7 Places You Can Find Quality Fritanga in the U.S.

Mexican food has long enjoyed popularity in the States, with cuisine from Cuba, Peru, Venezuela, and Argentina not far behind. You can even find Salvadorean and Colombian dishes like pupusas and arepas in many cities across the country. But there’s another cuisine that’s lesser-known and just as deserving of your love and appetite: Nicaraguan fritanga. Fritanga is both the name of the places where you purchase homestyle Nicaraguan cuisine (typically casual establishments) as well as the name of the cuisine itself (gallo pinto, queso frito, carne asada, maduros, etc…many dishes of which are fried). Fortunately, there are some places across the U.S. where you can experience this culinary delight. Here are the top cities for it.




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