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“Excellent home made spanish food” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bar El Otro Melli

Bar El Otro Melli
Plaza de San Martin 5, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
0034 680 402090
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Ranked #42 of 153 Restaurants in Tarifa
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Malaga, Spain
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127 reviews 127 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
“Excellent home made spanish food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Located in a charmful square in the heart of the old Tarifa town you will find the perfect place to sit and enjoy of local fish dishes and traditional spanish home made food, all of excellent quality and at sensitive prices. Staff really nice and cheerful. Maybe you have to wait to have a table, but that is the only negative point as it is a successful place.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 30 cities Reviews in 30 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Great place to have lunch.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Great place to have lunch and a drink! Located in the centre of the old town you can find this great restaurant. Lovely atmosphere (between the locals the of Tarifa) and great food, we had 2 meals and 2 drinks for 12 euro!

  • Visited May 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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New York City, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 42 cities Reviews in 42 cities
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
“Try it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

This is a smaller version of a famous Tarifa bar called "Los Melli". It has a terrasse and a small indoor space.

The service is quick and the food is authentic and not expensive at all.
We chose it because it's a bit cheaper that the original Melli. We had been told to try the ortiguillas (kind of deep fried battered small seaweed pieces), the croquetas de choco (small seafood croquettes- beware fussy eaters: the interior is completely black!) and the atún en manteca (tuna cooked in lard - it's not as gross as it sounds!).

All of the above was very good, although the tune was a bit heavy - the tuna itself was fine, but it was hard to take the fatty sauce out of the equation!

In conclusion, a great place to go for tapas right in the middle of the night action.

Visited May 2013
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Tarifa, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“The other twin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

Friendly quick service, great food, lovely position in a small square. The staff are lovely and remember you from last visit.

Visited August 2012
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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50 reviews 50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Restaurant experience with locals”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

The location of the restaurant is brilliant, in The middle of The old town at à little square where you get via narrow streets.
Great variety of food, excellent taste, value for money in between the locals the of Tarifa

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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