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“Good food, high price”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of El Senador

El Senador
Ranked #142 of 666 Restaurants in Maspalomas
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Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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“Good food, high price”
Reviewed January 15, 2013

I ate here on a Sunday lunchtime and had an acceptable pizza and my friend ate prawns. The service was good, and smart china but it didn't quite justify the price.
Good selection on the menu
Lovely views out to sea, with plenty of seats undercover.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank LondonSpagoer
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Stanstead Abbotts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“El Senador”
Reviewed January 13, 2013

Located right by the Light House, on the beach at the beginning of the Boulevard El Faro, this restaurant is huge and although I would advise to book, we managed to get a table for 6 the first time round. We liked it and returned on our last day. I recall having some succulent Moules Marinières. This is prime location. They even had a fashion shown as the size of the restaurant allows the models to walk around very comfortably around without being too close to the tables.

  • Visited December 2012
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2012

Never again! We are running 2 restaurants in switzerland. Just because we are not looking like rich people, we were treated like the last guest- nobody took care and the prices are much tooo high for what you get!!! Food was bad. We would never go again and definitely not recommend this place!

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed November 8, 2012

At Maspalomas beach, the restaurant is open the whole day serving drinks, tapas, a meal... at night becomes a charming place for a romantic dinner... but, it is really pricey for the cooking level. So, don't expect the most from the dishes, just correct.

Visited July 2012
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Sale, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Good quality food and ok service.”
Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

We had the canarian potatoes and rock salt pimientoes to start; both a little bland but authentic. Seafood paella was good. The waiter did his job but grudgingly. It deserves its 4 stars but must try harder on service to get 5. Still recommend.

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Thank Tony H
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