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Meson Isla Plana

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Carretera de la Isla Plana, 30, 30868 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 15 21 52
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London
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love, love, love this little gem. Excellent food - high quality and great service. Great just to pop in for some tapas to nibble or for a proper sit down dinner. Had the best pizza here - salmon with trimmings absolutely excellent.

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Thank Keegan16
Southam, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

We have eaten here several times on previous visits. This year we went in for tapas and were very satisfied. This is a simple, friendly, family run restaurant where you can eat indoors or in a secluded courtyard at the rear. The food is quite authentic. You will need a smattering of Spanish to get by.

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Thank howard c
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

good basic menu well cooked food excellent menu del dia served every weekday very clean staff friendly bar area with largish restuarant at the rear

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Thank Ann D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2015

Very inexpensive good food restaurant where the paella and fish dishes are first class - the tapas is the best in the area

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Thank Geoff H
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

We went there because no other option 10.30pm in isla plana. We were very disappointed with the Gambas al ajillo , calamar a la plancha not tasty, the glasses were not cleaned, we won't go back for sure.

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cheekypete1
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

Still a good restaurant basic from the outside put freshened up with ne paint this year, a bonus is they have some English speaking staff now, so try this Restaurant for authentic Spanish dishes you will not be disappointed.

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Thank cheekypete1
Cartagena, Spain
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2014

As mentioned by other reviewers, don't be taken in by the outside it's like a tardis. However the only doctor, you may see, is Alphonso, who has a surgery on the next street or maybe Antonio Jesus, the nurse, as he has his health giving glass of vino tinto. Rosa, the cook, does a mean paella to die for. Well... More 

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Thank Kev R
Berkshire
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2014

Meson is on the main road of Isla Plana and if you are anywhere nearby don't miss out! At first glance you could be silly enough to look from the outside and think it doesn't look like much but that is where you would be so wrong! This is home cooked, wonderful spanish food served with a smile by lovely... More 

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Puerto de Mazarron, Spain
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242 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2013

Does not look much from the outside but well worth going in. friendly service and popular with thye Spanish. Godd wholesome food at reasonable prices. Menu del dia good value. On the main road in Isla Plana on the left if you are coming from Mazarron. Park on the side streets opposite.

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Thank Jon T
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2013

This is what I expect of a remote Spanish restaurant. The ladies serving very friendly but do not speak English. Do not be put off by this. It's great fun ordering by pointing at menu and not knowing what's coming. Eaten here four times and always enjoyed the food. They have a snack counter in the bar servers area and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera de la Isla Plana, 30, 30868 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +34 968 15 21 52

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