Restaurants in San Juan del Sur

Buddha’s Garden

The first and only raw, vegan, vegetarian restaurant in Southern Nicaragua. Serving “farm to plate” organic, meals, juices, smoothies and deserts in a garden setting. You can also find natural products like essential oils, organic teas and raw foods.

Location: South of the Central Park
Hours: Daily from 9:30 – 8pm


Jugoso serves authentic Spanish food along with amazing vegetarian and seafood dishes, sandwiches and salads. They also have great daily “backpacker” specials and traditional paella on Saturdays.

Location: Beachfront road in South San Juan del Sur
Hours: Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Closed Monday.

Bambu Beach

Mixing Asian, Italian and Nicaraguan influences, this modern beachside hangout has some of the best food and coolest tunes in town. There’s also a book exchange (two for one) and a tiny swimming pool. A great spot for a beachside cocktail.

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

Banana Hamacas

Fresh and healthy juices, smoothies and dishes made from locally sourced produce. The majority of our produce comes directly from local sources. Flavors include Asian Fusion, Caribbean and Mediterranean.

Location: Main road in San Juan del Sur by the casino
Hours: Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner, closed Tuesday