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El Faro

C/ Rio Frio 4, Cudillero, Spain
985 591 532
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Ranked #9 of 32 restaurants in Cudillero
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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43 reviews from our community

69% Recommend
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  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Devizes, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The restaurant was empty when we got there and almost empty when we left! We should have known better. Certainly not the worst restaurant I have eaten at but the food was very average and my wife says tasteless. It was our first night in Cudillero and we just needed food so from that respect it was fine, but only... More

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Brussels, Belgium
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

We went there yesterday and had a wonderful dinner. Small scallops as starter and a fantastic 'San Martin (St Pierre in French... :-)) a la plancha'. They recommended an excellent and affordable white wine etc. A great place to recommend for a relaxed and tasty Spanish dinner.

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Norfolk, England
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142 reviews 142 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Considering that this is a quite upmarket place, this is surprisingly good value. The quality of the food and also the choice of options for each course was well above average. Do not miss the flan con chocolate blanco if it is offered!

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Mount Martha
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We ate at this restaurant twice during our three night stay in Cudilero. I can highly recommend the scallops and the lobster with rice. The staff were very nice. We didn't like the wine on the first night, however that was due to our poor Spanish and had a semi-sweet wine rather than dry wine. After checking what Spanish wines... More

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Burgos ES/London UK/ Prague CZ
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

This restaurant was recommended to us by the receptionist at hotel Casona de Paca as the one of the best place for mariscada- grilled platter of sea food. Located in a little street just off the main square of Cudillero, this charming fishing port is worth vising and spending an hour or so strolling around and perhaps stopping in one... More

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Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

The weather is not good this spring and the restaurants facing the port were all closed. In any case, their terraces were not appealing. We were very glad we walked a little further and found El Faro. In a side street off the main drag going up though the town, this place looked inviting, on a quiet midweek evening. In... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

El Faro is tucked away one street back from the main thoroughfare. The fish dishes are sublime - and I can highly recommend the hake cooked in cider or the cod with parmesan! No English menus, so if you are not a Spanish speaker - take your phrase book. The service was excellent and the people friendly - and it... More

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