• Miss Dell's Kitchen The best piri piri pescado you'll ever have, by candlelight.
  • Asados Doña Tania Hands down, Managua's best fritanga, perfected over decades.
  • Darinia’s Kitchen Ambitious and beautifully crafted meals at a supper club-style Caribbean cooking experience.
  • Imbir Polish and Sri Lankan dishes on one menu? It totally works!
  • Café Campestre Isla Ometepe's best restaurant, with internationally inspired dishes prepared from local ingredients.

Meal with a View

  • Sea Side Grill Eat your lobster burgers and rundown while looking out over the waves.
  • Hotel Magnific Rock Superlative fish tacos, garlic shrimp, and a heck of a clifftop view.
  • Casa Ulrich Delicate international offerings by the water, conjured up by a Swiss-trained chef.
  • Arte-Sano Hotel Cafe International dishes served amidst exquisite pottery in a bluff-top location.


  • Marea Alta Dine on conchas negras and grilled lobster amidst Managua's movers and shakers.
  • Costa Azul Thatched-roofed waterfront spot with ceviches, and shrimp and lobster prepared every which way.
  • Comedor Bridget An oldie but a goodie: Bridget’s seafood is simply to die for.