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Calle Dinamarca, 4, 03180 Torrevieja, Spain
+34 965714720
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
One of my favorite restaurants!

I love this restaurant because the food is so consistent and good. Small and intimate with great friendly service this restaurant I understand is one of the oldest in Torrevieja. The souffle desert is the best I ever tasted and their specialty massive hanging meat skewer is just amazing!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2012
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Nailsea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This restaurant is now called Mon Ami and is run by a couple from Kazakhstan. Their English was poor and this led to some confusion when ordering. I ordered a bottle of house white and they tried to serve red, when I reminded them of my order they produced a lovely bottle of white wine that was unfortunately not chilled.... More 

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Torrevieja, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

First time we was there some ten years +?ago it was as expected! was again a month ago and was just terrible!!!!!! Stay away, obviously has been taken over by some people from Kasakstan which had no clue about customer service, language but most important the food which was setting me out for eating many days. It's a shame that... More 

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Uppsala, Sweden
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

With high expectations we visited this restaurant as it was given very good awards at TripAdvisor. These were in no way met and I want my judgement to be a wake-up call for the restaurant to improve. Two tables with in all four persons were taken when we came but we still had to wait 45 minutes for our two... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Quite Possibly. I have eaten here many times over a period of around 20 years and I have never been disappointed. The biggest problem with this restaurant is what to choose from a mouth watering menu. Very nice atmosphere, excellent service, excellently cooked food. Go once, you'll be hooked. A small restaurant so vital that you book.

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essex
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381 reviews 381 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
5,415 helpful votes 5,415 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Excellent food,very friendly service,would have liked to go back again to try some other dishes.Always the same you order and then see what everyone else has got,and feel jealous.Hopefully when we come back will try again.A little more expensive than most,but recommended.

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Nailsea, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We have eaten here many times and it never fails to provide excellent food. The ambience is nice and the staff attentive. I highly recommend it

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Drammen, Norway
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

It is a kind of steakhouse, but French. They offer high end dinners and high quality food. Never gone bad the times I have visited the place (30-40 times). Not cheap, but affordable compared to the perfect quality of food and the friendly service.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013 via mobile

We have visited this restaurant for many years (20 if being precise !). Francises is truly a hidden gem. The food is delicious and my favourite is the salmon in champagne sauce. You are always made to feel welcome and we always look forward to visiting when in Spain. Highly recommended , it is worth it.

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I love this restaurant because the food is so consistent and good. Small and intimate with great friendly service this restaurant I understand is one of the oldest in Torrevieja. The souffle desert is the best I ever tasted and their specialty massive hanging meat skewer is just amazing!

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Finland - Funland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

visited with my family. Great friendly service, quality food. Maybe a bit pricy but worth going for sure.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Calle Dinamarca, 4, 03180 Torrevieja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Torrevieja
  • Phone Number: +34 965714720

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