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La Gaviotaa

en La Playa, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible23%
24 Mar 2017
“reasonable fish- restaurant in construction”
29 Mar 2017
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Seafood, Healthy, South American, Central American
en La Playa, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were the only people in the place and ordered two fruit juices and an order of nachos. Either the kitchen staff hand formed and fried the chips prior to constructing our dish, dispatched someone for missing supplies to a grocery store...More

Thank David10_1960
Reviewed 25 March 2017

not as good as the reviews that the locals told me about. not cheap for fish. very mediocare service. long waits.

Thank Yair L
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Would give it zero stars if it were possible. The only place in Nicaragua I've ever felt unwelcomed was here. The owners are fundamentalist Christians and apparently they sized us up as "sinners" and basically refused to serve us. Or rather, we eventually came to...More

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

yet another place in gigante that looks to be half decent priced but will sting you a gringo tax. also the service leaves alot to be desired

Thank David W
Reviewed 22 April 2016

We booked a boat tour for the sunset, for my whole family and it turned out to be one of the most beautiful vacation in Nicaragua.

Thank Betty A
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We got into Playa Gigante late and went here for a late night dinner - best fish tacos! Quick service was friendly enough. I'd go back for sure.

Thank nyteter
Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

I was highly disappointed with this place. Some of the ladies from my Spanish class and I went for lunch. We were the only people there and it took almost 45 minutes for someone to come and take our order. Then we waited another 30...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 3 January 2013

Food at La Gaviotta was great. Service was very Nicaraguan, indeed: friendly but not no sense of urgency. We rented surf boards from them twice and they were super helpful and friendly. No need for deposit or pre-payment. I had whole grilled fish and it...More

Thank irina_nyc
Reviewed 1 August 2012

Go here if you want amazing fish tacos. The restaurant sits on the beach and is owned by a large family. Generally, the service is very "Nicaraguan" with very slow response. Don't go if you want to get in and out quickly. But to experience...More

Thank katiemo99
Reviewed 22 March 2012

We sat at sunset for chowder. 5:56, its now 7:04 and we are still the only people in this place! 4 of us! Still no food!!!! Ready to walk off the deck n down the beach before i fall asleep at the table!!!!!!

1  Thank sunrise010
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Seafood, Healthy, South American, Central American
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  • Address: en La Playa, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  Playa Gigante
La Gaviota is a little place directly on the beach in Playa Gigante, a fishing village north of San Juan del Sur,
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