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“Good food, good value.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Mercado Tapas

Mercado Tapas
17 Bell Street | G1 1NU, Glasgow g1 1nu, Scotland
1415523400
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Ranked #1,106 of 1,876 Restaurants in Glasgow
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good food, good value.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Two friends and I dined here about 6 months ago. Went at lunchtime, opting for the 3 Tapas for £4.95, if memory serves me correctly (on price).

I ordered vegetarian dishes, my friends went for meat dishes. Everyone was happy, no complaints. Really good value, would definitely go back.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Renfrew, Scotland
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Very Enjoyable Tapas Lunch at Mercado”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

My wife and I decided to drop in to the Merchant City for lunch today. A choice of about 6 restaurants in the building and we chose Mercado. We were attracted by the Tapas lunch meal offer (3 tapas for £6.95) and the pleasant appearance of the restaurant. It was our first visit. It wasn't too busy and we were quickly attended to. We ordered 6 tapas from a choice of around 15 dishes(some do have a supplement of £1 or £2 but we did not choose them), plus some bread and a bottle of Rioja.
We had 2 meat, 2 vegetable and 2 fish dishes and all arrived together and were very nicely presented, but more importantly they all tasted delicious. The mussels in tomato and sweet chilli sauce were plentiful and very tasty. Would highly recommend this restaurant for quality and value for money, especially if you like tapas.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Glasgow
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Fantastic place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

I'm a big fan of tapas and love this restaurant, big portion sizes, reasonably priced for both food and drinks, service always friendly and quick.
Been a few times in the past also and will definitely return

  • Visited July 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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Newport-on-Tay
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65 reviews 65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great location, mediocre service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We stumbled across this restaurant in the Exchange which is a covered square with a lot of restaurants and bars surrounding it. The menu looked interesting and the food on the whole was good with 2 of the 9 tapas not being up to scratch. With only two waiters the service was not all it should have been. At the end of the meal I had to go inside to try and get the bill only to discover one of the waiters was having a good laugh in the kitchen with the chefs, for quite some time whilst the customers waited to be served.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Excellent foot nice staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013 via mobile

Me and my wife go hear ever month if not more nice tapes 3 £7 good atmosphere and a nice pint see you's soon Pete xx

  • 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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