Local Style Food in San Juan del Sur

Local Market

The San Juan del Sur market is located in the center of town. Find a variety of stalls offering local fruit, veggies, meat, and food stalls where you can sit down and enjoy breakfast or lunch for only a few dollars. Breakfast include juices, smoothies, fruit, granola, pancakes, eggs, and gallo pinto. Lunch is traditional Nicaraguan food like soups, grilled meats, fish, gallo pinto, and salad.

Location: Center of town
Hours: Early morning – 4pm, closed Sunday

Josselin’s

Nicaraguan food specializing in seafood. Josselin’s is a family owned and operated restaurant serving locally sourced food. Lots of food and drink options to choose from with a great beachfront location.

Location: Beachfront road in San Juan del Sur
Hours: Open daily for lunch and dinner

El Timon

Authentic Nicaraguan recipes on the beach. Enjoy a variety of ceviche, lobster, seafood, fish, meat and vegetarian dishes. El Timon is also a great spot for cocktails, juices and cold beer.

Location: Beachfront road in San Juan del Sur
Hours: Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Happy Hour: Monday-Friday 4-6 pm
Cultural Night: Thursdays

El Buen Gusto

El Buen Gusto is another great option if you are looking for local-style beachfront dining. They serve a variety of delicious Nicaraguan dishes and seafood at a moderate price. They also have a bar, beach chairs and often show sports on TV.

Location: Beachfront road in San Juan del Sur
Hours: Open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner