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Vaca Loca (Gary's Place)

Calle Cervantes 6, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Ranked #18 of 150 Restaurants in Tarifa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Vaca Loca - A casual Bar with a charcoal grill/ BBQ - we take pride in serving up the best quality meats available in generous portions, beef, Iberian Pork, lamb and chicken - also vegetarian dishes! In a fun loving relaxed atmosphere! Open 365 days a year for the last 12 years - in summer our kitchen is open all day/night from 13:00 to 1:00am weekdays and 2:00am at the weekend. We don't take reservations so come early as we can be busy - if we are full you can enjoy a drink while checking out our menu blackboard until your table is ready!
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Food ok! Mushrooms on the Kebab aren't good!!! Service soooo bad! Unfriendly! Service Girl told US Nearly 5 Times To Leave The table after the Dinner! - to Leave it ASAP FOR NEXT Guests!!!! We are a Team of 5 Kitesurfers AND We could not understand such a bad Behavior!!!! Never again!!! In Tarifa are much more Better Restaurants with... More

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Gibraltar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Simple but brilliant menu at Gary's Place - hidden away amongst bars in a busy square this place is a great find. Go for the solomillo!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We came here first time thanks to TripAdvisor... This place is incredibly and every time we want to eat good cow solomillo, this is the place we go. Fantastic french fries, best we ever ate. Recommend this to everyone who likes cow meat and french fries!!!

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Gib
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A fabulous bbq meal: high quality meat cooked on a real fire, excellent chips and generous, interesting salad. Service was quick and friendly. No frills, no deserts (but who would have space for that?) Nice 'Old Town' atmosphere. Can't wait to go again!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The meat was good. Nice bbq flavor and very tender. The flavor of the meat itself could be better, but with a nice glass of red wine, it's not bad. The service was good. All in all the best seak i have had in Tarifa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Food was absolutely delicious! It was out of this world. The restaurant does get busy very quickly and they even have a "list" for who next gets a table which may take time. You should add this to your schedule when visiting Tarifa!!

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san francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We were determined to find this restaurant and when we did we realized it wasn't far from our hotel (Misiana). We ate here the first night in Tarifa, and loved the sirloin. Delicious! So good that we thought about it when planning the next evening and had to go back for the same meal. Great staff, very reasonable prices. Gets... More

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Calahonda, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Im not a fish eater...so was searching for a resturant for a meat lover...and found the best in tarifa....everything from the servive, the steaks, i had fillet, (properly served with handmade chips), side salad and dressing to die for!!...Excellent wine...you could not get a better meal....highly recomended!!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The food is really good, portions big . Service was really good- one server to 10 tables done very efficiently. Well worth a visit. Would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I stood in a small room just of the street ( which transforms into the seating area ) and watched a lady cooking fresh meats and vegetables on a wood fire. The meat was absolutely the freshest and the best cuts. How the lady managed all those meals I don't know but, the ambience, and friendliness of everyone, helpers and... More

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Additional Information about Vaca Loca (Gary's Place)

Address: Calle Cervantes 6, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Tarifa
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Saturday 6:00 pm - 3:00 am
Cuisine: Barbecue

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