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“Loved the tapas and drinks!”
Review of Bar la Carcel

Bar la Carcel
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: tel 956-700-410
Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were here right after Carnaval so things were a bit quiet, but that was ok. We told the owner to surprise us with tapas so he kept bringing out great dish after great dish! Steak, eggplant and goat cheese with honey, etc. And great drinks too!

Thank smithla2
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

I lived in Arcos for a year and never got tired of eating at Bar la Carcel. It is a completely authentic andalusian tapas restaurant and is as popular with the locals as it is with visitors. A few of my favorite dishes ar the 'berenjenas con miel' (fried eggplant rounds with warm goat cheese and drizzled with honey) pictured above and the 'jamon iberico huevo de codorniz', a couple of bite sized round of buttered toast topped with iberian ham and poached quail egg. Conveniently located in the center of the old town, the restaurant is an ideal stop for foot weary travelers looking for a place to rest and a taste of the local fare. In warmer months the restaurant offers outdoor seating accross the street from its entrance.

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Thank Joe K
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Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

And so was the wine. After that...not too tasty. We ordered mushroom croquettes--seemed to be some kind of mushroom paste , heavily salted. & fried, with French fries. The ham with the wild boar was very good, the boar was so-so. Tuna a bit on the fishy side , and that dish was also heavily salted. Price was decent.

Thank Sheryl M
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

We took the waiter's recommendations and enjoyed our meal of tasty tapas with an Andalucian twist. La Carcel is a simple, Spanish bar offering good value and great flavours.

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Thank amp93
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

Due to the holidays we had been finding it hard to locate open restaurants but this one was open. I'm glad it was as we had a fantastic meal here. I tried the wild boar (1/2 portion) and it was excellent! When we first went in and sat down we watched some great looking food being delivered to another group. Always a good sign .We received a plate of olives and some bread and for the second time on our trip a complimentary shot of liquor. A great restaurant that I hope to visit again.

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