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El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera)

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Glorieta de Jose Maria Peman, s/n, 11520 Rota, Spain
+34 956846020
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food..clean restaurant

This place is pretty good. The prices are moderate and the food is tasty. I had the beef in a garlic sauce and the hamburger with fired potatoes while I was in Rota and really enjoyed both. Wait staff are attentive when not real busy but you may have to wave them down at times. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

My husband enjoyed the food, the waiters were a bit hit and miss. No veggie options, I ate bread and tomatoes when we went in. There wasn't a lot of choice elsewhere and as my husband enjoys fish I attended the restaurant a number of times.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I enjoyed a wonderful dinner at the Restaurant El Embarcadero.I had the pleasure of staying at the Hotel El Duque and had dinner in one of its restaurants. The atmosphere you experience is a typical marine style but chic and very relaxing with its white colors and details. We were greeted by waiter Antonio and his colleague who had us... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your nice words about our Restaurant El Embarcadero. We are very happy that you had a great time at our Hotel and also that you enjoyed our new decoraction, food and servie at our Restaurant. We hope to see you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

Ocean Springs, Mississippi
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This place is pretty good. The prices are moderate and the food is tasty. I had the beef in a garlic sauce and the hamburger with fired potatoes while I was in Rota and really enjoyed both. Wait staff are attentive when not real busy but you may have to wave them down at times. The complimentary green olives in... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed our food and the ambiance of our Restaurant El Embarcadero. Thank you and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Sophie More 

Vancouver, British Columbia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

great selection of local specialties in a very relax atmosphere.You can choose in most of the dishes either portion;half portion or tapas.

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your comments about our Restaurante El Embarcadero. As you say, we have a lot of choise, you can have tapas, half portion, portion, a menu of tapas and a A la Carte Menu, all in the restaurant with the best vieuws of our Bay. Best regards, Sophie More 

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

My wife and I were enjoying a very good meal. I heard and saw much water coming from toilet room. I got up from the table and told waiter. The water was so bad I could not return to the table. The staff immediately started working to control the water, but they seem to forget they had customers. One couple... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you for your comments. We are really sorry about the problem with the water of last saturday. in just half an hour there has been 30 litters per square meter, that is really a lot of water and there was a problem at the WC, the waiters and staff did their job, first with the problem at... More 

Jerez
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We reserved to eat in the restaurant where we had eaten a few years ago, but now they have divided what used to be the restaurant and made it into a restaurant with restaurant service and menu and a bar with table service, tapas and raciones. We opted to try the bar tables as the menu offers more variety. Everything... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your nice comments. We are very happy that you enjoyed your meal and also the new way of working at our Restaurant, with the tapas bar on one side and also outside at the terrace and on the other side the restaurant. We hope to welcome you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

Philadelphia
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I had one of the top 5 breakfasts in my life. The selections at each station were bountiful and what impressed me the most was the lady who made my omelet that morning. She was full of life and happy to make you breakfast. It made me feel special. This was a rare treat.

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your comments. Thank you for having breakfast at our buffet breakfast at the Hotel, we have an extend continental breakfast and it is not necessary to be lodged in in the Hotel to have your breakfast, and for people from out the Hotel, we have a special price of 12.-€ all included. We... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The hotel is fabulous, the staff out of this world, the location perfect, but.... the restaurant lacking and somewhat lacking at that. Just not what one would expect. Oh yea, if you do eat her and you decide to tip your server on your credit card, know this, the house keeps all tips on credit cards and gives nothing to... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear CLient, Thank you for your comments. We are glad that you liked our Hotel and restaurant. About your comment of the tips, the tips are for the waiters and people in the kitchen, but if the tip comes in the credit card, they get that money at the end of the month, until administration has controled it. Thank you... More 

Rota, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

The Duque is probably one of the top two all around resort Beach Hotels in the area. It offers the highest quality food and Beachfront Hotel services in Rota. It's location is prime to where the action and entertainment happens all summer long. The prices are right and the service is second to none. This is the place where singles... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero (H. Duque de Najera), responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your e-mail and for your very nice words about our Hotel, our staff, our services and our food. We are very glad that you enjoyed your holidays. We hope to welcome you back, Best regars, Sophie More 

Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Very good fish and friendly service. Definitely will come back again. Too bad was a bit cold and we could'nt sit outside.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Glorieta de Jose Maria Peman, s/n, 11520 Rota, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cadiz  >  Rota
  • Phone Number: +34 956846020

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Noodle

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