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El Bodegon

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Avda Generalisimo 17, San Vicente de la Barquera, Spain
942710043
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

That is the word, DESPERATION, I have never been in a restaurant like this, the waitresses are so arrogant,the service so slow and the restaurant is not full. If you don't have so much time dont take lunch here, just run far away

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

Great food and service. Very good value. Try the razer clams! And if you are not a fish person, the "chuleton" is amazing too. Make sure you order it medium-rare. We will come back for sure!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We are here on Wednesday evening and had a lovely meal. We passed by on the afternoon and the smell and look of the food coming out of the kitchen made us book for the evening. Although we were the only people eating out on the terrace (which we usually take as a bad sign) the place was full in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Found this by chance on a day trip and what a find. Excellent value for money - no written menu so a little Spanish is needed. 12 euros per person provided the best ever fish soup and freshly made paella as starters with very generous portions followed by small lightly floured and fried rosada for one and fish meat balls... More 

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Eire
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Went to the Bodegon a couple of times. The meal was ok and it wasn't expensive given the terrace location. However the service was very poor.

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Annemasse, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

Very average place, without real interest.... Common place in a city where creativity can be married with traditional dishes.

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100 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2011

One of the restaurants along the arcaded main street, this is somewhere we come and eat when we fancy some good seafood. I couldn't say whether it is any better or worse than the other very similar restaurants which line this side of the road under the arches, but it is certainly very nice. The food is well cooked, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda Generalisimo 17, San Vicente de la Barquera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  San Vicente de la Barquera
  • Phone Number: 942710043

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