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Avenue de Gran Canaria, 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
928767028
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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You wil enjoy your meal. Nice place to be and lovely prices. The people/serveants are polite and easy goin. The meals are to big but nice and very tastefull. W'll come back thats for sure.

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Thank DutchieHN
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After spending a whole week of trying average food elsewhere, we found this little gem of a restaurant that does great food and also friendly staff. It is a little overpriced but for the great food they served then I guarantee it's worth it. I recommend half a roast chicken with the mushroom sauce for which you also get generous... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff very friendly and efficient. The meal was excellent. 5 people with varying dishes T Bone, Fillet steak, Mixed Grill and Seafood platter for 2 all really enjoyed. Would highly recommend a visit.

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Thank Prendy51
Preston, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended as a family of 5. This is a lovely homely authentic rustic restaurant so don't be put off by the table tops. Our party ordered garlic bread to start, a mixed grill, fillet steak, t-bone and mixed seafood platter for 2. Everytime a dish arrived everybody said they wished they'd ordered it. The meat was cooked to absolute perfection.... More 

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Thank prendy_dan
Chorzow, Poland
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very fast very tasty and freiendly atmosphire . We eat sea food four twoo was good 👍 pizza end drink Johnnie Walker black =50 €

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Thank tominini99
Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whatever you eat here you are going to want to go back, my son had the mixed grill twice, I had steak and proper home made fries. I wish it was round the corner from home.

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Thank Zephron G
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

After reading the many good reviews,I thought I'd try el carreton for myself.we went early evening so it was empty.first impressions where its old and rustic,which we like on holiday.the staff looked like they were having a bad day and that we had intruded there personal space. We all have bad days so no problem.looking through the menu we chose... More 

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Thank Karl B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from this lovely restaurant I had the T-bone steak home made chips it was gigantic and the wife got steak minion home made chips like cutting butter all with pepper sauce and fried mushroom peas carrots green beans this was the best steak we have had even in the uk cant rate this restaurant enough also we... More 

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Thank Andrew M
Funchal, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Me my wife and a Couple, have been there in 2014 and 2015, the two times we've been there, the service was excellent, and the meat 5 stars, fresh and tender. (Try de T-Bone if you can eat it all), also gambas al ajillo to start with garlic bread. Hummmm

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Thank Jorge R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and very friendly staff. The t bone is highly recommended for those that are very hungry! We went as a group of 6 and everyone thoroughly enjoyed their food. I would recommend for anyone wanting quality stake on their holiday

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de Gran Canaria, 23, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Maspalomas  >  Playa del Ingles
  • Phone Number: 928767028

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