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The Italian Job

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C.C. Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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  • 153
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    Very good
  • 31
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  • 12
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice little restaurant

Located behind the jungle bar at the papagayo commercial centre. We ate here as we wanted to go to the rock tribute night at the jungle bar. Food was nice and service was good. Worth a visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Rochdale
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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279 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rochdale
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64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Located behind the jungle bar at the papagayo commercial centre. We ate here as we wanted to go to the rock tribute night at the jungle bar. Food was nice and service was good. Worth a visit

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Lutterworth
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We found this gem as it was near to our hotel and we had had enough of the all inclusive experience! The pizzas were freshly prepared then baked in a proper pizza oven, they were delicious. The staff were friendly and attentive and made you feel welcome. It is not on the front, but even minus a view, it was... More 

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Thetford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had booked in at a local all inclusive hotel, but sadly on arrival the restaurant had closed for the night! Luckily we were only a short walk from the Papagayo Centre and decided to eat here...good choice! Reasonably priced food, quick service (hungry travellers!) and happy staff. Food was presented well, partner enjoyed pizza, I had pasta and restaurant... More 

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Whitchurch
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very good for Italian dishes and prices very reasonable. Location not ideal, long walk from Marina Rubicon and also quite a way from Playa Blanca centre but when you get there the welcome is great. Pasta choice is very good.

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This was our first ever visit to The Italian Job, depite having been to Playa Blanca for many years. Excellent Italian food - we didn't have pizza but several other diners did and they were HUGE! The Spagetti Bolognese was probably the best we had ever had. For dessert my husband had the Tiramisu , a very generous portion, which... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We ended our holiday with a visit to this gem of an italian restaurant. Very pleased with service, quality and price. Would definately re commend to anyone.

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Paisley
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015 via mobile

We came across two restaurants with this name, one across the road from Hotel Princess Lanzarote and one directly on Av de papagayo toward the ferry port from the Hotel this review is for the latter though I assume they're run by the same people. Our first meal here was so good we decided to go back on our last... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Last night of my great holiday in playa blanca been all inclusive so thought would go out for a nice meal, wish I hadnt wasted my money hubby had prawn cocktail to start more lettuce then anythingelse 6 prawns. He had a fillet steak with a sauce with broccoli in it and a few chips look as though thrown on... More 

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Stotfold
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42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Have visited this restaurant a couple of times as it is just over the road from the Lanzarote Princess, where we stayed. The food is always very good and the service is friendly. It's a little away from the centre of Playa Blanca, but its well worth hunting down.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Fantastic pizza real italian style fabulous food great ambiente. I'll come back for sure. Italian pizzaiolo!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C.C. Papagayo, Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Playa Blanca

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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