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Del Mercado Municipal, 1c al Oeste, 1/2c al Norte, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Montclair, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Our family of 10, ranging from teenagers to 70ish grandparents (and the necessary generation in between), descended upon Nacho Libre at exactly 7pm and were immediately seated at the table, we had reserved three weeks before on Facebook, by the incredibly gracious and talented owner, Tao. Good thing we had made the reservations. The small, open-air venue was full to... More 

Thank Bill R
Arlington, VA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We came here one late afternoon after a long hike up to the Christ of Mercy. Loved the intimacy of the place, its red decor, and great wood benches. They offer intriguing burger selections, all named in poor taste. My husband had a plain burger. I went with the big wang - with fresh jalapenos, salsa, avocado, and bacon. We... More 

Thank worktotravel14
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Arguably better than some I've had back in North America. Got the bareback burger and it was absolutely delicious.

Thank David T
Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Sat outside and ordered up some wine. Friendly server and great place to sit and people watch. Can't comment on the food as we only had drinks.

Thank KinderM
Kelowna, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

If you are lookin for a great burger in San Juan Del Sur this is the place...... soooooo gooood. Great staff, great atmosphere, we had a really good time. The staff was super fun and friendly.

Thank KeveeDee
Longmont, Colorado
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I sure hope not, because the first time we went almost 3 years ago, we were thrilled with our burgers. Most recently though, the burgers were sad. Tiny, dry and overcooked. They still do those big, awesome buns, but you couldn't tell there was a burger inside there. Wish I'd taken a picture. It also took an hour by the... More 

Thank Shaunopotamus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We have been going here every year on our annual trip since it opened. We were so looking forward to the burgers, but, although tasty they were half the size they use to be! Hard to justify the price.

Thank Debra B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Really liked this place. One of the best places we ate at in San Juan Del Sur. The playlist they had on was awesome and the service was honest and casual.

1 Thank Steven S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

I would've given this burger joint 3 stars if it wasn't that the price to quality of burger ratio is waaaay off. Don't get me wrong the burgers are OK, small and the flavour is in the sauces rather than the beef, but nearly $8 in Nicaragua for a slightly above average burger? No way. The fries are good and... More 

Thank Matt T
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

while the burgers were expensive for Nica standards it was worth every bite. The owner was there chilling and very friendly. Tried their Zika drink before it was zika and had a very tasty spicy fresh burger.

Thank xyliafanta

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Mercado Municipal, 1c al Oeste, 1/2c al Norte, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
Gourmet Hamburgers-the BEST in San Juan del Sur

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?