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Emma's Cantina Mexicana

Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 514154
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $34
Cuisines: Mexican, Vegetarian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A very popular 36 seat restaurant in the picturesque main street of the original fishing village of Puerto del Carmen with parking outside or in the recently renovated fishing port one street below.Open from 6pm each night, closed Wednesday.N.B. A dress code operates in this restaurant.
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Scotland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Tried this due to the reviews in TA. A nice small restaurant with excellent service and food. Little dishes in the side allow you to make your meal as mild or as hot as you like. Highly recommended.

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Gerhanlon, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review and share it with other readers of this forum. We are delighted you enjoyed your meal with us in Emma's and we hope you will be back to repeat the experience on your next trip to Lanzarote., More

Western Ireland, Ireland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is one of the best mexican restaurants we have ever been to. The food is amazing and the service excellent. The restaurant itself is quite small, so you may need to reserve a table in advance.

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Gerhanlon, Front Office Manager at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this review

Fantastic review! Thank you for sharing this with hopefully many future diners! We are delighted you enjoyed your food and the service and we hope you will spread the word and we will see you back again in the near future. Thanks again. More

Surrey
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54 reviews 54 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

We ate here on our last trip to Lanzarote and really enjoyed the food so keEn to go back and we were not disappointed. The food was really good and we tried the mixed starter for two which was really nice. I then had a chicken dish which was fabulous and my parter had the lamb. We also thought about... More

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Gerhanlon, Manager at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this review

It gives me great pleasure to read these wonderful reviews, And Especially when I read that you had eaten here before and were keen to come back. Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review. And Kirsty is of course delighted to get recognition for her hard work. Hope to see you on your next visit.... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

We came here on recommendation from our friends and we were not disappointed. Oh my god the food was outstanding that we went two nights in a row. The staff were lovely, Kirsty was amazing and such a lovely person. From the minute we walked in we felt comfortable. If ur in lanzarote and don't visit this amazing little restaurant... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We had never been to a mexican restaurant before any resevstions we had were soon put aside. The staff were very helpful samples were given to ensure that we would enjoy our meal once we had chosen from the large menu that was very well explained by our new friend from wolverhampton. The food was what can I say AMAZING.... More

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Cwmbran, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were in the Old Town last week and ate here twice it was so good! This is a small restaurant with an intimate feel. The waitresses explained the menu very clearly and asked about our tastes before advising us on each occasion. I am a vegetarian and there was plenty of choice for me, my husband loved the meat... More

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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Had yet another fantastic meal at Emma's; great service and authentic Mexican food make Emma's one of our favourite restaurants in Lanzarote! Try the Chilli Rojo!

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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Had another lovely meal here, never been disapointed, even without Emma, the standard of food is excellent..always call back on every visit to lanzarote. Small restaurant and very friendly staff

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Leeds Yorkshire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Food is heavenly and will be going again soon. You need to go on a empty stomach so you can eat all the delicious food on offer,

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Boyle, Co. Roscommon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We normally visit Emma's a couple of times every time we visit Lanzarote, and were so sad to hear of the passing of Mike, Emma's husband. He was a great front of house personality and we feared that things wouldn't be the same especially as Emma had decided to sell up. There are plenty of Mexican (not authentic) restaurants in... More

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