Restaurants

International in El Castillo

Lara's Planet

Nonguests are very welcome to come for a meal at Lara's Planet, where there's a gorgeous bamboo terrace overlooking the river and owner Natasha will cook from an international menu that includes burgers and several …
Nicaraguan in El Castillo

Casa de Huésped Chinandegano

The fish here is served perfectly grilled and glazed with garlic butter, garnished with a tomato salad dressed in vinegar and plated with golden tostones (fried green plantains). Tasty chicken dishes are also served…
Nicaraguan in El Castillo

Comedor Vanessa

Perched over the roaring rapids is one of the river’s better restaurants. It serves a variety of fish, chicken, beef and pork dishes and also pours a damn fine michelada (beer with Bloody Mary and margarita fixings)…
Nicaraguan in San Juan de Nicaragua

Soda El Tucán

Centrally located and easy to find, this cheery wooden diner will do just fine. The menu is simple: chicken or fish, grilled or fried, but it's one of the few places you can always find a meal in town. It also rents…