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Harbour | El Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great value, great view

Stopped and had some tapas and a beer here. Tapas dishes were much bigger than we'd expected and were delicious. So nice we came back again a couple of days later, same table, same tapas and same amazing views.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Manchard J
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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

During our stay in El Cotillo we had dinner at three harbour restaurants. La Capitana was the best by far. Great location right on the horseshoe harbour front. The staff were very welcoming. It was November and fairly quiet so we got a table in a great eleveated position overlooking the harbour. This said, I am sure you could pre-book... More 

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Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped and had some tapas and a beer here. Tapas dishes were much bigger than we'd expected and were delicious. So nice we came back again a couple of days later, same table, same tapas and same amazing views.

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Thank Manchard J
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a very tasty platter of very fresh fried fish washed down with some ice cold Doradas whilst watching the sun set & waves crash on the rocks - simple, friendly relaxed. We left feeling very happy :-) Recommend!

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Thank Lorraine F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal here. Really lovely food and gorgeous house red! Looked after by Jessica and Mohammed on the night. Lovely people and great location too.

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Thank Sarah G
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We eat here every year for our wedding anniversary. Love the restaurant and the staff. Great menu with some lovely Spanish dishes, we had a chicken and vegetable paella for 2 it was superb. Lovely view over the bay. We missed chatting with Jessica,s father this year, who has retired. Definitely one to visit during your stay, never been disappointed.

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Thank stever7908
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This cosy, informal restaurant overlooks the old harbour. It wasn't busy, but nonetheless the service was prompt, very friendly and struck just the right balance between attentiveness and giving you space. The menu offered a wide choice, though - typically for this location - dominated by seafood selections. Lovely meal and excellent value for money.

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Thank An_Lighiche
Scotland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I previously have had many excellent meals at La Capitana. We were in El Cotillo for 3 weeks from 1st October 2015. The place looks the same, the menu is the same and there is the same nice waitress. I had Cordon Bleu and my wife had sole. We had a bottle of house wine. My Cordon Blue was hard... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

We had the seafood mixed grill - fantastic amount, well cooked and obviously fresh fish. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

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Thank Kevin T
Chester, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Wide selection of dishes with a great view out over the sea and food cooked to perfection. I had the steak with pepper sauce and Mrs had fish dishes both times we went.

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Thank chesterdave2012
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly staff and a great view from this restaurant. Steak was good quality but a little undercooked and they made the effort of making a fish dish for 2 for just one. I would go again!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Harbour | El Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine

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