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el nilo

Calle Pajar | San Sebastian De La Gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
+34 922 87 03 05
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“steak” (5 reviews)
“cuttlefish” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Pajar | San Sebastian De La Gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to have a dinner there with my boyfriend. The room was packed but we got the table. We ordered some apetizers which were really good, but the waiter, I guess he's the owner seemed to be rushing between the tables, because he forgot one...More

Thank Tuulia J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They cocked very well, and the owner is kind. Prices in average. The local have a Typical canary atmosphere.

Thank ibiscor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mario the restaurant manager is charming, funny and characterful, and very willing to help and suggest a menu for you. The food is honest and unpretentious, from mixed salads, home prepared local soups, steaks and locally caught fresh fish, prawns and langoustine. The building is...More

Thank Morland2
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Good honest food, very tasty. We got in early so no problem but later on was a different story. The place was full, everybody appeared to be waiting for food. Think mario is a victim of his own success. He tries very hard but should...More

Thank Mary R
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Good place to have a gomera style meal. The owner's funny character made our evening really relaxed. For sure will be back one day.

Thank DonAfonso
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The food is local food and genuine. Rabbit, prawns and garlic, cuttlefish are all excellent specialities. Food is served with gusto and good humour as Mario is the best of hosts.

Thank Johntwllcacwn
Reviewed 27 October 2016

October 2016 was my first visit here since March 2014. This time I ate there on two consecutive evenings. There are just over thirty covers but on both evenings only four people dining - myself and the same couple with a child. This contrasted with...More

Thank AlanR555
Reviewed 24 March 2016

We were made to feel very welcome and the food was good. The only downside was that 2 of the 3 dishes we wanted were not available and we were offered more expensive alternatives. We weren't sure if this was a ploy but the food...More

Thank CutieSusy
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We had a fantastic evening at El Nilo - we ordered fresh fish and a steak with a bottle of Rioja wine - I can't remember when I last had such good fish (called "lubina" in Spanish)! The waiter did not speak much English but...More

Thank gosia700
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

The previous reviewer who described this place as having Faulty Towers style service was spot on. When we arrived it was nearly full so we did not expect quick service but it turned out to be some of the worst service we have experienced. Starters...More

Thank MarcoPoloLondon
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pajar | San Sebastian De La Gomera, San Sebastian de la Gomera, La Gomera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Gomera  >  San Sebastian de la Gomera
  • Phone Number: +34 922 87 03 05
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