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Ave. 4 de Mayo, Porlamar, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
0295 261 31 97
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Caracas, Venezuela
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

This restaurant is one of the most popular places to eat in Porlamar, Margarita Island in Venezuela. They always have fresh fish and seafood dishes, also paella and spanish rice with seafoood. Some of the best fish or seafood are a little expensive. Good service. Very noisy specially at noon, best time to visit after 2 pm.

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Thank Ramon A
Porlamar, Venezuela
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

The staff is very friendly, It is not a big space and has several tables, so it feels a little bit crawded. The paella is delicious and in general food is good.

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Thank AliciaPerozo
Barbados
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I found this restaurant to be very excellent on food and service. I rate it the best restaurant in Margarita. The staff are very friendly and welcoming.

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Thank Nanya Agul E
Porlamar, Venezuela
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Has the same owners as "Punto Criollo" and "Lugar de Encuentro" in Porlamar, the food choice varies between the three but is equally good, so is the service. Moderate to high prices, but only compared to the average Venezuelan restaurant with much lower quality of food and "service".

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1 Thank Lothar F
Plainview, New York
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368 reviews
277 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

The food was terrible on everyone's account. The fish soup was stinky and had to be returned. The squid was not fresh. The paella was nothing special. The service was OK. I would never go back to this place.

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2 Thank dogeyedoctor
Porlamar, Venezuela
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

best restaurant, very good see food, fish and pastas and great service. And very cheap compared with good restaurants around the world

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Beirut, Lebanon
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208 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Very good sea food in the Margarita Island, went there on a Saturday for lunch, was packed, it is one of the oldest restaurant in this nice island, great for families, friends.

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Thank WissBeirut
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013 via mobile

I keep going back to El Remo every time I'm n the island. Food is very good. Service is fast. Prices are ok. Portions are huge. I love the pastel the chucho, the arroz a la marinera. Leave room for dessert! Sangria is good too!

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Thank VenezolanoFLL
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2008

Located in central Porlamar, this Spanish restaurant is popular with the local crowd and offers an extensive menu focused on seafood. Décor is nothing elaborate or pretentious, but tuxedo-clad waiters welcome you with crisp, warm garlic bread (probably the best I’ve ever tasted) and are patient and friendly at making suggestions on the menu. We started off by sharing an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Soups, Venezuelan, Spanish, South American
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave. 4 de Mayo, Porlamar, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Porlamar
  • Phone Number: 0295 261 31 97

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?