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El Faro

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Calle Riofrio 4, 33150, Cudillero, Spain
985 591 532
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When you're faced with a wide choice of cafes and restaurants in a busy popular spot like Cudillero, it's always difficult to know how best to select a venue, let alone secure a table at the best. We landed on El Faro through a combination of chance and with help from Trip Advisor. Although extremely busy, the owners operate a... More 

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Oviedo, Spain
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by my excellent hotel, (Casona de la Paca), this restaurant was in a quiet setting a small way back from the main square. The ambience and service was pleasant, they spoke English. They had a menu but these seemed semi-defunct as they brought a large card with pictures of fish and seafood and told you of the catches of... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

One street back from the main square and a much nicer place than those on the square. Also better service and much better value. Nice setting and our waiter made sure we had an enjoyable experience. The Sea Bass was very good.

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Quietly situated in a street set back from the main square and harbour. Our group of four had a mixed experience dining here: whilst two people were satisfied with their fare one other found the food to be undercooked, and the considered it to be bland, flavoured and most disappointing. As a group we considered the overall meal to be... More 

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Thank LuzechSpur
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

We had lunch here after arriving in Cudillero and after a wander around the town. It's tucked away from the main centre so is quiet. Service was very friendly, and good. Not much English is spoken and they were not doing a menu del dia which was perfect for us. There was a good selection of local wines at affordable... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We were two and ordered sea bream , which was awful as in not fresh at all. The prices are far too high and the food lacks quality

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015 via mobile

Not one had a good meal the cod was more than overdone. Really in a fishing harbor you don't expect fish that comes from the freezer... All a Cudillero is 'Has Been', just stay away...

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Rojales, Spain
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

My partner and I stayed at the Camping site in Cudillero where the owners suggested we eat at this restaurant... It was excellent the food was so fresh we had the queso de cabra (goat cheese) with avellenas (hazelnuts) and langostinos (large prawns) in a balsamic and oil dressing which we shared it was divine... We then shared the Sargo... More 

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Little Canfield, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Set one street back from the restaurants surrounding the port, El Faro is worth seeking out! On the day we were there the restaurant seemed to be full of locals....always a good sign. The food was delicious, ensalada bacaloa, scallops, merluza all perfectly cooked, beautifully presented and accompanied by a local vino blanco.....perfecto!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us and did not disappoint. We had the seafood mixed platter (3 of us shared a platter for 2). it consisted of lobster, 2 crabs, langustinos, dublin bay prawns, mussels and clams. They were very fresh and alot of it. If i had any complaint it was that they'd run out of some desserts but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Riofrio 4, 33150, Cudillero, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Cudillero
  • Phone Number: 985 591 532

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