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“Best service in town”
Review of El Poril

El Poril
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

We ended up here four times as the food and service were great. Antonio and the boys treated you like friends.
Very good fish dishes and great steaks. All well presented and good value. They don't try to drag you in as many places do, but do try it as you are valued as a customer and well looked after.

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Reviewed March 22, 2013

Visited on Sunday 3rd of March with my friends. The evening was very windy when we got to restaurant, so we opted to sit inside. We were well looked after by all the waiting staff, which made the evening enjoyable for us all. The food was very good, I had a starter of ham and melon followed by prawns in cava sauce. One had garlic prawns, one prawns and avocado, one garlic mushrooms. The mains were two sea bass and beef cooked in a tomato sauce. We all passed on deserts as we were pleasantly full. As we left the restaurant it poured down rain, so it was running for us to taxis...

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Thank Liz526
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Reviewed March 20, 2013

Can't fault the staff. No hassle when passing and excellent service from the minute you take your seat to the complimentary drink before leaving. Free wifi, patio heaters on chilly evenings and spotless toilets. Everything is pretty much perfect....except the food. After hearing so much about family recipes, local ingredients and cooking from fresh you expect truly great things. Unfortunately, it just doesn't deliver. The Arrabiata was more sweet and sour than spicy and the Meat Ravioli with Tomato Sauce was oversweet, processed and slightly unpleasent. No fresh tomatoes died for these sauces. Dessert was a couple of fried bananas floating in coconut milk. Perfectly edible but odd to the eye. Because the staff were so utterly pleasant and accommodating we really wanted to like the food. It just didn't happen. If they pare the menu right back, stick to one style of cooking and introduce more fresh ingredients they can fulfill the promise and potentially be one of the busiest restaurants in Puerto del Carmen. Fingers Crossed....

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Reviewed March 20, 2013

One of many in the harbour serving fish, sea food and meat dishes. All excellent along with the service. Love the Mojos!

Thank waldershelf
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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Great restaurant with excellent food and and a friendly service, We ate here on a couple of occasions to celebrate birthdays and the staff made us feel extremely welcome. Gradmas home made bread rolls and dips and puddings are the best, especially the apple pie, made by Grandma from the apples from Grandfathers farm!! The family are definitely kept busy and let you take your time the whole evening, and relax. Bonus is the playground near by to keep an eye on the kids playing. Would recommend the irish coffees.

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