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Meson El Alfarero

Sagasta, 29-31, Merida, Spain
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Malaga, Spain
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

I have to say that I did not expect much of this place as last time I was here it was really forgettable, (you can read my previous review) but I have been recently there again and I am always glad to re-review when it is to recognize that service, and specially the food quality have been improved. Try the... More

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Malaga, Spain
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

This is a restaurant located in an adjacent street near the wonderful Roman Theatre area in Mérida. It is O.K if you are visiting the area and you just want a quick meal because you have the option of a set menu and also of a quite big choice of tapas. Inside you have air conditioning (very important if you... More

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Zurgena, Spain
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78 reviews 78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Although a large sandwich board outside advertised Menu del Dia, once inside with drinks ordered they told us it was not available. We went to walk out and they changed their minds. We wished we had walked, the meal was awful, they charged us for everything they could get away with I had to argue with them that the water... More

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Malaga, Spain
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Expensive tapas, tasteless beer and a feeling that customers get in the way. So many other places, so why bother???

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Madrid, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

The food is no good and not well prepared, unfortunately I had not checked any restaurants on the Web before and we just needed food quickly. We opted for the fixed menu and I had as first plate, bean soup, that had no taste at all. The second was chicken and it was very salty. I tried to change desert... More

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UK
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7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2008

Had we seen the comments on this restaurant on TripAdvisor, under a review of the unconnected(?) Hostal El Alfarero, we would not have visited it, but unfortunately we had not and we did! We are a family of two adults with two teenage daughters. I speak good Spanish, my husband some Spanish but my daughters little or none. We arrived... More

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