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USD 6 - USD 21
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 September 2021 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a couple staying at our hotel. It is not in a typical tourist area but well worth the visit. We have now eaten here twice, the food is amazing and the service excellent. The staff are very friendly....Highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 20 December 2020 via mobile

Bad, slow service, no paella, we recieved a bread as a "compliment" that we had to pay. Bad atmosphere. Low hygien

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 December 2020

We had several local tapas in this restaurant and they were all very good. There is a very nice atmosphere and the waiters were very friendly and helpfull. We especially liked the homemade croquetas.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 17 November 2020

This is probably the best kept secret on the Island, Amazing food, The tapas is Fresh, the service is Amazing the Girls could'nt do enough, the Bread and Aioli is worth every centimos, We started with Barenjenas, ( fried Aubergine with Honey) Excellent, with Papa...Arugedas (which is Salty Home baked New Potatoes) Grandmas Recipe, Stunning. Then as per any trip my Auntie wanted Huevos Rotos( Spanish Ham, Egg and chips) I had the Jamon Croquettas ( Ham Croquettes) Fanbloodytastic Couple of large beers. Have to say Cheap, Wonderful well cooked food, thats worth finding as its worth every penny, worth the visit wished I would have found them sooner, Visit them this place is fantasticMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 3 November 2020 via mobile

Very delicious local food. Strongly recommended. Staff very friendly and helpful. We had 4 tapas for 2 people, eggs, lamb sticks, octopus and the herreos cheese. Strongly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 23 June 2020 via mobile

On a little family visit trip from Fuerteventura to GC we ended up eating in Motivos. We had a spag carb , chicken and chips and a cordero texmex. We have absolutely enjoyed our meal plus the staff is doing their best to fulfill the...COVID rules and are helping you all the way through. We will definately come again !More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed 9 March 2020 via mobile

Great and a lot of food! Beef Carpacio and Huevos Rotos highly recommend! staff speak perfect English

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020 via mobile

All in all a good restaurant. The bread with aioli on the side = good Aioli but the bread could be better. Shrimps fryed with garlic (Gambas al Pil Pil) was delicious. Pinchos with lamb was a bit over done but still ok. Efficient and...nice serviceMore

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020

If you are staying in Playa de Ingles, take stroll to San Fernando for where you will find a hidden gem of a restaurant. Totally 1st class very good food and service.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 21 December 2019 via mobile

Very friendly personnel who is willing to advise you, even if you just want to take away -which is also possible. The paella is great.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Yes, Motivos offers takeaway services.

Motivos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5