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Avenue de Gran Canaria, 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
928767028
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 35
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 13
    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
Eaten there 5 times already. Best one for bbq dishes.

We walked past this place on the second day of our visit. Lovely smell of bbq could be felt all around on the street when you passing it. We decided to walk in and see how does it look like and there was surprise inside. Restaurant does not look impressive and it was full of locals, exactly how we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
fiszbone
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Greater London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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English first
Greater London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

We walked past this place on the second day of our visit. Lovely smell of bbq could be felt all around on the street when you passing it. We decided to walk in and see how does it look like and there was surprise inside. Restaurant does not look impressive and it was full of locals, exactly how we like... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

First things first: the meat here is amazing. AMAZING. We found this restaurant by accident, just walking around one evening and we were back before our week was over. It's a very rustic-looking little restaurant that stands by itself on a main road surrounded by big package-holiday hotels, which does mean that dinner times can see it filled with tourists,... More 

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Selby, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We ate here as it was just across the road from our hotel and we weren't disappointed. The menu was very comprehensive and the steaks we ordered came perfectly cooked to our requirements. The restaurant was very busy and when we ordered wine the waiter recommended the cheapest rather than the most expensive which makes a nice change.

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Paris, France
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197 reviews 197 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 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
29 helpful votes 29 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
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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
8 helpful votes 8 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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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 1 - 21
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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