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Avenue de Gran Canaria, 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
928767028
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 44
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  • 26
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Steak and mix grill

Lovely meal with the missus, fillet for her and mix grill for me. The portions were big and food was of a good standard €45 for food and drinks so reasonable priced.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Scott G
via mobile
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited this great little restaurant twice as a break from our A.I hotel over the road. The place is very popular, hence the reason why the staff are very quick! But we had no issues with that! They were nice and friendly. Very reasonably priced too! 4 of us all had starters, two MASSSIVE T-Bone steaks and two Sirloin's, lovely... More 

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Thank Brian H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely meal with the missus, fillet for her and mix grill for me. The portions were big and food was of a good standard €45 for food and drinks so reasonable priced.

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Thank Scott G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had great steaks at El Carreton. Good value for money! The waiters were all in a constant hurry, which was a little uncomfortable.

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Thank Geert84
York, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good restaurant. Us adults had steak and mixed grill, and the kids had garlic bread and pizza. The food was very nice, the steak was perfectly cooked and the sauce was tasty, and the mixed grill was very yummy but the portions were HUGE. I had no chance at finishing my meal, and neither had the rest... More 

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Thank Trude1982
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was lovely and for a family of 4 only cost 44 euros. Was only over the road and I wish we went sooner.

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Thank Hayley A
wisbech
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I tried this restaurant after a friend recommended it. The meal was lovely but the service was not the best. the waiters seemed to concentrate more on the locals.

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Thank Wisbech_yids
Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant service, excellent steak and mis priced (11.50 euros for sirloin). Wine and beers around three euros. Shot of honey rum on the house at the end of the meal and sometimes they leave the bottle on the table! Visited four time s in one week. Loved by locals and tourists alike.

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Thank GrizzlyBear_11
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

We have been really ill since we are there yesterday. We both weren't sure about the fish and prawns as they didn't taste quite right. Writing this from bed after an horrific night of bodily explosions in the bathroom. Can't believe they charge an extra euro to order from the English page of the menu?!? What the hell is that... More 

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Thank platinum74
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

Fancying a change from the hotel food we went here on recommendation from rep. Very busy but prompt service. Had avocado pear and prawn for starter and hubby had the onion soup both excellent. I had the T bone steak and he had a mixed grill the steak was huge and very tasty, the mixed grill filled hubby up and... More 

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Thank Anne H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

This is an authentic no nonsense spanish restaurant. Literally just eaten here the best steak I have ever tasted!! Friendly service and felt very welcome could have sat there all night!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenue de Gran Canaria, 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Playa del Ingles
  • Phone Number: 928767028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Steakhouse, Pizza, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions

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