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“Lovely space and good coffee”

Libelula Coffee Shop
Ranked #1 of 3 Coffee & Tea in Leon
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Reviewed 11 May 2014

I really enjoy Libelula (even if it took me forever to be able to pronounce it). The space is lovely, airy and open. There is free wifi, a great staff, and the iced coffee is delicious. I enjoy the crepes, particularly the savory ones, however they put mayo on them which I find to be very odd and not a good addition so I always ask for them without it.

Big drawback is that for Leon it's a rather costly coffee shop. Cafe Rosita which I highly recommend, sells a great iced coffee for 30 cords whereas you get a similar quality beverage for 50 cords at Libelula. If you're just passing through the city the cost difference isn't a big deal but if you're living here for awhile it does add up (as ridiculous as that may sound).

They open early which is very helpful and they're open on Sundays when many other places aren't. They recently renovated which made it even nicer. There is generally a good mix of locals and travelers though it is a favorite spot for tourists so you'll hear less Spanish here than you will in other spots.

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Thank Clare D
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Reviewed 26 March 2014 via mobile

The food is great, friendly staff and all the smoothies were good too. Try the salad and the crepes.
The only negative is that they dont have cold sodas so they put a lot of ice in a glass and bring you a hot Coke.

Thank TripHappens_Couple
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Reviewed 12 March 2014

This is a delightful café with a laid back atmosphere and friendly staff that attracts a nice mix of locals, students and tourists. The courtyard is the perfect spot to relax and enjoy the variety of hot and cold coffee creations along with scrumptious crepes and desserts. We went back several times because the food is wonderful and very inexpensive.

Libelula is conveniently located between the Ruben Dario Museum and Iglesia San Francisco, just two blocks west of the central plaza on Calle Ruben Dario. Just across the street is a very nice Nicaraguan crafts store that has distinctive, quality ceramics, textiles and leather items for purchase.

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Thank DonnaandCraig
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

La Libelula is peaceful and lovely cafe.
always meet with my friends there
I DO like their crëpes and desserts.

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Thank hioshizuka20
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

Libelula is a wonderful place to take a break for excellent coffee, fruit drinks, many kinds of crepes from savory to sweet, meals, and desserts. Service is prompt and there's wi-fi too.

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Thank Ugene
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