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El Pescador

Beach front, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 8684 6841
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (12 reviews)
“shrimp” (8 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Caribbean, Seafood, Latin, South American, Central American
$$ - $$$
Beach front, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was probably the best bang for the buck of all restaurants in San Juan del Sur. Ate there numerous times. My wife loved it too. Nice courtyard area for eating. If Nica is safe to travel again, and you're on the southern Pacific coast...check...More

Thank truth20152015
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We ordered a ceviche, the waiter brought two orders to the table and when asked said that the second ceviche was a promotion. When we got the bill, we saw that they had charged us more for the second ceviche that we didn't order. They...More

Thank thekrzi
Reviewed 26 January 2018

My husband and I met up at this place with about 7 other friends to listen to another friend sing. We all ordered dinner and drinks. I was impressed with the speed of the service considering that the entire place was full. The food was...More

Thank Mary G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at El Pescador on a Friday night, we were the only ones in the restaurant (which should have been the first warning sign). Ordered shrimp cocktail for appetiser and it was horrible. Unbelievably, given the restaurant was next to the ocean, the shrimp...More

Thank Daniel L
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We ordered the seafood platter for the 2 of us.Enough for 3 and delicious...about $50 with 2 glasses of wine

Thank mferr2017
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Our family of four ordered four different dishes. Whole fried fish, filet of fish with vegetables, octopus, and grilled lobster. We also ordered calamari as an appetizer. Everything was delicious! And the portions were huge! The meals all came served with salad and rice too....More

Thank lastick
Reviewed 3 February 2017

A bit pricey but the food is excellent! Lots of seafood options to please everyone. Coldest beers in SJDL!

Thank exhaleyogaretreats
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Came to town for lunch off a cruise ship. The food is good and the portions very generous. I got the Pulpo (octopus) in red sauce and my husband had the skirt steak with Chimichura sauce. It comes with a small green salad, rice, and...More

Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

They have good seafood at a reasonable price. Overviewing the beach while eating. We have tried better ceviche though. But our lunch was exceptional!

Thank vaniaflores
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Yes we are in Nicaragua, so would not expect chef cooking the best octopus but I would expect something more. My octopus a la plancha was a bit under average The rest of the friends had a good dish, nothing superior The Service was good

Thank mysuite21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Latin, South American, Central American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach front, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 8684 6841
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