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La Matera

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Calle Mar 1, 03130 Santa Pola, Spain
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Akaa, Finland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Tasty grilled portions, english speaking friendly staff, middle range prices. The entire family of us recommends.

Thank Kati888
Bergen, Norway
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We arrived on a quiet night so service was fine. The meat translations were confusing. Also a reasonably good piece of meat was covered with onions and other sauces (not necessary). The Guacumole was more white than green meaning too little avocado (and too little taste). But the meat was cooked to order and the wine was good. Prices were... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

1st the good point the service was slow but this is not the fault of the very good waitress who was on her own working about 20+ covers. Without asking when we were seated we were brought bread & flavoured butter (very nice).Which we wrongly thought was complementary as we had not been asked if we wanted it, however when... More 

Thank witheldno
La Matera G, Propietario at La Matera, responded to this review

Dear "WITHELDNO" I won´t give explanations or try to justify the mistakes with your service. I could but it is not fear and now , we just want to apologize for it. Although your "may" not be returning, we really hope you reconsider it sometime, and we are sure you´ll keep a better impression of the experirence on mind. How... More 

Delft, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

Was there a few months ago with my parents. The place looks cool, the service was very nice and the food was far beyond expectations. My mom said that she had the best steak in her life in this restaurant.

Thank Tatyana_Kartashova
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The meat is really very good . Start with for instance with Guacumole and take Beef Buenos Aires as second dish! The price is really very good

Thank KalleBorgholm
El Paso, Spain
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

The food is very good here for years anspd also the service is always very good. They have an outside terras now too and special deals during lunchhours on weekdays.

1 Thank sandra d
London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

I came here on holiday with my friend and we're finding it hard to find a really satisfying meal then came across this great place. Our waiter was great! Didn't speak much English but really tried to make an effort with us. The white and red sangria was both lovely! Food was great. It's not the cheapest of restaurants but... More 

Thank Lisa S
Santa Pola, Spain
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Thought we would try it for lunch and were really not impressed. Staff rude, slow service, weren't given menu del dia menus, food not all that. Expensive off the normal menu. Certainly will not be going again.

1 Thank leigh B
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We ate on a Groupon Coupon at the Good Mood Cafe which is next door to La Matera and owned by the same people. The staff were really friendly and the food was very good. The choice on the menu was very good, but being on a Groupon Couon we were limited with choice. What we had though was fine.... More 

Thank Anne470
Stockholm, Sweden
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Argentinean place, meat based menu (of course!). Children got their checken skewers quickly which was very good - and the kids menu included also a drink and an ice cream for the very reasonable price of 9 Euro 50. Meat was very good, service friendly. Th place is simple and not the most cosy or romantic you visited, but if... More 

Thank Martin E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Argentinean, Steakhouse, South American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mar 1, 03130 Santa Pola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Santa Pola
  • Phone Number: 34965415929

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