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All 40 Isla Cristina Restaurants

Meson El Gato

Calle Faneca, 51, 21410 Isla Cristina, Spain
666282842
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Isla Cristina, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Small local resturant with excellent service and nice atmosphere, good food to a very good price. We ate the recomendation from the waiter and it was excellent! What we missed were some background music, preferrably Spanish guitar Music, salt and pepper on the table. All in all a very priceworthy charming Isla Cristina restaurant!

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Seville, Spain
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

A charming, difficult to find but possibly the best taberna we ever met at isla Cristina. Very nice ''gato'' style octopus, incredible raw piece of tuna and champagne homemade squids. A word of advice... always listen to the owner ( Salvador) recommendations. Very honest and the best value for price.

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madrid
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151 reviews 151 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Thank you Tripadvisor reviewers without whom we'd never have found this place, which is in a typical Andaluz narrow street of low roofed houses. The simple sliced tomato entrée is excellent, the squid in champagne also, but the albondigas de choco are even better! Albondigas are usually meatballs, but in this case the meat is replaced by cuttlefish. Sublime. We... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Lovely little place off a side street and the area looks like a building site. We walked past it once and didn't notice it even though we had been following Google maps. We had tomato salad, squid in wine sauce and tuna in garlic oil. Three scorching bread rolls, bottle of water and bottle of wine. Enough for us three.... More

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Eugene, Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

I agree 100% with the Spanish-language reviews for this restaurant, so I'll add my own words in English for a larger audience. This is an out-of-the-way restaurant; you have to want to go there--and you will. The food is great, and the personal attention from the owner/cook, Salvador, is unmatched. I tried the same dishes as the other reviews mention:... More

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