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San Rafael

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Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
952 89 06 93
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very pleasant Spanish place

The restaurant doesn't look much on the outside being right on the N340 between Duquesa and Manilva but it's pleasant inside in the usual dark wood Spanish style. A good choice on the menu with generous portion sizes. The peri peri prawns, prawns with avocado, French onion soup and black pudding... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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86 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The restaurant doesn't look much on the outside being right on the N340 between Duquesa and Manilva but it's pleasant inside in the usual dark wood Spanish style. A good choice on the menu with generous portion sizes. The peri peri prawns, prawns with avocado, French onion soup and black pudding starters were all good. The tuna with peppers came... More 

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Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

2nd visit to this restaurant. good food and service. would recommend the leg of lamb. Love the decor.

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yorkshire
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We have been going to this restaurant off and on for over 25 years. It used to be very good then it had a bad period, we gave it another try and it improved, then it went off again etc. We decided to give another try recently and it will be the last ever. I ordered fish, they gave me... More 

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London
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Always our first stop when we arrive. Excellent food in this Spanish restaurant. If you go early mainly holidaymakers. Later always Spanish families or groups. Food consistently good. Staff always very efficient. Highly recommend. Book in summer and parking can be a challenge when busy.

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East Bergholt, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Went to this restaurant after reading a review on here. the suckling pig we excellent and well worth a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This is a lovely Spanish restaurant just outside duquesa and well worth a visit Portions are large and food is good Location is not great on side of main road Specialities are pork and lamb Reasonable cost at 30 euro per head including wine

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Ayr Scotland
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This little gem hidden on the roadside has fantastic food and service, you must try the Salt baked sea bass this is superb. The staff very attentive and the atmosphere is like stepping back in time. Wine superb and great selection the house is great. We had a business meeting here and well shall we say it lasted longer than... More 

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

A real traditional Spanish restaurant. Generous portions & excellent home made bread & flavoured oil. Roast lamb shoulder and suckling pig are both wonderful but are for a minimum of two people. The Spanish waiters are attentive and efficient but don't intrude. Prices aren't too bad either. Thoroughly recommended.

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Jimena de la Frontera, Andalucia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent Spanish cuisine, especially the cod baked in a salt crust. Very attentive staff, good wine list. Only negative lacks atmosphere, quite brightly lit.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Truly a Spanish restaurant. Dark wood, white table cloths and waiters who struggle to break into a smile. It was good and as others have said large portions, lovely home made bread and good food. When we went it was packed. I think this is a place popular with the older generation. I wanted suckling pig but they only do... More 

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Additional Information about San Rafael

Address: Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
Phone Number: 952 89 06 93
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Manilva
Average Prices: USD $29 to $37
Cuisine: Spanish

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  • Address: Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Manilva
  • Phone Number: 952 89 06 93

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $29 to $37
  • Cuisine: Spanish

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