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“Terrible Paella” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Familiar

Familiar
Calle Carmen Nobrega No 23, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
922176617
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Ranked #11 of 52 Restaurants in El Medano
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Jabbeke, Belgium
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 45 cities Reviews in 45 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Terrible Paella”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Never again. Paella ready within 10 min ? This is a 'no fresh made' Paella. Service is as a factory, as fast as possible in order to have as mutch as possible tabels filled up.

Visited January 2013
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English first
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“nice atmosphere, good value for money.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

a traditional unpretentious canarian homecooking style restaurent. friendly service (a bit slow), good sized fresh dishes at reasonable prices. dont expect anything fancy here.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Madrid, Spain
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Excellent, unpretentious local restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

We fell into this place by accident, tired and hungry after our flight to Tenerife. Fresh food, perfectly cooked fish, friendly staff and modest prices added up to a great lunch. We especially enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere, with the light filtering through sheer curtains. It put us in a vacation mood - an excellent antidote to Ryanair!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Friendly, lively and foody”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Much the friendliest and comfortable restaurant we tried in four nights staying in El Mendano. We shared a great paella, good local bread and beer, all at very reasonable cost. The menu was varied without being too large and the service was quick and friendly

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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San Diego, California
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38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Excellent typical local dishes!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We were there with friends as a party of six and had different fish, beef and chicken dishes. All of them were very tasty and the price was very reasonable. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very nice as there were mostly local people for dinner. We had the white house wine with the meal which was a perfect choice accompaning the fish. Can be crowded.
The restaurant is in El Médano directly. so no sea view, but great food! :-)

Visited September 2012
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