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Bar la Dorada

Avenida Bajamar 16, 11500, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
+34 956 85 52 14
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“swordfish” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (3 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub
$$ - $$$
Avenida Bajamar 16, 11500, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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1 - 10 of 19 reviews

Reviewed 30 June 2017

Situated opposite the ferry terminal to Cadiz. We sat on the pavement seating area amidst the locals. The waiters were rushed off their feet but still attentive and polite. The food and drink here could not be faulted and all while you are waiting for...More

Thank figsbury
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of my favourite Spanish food joints here. Great clean food. I love their Monkfish grilled skewer, fried fish and shellfish, great food, generous portions, clean and fast service. There are always people waiting to be seated, so arrive slightly before the Spanish...More

Thank Heba C
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Great bar and restaurant. Lovely tapas especially fish. Great sangria. Very friendly and welcoming owners. We will be back next year.

1  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic traditional Spanish restaurant , great quality. Highly recommend the flan Staff lovely and great atmosphere. We did morning coffee and dinner during our 3 day trip.

Thank Ann J
Reviewed 18 May 2016

I liked the old fashioned atmosphere of this place which reminded me when I was a child and visited such places at seaside resorts in Italy ! Fish was good : fresh and tasty. Simple cooking but genuine. We had gambas a la sal and...More

Thank Alerock
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We were recommended by hotel to visit this family run restaurant. We were looking for good quality fresh fish. We ordered langostines, dorada and brocheta of swordfish. Everything was overcooked and dry! Fish was not 'today's catch' either.Very disappointing with the meal and service.

Thank TraceyMarbella
Reviewed 16 March 2016

Simple local tapas, mostly fish and seafood, either grilled or fried. Have the grilled marrajo (a kind of swordfish) or the cuttlefish salad (aliño)! If you want to sit down you'll have to wait for your turn (there's a very handy machine giving out tickets)...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The restaurant was full of locals. A mix of business people, friends and tourists. Most people came for the fish as nearly every table were eating fish of some description.

Thank ChasN
Reviewed 21 December 2015

real quality food from a family business which has been around as long as I can remeber. Its Fish is always good we specially like the cocinas - cockles I think in English. But you shouldn't be disappointed whatever you choose.

Thank georgems2015
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Just missed the catamaran to Cadiz so had half an hour to kill. Only went in for a drink, but when we saw the locals tucking in to the tapas we could not resist. The chocos aliniado was gorgeous at only 2.20€, and it was...More

Thank Lizzipoo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:00 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Bajamar 16, 11500, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  El Puerto de Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +34 956 85 52 14
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