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“Lots of variety”

El Bocadito Tapas Restaurante Bar
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$10
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: El Bocadito offers a delicious fusion of Spanish tapas, world recipes and tropical ingredients. It is a perfect place for a drink on the terrace and a taste of some of the best tapas this side of the atlantic. As well as Spanish, we offer many global flavours including Greek Tzatziki, Lebanese Kefta, Middle Eastern Hummus, and even Mexican Guacamole. Catering for all budgets you can try any of the dishes on the menu as a tapa/snack, a half portion or a full dish making for an experimental and exceptional meal. Come and eat with us and get ready to be surprised and delighted.
Reviewed 18 May 2014

What we loved about El Bocadito was the variety of dishes they had to offer. Everything from filet mignon with pineapple salsa to blue cheese spread. The dishes were flavorful and creative. Some we liked better than others - but mostly due to personal preferences. There were a number of nice but not terribly expensive wines which is somewhat unusual for this surfer town where beer rules.

They were a bit challenged with our order - as there were four of us and we wanted to taste each of the dishes. So we asked for "cuatro" (4) of each dish. Unfortunately only three arrived because that is the standard serving size. Moreover we ordered 8 dishes all of which showed up at the same time. What we had in mind was that one dish would show up at a time allowing us to enjoy each one as it came. It was clear the owner realized he had a problem and worked to correct it. And in fact it became very clear that the owner really cared about his customers and wanted us to be happy. I'd be willing to bet that he coached the staff to fix it next time - which is really all you can hope for.

We would gladly eat there again.

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Thank Melissa D
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Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner at Bocadito. Great atmosphere and super friendly. The steak was delicious. The best monitors we have found in San Juan del Sur.

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Thank Bootdr
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Reviewed 6 April 2014

This is our second time to El Bocadito. Each time they fed our large group an incredible variety of delicious food. It ranges from Greek to Asian to vegetarian to steak with Gorgonzola to seafood. The price is very reasonable and many of the entrees come in 3 sizes; snack, 1/2 portion or full portion. It is clear that the owner enjoys his job. We gave the chef a round of applause tonight. There is truly something for everyone here. Well done Sr. Bonilla Andrés! Bien Hecho.

Thank CharGrandRapidsMI
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Reviewed 5 April 2014

The tapas were delicious! I had tzatziki, chicken with passion fruit and kefta - everything was delicious.

Thank MariaAZ
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Reviewed 27 March 2014

The regular menu offers a nice variety of entrees and the specials added to those. We had the Honey and Mustard Chicken from the main menu and the Bacon Wrapped Shrimp as a special. The portions were not large but adequate. The flavor of my shrimp was outstanding. The chicken was very nice. Service was excellent

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Thank RetiredTravelerUsa
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