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Meson el Picoteo

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Mariano Vinuesa, 1, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
+34 956 68 11 28
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Mon 12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
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Haifa, Israel
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After being closed last year... Was eager to try it out this time around. A great place, excellently priced, great menu. Tons of things to order from. Waiters are nice, did their best to talk with us English. Atmosphere was terrific and warm.

Thank 4U2Smile
Wollongong, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived tired and late from Tangiers after a long train trip from Fez - 7 hours to be told by our Hostal Alameda concierge to try this restaurant. Food was great and welcomed, the food snd wine suggestions hit the spot, local Tempranillo - Roble and the service engaging and appropriate. Arrival saw olives, potatoes and typical breads supplied,... More 

Thank Peter A
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Food is about flavors right? This is the place to taste, smell and enjoy. It's a must if you visit Tarifa.

Thank Angel F
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I had a good tuna. We where planning to have tapas but they only serve tapas inside according to the staff and since we had a dog with us we settled outside. There is a lot to select from in there menu and all the food We got was very nice. Try it if you pass.

Thank Johan H
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Fresh honest spanisch food. Nice friendly service . We felt very welcome and have spent 2 perfect evenings here. Next time in Tarifa we defenitly come back!

Thank Nele V
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Super- fresh food served by unusually attentive and friendly waiters. Clearly popular and buzzing with locals and all tables reserved but as we were early we got in. Lovely lunch included fresh boquerones, mackerel & pepper salad and fresh artichokes grilled with garlic.

Thank LondonPhil27
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Not much to say about this place. Just go and enjoy all they great food they have. Fresh and well cooked fish. Awesome and funny staff!!! An absoulte true andalusian experience! Can't wait to go back!

Thank Leleflorence
Karditsa, Greece
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Locals told me that this place is a must try, and that if you want a table, you should book 3-4 days before, otherwise if you go early you'll find probably a seat at the bar. The food is absoluterly great, everything i had was really tasty and fresh. I definately recomend "ensalada rusa", "atun ahumado" and some others which... More 

Thank nikoskarditsa
Algeciras, Spain
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went on Saturday night at around 8:45, all tables were fully booked (always a good first sign) but the overly friendly staff managed to fit us in as the first booking wasn't for another hour. We both ordered steaks from the menu and ordered them rare. The steaks came out cooked to perfection, usually when we order rare steak,... More 

Thank Michelle13Morgan
1 review
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Excellent restaurant with perfect service and incredible food. Moreover, very god price! Gotta go! Red tuna is a must

Thank Juan F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:30
20:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mariano Vinuesa, 1, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Tarifa
  • Phone Number: +34 956 68 11 28

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