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El Guitarra

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Dr Esquerdo jose maria 10, 03570 Villajoyosa, Spain
0034966851410
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Today
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great paella at a good price ;)

I had a dinner with my girlfriend there and we can ensure that paella was really great. The chef is Spanish and the staff excellent, as usual I suggest you to don't try things in a wrong site (e.g. don't eat pizza in a Spanish restaurant or in a spanish restaurant with an italian name or food in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
DaniSan2013
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Madrid, España
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
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131 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Glasgow
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

In a weeks stay in vilajoyosia we ate both a lunch and dinner here. The restaurant is set in front of the brightly coloured fisher men's houses on the seafront. The staff were pleasant and efficient.for lunch we had the Vicente amigo salad which was a generous portion of cheese,Serrano ham,pineapple and mixed salad it was fresh and plenty to... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Part of the colorful Moorish quarter, in front of the Mediterranean sea with a few palm trees. Staff with multilingual skills and knowing to make you feel welcome. We really like it a lot.

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Madrid, España
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had a dinner with my girlfriend there and we can ensure that paella was really great. The chef is Spanish and the staff excellent, as usual I suggest you to don't try things in a wrong site (e.g. don't eat pizza in a Spanish restaurant or in a spanish restaurant with an italian name or food in the menu,... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

After reading reviews it was disappointing. Sardines were undercooked and stuck to the bones and we had to send back, these were re cooked and come back really oily with no apology. Main course, chicken wasn't cooked and pink on one end, they cut the pink bit off and brought it back! Brie salad was advertised as a vegetarian dish... More 

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Washington
Top Contributor
95 reviews 95 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

We randomly selected this restaurant for lunch among more than a dozen choices along the town's waterfront. The menu del dia was generous with a good salad and meat or fish dishes, plus a half bottle of wine per person. The staff was first rate - always with a smile and helpful. The owner was very involved and also great... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

A great pleasure, to be serverd by the owners Luc and Veerle. The meals (2 x) were great for resonable prices. Also, if Luc has a change.......he will sing allon with the "street music". Very enjoable, sitting in the sun and zipping on un "cana".

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Oslo
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Fordable good restaurant, value for money. In winter time they are not always open, but in season they are absolutely one of the most charming places in the middle of everything.

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Alicante, Spain
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The waiter let the restaurant down. he didn't bring cutlery until after he'd served the food, you had to request a serviette and salt. He seemed to be in a bit of dream and to be honest the food for the price wasn't that special either. We had tapas and you can get better and cheaper elsewhere. I guess they're... More 

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Gateshead, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We ate menu del dia here, we are a mixture of spanish and english. The restaurant is in a lovely location on the beach front and the price was okay, we had cod with mandarin sauce and pork loin stew, they were both tasty and the service was prompt as it was November and low season. The lady owner is... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We did not enjoy the food here at all. Many dishes had Spanish roots but had been altered to suit the palate of ex pats. The fish appeared to be frozen rather than fresh. Most nights there is live music that mainly consists of a mix of 60's and 70's pop songs sung by a duet with an organ and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dr Esquerdo jose maria 10, 03570 Villajoyosa, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Villajoyosa
  • Phone Number: 0034966851410

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 23

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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