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“Fantastic home cooked food” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurante Palenke

Restaurante Palenke
Cl Salinas 36, Punta Mujeres, Lanzarote, Spain
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Cuisines: Colombian
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic home cooked food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We have eaten here several times during our two week stay on lanzarote and every meal has been superb. Meat dishes and fish dishes have been equally enjoyable and excellent value for money. We have always been greeted with a very warm welcome and would highly recommend it. The owner is always smiling and very accommodating- a must on your list of restaurants during your holidays!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Friendly service. cold beer and good grilled meats”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

El Palenke has an unpromising exterior which belies the warmth of the welcome, the coldness of the beers and the quality of the grilled meats.

Unlike other reviews of El Palenke, we selected primarily the grilled meat dishes at this restaurant for our main courses and can vouch for the pork cops and lamb chops which were both excellent. Pollo Jamoncitas was very disappointing - dry and with almost no meat - so I would recommend you avoid.

Pretty good as starters were the Pulpo alla Gallega and puntillitas.

El Palenke is open noon to midnight at the time of writing, useful to know if you arrive late in the evening at Punta Mujeres.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
“Lovely fresh fish”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

My friend and I ate at El Palenke several times during our holiday in February 2013. We were always greeted with a friendly and smiling welcome. We enjoyed perfectly cooked fresh local fish. If there are two of you, it is a good idea to order two different fish on a platter, so you can share both - we especially liked the fish called "cherne" and "vieja". Of course they also serve grilled meats etc. Don't be put off by the rather modest sign outside ("bar/restaurant") - this is a good
restaurant with simple but excellent cooking at reasonable prices. We highly recommend it.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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