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C/ Rio Frio 4, Cudillero, Spain
985 591 532
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 44
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  • 21
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  • 5
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good restaurant behind the main streets

We had lunch here after arriving in Cudillero and after a wander around the town. It's tucked away from the main centre so is quiet. Service was very friendly, and good. Not much English is spoken and they were not doing a menu del dia which was perfect for us. There was a good selection of local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
Laura H
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Quietly situated in a street set back from the main square and harbour. Our group of four had a mixed experience dining here: whilst two people were satisfied with their fare one other found the food to be undercooked, and the considered it to be bland, flavoured and most disappointing. As a group we considered the overall meal to be... More 

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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We had lunch here after arriving in Cudillero and after a wander around the town. It's tucked away from the main centre so is quiet. Service was very friendly, and good. Not much English is spoken and they were not doing a menu del dia which was perfect for us. There was a good selection of local wines at affordable... More 

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Thank Laura H
Zug, Switzerland
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We were two and ordered sea bream , which was awful as in not fresh at all. The prices are far too high and the food lacks quality

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Thank nubra
Vilvoorde, Belgium
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Not one had a good meal the cod was more than overdone. Really in a fishing harbor you don't expect fish that comes from the freezer... All a Cudillero is 'Has Been', just stay away...

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Rojales, Spain
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Camping site in Cudillero where the owners suggested we eat at this restaurant... It was excellent the food was so fresh we had the queso de cabra (goat cheese) with avellenas (hazelnuts) and langostinos (large prawns) in a balsamic and oil dressing which we shared it was divine... We then shared the Sargo... More 

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Thank Jean S
Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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312 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Set one street back from the restaurants surrounding the port, El Faro is worth seeking out! On the day we were there the restaurant seemed to be full of locals....always a good sign. The food was delicious, ensalada bacaloa, scallops, merluza all perfectly cooked, beautifully presented and accompanied by a local vino blanco.....perfecto!

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Thank joanandmatt
Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us and did not disappoint. We had the seafood mixed platter (3 of us shared a platter for 2). it consisted of lobster, 2 crabs, langustinos, dublin bay prawns, mussels and clams. They were very fresh and alot of it. If i had any complaint it was that they'd run out of some desserts but... More 

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Thank ljcopsey
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Very friendly staff. Free hot and cold snacks put on the bar for patrons. Frequented by the locals as well as visitors. Good beer and Rioja ( we liked the local red wine) We ate on a couple of occasions and both visits were worthwhile - particularly impressed as we seemed to be the only English people there but were... More 

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Panama City, Panama
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126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This is the second time we come to Cudillero and to the Casona de la Paca, however, it was the first time we had gone to El Faro, which was recommended by our hotel. Wonderful advice! The food was good, we had the croquetas de jamon to start, they were soft and tasty, and then the arroz con bogavante, which... More 

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Thank Bruni B
Austin, TX
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203 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed in Oviedo for a week, taking buses each day to surrounding towns. The second bus driver recommended we try El Faro, arriving a little after 1 on a Thursday, a bit early for lunch in Spain but it was a good thing we did because the restaurant filled up very quickly. We had one of the few outdoor... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Rio Frio 4, Cudillero, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Cudillero
  • Phone Number: 985 591 532

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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