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Paseo Faro del, 2, 35100 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928142068
Today
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 124
    Very good
  • 61
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 34
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great location

Had lunch here last week & we really enjoyed it. The setting is excellent although I'm glad we weren't sitting at the front of the restaurant as the customers were constantly bothered by " lucky, lucky boys " selling their wares & who seem unable to understand the no now will be no again in 10... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
PhilB505
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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224 reviews 224 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had lunch here last week & we really enjoyed it. The setting is excellent although I'm glad we weren't sitting at the front of the restaurant as the customers were constantly bothered by " lucky, lucky boys " selling their wares & who seem unable to understand the no now will be no again in 10 minutes time. The sole... More 

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Cheshire
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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

dont bother, you will pay for the seafront setting, go to samsara, much cheaper and much better food and atmosphere. based round the corner.

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Helsingborg
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280 reviews 280 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
242 helpful votes 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Every year we go to El Senador when visiting Gran Canaria, and OK, in Las Palmas there are better options. However, down South, the fancy one have a difficulty competing with this restaurant, despite its flaws. It is big. It is located in the old area of the Maspalomas centre with lots of run down places. The service is very... More 

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Located directly on the beach, this is a fantastic place to sit and enjoy the lovely surroundings. We enjoyed a drink a couple of nights but the food was disappointing. Didn't seem fresh, which wasn't great. Recommend for cocktails but not a meal

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
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59 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

perfectly situated with sea view at daylight ... High energy atmosphere both guests as staff ... Taking orders is swiftly done in any language fish soup, and goat cheese salad) . The first impression here is not always the lasting one .... Then it went wrong, except the quality of the food ... Drinks were served too late, soup was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We went there for dinner The services was very pool, low quality foods. Fried baby squids with full mouth of cooking oil. Seafoods aren't really fresh.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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143 reviews 143 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were there for two lunches, had salad, prawns and mussles. Large portions, served very fast (lucky for us who were in a small hurry last time). Perfect beach view. Everything worked very well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

By the beach at Playa De Ingles Baby squid perfectly cooked and seasoned Pimientos de Padron peppers portion was good. We tried the Bayswater Gin which was very pleasant. Service excellent. Food and drink arrived efficiently but went downhill from there. Half an hour wait for the bill to arrive.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

Enfocado al turismo extranjero. 2 cigalas 600 gramos, que no pesarian mas de 200 gramos. Definetely there are best choices less expensive with better quality. If your coice is sea food, take care of the real weight invoiced!

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Vejle, Denmark
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

best feature of the restaurant is the location right on the beach. This is a fairly large restaurant, so unless you have a special table where you would like to sit, there should be no reason to make a reservation. They have a large menu with lots of choices, so everybody should be able to find something they like. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Paseo Faro del, 2, 35100 Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Maspalomas
  • Phone Number: +34 928142068
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?