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

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  • 92
    Excellent
  • 133
    Very good
  • 67
    Average
  • 33
    Poor
  • 36
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
High prices but amazing position

The restaurant is very close to the famous lighthouse and is in front of the beach. We sat at a table placed near the promenade and the beach, surrounded by a lovely sun: that is worth the money paid for the bill! Fish cuisine is pretty standard with overall high prices. Food is Spanish local we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Marco T
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Rome, Italy
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Rome, Italy
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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

The restaurant is very close to the famous lighthouse and is in front of the beach. We sat at a table placed near the promenade and the beach, surrounded by a lovely sun: that is worth the money paid for the bill! Fish cuisine is pretty standard with overall high prices. Food is Spanish local we tasted several fish dishes... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Rude waiter! After being ignored for 15 minutes - finally got served - asked to share a pizza - waiter not happy!! Grunted and walked off - asked for the bill - was given it with 2 euros added - for extra plate!! Queried this only to be argued with 'you share you pay extra'!!!' Was disgusted - they are... More 

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England
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167 reviews 167 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The only negative thing I can think of about this place is the price. The prices of the drinks are expensive but considering where this is, it is not suprising. It is pretty much as close to the beach and sea that it can get. They play live music which is tasteful and classy. Each time I come to Gran... More 

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Luxembourg
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We have been two times at El Senador. We ate twice fishes, it was very good. Service is ok. The situation is wonderful a long the sea.

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Gibraltar
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Ate here at lunchtime. I had the sole and it was absolutely huge. My partner had the hake and said it was very good. The service was prompt and friendly. I love the papas arrugadas here (salted potatoes in the skin with a red mojo (garlic) sauce. Good value too.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I never review but in this case I must. We arrived and were totally ignored by the waiter who then came over and basically hissed at us. We ordered a mojito and a sangria. The mojito was made with dried mint yes that's right dried mint it was undrinkable. The waiters couldn't care less about us or what we wanted.... More 

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

What a wonderful day was spent in Maspalomas! We decided to go to this restaurant along the beach, and the Paella was delicious. The service was also great. If you want to have a spanish Paella, I would totally recommend this restaurant

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Had lunch here. The food is excellent and generous, and the Sangria is epic. Great for people watching. Empty in the evenings.

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Really good salads with masses of fries, very good indeed and justifies the price. Fresh orange juice was outstanding, staff marvellous, views great. Highly recommended

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England
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120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

When we first arrived, we struggled to get served...not sure why. We moved to a different part of the restaurant and all of sudden we started getting 'better' service...quite bizarre. Anyway, the view from the restaurant is stunning and the location could not be bettered. When we did eventually get served, it was quite good...would definitely come back, it's worth... 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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