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The Lazy Turtle Restaurante & Hotelito

Water Front, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
+505 8546 7403
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (8 reviews)
“pasta salad” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Water Front, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 22 February 2016

We've been to this restaurante the last 2 times we were in Las Penitas. The owners are fun to talk to and the food is excellent! This last time we shared an order of Nachos and it was plenty for both of us!

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank onlyangie2001
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Walked down to the Lazy Turtle from our hotel. Only partook of their food. The nachos were good. Service was quick and personable.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank H2869GCjasond
Reviewed 8 February 2016 via mobile

Big rooms for the price, free water, free coffee, free breakfast and free smiles. Enjoyed the good vibes.

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Francis T
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Nice time wth friendly hosts...the guitar challenge was fun and nice that it ended with a tie. The food was great and service was good. Worth a visit

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Rhona K
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

This place was the highlight of our stay in Las Penitas. The food was delicious, fresh and homemade. They have mexican food and burgers. People are not exaggerating when they say its the best burger they ever had. Ask for the fish burger! It's not...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank AndrewA943
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We had the burger for luch one of our first days and honestly, I didn't want to eat anywhere else for the rest of my stay. This is the best burger I've ever had. No doubt. The staff is so friendly and for our last...More

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Rannveig G
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Came for dinner and then moved into the hotel the next day. Great atmosphere and the food was really good. I would strongly recommend the burgers- yum yum yum!!

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank Pahnia B
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff and very nice rooms. You can stay here for 30 dollars breakfast included. They have a cute dog that likes to bite..

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank StephanieK2163
valryan, Owner at The Lazy Turtle Restaurante & Hotelito, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2015

Thanks so much for the great review. It was super to have you. And thanks for always playing with our new little puppy ! She loved you. The biting and nibbling is getting under control now.... Puppies are real hand full.

Reviewed 29 November 2015

Forget the great food and great atmosphere, Val & Ryan always make you feel welcome as soon as u walk in the door.

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank Brian D
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Met the owner, "Crazy Canadian". He was great, welcomed us to his place open arms. We went twice. Going for lunch, get there early you never know whats going to happen (as far as business levels). Get the fish burger (holy fresh, holy good stuff)....More

Date of visit: November 2015
Thank meetafriendofours
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Water Front, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Leon Department  >  Las Penitas
  • Phone Number: +505 8546 7403
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