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Calle Marin, 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
+34 950 27 34 29
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Ranked #22 of 262 Restaurants in Almeria
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue - Thu 8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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English first
Almeria, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Brilliant tapas and fantastic service. Will definitely be going back. Try their Morcilla - delicious.

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Alicante, Spain
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We went to this restaurant after reading the great reviews but unfortunately we were very disappointed! We opted to eat in the restaurant which is located at the rear of the building, overpriced & nothing special although we did get fantastic service as we were the only ones in there!...maybe we should of gone for the tapas instead.

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Inveraray, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff. Tapas very good. We we were not sure what to order so left it to the waiter who made a super choice for us. The spicy tomatoes were delicious. Would return and would recommend.

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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014 via mobile

We visited La Encina following the fantastic photos and reviews on here and were very happy we did. We ordered 2 rijoca and 1 sweet white wine, then we had 3 free tapas and 1 to pay for. The total bill was €9.40 for three people! The tapas was fantastic. We ate the 'poor mans dish' of potatoes and fried... More 

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zurich
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56 reviews 56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

We did not try the tapas but we went in the restaurant located at the back. Very nice. Lovely and competent service. Very good food - but not for the one who have a little budget.

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Galway, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Just back from a four day visit to Almeria. We found ourselves returning to La Encina every evening. The quality of the food was excellent especially the cod from the menu del dia. The staff were friendly and helpful and worked well as a team which was well organised by juan.

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West Sussex U.K.
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74 reviews 74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Had a lunchtime "pit stop" and sat outside. Great tapas and the best patatas bravas of our stay. Grilled shrimp were just right and generous for a tapas dish. A nice lunch. Inside the restaurant looked good, if a little small, but was unfortunately closed the evening that we thought to eat there.

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Surrey
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

Tony who served us was so helpful and friendly and we enjoyed a very leisurely tapas lunch sitting in the sunshine. The restaurant inside was very atmospheric and traditional.

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RoqRoq
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

It was my first visit and for sure it won't be the last. The food is very good the service is professional and with a touch of humour which is in my view most pleasant. The menu change every week and is inspired by a Spanish province. When we visit the Encina it was the Rioja Week and as farvas... More 

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Isla Plana, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had drinks and a couple of tapas here and it was very nice and good value for money. Decorated in an old fashioned Spanish/Moroccan style it has friendly staff and beautifully presented tapas. Worth a visit and just round the corner from the Nuevo Hotel Torreluz, where we stayed!

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Additional Information about La Encina

Address: Calle Marin, 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
Phone Number: +34 950 27 34 29
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Almeria
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm  8:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 50
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas

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