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Kiosko El Gordito

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Esquina Parque Central, Granada, Nicaragua
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Sydney, Australia
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248 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place while walking through the centre of town. Seemed very busy and popular with most of the tables occupied. The waitress suggested the Vigoron and pork as well as the beans and rice. This is new food to me, so I have nothing to compare it with. the concept of Vigoron is fascinating but on a taste basis,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

This place reminds me of the dirty kebab shop I get back home. We arrived today and after some light sight seeing fueled with many margaritas we thought we would check out a local dish, vigoron. I found this place through a blog and it seemed right up our street. For those of you who don't know what vigoron is... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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217 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

First time I went I had NACATAMAL for 90c. It was tiny. Then next time got CERDO (Pork) with the usual accompaniments for 100c. They only gave me 2 small nugget size pieces of pork. I thought they made a mistake. So i asked, and they said that that is normal. This place is rubbish. Think they don't respect tourists... More 

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Thank TheoA201
Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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622 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

It in the center and for that the prices are fair. The food was ok. It took quite a while until we could order. Once we manages that the food and drinks came fast.

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Thank Graido
Bradford, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

Very overrated. Better and cheaper comedors in the same area, Got some dried up gallo pinto which was the worst i have had in nicaragua.

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Thank Karl P
Madison, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

I'd heard that I needed to try the vigorón here, and though I didn't know what it was and generally eat vegetarian, it was delicious. It's a huge piece of yuca root (think sweet potato but different) piled high with a slaw and with chichironnes (fried pork skins) on it. Simple, but delicious. Huuuuuuuge portions for very little money. Also,... More 

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Thank SamFromMadison
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

If you want to try some of the street food of Nicaragua you can stop here. I had the Vigoron and it was yummy and filling! It's a great people watching spot in the Parque Central. You will probably be approached by vendors but they are typically respectful if you shake your head

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Thank Tonya V
Houston, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2015

got to have Vigoron with a fresco de cebada. perfect combo. There are many other places, but they say this place is the best.

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Thank GYN2014
Quebec City, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015 via mobile

The food was cold and everything but good! The knives were dirty and the service was really bad. Dont go there!

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Thank AlleXdo
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This was my first taste of vigoron, and it was excellent. Quick friendly service despite my terrible Spanish, and a great place to watch the world go by in Granada. Wish I could stop by again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Latin, Spanish, South American, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esquina Parque Central, Granada, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Granada Department  >  Granada

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