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El Refugio

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Av. Pintor Tarrasso 219, 46823 Navarres, Spain
34649346019
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Dining options: Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 2
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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gem of a restaurant in inland valencia

We consider ourselves lucky to live near this restaurant and have enjoyed many meals there during the last couple of years. Thought it was about time to review it. Although I would find it difficult to have anything other than a steak I have during this time tried just about everything else on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2014
nirvana22014
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Chella, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been around the area and decided have a meal experience there.. We got the best option. This small restaurant has the best meat I had in long time. Good prices and good wine!! Perfect. I'll come back here for sure.

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Chella, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

We consider ourselves lucky to live near this restaurant and have enjoyed many meals there during the last couple of years. Thought it was about time to review it. Although I would find it difficult to have anything other than a steak I have during this time tried just about everything else on the menu from the delicious gambas carpaccio... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Absolutely wonderful restaurant !!! If you'd ever pass Navarres you need to stop at El Refugio. You'd feel/taste real Spain. We've been there twice within our stay thanks to purely perfect dishes (heaven for meat lovers) plus we've been so warmly welcomed first time so there're no other option - we've had to come back. Despite the fact that we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Don't let the modest exterior fool you . . . the Refugio dishes up an exceptional dining experience. Warm, accommodating hosts, who have a passion for serving up the country's best meats grilled over the coals, make this place special. The restaurant is spotlessly clean, comfortable, and takes great pride in their food and its presentation. While the menu is... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Fab restuarant , superb hosts and the best steak I have tasted , nothing is a problem for the hosts , communicated in Spanish and French and enjoyed a superb meal and wine with great recommendations from the owners.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2013

This spanish style steakhouse specializes in steaks and it is clear to see why. At dinner, the owner/chef (always a good thing) explains the different cuts of meat and the various local dishes. You can watch your meal being prepared before your eyes on the hot charcoals to perfection. The owner takes immense pride in the food prepared and his... More 

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Overveen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

It does not look Spanish, more like a skihut in the Alps. And is not in Valencia but in the village of Navarres, South of the city. Run by a couple and their son. On the menu all starters were meat and all mains were....meat. We shared some fantastic Iberico ham, from the famous black pigs, fed with acorns. But... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Av. Pintor Tarrasso 219, 46823 Navarres, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Valencia Province  >  Navarres
  • Phone Number: 34649346019

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

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