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Restaurante Auga

Claudio Alvargonzalez s/n, 33201 Gijon, Spain (Formerly El Puerto)
+34 985168186
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Ranked #2 of 509 restaurants in Gijon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $43 - $72
Cuisines: Seafood, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I was invited to dine at Auga. The restaurant offers a short but comprehensive gourmet-quality menu with a good selection of fish and meat dishes. The fish selection is local and fresh. The restaurant is located at a prime position at Gijon harbour offering great views. Although wine is not produced locally the selection on offer is excellent. Definitely worth... More

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Mijas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

There is nothing not to like. A great experience. Very well situated and serves fresh seafood presented really excellently.

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Bilthoven, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

At the port of Gijon is this modern restaurant, parking space nearby. Friendly staff and a modern innovative menu card. The tasting menu was excellent, you got a selection of all the good dishes from the kitchen.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

On arrival we were treated like impostors. The service on the hole was sloppy, including one waitress spilling my wine on my plate, without apology. They took the plates away before we had finished and didn't even take our coats, rather left them hanging on that back of our chairs, not what you expect from the most expensive restaurant in... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

I made a reservation here in late June 2013 just as the restaurant's name had changed from El Puerto. I was a little concerned about the change in management, but hoped that the quality of food would continue. It turned out I had nothing to worry about. This was by far my best meal in Asturias. It began with two... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

My daughter and I went for our last dinner in Asturias to the wonderful Restaurante Auga. From the moment we arrived we were made welcome. We decided to try the 'Percebes' which were delicious with a glass of champagne. Following this I had the Mero which was quite possibly the best fish I've had. An exceptional dinner with attentive service... More

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Limerick, Ireland
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

We ate lunch at El Puerto last week and it was the best meal of our time in Asturias. Great location on the water with ample parking which is free from 2 until 4. Really attentive but unobtrusive service. We shared a starter of spicy croquettes which have now become our favourite ever! Then lamb for my husband and monkfish... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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57 reviews 57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

This was my second time in this restaurant, but the first time since its new owners (G. Pañeda and Antonio Pérez) have moved to here from Mareo, where they used to run another restaurant ("La Solana"). The location is excellent, just in the middle of Gijón's old harbour, a few steps from the town hall and San Lorenzo beach. It... More

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madrid
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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

This is an excellent restaurant in the port of Gijón, right downtown. Service was very good and each of the dishes, from paletilla de lechal, mero, merluza, entrecot, etc. was perfectly prepared. The arroz con leche is one of Asturias' best. Enjoy and be sure to try the daily recommendations.

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Torrox
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This is one of the best restaurants we have eaten in. The location is great, situated in the harbour with outdoor space weather permitting. We started with the large red prawns which, although expensive, are fantastic. I then had the mero (grouper) which was cooked to perfection and my wife had the rape (monkfish). We both had puddings, also nice... More

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