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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
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 10
    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
Well worth a visit

We couldn't fault this restaurant, friendly staff, good food, good value for money and a lovely seafront location. We visited 3 times in a week and it was consistently good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
M098
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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125 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Spanish first
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English first
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 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
Senior Reviewer
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
Senior Contributor
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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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Planned a friends 50th at a different restaurant but did not like the menu so desperately tried to find an alternative! At very short notice they went out of their way to ensure it was a night to remember. Balloons on table with other decorations sang happy birthday to the birthday girl even ran one of our party back to... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We couldn't fault this restaurant, friendly staff, good food, good value for money and a lovely seafront location. We visited 3 times in a week and it was consistently good.

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kisjulya
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Not sure what all the rave reviews all about. Food is pretty tasteless. Chicken with fries you can get anywhere. Tapas were not great. Very British, but no real fish and chips, which would be an improvement. Entertainment is horrible. Some expats singing...no not really singing, most likely struggling off key with old pop and rock songs. Really hated it.... More 

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Alicante, Spain
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Luke is a very attentive and professional host, we have always had a good dining experience when visiting this sea front restaurant.

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Sunderland, England
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Delicious food served by friendly, helpful staff in a great location right on the sea front. The Cajun chicken with goat's cheese and balsamic was memorable, prices are very reasonable considering the quality and presentation of the food.

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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?