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calle dean espinosa 18, Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
+34 956 70 04 10
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: tel 956-700-410

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This was fantastic food!!! The wine was really good. We opted for some grill meats and local cheese... Very, very good.

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Vancouver
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74 reviews 74 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Not usually one to complain, but the service to the only two 'tourists' was lacking. Tapas were pretty good, (rich), but I would go across the street to Taberna Jovenes Flamencos next time around.

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had a very nice typical meal. The food was delicious. We had the goat cheese with peppers, octopus, solomillo de buey cooked to perfection, the wine and jerez were really good great atmosphere.

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london
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled across by accident as no1 on trip advisor was no longer there. Fantastic different tapas and wine in unassuming bar. Would have ordered more if I had had the room.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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128 reviews 128 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, Lonely planet and is number 6 on TA so a no brainer choice. Excellent tapas and very friendly and helpful service. We had I think 7 different tapas between 2 for dinner and all ranged for good to outstanding. We particularly liked Aubergine with goat's cheese, pepper stuffed with cod and potato, date... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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206 reviews 206 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I like the simple dishes that can be ordered but take your time choosing and you will enjoy more. There are usually specials on the board and the staff do speak English !

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We went here on a rainy afternoon in arco on the recommendation of our host at hacienda El santiscal. Very friendly staff and although they did not plan on tapas that day they did for us. We had five different plates and each one better than the last. Tried to go again but closed for the day. Our loss. We... More 

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Hue, Vietnam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was staying in Arcos and eating here with a group of friends. The food was good, but the evening was completely ruined when the waiter kicked a kitten that had been playing under the tables. Like the other diners, I was shocked and horrified. The kitten had not been causing any trouble, and most of the diners were enjoying... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Great taste of tapas specially the goat cheese with caramelized onions and pepper. Thanks for the lovely evening out for a reasonable price. Service / attention could be more friendly since it was not so busy this would not be a problem.

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Chandler, Arizona
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Stopped here with a friend on our day at Arcos. I think the stars were the eggplant with goat cheese, mushrooms with goat cheese, and the mushrooms carbonara. Steak with bacon and onion was also good, if a bit over done.. But still great for the price. Service a bit slow, we were outside and in the far corner, maybe... More 

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Address: calle dean espinosa 18, Arcos de la Frontera, Spain
Phone Number: +34 956 70 04 10
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Arcos de la Frontera

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