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El Caldero

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Avenida Varadero | Playa de Mogan, Puerto de Mogan, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
928 565 367
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Arroceria

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good restaurant, right on the beach front.

The staff were great, very accommodating and we're happy to make changes to the order. Portions were a decent size and the food arrived quickly, was tasty and reasonably priced. If your on the area try this restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The staff were great, very accommodating and we're happy to make changes to the order. Portions were a decent size and the food arrived quickly, was tasty and reasonably priced. If your on the area try this restaurant.

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had: Ham & Cheese Toastie, Spaghetti Bolognese, Cheese Pizza (which was large), Spanish Omelette and all were delicious. Waiters were attentive and service was quick. Very pleasant and relaxing restaurant with lovely views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

You have to have the Paella here! It is an amazing experience and delicious! The waiter presents the large pan and then dishes it up for you. It is an experience in itself to watch!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We had a ginormous paella which was personally served direct from the pan. The guy serving was very good with people and made our meal even more special. We will definitely return again when on the island... Too much food though, we had the rest as a take away which was a tasty lunch the next day!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

By far the best restaurant in Puerto de Mogan. Visited first on a Sunday afternoon to meet friends, we had chef's salad, croquettes and a fish and seafood paella, all of it was excellent and also very authentic. We came back the following week a couple of times for lunch and it was consistently very very good. Service was outstanding... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We have been holidaying in Puerto de Mogan for many years, and this restaurant is top of our list of eateries. In a nutshell, it offers the best value for money of them all. I find it hard to believe it's relatively low ranking - try getting a table on a Sunday afternoon when all the locals are out and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Had an excellent meal at this restaurant last night. As a group of 4 we all had different meals & all enjoyed the well cooked food, delivered by friendly waiters. We had a little trouble finding the place - in the middle of a row of restaurants on the beach front- but our perseverance was well rewarded. I highly recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We had black pasta with squid ink (Fidegua), the fidegua with vegetables, canarian potatoes, fried fish, bread with tomato and jamon serrano, tuna tartar, garlic shrimp, a couple of dishes more I dont remember and a very nice white wine. Most of it very good. I have had a better tuna tartar, but all in all a very good meal.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Was expecting really great things from the restaurant as it was highly recommended by the owner of the apartment. As I was travelling on my own, I really wanted to try the Paella made with squid ink but it is normally served for a minimum of two people. Asked on my first night if a single portion could be made,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Visiting the restaurant with my 9-year old son. I wanted to eat Paella, which was only for 2. The nice waiter made it possible for me to order, only for one, and even opened a bottle of wine, and only charged for what I drank. The food was tasty and service friendly and service minded, thanks to the male waiter.... More 

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Additional Information about El Caldero

Address: Avenida Varadero | Playa de Mogan, Puerto de Mogan, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
Phone Number: 928 565 367
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Mogan  >  Puerto de Mogan
Average Prices: USD 16 - 66
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Varadero | Playa de Mogan, Puerto de Mogan, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Mogan  >  Puerto de Mogan
  • Phone Number: 928 565 367

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 66
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Pub

Description

Arroceria

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