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El Barquero

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Altamira
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Av. Luis Roche | cnr 5a Transversal, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
+58 212-2614645
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Caracas
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Boquerones and fosforera were amazing! Sadly, the service was overly slow and couldn't really savor it... Was even more concerned on "when will I get the check?" than enjoying the experience.

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Thank MemoKalen
Cinnaminson, New Jersey
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

From my awful experience, I can tell that if you place an order to go, you MUST check your meal before you leave the restaurant, otherwise, you can get a terrible meal that could ruin your gathering, like it happened to me.

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Thank Karlita1917
Coconut Creek, Florida
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277 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent seafood and fish dishes. Wine menu is extensive and good Service is also very good Price is a little high for locals although not for tourists because of the exchange rate

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Thank Alex B
Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

After almost six years I went back to this place during a recent visit to Caracas, have not changed much, even some of the staff are still there and they are still very friendly and provide a great service, as before it is a little bit noisy and if you go to the bar is very noisy and crowded Food... More 

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Thank drblonski
Aventura, Florida
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

It is one or most traditional places in Caracas. I was there on July it is secure, they have life music and the food is really good. Prices are ok if you are paying with dollars. Perfect to celebrate any ocassion

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Thank Ivmao
Caracas, Venezuela
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

An old good one. Maybe more than 35 years. If you love spanish cuisine this is one of the best in Caracas. Fast and atentive service. Maybe little bit noisy at some happy hours when music is Live. Price p/p around $25 for a full seafood sampler and wine.

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Thank HungryMechanic
Beirut, Lebanon
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208 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2013

Excellent seafood in the capital, the owner is originally Portuguese, very friendly and the food quality in great. Had Lobster, shrimps and smkoed fish, amazing. Nice atmosphere, with live mariachis music, and service is really fast. A must for seafood lovers once in Caracas

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Thank WissBeirut
France
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401 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

Nice restaurant well known in Altamira , very good specialities of meat and fish , argentina meat and parilla available . good service and the ambience is very smart .

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Thank Kevelair
islamanare
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146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2012

We were looking for a seafood restaurant to have lunch in the area of Altamira. As we entered El Barquero we were greeted by the manager who asked us if we would rather seat in the area where a live musician was playing or in the quiet area. We chose the quiet area and he showed us to our table.... More 

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Thank islamanare
Caracas, Venezuela
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67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2011

It use to be good for sea food but not anymor. It has become a basic place with regular food with no surprising taste

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Thank Manuel P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Luis Roche | cnr 5a Transversal, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas>  > Altamira
  • Neighbourhood: Altamira
  • Phone Number: +58 212-2614645

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