Yes, getting through security if you're not staying there can be an issue. But it's well worth it. We had dinner here...one of us had the pasta/shrimp special and the other three of us had the fish/vegetable special (it had a name, but I can't...More

Thank picklesandco
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Pili is absolutely incredible!!! Her beautifully vibrant personally is certainly reflected in the delicious food! It was one of the best meals that we had in Nicaragua. The ingredients are locally grown, organic, and fresh! This is a must try! We cannot wait to be...More

Thank travelerD_GJ
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Often the success of a restaurant is not only the good food but the attention and care of the owner. This is the case with Pili's Kitchen. A well travelled and food connoisseur, Pili can prepare outstanding dishes, while talking about the Basque country or...More

1  Thank Lucabentivo
Reviewed 27 February 2017

We stopped in on our last night for a lovely dinner. The food was excellent and the specials offered were very good. The staff were accomodating and friendly. The wine list was decent and affordable. Great food on a beautiful beach!

Thank MariaMaria993
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Amazing food with local, organic, fresh ingredients. Pili's Kitchen is a hidden gem in nicaragua! My husband and I stayed at Hacienda Iguana for a week in May 2015 for a little surf getaway. Pili's Kitchen was located right on the beach, only a few...More

Thank jaclyncurreri
Reviewed 18 February 2016

The happy hour nachos are awesome - loaded with chicken, cheese, beans etc & only $5! Happy hour drinks are 3 for 2, which means $12 for 3 cocktails - try the calala (passion fruit) margarita. Add to the great food & drink the incredible...More

1  Thank 306KarenK306
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We are a little biased as Pili’s was just down the road at the Iguana Beach Club from where we were staying and so got to eat there often during our most recent vacation - but we found that Pili's offers the best food no...More

Thank bettinacis
Reviewed 15 August 2015

If you are at Iguana this is your place to eat, short menu but well prepared dishes, local style food, eco/bio food, breakfast, lunch and dinner, the best the location in front of the beach, you can watch the surfers, nice swimming pool nearby, located...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Thanks to the lovely staff of Argentines who were so helpful and nice!!! The juice bar was the best!

Thank L M
Reviewed 17 March 2015

I recently traveled to nicaragua with my husband and a group of friends. we rented a beach house just a few steps from Pili's...so needless to say we were there often. The food was amazing! you think you're just hanging out at a little beach...More

1  Thank TytyH
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3 June 2017|
Response from Lucabentivo | Reviewed this property |
I guess if you can go enter Iguana's compound, it is open to the public. Iguana takes very seriously its privacy, which I found annoying when I stayed there. Try asking at the gate. Hope I was helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Club, Hacienda Iguana, Playa Colorado, Rivas, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  Rivas
  • Phone Number: +505 8368 9286
Cooking with love right at the beach!
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