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La Portena

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Argentinean, South American
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1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
0034 928841281
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Special night

9 of us had super night in La Portena, not the first and definitely won't be the last. 7 of party had fillet steak and not one disappointed diner. The other 2 on lamb just as happy. Potatoe Rosti and assorted salads excellent. Flo and her husband and their staff work hard to make sure everyone... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Emily W
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Cork
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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Cork
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

9 of us had super night in La Portena, not the first and definitely won't be the last. 7 of party had fillet steak and not one disappointed diner. The other 2 on lamb just as happy. Potatoe Rosti and assorted salads excellent. Flo and her husband and their staff work hard to make sure everyone enjoys the Portena experience.

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Went to this restaurant on our first full night in Lanzarote (on the advice of tripadvisor!) and loved it. The front of house staff are excellent, very welcoming and good fun. Then there's the food...beautifully cooked and presented with pride, so good we went back for our final night. Couldn't fault a thing, highly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Ate here last night of holiday and were not disappointed. Staff lovely and very friendly and helpful with menu. All food cooked to order so expect to wait a little but you will not be disappointed. Portion sizes perfect , food tasted delicious and steak was wonderful. Will most certainly be back next summer.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We have just visited this wonderful restaurant. Highly recommend , staff are wonderful, food is amazing, had a rib eye and a fillet , both excellent? Side dishes are huge, too full for dessert but the complimentary toffee vodka hit the sweet tooth! Would love to go back next time on the island, felt like old friends when leaving and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The food is out of this world and the staff are amazing, we were recommended it and we felt the need to go back a second time. If I go back to lanzarote it wouldn't matter were I was staying on the island I'd make a point of visiting.

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

It's not cheap but the food here is unmatched. If you're a meat eater look no further. We dined here twice during our week at the Hesperia, easily the culinary highlight of the holiday. Waitress is wife of owner, slightly mad, completely charming... she really makes the place.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited this place a few years back and on our return the host remembered us (such a nice touch). I remembered that this was possibly one of my top 5 steak places I'd been in the world and it did not disappoint second time round. Top tip is to have a starter each then with your steak share a... More 

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Stirling, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Had an absolute cracking steak here last week. Ate way too much so next time I will limit myself to the steak. We had empanadas, beautiful bread & dips, chorizo & delicious black pudding before the main which was a gastronomical feast, however I was fit to burst as were my friends! The fresh salads were awesome, gutted I didn't... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Myself and my boyfriend visited La Portena twice during a one week stay up the road. Truly a stand out experience. I recommend booking for a marina front table, although can get nippy later in the evening so take a cover up. Food – usually I hate it when restaurants put bread on your table without you asking and then... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Amazing food, great quality, great atmosphere ! Lovely people! It might be a bit expensive but it is worth it! You must try it!

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Address: 1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
Phone Number: 0034 928841281
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Calero
Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Calero
  • Phone Number: 0034 928841281

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Argentinean, South American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic

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