I’d really wanted to like this place. It had a good menu with a number of items not found in the more touristy places with extremely reasonable prices. It looked the business and we’d reckoned it’d be a good addition to our list of decent places to eat around El Camison. Unfortunately, the food just wasn’t up to it.
Pan con tomate was an OK starter but the bread had only been toasted on one side making the whole thing a bit soggy. I suppose you could say the soggy side was balanced out by the other side being a bit burnt. Tomato, oil and garlic topping was fine but nothing to write home about.
Two slices of tuna loin tasted fine but, perhaps, a little overcooked Even though it’s a robust fish, it was fighting hard to be noticed in the lake of not very good olive oil in which it sat. And what little taste did manage to get through was killed off by very salty Canarian potatoes (and, yes, I know they’re supposed to be salty but this was way over the top). The other main course was sea perch (cherne?) and it had been overcooked turning the expected crisp skin into something burnt and unpleasantly chewy. It also suffered from the lake of olive oil.
All in all, just not a very nice experience.
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