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El Espada

Piura cuadra 5, Mancora, Peru
(073) 258 338
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Ranked #42 of 51 restaurants in Mancora
Most recent review
- Mar 30, 2014
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28% Recommend
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Madrid, Spain
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

The food was ok, but it was completely overpriced. We eat much better for half the price in Mancora. The staff was not willing to work , it seemed we were bothering... So no tip, for the first time in our trip. But food was ok.

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Montreal, Canada
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511 reviews 511 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

This is not high end dining, but the place was packed and we always figure if its full, its good! The service was good, the ambiance interesting with the caged birds in the back and the price was right. We had the fish with fries and a small salad, quite tasty but run of the mill… Not a bad place,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

It was average seafood, we ate there the first night, had some crab potato thing and beers... not so exciting... many other better choices in town.

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Lima, Peru
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Came here cause I'd already heard about El espada before, but I think got confused cause there was another restaurant with the same name which was older than this one (same owner I think). The food was not that good and it took some time to come out (the girl'd already told me so). There were not enough prawns or... More

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Cusco, Peru
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

It seems that almost every restaurant in Mancora has the exact same menu, only the name of the restaurant at the top changes...but Espada made the tastiest version of the same food. They even modified our order a little to meet our request. Glad we found it.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Large restaurant in the town with a lot of dishes to choose from. Fish and seafood are the best but you still get something else if you are not into peruvian food.

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Boston
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

The food was just ok. However the part that was a problem that week in Mancora were the flies. That kiled out appetite

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2012

I like to go here for a late morning beer (11:30am) & snack of fried yucca sticks! It's big & open with lots of people walking by.

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Lima, Peru
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2011

i like the food,the experience,they even show me the kitchen ,so i got to see a huge mero de 1 meter long,just fished,non frozen try ceviche.ana maria vargas roca

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

good food but a lot of time if the restaurant was almost empty

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