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Avenida de Gran Canaria 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
928767028
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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Visitor rating
  • 83
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 22
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great grilled meat restaurant

Located close to my hotel I had dinner at this "churascaria" type of restaurant. The food and the service were excellent. I had a tomato salad with onions to start with followed by a dish of four different types of grilled meats (chicken, pork, beef and sausage) accompanied by potatoes and cooked... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Caris25
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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219 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Paris, France
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Located close to my hotel I had dinner at this "churascaria" type of restaurant. The food and the service were excellent. I had a tomato salad with onions to start with followed by a dish of four different types of grilled meats (chicken, pork, beef and sausage) accompanied by potatoes and cooked vegetables. A very nice meal for an excellent... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

Ate here for 2nights of my holiday great little restaurent ,best t bone I have had for a long time ,good service ,great views over maspalomas ,would recommend this place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We stumbled across this little restaurant while out for a walk. Near our Villa so we had three meals and was not disappointed. Food really good and fairly priced. House salad for starter could be shared as the garlic prawns. Fish and steaks really good. Bottle of house Rioja 12.5 euro really good bottle of wine. Staff friendly and make... More 

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Kopavogur, Iceland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

All dishes we had! Food was excellent, the service great, even though the evenings were very busy, the staff stayed calm and relaxed. Looking forward to go there next time.

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Marsaxlokk, Malta
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Good food however the ambience is nothing special and it is a bit over crowded. Too many tables next to each other, you can barely have a conversation with your family. The tables are so close to each other that you can overhear what everyone is saying. My husband had the fillet of the house it was amazing, I had... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went here twice during our stay, and the Steaks was really good. The staff and speed of service was also excellent. Would highly recommend this restaurant for Steaks.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Have walked past this restaurant many times over the years. So we thought we would give it a try for my wife's Birthday big mistake service was very poor and we were not offered bread before our meal. I ordered the top steak from the menu Eu18.50 expecting something special only to find cold vegetables and the chips were not... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Best paella I have ever had, the restaurant doesn't look like much but its a little hidden gem I cant really comment on the rest of the food as i only had the paella and a salad but it was fantastic and the prices are good for a cheap eat.

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Cambridgeshire
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109 reviews 109 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

We ate here twice because it was opposite our hotel. I didn't realise but the waiters give Spanish people the menu of the day automatically, but not the tourists! My partner noticed but didn't mention it until I'd commented to him about not seeing one. He also said they give the Spanish customers a basket of bread when they sit... More 

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Wellington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida 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 1 - 21
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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