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Top Choice Cuban in Little Corn Island

Habana Libre

Long considered the Corn Islands’ best restaurant, this Cuban-run kitchen serves up outstanding plates of fish, shrimp, roast pork and ropa vieja (a Cuban shredded-beef delicacy) on a swank dining patio. But the abs…
Italian in Little Corn Island


Boasting the most interesting menu in the Village, this popular restaurant overlooking the water tempts hungry travelers with authentic Italian pastas, tasty burritos and the house specialty, lobster thermidor. Ther…
Bar in Great Corn Island

Island Style

The only bar and restaurant on Long Bay is of the barefoot, palm-thatched variety. It's not as popular as it once was, but draws its biggest crowds on Sunday afternoons for a soulful reggae jam after the baseball ga…
Seafood in Great Corn Island

Sea Side Grill

A friendly waterside restaurant that serves up consistently excellent seafood dishes served with a choice of three sides as well as lobster burgers and other light meals. The open-air dining area catches a good bree…
Cafe in Little Corn Island

Tranquilo Cafe

Feeling homesick? Head to this hip open-air cafe for great burgers, buffalo wings and bruschetta with an indie-rock soundtrack. It's the most popular haunt among travelers for an evening drink and hosts regular bonf…
Cultural in Great Corn Island

Crab Soup

Corn Island's big party celebrates the emancipation of the island's slave population on August 27 with parades, concerts, beauty contests and lots of delicious crab soup. Most events are focused around the baseball …
Nicaraguan in Little Corn Island

Comedor Bridget

Pull up a chair on the porch of this converted family home and order the superb salt-dusted, lightly fried fish and a cold beer. It also serves great-value lobster, shrimp and fried-chicken dishes. It's your number …
Bakery in Great Corn Island

Island Bakery & Sweets

Head to this good old-style Caribbean bakery and indulge in all kinds of delicious sweet snacks including fantastic cinnamon rolls, coconut pies and cakes. There's also a good variety of natural drinks – try the gin…
Bar in Great Corn Island

Spekito's Place

At the far side of South End, this laid-back local watering hole has several tables out the back overlooking rock pools full of fish and across the sea to windswept Long Bay.
Beach in Little Corn Island

Iguana Beach

Situated below the hill of Casa Iguana this is really just the southern extension of Cocal beach. There is a solid stretch of sand here as it is protected by the headland.