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El Padrino

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Calle Lomo 17, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 38 29 37
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Have eaten here on previous holidays and twice this time. Really friendly service and good food. The tomato soup is fab! The fish and steak dishes are always good. There is seating in and outside with a good ambiance!

Thank crookall1
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We live on Tenerife and often go out to eat, especially when we have visitors. One restaurant we always take our visitors to is El Padrino. This family run restaurant offers superb meals, the menu has something for everyone, in fact the choice is so good we have trouble choosing as it's all so good. The service is friendly and... More 

Thank mjbluesky_margaret
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

That good went there twice... had garlic mushrooms, fresh out of the oven and lots of garlic and prawn cocktail the nicest prawns I have ever eaten, the stroganoff is delicious as was the steak dish with veg & potatoes. All washed down with a very nice jug of sangria. We left very full and happy. Wish we lived here... More 

Thank Sue E
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The place has been refurbished but pity they left the old benches and ceiling. Food is good but anything I have had with a sauce is too salty for my taste and compared to what is available in town value is only average. The staff are always friendly and helpful. They have now opened another place in la Paz. Menu... More 

Thank baronhardup
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great choice of dishes on the menu. The steaks were a really good size with generous portions of sauce. Recommend the beef stroganoff, very tasty and good portion size. Good service and helpful waitress. Really enjoyed it and would certainly visit again. 😀

Thank TeamRosieposie
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

With a name like El Padrino, my husband and I were expecting a Canarian restaurant - or at least some local main dishes - or staff - or patrons. But at this place, pretty much everything (apart from the starters) is German. The food itself was ok-ish - my husband enjoyed his garlic prawns starter, though the garlic pieces had... More 

1 Thank sara_myr
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Puerto de la Cruz. The bearnaise sauce is very tasteful. The service is helpful and friendly. For sure I will come back.

Thank Carpeafonso
Bath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

great food best sirloin and fillet steak i have had on holiday and both for under 15 euros each have the pepper sauce to die for

Thank homer785
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Plenty to choose from. Generous portions and very attentive service. Good was delicious and all reasonably priced. Not open every evening so double check, although there are loads of great places in the proximity. We ordered garlic prawns for starter (delicious) and then each ordered a fish dish that came with creamy sauce and rice. Quite big portions as they... More 

Thank Remi S
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

Friendly service. Generous portions. We had 4 different meals. They were all Delicious! Good value for money. will definitely return.

Thank 777travel2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Spanish
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lomo 17, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Puerto de la Cruz
  • Phone Number: +34 922 38 29 37

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?