The Best Wine Bars in Nicaragua

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Nicaragua is more rum country than wine country, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find a glass. Here are some of the best places to have a drink in Nicaragua.

Layha Bistro

Bistro, Restaurant, Wine Bar, Central American, $$$
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This classy restaurant has worked hard to gain a reputation as one of the finest places to eat in Nicaragua. As well as incredible food and a refined atmosphere, there is an extensive drinks list. It’s perfect for a treat before you fly home.
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Mon - Sun:
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Restaurante Don Cándido, Managua

Restaurant, Wine Bar, Central American, $$$
While it’s more of a restaurant than a wine bar, this upscale grill has one of the latest wine dispensers stocked with fine bottles from around the world. You can order a steak and enjoy a number of wines by the glass.
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Mon - Fri:
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun:
2:00 pm - 12:00 am

El Zaguán

Restaurant, Central American, $$$
This grill restaurant is perennially popular with tourists thanks to its location just off the main square, so book ahead to get a table. Famous for its steaks, this is a large restaurant that still manages to create a good atmosphere, and the drinks list is superb as well.
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These recommendations were updated on July 7, 2018 to keep your travel plans fresh.