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“Good but pricey” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Parranda

La Parranda
Plaza San Juan, 7, 30003 Murcia, Spain
34-220675
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Ranked #65 of 520 Restaurants in Murcia
Price range: $10 - $40
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Poznan, Poland
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Good but pricey”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We went there for a conference dinner, about 30 of us. The food was good but the service was very slow. Not a problem for us since we've been having fun anyway, but if you're organising a dinner for many and you're short on time, you probably *will* mind waiting 30 mins if you ask for six coffees. The food is good, though.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Miami Beach, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Me encanta!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I love to eat the grilled vegetables here at the smaller La Parranda cafe. We ate the menu (the special of the day) and it was delicious. One of my favorite places to eat in Murcia!

Visited March 2013
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Somerset West, South Africa
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

We had a good evening and great food. I guess it helps to be with a local, as the service and food quality was very good. typical Spanish food and good wine. I don't know about value for money, because we were not paying, but we enjoyed it.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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279 reviews 279 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 77 cities Reviews in 77 cities
460 helpful votes 460 helpful votes
“Sloppy.....”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

This city is probably the city I have visited the most, mainly because of my job. I haven eaten here previously on a handful of occasions, to say it was a let down is an understatement.
When I was told we were dining , my heart dropped and to keep it simple.

Poor service,poor food, to steal an expresion from my Spanish colleague "it's rrrrubbish"

The Plaza in which this resaurant is located has much better resaurants, do yourself a favour and go somewhere else.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Alltea, Spain
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
“Not one of their best nights”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Over the years we have eaten many times in La Parranda. It has always been the stop for dinner when we are in Murcia. Four of us ate last Saturday and I guess it was not a good night for the restaurant. I am not sure if they have changed the tables and chairs on the terrace but we were all unable to get our legs under the table which was very uncomfortable. The waiters apologised for the slow service on many occasions, saying that the restaurant was busy. This restaurant is always full on Saturday nights! We were also told that they could not guarantee in which order the food would come out from the kitchen. What did come out was OK, but not what we have been used to over the years. It seems like a lot of thngs have changed in La Parranda and I am not sure that we will go back.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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