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Meson Espanol

Del Eskimo 50 mts hacia el estero., San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 2568 2051
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“tripe” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (10 reviews)
“octopus” (4 reviews)
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Spanish, Seafood, Mediterranean
Del Eskimo 50 mts hacia el estero., San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at this beachfront restaurant yesterday. We liked the lunch so much that we went back today. The food was delicious and service was excellent. Yesterday we had rice in squid ink and a couple of tapas. Everything was good, but the grilled...More

Thank Woon-Wah S
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great, authentic and very fresh spanish tapas. Being quite an amateur myself, i can only say it's well worth the try (a little expensive for some tapas but to import fresh products there's a cost). And a great beach view ! Enjoy!

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Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Visited here for lunch. Authentic menu and generally the food is very Spanish, except the meatballs they weren't great. Prawns delish and the papas bravas tasty with a kick! Sangria enjoyable and the restaurant has a lovely view of the beach so it's relaxing by...More

Thank fm9876
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We eat there at least once every time we visit SJDS. The paella is good, and the mejillones (mussels) are AWESOME -- one of our favorites. It is reasonably priced, and since it is on the beachline, it's nice to eat lunch while enjoying the...More

Thank neil w
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our shuttle driver from the Managua airport to have great seafood and it did not disappointment. We arrived to the restaurant with a group of 5 and promptly seated on the outside patio overlooking the San Juan Del Sur bay...More

Thank NickSanJuan
Reviewed 6 November 2015

We have eaten here several times, the papas bravas are outstanding, better than any we had in Spain last year. They come with a spicy red sauce and garlic aioli. The paella is also very good as are the albondigas (meatballs). The service is very...More

Thank Nancy O
Rafael de edesi... G, Gerente at Meson Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2015
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Muchas gracias por el comentario, trabajamos todo el equipo todos los días para mejorar nuestro servicio y siempre intentamos dar...More

Reviewed 25 August 2015

I have lived in Spain for several years and have sampled paella in Madrid, Barcelona and Valencia, but this seafood paella was absolutely the best seafood paella I have ever eaten. Executive Chef Rafael de Edesio de Cantabria formerly worked at Azurmendi, a 3 star...More

Thank Papabois
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

The nine of us came here for a bite to eat. The food was quick to come out. And they gave us a free shot after. We really enjoyed the service here. The staff are great. If we were staying another night we would be...More

Thank Bernadette N
Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

Great oceanfront location. Prompt service. Large selection. We enjoyed several of the tapas dishes. Clams in garlic were tasty but small.need to keep vendors away from diners. Irritating. All seafood fresh and tasty. Definitely go back.

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

Great wait staff, very attentive and observative. Food came in a timely manner and was good. Restaurant lacks of decoration and ambience

Thank Kurt H
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21 February 2017|
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Left my Kindle reader at your restaurant last night February 20th. Will pick it up Wednesday the 22nd when I return. George McCulloch
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Del Eskimo 50 mts hacia el estero., San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  San Juan del Sur
  • Phone Number: +505 2568 2051
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Serving our customers since 1991. Authentic spanish cuisine
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