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Restaurant El Marinero

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Calle Bajamar 10, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928.511.364
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wexford, Ireland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

Only discovered El Marinero at the end of our stay. We will go back to try more of the menu if when we return to this beautiful island. The four course special to share is worth a try if you like fish, @ €15 p.p. with a drink of choice also. Nice quiet location. The French staff are quiet but... More 

1 Thank CandiQ
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Owners/staff are so rude and unfriendly, they don't bother even raising a smile unless you are French. The food was a insult to French cooking, tasteless, bland, tiny portions. Don't waste your money...there are plenty of good restaurants in the area.

1 Thank Danny W
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

We had the worst restaurant experience here. The food was terrible, soup that was watered down and no flavour, chicken main dish that also had poor flavour, stale greasy vegetable stew and a tiny amount of chicken. What was awful about this is we have been faithful regulars to this restaurant every time we visit lanzarote, once we went three... More 

2 Thank amy r
Whitburn, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 2, 2016

Was here on a Sunday evening while in Puerto Del Carmen, staff were welcoming however the service was not great with huge gaps between courses. The food was average - not sure if I would go back.

Thank David G
St Ives, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2016

This place should be called Fawlty Towers. Owner is not very welcoming and only smiled when I asked for the bill in French and the young Spanish waiter hadn't a clue what was on the menu. Coq au vin was acceptable but the hake was over cooked. House wine was very cheap and quiet good value. Couldn't recommend this restaurant... More 

Thank Castledrinkers
Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2016

Just one visit to this restaurant but would like to try it again, food was top class , and proper coffee. menu looks very interesting.

Thank kizer99
Limerick, Ireland
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

I recently ate at El Marinero with family. The food is good quality and home cooked. It is a family run resturant. It is very easy to miss as it is on the side street just up from Playa Chica. The 'Monsieur' of the Madison is a little hard of hearing and not very friendly but he thaws out as... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Three course meal, two beers and tip €15 - Real Belgian/French style grub - Super bouffe - will return at least once this holiday! Panacota dessert was worth the 15 alone.

Thank BfpCom
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107 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

Had a good meal here. Was a last minute visit as other place intended to visit was closed. Nice staff/owners, quiet atmosphere but we did visit relatively late. Have had better french food but worth a visit if you have the inclination.

Thank Barry_MScotland
Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2015

Good place to have dinner. The food was excellent, the serve very good. Nice place, beautiful view over the Atlantic Ocean. Will be back next year.

Thank gabrielmgm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Bajamar 10, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 928.511.364
cuisine francaise familialespecialites et vins de Bourgognefrench family restaurantBurgundy wines and dishes

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