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Paseo de Las Canteras, 31, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
(0034) 928 271 731
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pleasant group meal

Came here twice for a group meal with our Ramblers group. The restaurant is situated on the Las Canteras promenade. It does have a few outside tables but on both occasions we eat inside. The restaurant is decorated with lots of ceramic pigs of various sizes. The starters were good, the main... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
Dennis P
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Merseyside
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

Have been here before over the last 25 years. I must say that they still have the great smile and good service as always. We ordered "schrimps in garlic" for starter and I must say that this was just excellent. We also ordered Chateaubriand for main course and that meat was the best I ever had. We all agreed on... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This place is for tourists. It's been there for thirty years and probably has had some good years. Those years are gone. While the staff is friendly and the restaurant looks nice and clean, the food, while certainly pleasant and edible, had the aura of not being updated for twenty years. At least. It's good for what it is -... More 

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preston
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107 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

We visited here twice in the last week at lunchtimes. It is 30 years since some of us have been here and it is still good. Very traditional Spanish bodega inside, we chose to sit in the sun on the promenade. First visit we tried the gambas pil-pil which were brilliant, the second time was the steak in a delicious... More 

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Merseyside
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85 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Came here twice for a group meal with our Ramblers group. The restaurant is situated on the Las Canteras promenade. It does have a few outside tables but on both occasions we eat inside. The restaurant is decorated with lots of ceramic pigs of various sizes. The starters were good, the main courses very good but the sweets we had... More 

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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

This is a good restaurant that is very popular with tourists that return year after year as well as with the locals. The staff are excellent and the standard of the food is consistently good. I have used the restaurant for many years and strongly recommend it.

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Cuneo
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33 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

The restaurant has a terrace along Playa de las Canteras but I preferred dining inside. The interior is very cosy. You can see nice piglets all around. Prices are good. I had the recommended course: salmon with an unknown (for me) sauce (mojo?). The salmon was fantastic. The sauce was made with cumin, a spice I cordially detest (for me,... More 

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Gibraltar
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Eaten here several times over many years, always a lovely evening. The food is not fancy, best to stick to simple fare, excellent starters, very good steaks and fresh fish. Good service, always busy with a nice atmousphere. The hot rasberries with ice cream is a great dessert. Always very good value for money, suitable for 95% of the population,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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38 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

When there are a lot of good reviews but some real stinkers, a place is usually best avoided. How true this is of this restauraurant. Why anyone ever goes back a 2nd time is a mystery. First the good points - they have a selelction of half bottles of wine. The fact that they brought us the wrong two was... More 

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Lanzarote, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Have been to this restaurant many times over the years and it still offers a varied menu for a sensible price. The seafront position is an added bonus and the staff are cheerful.The head waiter has worked there for 38 years!!!!! Wine selection good, as is the beer. The very close by ;el gallo feliz, is in the same danish/swedish... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

we three went to Las Palmas for vacation on March, all days we ate buffet so the last day we decided to go to a local reatauramt for seafood. el cerdo que rie came to our mind because it is just along the coastline which we had passed by several times. This restaurant is full of visitors on dinner time,... More 

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  • Address: Paseo de Las Canteras, 31, 35008 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Phone Number: (0034) 928 271 731

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