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Seleccion Nicaraguense

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, International, Contemporary
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1/2 Cuadra Al Norte de La Catedral San Pedro, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
13:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 09:00 - 10:00
15:00 - 20:00
Tue 13:00 - 22:00
Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri 13:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Detroit, Michigan
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty coffee, smoothies, and drinks! They have wifi and air conditioning, and it's a good place to hang out for a while. It was the only place open on Nicaragua's election day, so I had dinner there too. The paninis are just ok, but I was happy to find a place serving food!

1 Thank Kristi K
Blair, Nebraska, United States
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice coffee shop with indoor/outdoor seating. Indoors has AC. Of corse, there is free wifi. Very similar to Starbucks in atmosphere and pricing, and the coffee is better and offers some alcohol and daily specials. Stop by and enjoy a good cup of coffee.

1 Thank JSCamargo
Chiayintsun, Taiwan, Taiwan
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been in several coffee shops around the world, and I realized that Seleccion is as good as or even better than many others coffee shops in the world. And do you know what's the best of all? You know the origin of your coffee. For sure they buy their coffee beans locally...

1 Thank Lester R
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We normally order food to share, but after ordering only one hot chocolate between us, we had to order another because it is some of the best we've ever had, not just in Nicaragua, but in the whole world. We also tried their paninis, which were packed full of flavour and had a good crisp crust, available on many different... More 

1 Thank erickryder18
Palm Springs, California
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

One of the few really good coffee spots for quality real barrista coffee I have yet to find in the area and good value and good service and some good daily specials and quality bagged coffee to take with you. TRY IT you shuuld like it.

1 Thank LS M
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

This is a favorite lunch spot whenever our group visits Matagalpa. The sandwiches and coffee are always great. But the hands down best lunch is the yogurt, granola and fresh fruit. Served with a cup of cafe nica, it makes a perfect breakfast or lunch. Service is usually very reliable and friendly. But on our last visit (of 3 during... More 

1 Thank 729ellie
Jinotega, Nicaragua
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place is great for coffee and food. The paninis are my personal favorite. They have great deserts as well.

Thank Aaron M
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Good salads and sandwiches. Lots of drink options (I loved the smoothies!) Coffee shop atmosphere that's great for breakfast, lunch, or a daytime break.

Thank ecl1623
Tacoma, Washington
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very pleasant coffee and sandwich shop. AC indoor section and outdoor covered courtyard let you choose where to enjoy their well made and presented Nicaraguan coffee. Don't try the food items, but they looked good.

Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Coffee shop with a big menu full of yummy and healthy options. Coffees are all well prepared along with all hot and cold drinks. Lots of tasty bakery treats too! Perfect place to come to get some work done while indulging on a coffee and treat or to just come and hangout with friends.

Thank emmellyyy

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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
Cafe, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 10:00
15:00 - 20:00
13:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Cuadra Al Norte de La Catedral San Pedro, Matagalpa, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Matagalpa Department  >  Matagalpa
Tienda & Cafe ubicada en el corazon de Matagalpa. En Seleccion Nicaraguense podra disfrutar de un ambiente tranquilo donde poder degustar el mejor cafe de Centroamerica. Contamos con panaderia propia donde se elaboran a diario exquisitos postres y pan fresco. El local esta climatizado, contando con un moderno mobiliario, wifi gratuito para clientes y una amplia terraza exterior. Abierto desde las siete y media de la manana para los mas madrugadores, tiene la oportunidad de probar desde nuestros riquisimos desayunos a las mas sabrosas cenas, dado que permanecemos sirviendole con un trato personalizado hasta las diez de la noche. Compruebe como la cocina moderna y rapida no esta renida con la mejor de las presentaciones y una extraordinaria calidad.Y ademas, puede llevar los mejores productos gourmet de Nicaragua...Ron Flor de Cana, puros elaborados con un tabaco extraordinario, licor de cacao producido en las montanas de Nicaragua y, como no, el mejor cafe del pais.Si desea llevarse un regalo de Nicaragua, no lo dude, la mejor opcion la tiene en Seleccion Nicaraguense.

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