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el perro tapas & pizza

87 Main Rd, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
+61 3 6437 0903
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (23 reviews)
“pizza” (19 reviews)
“churros” (10 reviews)
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Latin, Pizza, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
87 Main Rd, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came here with my partners parents for dinner. We w notes the drinks that were on offer, especially loved the sangria. Some of the meals did not really match the description on the menu (e.g. The pork belly was quite small). We had a...More

Thank Vladica N
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food wonderful service and at a great price You won't go wrong having a meal here! We find gave a reservation but the owners moved tables around and made us feel so special

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Shane W, Owner at el perro tapas & pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you. Its our pleasure.

Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

My partner and I dined here on a Saturday night and our dining experiences were on very different ends of the spectrum. He very much enjoyed his mushroom gnocchi and duck breast - the gnocchi was homemade, light and soft. I ordered the pulled pork...More

Thank Alyx M
Shane W, Owner at el perro tapas & pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Hi Alex. Thanks for the review. We make everything in our restaurant including the pizza bases. Kind regards

Reviewed 22 July 2017

We went back to El Perro after about 12 months and I have to say it has even gotten better. This time we went for lunch with friends. Excellent service and food. It could not have been better

Thank downunder45
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Went for dinner with my wife. Place was warm and welcoming. There were a number of other diners which surprised us at first considering that it was winter and mid-week. When we ate our meals, we understood why it was so popular.

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Penguin off season is quiet, however, as it turns to out, it has a thriving restaurant scene - or at least on the weekends. El Perro is an interesting mix of true Spanish and country cafe. So amongst the tapas and Spanish mains were a...More

1  Thank scubal0ver
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

El Perro's advertising material says it has an "authentic Spanish Dinner menu" but our meal was nothing like anything we have experienced in our visits to Spain and indeed the food was nothing like the descriptions on the menu! Penguin's supermarkets and takeaways close by...More

1  Thank twofromLonnie
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

After $75 for three tapas and two drinks we went across the road to the Grand Neptune because we were still hungry and we were not prepared to order any more food. Four small prawns and three button sized scallops, which were dry and chewy,...More

Thank JohnVee49
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Had been raving about restaurant to friends, so off we did head last night. We were late due to an emergency but staff didn't mind. Tapas were great except couldn't taste truffle on chips which we chose after waitress raved on about how great they...More

3  Thank formmelater
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We visited for dinner based on good TA reviews. We ordered tapas to share between 2 couples. We were very disappointed as this place had great reviews. For us the salmon croquettes and the meatballs were very dry and tasteless, the prawn and scallop dish...More

1  Thank Clare M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Main Rd, Penguin, Tasmania 7316, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Penguin
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6437 0903
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