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El Buen Descanso

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Carretera de Cartagena A Mazarron, Km 17, RM-332, | Tallante, 30398 Cartagena, Spain
968163642
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Interesting, definitely old spanish

Food is good and good quality, staff need to smile it always looks an effort to serve you. Menu del dia is available but not advertised, so if you ask you get what comes...no choice

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
Erica D
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Food is good and good quality, staff need to smile it always looks an effort to serve you. Menu del dia is available but not advertised, so if you ask you get what comes...no choice

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England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic restaurant with very good food, nice atmosphere and attentive staff, went with friends for sunday lunch who had been trying to find for some time after previous visit a number of years earlier. Most highly recommended, 5*.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants in the Region. I have been going here for over 5 years and, although it is not as busy as it used to be, it is still a great place to visit. Quite rustic, very Spanish, great food. Book a table for Sunday lunch and enjoy the suckling pig (cochinillo) or roast lamb (cordero). NB:... More 

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

This place is literally in the middle of nowhere, I would never have found it, without the assistence of a local. It's a none descript building, it looks like any eaterie you could find in a Spansh village. Inside, it has a homely feel and a butcher's counter.We were seated in a conservatory like area, after some meat, cheese and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2012

Very spanish, only open couple of days a week. Will bring you out the fish on a platter to choose - food was delicious

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera de Cartagena A Mazarron, Km 17, RM-332, | Tallante, 30398 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: 968163642

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 39
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Delicatessen, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?