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El Buen Descanso

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Carretera Mazarron 332 | Tallante, 30393 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 16 36 42
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

One of our group of four pre ordered Suckling Pig - oh my what a treat. To start we had the house salad. Not the usual lettuce egg tuna etc, this was smoked salmon artichoke wafer thin pineapple lettuce & more

Thank nina e
York, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

Food is good and good quality, staff need to smile it always looks an effort to serve you. Menu del dia is available but not advertised, so if you ask you get what comes...no choice

Thank Erica D
England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic restaurant with very good food, nice atmosphere and attentive staff, went with friends for sunday lunch who had been trying to find for some time after previous visit a number of years earlier. Most highly recommended, 5*.

Thank ralph d
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Muchas gracias por su agradable comentario, nos alegramos de que volviera un tiempo despues, y que ademas lo hiciera con... More 

Jumilla, Spain
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2014

One of my favourite restaurants in the Region. I have been going here for over 5 years and, although it is not as busy as it used to be, it is still a great place to visit. Quite rustic, very Spanish, great food. Book a table for Sunday lunch and enjoy the suckling pig (cochinillo) or roast lamb (cordero). NB:... More 

Thank Jonny B
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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508 reviews
377 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 627 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2012

This place is literally in the middle of nowhere, I would never have found it, without the assistence of a local. It's a none descript building, it looks like any eaterie you could find in a Spansh village. Inside, it has a homely feel and a butcher's counter.We were seated in a conservatory like area, after some meat, cheese and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2012

Very spanish, only open couple of days a week. Will bring you out the fish on a platter to choose - food was delicious

Thank David H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $37
Mediterranean, Spanish, Delicatessen, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Mazarron 332 | Tallante, 30393 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +34 968 16 36 42

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?