Renowned for its integrity and authenticity, Rancho Santana’s Food and Beverage program is based on a simple premise: keep it natural.
Whether it be our fresh smoothies at El Café, a fish taco at La Taquería, or La Finca y el Mar’s signature Surf and Turf, we strive to use only the freshest local ingredients available. Sourced from our organic farm and garden or provided by a local co-op of fishermen, our dishes deliver an authentic taste of the best farm-to-table cuisine Nicaragua has to offer.
Rancho Santana’s culinary program centers around our multi-acre organic garden, farm, and a local community of fishermen and farmers. Our restaurants, our general store, and private chef services utilize ingredients produced on site.
Located at the Clubhouse on Playa Santana, La Finca y el Mar serves farm-to-table fare with a Nicaraguan twist. Our menu caters to all tastes and highlights the day’s fresh sourced seafood, meats, and organic produce. La Finca y el Mar offers a full menu and daily specials in addition to the sample menu below.
Open daily 11:30 am – 9:30 pm
Sopa de Elote • Farm-Grown Corn Chowder
house-smoked bacon, sweet corn – $9
Ensalada Papaya • Green Papaya Salad
carrot, cilantro, mint, cashew, thai-lime vinaigrette – $8
Aguachile de Pescado • Fresh Catch of the Day
tomatillo, garden chili, orchard lime – $10
Gambas al Ajillo • Garlic Sautéed Shrimp
confit garlic, garden chili, sourdough – $12
Ensalada Remolacha • Garden Beet Trio
garden greens, passionfruit vinaigrette, goat cheese – $8
Ensalada Kale • Kale Wedge Salad
house-smoked bacon, tomato, classic ranch – $8
Torta de Mariscos • Pacific Seafood Cake
habanero-mango purée, crab salad – $12
Pancita de Cerdo • Crispy Pork Belly
chile-caramel, watermelon, mint, whipped ricotta – $10
Trío de Ravioli • Ravioli Trio
braised hibiscus, sweet potato, creamy spinach – $16
Linguini de Camarones • Shrimp Linguini
salsa brava, house-smoked paprika, garlic mojo – $20
Churrasco a la Pimienta • Grilled Beef Tenderloin
crispy sweet potato cake, corn relish, pepper jus – $20
Tazón de Buda • Buddha Bowl
grilled garden vegetables, falafel, green goddess – $14
Chuleta de Cerdo • Coffee Rubbed Pork Chop
plantain-bean hash, papaya chutney – $18
La Finca y El Mar • Surf and Turf
grilled beef tenderloin, garlic poached lobster tail, sautéed greens, mashed potatoes – $30
* for a full menu and daily specials download the Rancho Santana App
Boasting an open-air kitchen and terrace dining area, La Boquita serves an ever-changing lineup of wood fire oven pizzas, raspas, and small plates accompanied by a selection of locally brewed craft beers, wines, and signature cocktails. Guests can enjoy a quick bite, or enjoy our varied menu with friends over a delicious meal.
Open Wednesday – Sunday, 5 pm – 9 pm
garden kale, garlic croutons, eggless caesar vinaigrette – $10
Fritters del Mar
crispy fish and shrimp, aioli “brava” – $12
woodfire oven-baked pepper-jack stuffed chiles – $8
crispy potatoes, garlic aioli, spicy “brava” sauce, paprika – $7
ground pork and shrimp, ginger, achiote-miso soy – $10
smoked mozzarella, garden basil pesto, roasted tomato sauce – $8
Palomitas de Pollo
ranch-spiced popcorn chicken, house ranch, Lacto-ketchup – $9
fresh catch of the day, crispy rice, avocado, sesame seeds – $12
garden vegetables, labneh yogurt tabbouleh, garlic hummus – $8
Paella-pan crisped rices
chicken, sausage, shrimp, smoked paprika – $16
grilled shrimp, roasted red onion, crispy garlic, herbs, lime – $16
roasted red pepper, green olive, charred scallion, turmeric – $12
Woodfire sourdough pizzas
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bacon jam, feta cheese, caramelized onion – $12
salsa “La Boquita”, mozzarella, pepperoni, garlic, basil – $12
salsa “La Boquita”, mozzarella Santana Farms sausage and harms – $14
Santana Farms pepper jack, pork belly, pineapple, jalapeño – $14
“La Boquita” tomato sauce, Santana Farms mozzarella – $8
mozzarella, capicola, arugula, parmesan – $12
roasted garlic, goat cheese, fresh garden greens, citrus – $12
basil pesto, grilled shrimp, goat cheese, crispy garlic – $14
salsa “La Boquita”, mozzarella, salame – $10
Located at the Beach & Surf Club at Playa Los Perros, La Taquería offers light, fresh beach fare in a rustic, casual setting. Our open-air taquería serves Baja-style tacos, quesadillas, ceviches and more, and features our homemade tortillas and garden-fresh salsas.
Open Wednesday – Sunday, 11 am – 4 pm
La Tienda is Rancho Santana’s on-site grocery store and dry goods market. Here you’ll find pantry basics, ready-made items from the kitchen of La Finca y El Mar, snacks, sundries, and a full range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. La Tienda is open seven days a week.
La Tienda offers a pre-arrival grocery procurement service for accommodations with kitchens. Simply fill out the online form and your requests will be delivered prior to your arrival.
Open daily, 8 am – 8 pm
Rancho Santana offers in-home dining services to guests staying in accommodations with kitchens. Let one of our talented chefs prepare an intimate breakfast for two, a family meal, or a delicious dinner party for your group from one of our dining menus. To view menus and make requests, please use the form below.