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Betijuelo | near Punta Paloma, Tarifa, Spain
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Ranked #66 of 154 Restaurants in Tarifa
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Beautiful hidden "treasure" just as its name suggests, up in the mountains over Punta Paloma and with an amazing view of Morocco. Food is just unbeatable as is atmosphere and service.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We visited on the last day of the season,they were closing down until March 2015. The Chef and waitresses were all very pleasant and the views were spectacular. The food was reasonably good but I left just a little disappointed,after all the rave reviews I had read. The menu only had a few choices of meat,chicken,tuna,veal and lamb for the... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We arrived there thru several locals recommendations. Certainly a great view in a beautiful day, but the food was a true disappointment. I share with my husband their CHULETON DE RETINTO, T-BONE, 1 kilo of tasteless meat. Someone else try the Tuna, from the nearby waters. It was frozen and tasteless also and the other person request a sirloin medium... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We spent in week in Tarifa and had two great experiences at El Tesoro. The goat was amazing, the ham melted in your mouth and the deserts imaginative. We were a table for 10 on a saturday night they could not have been more attentive!

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Alcaidesa, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I'm really surprised to see so many positive (and recent) reviews of this place as our experience was quite different. We found the service to be appalling, none of the waiting staff even attempted to smile and one of them virtually threw the food at us. The food itself was mixed - our starters were quite nice but the mains... More 

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Royal Wootton Bassett, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014 via mobile

One of the most stunning views we have seen from restaurant over Tarifa, Straits of Gibralter and Morocco. We were a party of nine and were very well received. The food was well up to scratch and my desert of figs, rice pudding and brandy sauce was superb. The food presentation was eye catching and made for a wonderful lunch.... More 

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Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Recommended by our hosts in Conil De La Frontera, and with the aid of Google Maps and an iPhone, we finally found this place. It really does seem like you're becoming lost, as the road up to the restaurant is plagued by subsidence and the final 500 yards or so are up a rutted stony track. I'll be honest here,... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

We had dinner at El Tesoro twice while we were staying in Betis last week. The food was well worth the journey up the bumpy road. Some very interesting dishes included goat which was really well done two or three different ways. The cooking is typically southern Spanish - but with a twist and it is certainly more interesting than... More 

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Aldeburgh, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

This review is long overdue! We have lunched here on many occasions during the past months and it is consistently marvellous. Best to book at weekends. Ring the mobile number, not the landline. Suss out what he (Jesús) is cooking in the kitchen and ask him what he recommends on that day. He never comes out of his kitchen and... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

Firstly, for those of you who try to find this restaurant, the very best of luck. Don't be mistaken in thinking that it's anywhere near El Miro, because it isn't! Look carefully at the map and watch out for the signs. When you arrive there, it has a fabulous view overlooking the bay. At this time of the year it... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

You ask if this was the best meal in a restaurant - YES IN SPAIN. Because generally the food in Southern Spain is poor. This is a wonderful restaurant in a great location. We stayed just below at Paloma Camping (also good). Our only complaint was that a group with eight under three year old children arrived. (anywhere else they... More 

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Address: Betijuelo | near Punta Paloma, Tarifa, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Tarifa
Cuisine: Spanish

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