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Vaca Loca (Gary's Place)

Calle Cervantes 6, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Ranked #12 of 147 Restaurants in Tarifa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 1:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 1:00 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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Bucharest, Romania
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Great beef steaks, big portions, fast and great staff. Good prices, nice location in the middle of old town. You may pay with credit card.

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Tarifa, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

After a day of sports in the wind with a healthy appetite you will find excellent quality and quantity meat dishes in this very friendly and relaxed restaurant.

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Tarifa, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Whatever you choose the meat here is delicious, the service exceptional and the prices are reasonable! If you visit Tarifa, a definite must! :)

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

The best place to eat a solomillo or some meat in Tarifa. Try it, you will come every day! Meat cook on the furnace and smily service 👍

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Denver, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great place for grilled steak, kabobs, etc... Small-ish, intimate, fun. Wood/coal grill right behind the bar (you can watch your food being grilled if you eat inside at the bar), very cool. Delicious. Nice outside courtyard seating, too, in a prime location for people-watching, but you come here for the grilled dishes. Very friendly staff, too.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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108 reviews 108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Keep it simple and come here! Choose your drink, meat and how you want it cooked...that is it! Simple and I love it!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food here is simply yet delicious. Very simply decor with the menu attached to the wall, there is about 15 items to choose from. It is small and tucked away in a great location nestled between a few bars. (Taco Way next door do the most amazing cocktails!) We ordered a steak kebab and fillet steak, both were amazing... More

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Newmarket, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We had been recommended this place and it certainly is well tucked away, and also quite small. However the portion sizes were not! The steak kebabs were even to big for me and I love my steak. That said they did taste very good and the place had a very nice atmosphere to it and is certainly worth a visit

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Newcastle, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014 via mobile

We were starving when we finally chose somewhere to sit and relax. The waitress was friendly. The food was amazing, great salads and real potato chips in man size portions (Adam finished his, I couldn't!). Pricing was reasonable, the beer was cold and plentiful and we left feeling very satisfied!

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Always go where the locals tell you! Was recommended this restaurant by our kite school and was not disappointed. Fillet steak is huge and very good standard, nice chips, good salad all on the plate. be ready to wait for a table though. Try to avoid 9-11 pm during the weekends!

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