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Magnific Rock

$$ - $$$Seafood, ,
Popoyo, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
+505 8237 7417
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“fish tacos” (5 reviews)
“burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Seafood, Contemporary, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Popoyo, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

We ate here every day for a week as we were staying in the hotel, but the food never got old! The fish tacos and Nica plates were our favourites, as well as the smoothies and margaritas! The views are insane, the perfect spot for...More

Thank GeorgieH88
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Had some great thai dishes, good smoothies, friendly staff, beautiful sights. Perfect place to relax for a few hours.

Thank Jonathan B
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Hey Jonathan, Thank you for such a nice review, aren't the smoothies so tasty and refreshing! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 30 April 2018

We returned to Mag Rock last evening for Happy Hour and dinner. As always, the view at sunset is spectacular. We enjoyed cold beers in the bar with essentially self-service due to staff inattentiveness. After sunset, we went upstairs for dinner. We did not have...More

Thank mljhawk
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2018

Hi there, we are so sorry to hear that you and your wife had such a terrible experience here at Magnific Rock, at least it was a beautiful sunset. I've taken the last week to share your feedback with the Management Team as well as...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

We came for lunch and then spent a few hours at the beach below. Situated above magnificent rock and the bend of two beaches, the views are incredible. Very causal like everything in this area. Good drinks and salads. Rented a boogie board for our...More

Thank ejsnyc
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Hi there, Thank you for such a great review! We are thrilled to hear you enjoyed your time here at Magnific Rock. We like the casual atmosphere too, it's perfect for a beach holiday, isn't it? Glad to hear your son got out in the...More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

Very friendly servers and descent food. Most people go there for the view and drinks, however, if you decide to eat, the fish tacos and smoothies are descent.

Thank Hex07
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

Thanks for such a lovely review! The fish tacos are definitely a favourite. Glad you enjoyed yourself and come back soon.

Reviewed 11 April 2018

The views are worth the trip. Get a reservation around sunset. Not to be missed. Very friendly staff; flexible for the kids. Food was average -- except the grilled lobster and the beef which were both excellent!!More

Thank businessmom8
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Hey businessmom8, thank you for stopping by! We are so glad to hear you enjoyed yourselves. The sunset views are breathtaking aren't they? My apologies the food was just average, what could we have improved? I'm glad we got it right with the lobster and...More

Reviewed 2 April 2018

This restaurant sits on a cliff above the beach and Magnific Rock. The views are amazing. Food was pretty good but not cheap. Our group had some falafel burgers with fries which were tasty while others had pasta which was pretty good. So - good...More

Thank 588takak
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi there, Aren't the views great? The falafel burger is one of my favourites. Glad you and your group enjoyed yourselves. Come back soon!

Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Very clean and beautiful rooms. The staff are very friendly and ready to help if you need anything. I stayed in the very last rooms which can get quite hot during the day, but there's a.c. and a fan to help cool you down. I...More

Thank Tonya S
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi Tonya, Thank you for the lovely review - we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay! It can get very hot here, and sometimes the water can as well. Our team is going to take a look at the water in...More

Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

Situaded on top of a rock, the restaurant offers an amazing view over the ocean! Service was very poor though. The restaurant was empty at lunch time, but rather than being welcomed with a smile, the waitresses rather play with their mobile phone... until you...More

Thank catcat1989
Kayla F, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Hi there, Thank you for joining us for lunch at Magnific Rock - we love the view here too! I am so sorry that you had such an unpleasant experience with regards to service, especially during a quiet period. If you are willing to send...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

The restaurant has a casual open air atmosphere. The memory of the view of the coast and surfers will last a lifetime. We enjoyed several breakfasts and a lunch overlooking the surf as a warm breeze blew by.

Thank William B
Valene S, Manager at Magnific Rock, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2018

Thank you for your review! We love the view from our office too. Glad you enjoyed your stay and the food. See you next time!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 16
Seafood, Contemporary, Central American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Popoyo, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  Tola  >  Popoyo
  • Phone Number: +505 8237 7417
  • E-mail
Embrace the simplicity of food in a pleasant panoramic and home-style setting. Every healthy detail in the kitchen has been taken care of. Using the freshest ingredients, from Grade A Nicaraguan Beef (exported internationally), seafood caught 5 miles away, and our crisp vegetables delivered daily from nearby farms. Daily specials are created by our talented, up-and-coming chefs presenting locals flavorsome dishes with visually appealing, creative flare.
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