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“Worst ever”
Review of El Faro

El Faro
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Belfast, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Worst ever”
Reviewed June 15, 2012

We have been going to Tenerife twice a year for over 10 years and have always dined in El Faro every night. We went in May and as usual went on our first night. A total disaster. The service was terrible, after one and a half hours all we had was bread and wine. We were just about to leave when our starters arrived. The food was very ordinary. We did not go back again. It is a shame, this used to be one of the best restaurants in Las Americas. The management and staff do not care. There has been three complete changes of staff in two years. There is something wrong.
Not worth a visit

  • Visited May 2012
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Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Terrible food and terrible service”
Reviewed June 8, 2012

i just say, don´t go there..
there is so many good restaurants in tenerife.. don´t waste your time in El Farao!!!!!

Visited May 2012
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ireland
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Very Good”
Reviewed April 12, 2012

ate here on our last night in Teneife and having previously visited some of the other restaurants higher up the list i would say that this was the best, food was good, wine priced well and the service was also good, really enjoyed our visit to El Faro.

  • Visited April 2012
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1 Thank skibb
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Durham, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“el faro”
Reviewed March 23, 2012

the food was very good, but not much choice on menu. had changed a lot since last owners left.

Visited March 2012
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Lincolnshire
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice place shame about the important bits........”
Reviewed March 21, 2012

A rather large group of us dined here one saturday night, and to say it was poor is an understatement...the best bit was the bread bun..
we had several starters of which only 1 was partially eaten, the rest (on a table of 10) went back.
the fish course was boney, slimy & inedible, (all went back)
the meat course was still mooing (i like blue but this was not even that)
sweet course was less than average & cold
even the coffee was like mud.
the service was poor resulting in us waiting on ourselves whilst the waiters chatted.
the setting was lovely, overlooking the street below & the seating comfortable.
possibly they had bitten off more than they could chew but personally I would not recommend it based on our visit.

  • Visited March 2012
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