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Calle Esquina La Lapa 3, La Restinga, El Hierro, Spain
+34 922 557 144
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best of an average set of restaurants

We eat there three times during a week at La Restinga and thought it the best of the restaurants in this town, Typical Canarian food and fairly predictable menu with a slight emphasis on seafood. Friendly service and pleasant atmosphere.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
staggeralong
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Andover, United Kingdom
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Andover, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We eat there three times during a week at La Restinga and thought it the best of the restaurants in this town, Typical Canarian food and fairly predictable menu with a slight emphasis on seafood. Friendly service and pleasant atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very few guests, though it was low season. But the paella was good, and the prices reasonable. Average service with not the most entusiastic waiter. But OK.

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Stirling,Scotland
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Easily the largest restaurant in the small fishing village of La Restinga Coped easily with the large group of walkers and divers I joined. Plenty variety on the menu and local wines available of good quality. Friendly efficient service. The restaurant is clearly used to catering for large groups

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

I had dinner in La Restinga for the first time and none of the subsequent weeks meals came close for quality. I had steak in a "whine" sauce which was delicioius.

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Thank LondonRon
Zug, Switzerland
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Disappointing and expensive. They served huge plates as a starters for the two of us and didn't tell that would be enough for the whole dinner. The fish quality was simply average, specially being 50m from the sea.

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Thank Ron D
Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

The biggest restaurant in town. Foods good, especially the meat dishes.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

Large restaurant/bar just off main seafront; outside tables virtually on the road, although not much traffic. Usual Canarian suspects on the menu, including lots of lovely fish, although couldn't bring myself to eat the ones we'd seen earlier in the day while diving. Mojos are good. Generous portions. Very entertaining conversation with waiter (mixture of Spanish/English/German) resulted in most of... More 

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Exeter
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55 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2010

There are so few restaurants in La Restinga that comparison between them is hard. Dishes here are always nicely presented and the portions are generous. Fish and meat courses are good and the salads are the best in town. They don't do draught Dorada (beer) but the bottles and glasses are always nice and cold.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Calle Esquina La Lapa 3, La Restinga, El Hierro, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  El Hierro  >  La Restinga
  • Phone Number: +34 922 557 144

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  • Cuisine: Spanish

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