Restaurants

Top Choice International in Estelí

Café Luz

This friendly cafe with comfortable seating and a laid-back atmosphere serves up burritos and fajitas with a kick and organic salads direct from the growers in Miraflor. The diverse menu includes many vegetarian opt…
Top Choice International in Estelí

Finca a su Mesa

Given the seriously weak dining scene in Estelí, 'Farm to Table' comes as a wonderful surprise. Helmed by American chef Darren, a warm and passionate host who'll make you feel right at home, this is a place to enjoy…
Nicaraguan in Estelí

Restaurante Tipiscayán

The family of San Juan de Limay soapstone sculptor Freddy Moreno serves good-quality traditional fare, including great quesadillas and Nica-style tacos in an elegant space full of art. Also serves good coffee and tr…
Nicaraguan in Estelí

El Quesito

Pull up a handmade wooden chair at this rustic corner diner and enjoy homemade yogurt flavored with local fruits, quesillos (corn tortilla stuffed with cheese and topped with pickled onions and cream) and leche agri…
Steak in Estelí

Pullaso’s Ole

Named for an Argentine cut of beef (the pullaso), this sweet, family-owned grill is the best place in town for a good steak. It serves up certified Angus beef as well as pork, chicken and chorizo dishes on its front…
Mexican in Estelí

Burritos Express

This simple hole-in-the-wall meets diner place isn't exactly atmospheric (you order on the street before taking your seat in the next door dining room) but the burritos are filling and great value, with fresh ingred…
Nicaraguan in Estelí

Koma Rico

Stack your plate high at this popular fritanga (grill) that’s based upon the tried-and-tested marriage of tasty barbecued meats and ice-cold beer. The couple who run it are real charmers and the food is excellent.
Cuban in Estelí

El Rincón Pinareño

A tasty Cuban diner with a lovely 2nd-floor veranda serving deliciously messy pressed sandwiches, tasty smoked chicken, pork chops and ribs. Also a popular spot for dessert.
Nicaraguan in Estelí

Buffet Castillo

Often packed at lunchtime, this spacious diner offers up restaurant-quality buffet meals, including ribs, fried fish and jalapeño chicken, at a budget price. The original branch across the road is still open if you …
Market in Estelí

Farmers Market

Every Friday morning farmers from the surrounding hills come down to Estelí and set up stalls on the north side of the park to sell fresh organic vegetables, cheeses and other organic specialties.