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El Mexicano

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De la Doctora Rizo 75 Vrs al Este 505, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
+505 2772 3732
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Owner try to be friendly but food is terribly wrong. I went there at 3 occasions and it always appeared warm on the outside ....but so cold, flavourless and bland inside. I t is not worth, stick to Nica food...

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Thank Louis D
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión y desde tu primera visita nos hubiera gustado saber que no te gusto para mejorarlo.... More 

Abilene, Texas
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

This country has opened up to Mexician and Amercian food this place has fresh food and it good and the price is very good

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Thank chowdog101
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su visita y su opinión. Siempre es un placer poder atenderlos. More 

Alesund, Norway
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, fantastic service. I have to write at least 100 characters, which makes me write this totally useless sentence.

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Thank Terje C
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por su Visita y su opinión, nos alegra muchísimo que su experiencia fue buena en nuestro Restaurante. Regresen... More 

Gimli, Canada
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

El Mexicano restaurant is a very authentic Mexican eatery with a varied menu and super good prices. Very casual and friendly atmosphere. This was a nice side step away from a months worth of Nica style food. The quesadillas were as good as I've had anywhere....Mexico included. Excellent!

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Thank Wapikianimoosh
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tomarse el tiempo de escribir tantas palabras bonitas que nos animan a seguir trabajando cada dia mejor... More 

British Columbia, Canada
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

The food in this restaurant was good.. the atmosphere is great - but it is the owner and her husband (the cook) who really make it special!

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Thank LisastevanP
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión. Están bueno y alegre saber que les gusto. Lo hacemos con mucho gusto. Los clientes... More 

Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016

Excellent Mexican food in a very quaint atmosphere. The owner is the kindest person! Back terasses.well worth going!

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Thank 691Saska
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión. Siempre queremos que nuestros clientes se sientan como en casa. Gracias sus opiniones hacen que... More 

Inuvik, Canada
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102 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

I ate here because it was close to the hostel. Lucky for me they have vegetarian options. I ate here again because I loved the food. I ate here again because the couple that run this place are the nicest people you could hope to meet. And I ate here again because I couldn't get enough of it.

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1 Thank Tracey W
viajero1510, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión la verdad siempre estamos muy feliz que vengan y mas cuando regresan varias veces por... More 

London, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

Really friendly staff who spoke English and Spanish. We enjoyed the quesadillas and chicken tacos very much and the cacao/leche was our favourite in the whole of Nicaragua on account of having no pre-added sugar! They also sell really pretty and well made leatherbound artists note books.

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1 Thank tjeninho
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión y por tu visita. Muchas gracias por tantas palabras bonitas. Nos motivan a seguir adelante.... More 

Valenciennes, France
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Prices and quantity are okay. But nothing special about quality. The rice is dry, the sauces are flavourless, and the meat is overcooked. Staff is friendly and the place is nice.

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Thank Raphaël C
viajero1510, Gerente at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por tu opinión. Cuando algo no te guste dilo para mejorarlo, nuestra intención es que disfrutes nuestra comida.... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Super personable owner serving average food. It may have been me, but it was not the type of Mexican food that I was used to eating in the USA.

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Thank Steve F
viajero1510, Propietario at El Mexicano, responded to this review
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Gracias por tu comentario fue un gusto poder servirte. Regresa pronto. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Central American, South American, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De la Doctora Rizo 75 Vrs al Este 505, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
  • Phone Number: +505 2772 3732

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