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Avenida de Gran Canaria 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
928767028
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Ranked #105 of 285 Restaurants in Playa del Ingles
Price range: $1 - $21
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Wellington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Authentic Spanish restaurant, popular with both locals and tourist. Always busy great atmosphere good value, friendly service with extensive menu, loved the steaks and prawns cooked in hot garlic.

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oxford
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Charming chap on the entrance showed us to our table, It's a shame the waiters weren't as charming, The starters were good, garlic prawns and I had soup. The T-bone steak was a bit ropey and the mrs had fish which was good. So to sum up. Staff need to cheer up and as it's a steak house you would... More 

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Kilkenny, Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Very good restaurant my only gripe is they are reluctant to let a visitor have the menu del dia. It is only in spanish and they make a bit of a fuss about not being willing to translate it for you. The funny thing is if they even gave their menu customers the same little basket of bread given to... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had the traditional Spanish dish of paella at this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed it. The next night we had steak which was also brilliant. It's also reasonably priced but the wine was a bit pricy. The service was very efficient and the owner/manager came round at the end of the meal to thank us for our custom. I must... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Went here on the 14 of Oct were seated very quickly and took our order nice sirloin chips and a massive salad steak was cooked to our liking and tasted amazing... Nice choice of drinks of drinks to I opted for vodka and coke and omg it was huge! Would highly recomend and would visit again

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Northern Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Went here because of it reputation, had cold roast chicken, rice and veg, bland and disappointing. Garlic bread before was good, service ok, but we noticed a sign saying it was being taken over shortly and perhaps its in a transitional period. Disappointed.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Even though we were fully inclusive its nice to go out for a meal, we asked a taxi driver to recommend somewhere and he took us there, the service and food were excellent also prices were very good, we walked back to the hotel from there which took about 20 mins.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We have asked one taxi driver for a location with traditional spanish cuisine, so he recommended EL Carreton. It was our firdt day in Canary. Around 14:00 only one table was occupied, so I can't rate the atmosphere. Wehave ordered two traditional spanish soups and garlic bread as starters. The bread was delicious! The soup is little sour, as it... More 

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Dayville, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Pleasantly surprised! If you're looking for grilled meat and chips, this place is a cut above anything you'll find at Yumbo Center, more generous portions, perfectly prepared and great value. Thin crust pizza was top notch as well. 24 euro per person incl starter, main, wine and coffee. Will return!!!

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Naas, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Heard about this restaurant from our Thompson rep. We ended up eating here on several occasions and the food and staff were amazing. It seems like a place where a lot of locals eat. My boyfriend loves his steaks and he was amazed by the size of the steaks he got. A massive T-bone steak was €16 and was very... More 

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Address: Avenida de Gran Canaria 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 928767028
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Playa del Ingles
Average Prices: USD 1 - 21
Cuisine: Spanish

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