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El Embarcadero - CLOSED

Carretera de Cadiz km. 218 | Playa de la Viborilla, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 951 13 71 31
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good23%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“boquerones” (2 reviews)
“tuna” (2 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood
Carretera de Cadiz km. 218 | Playa de la Viborilla, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely sirloin steak here cooked on the hot stone and the Hake was also ok. Only disappointed with the service which was slow and they never brought our change even though service and Tax were included!

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 9 September 2016

As Polish family we visited this nice looking restaurant last week. We were very surprised that locals received better looking food then us. We know spanish cuisine pretty well and pulpo a la gallega was not fresh, gummy and had plenty of spices on it....More

Thank Mvg12345
Reviewed 5 September 2016

Great place for views. Food was nice but nothing spectacular except tapas. Popular for having parties for bigger groups.

Thank Juuso R
Reviewed 3 September 2016

If this restaurant was in Marbella, it would be full!! I can´t understand why its not, it serves fantastic food, has good service and great views. The price is very reasonable as well. They desperately need to employ a good marketer as this restaurant should...More

Thank Ben W
Elembarcadero R, Director Comercial at El Embarcadero, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2016

Thank you for your five-star review, The Embarcadero is located in Benalmádena and we're very happy with our situation. Thank you for your references to our good service and excellent views that we have a unique "environment". We adjust our prices offering the best quality...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

Very delicious meal and very pure service , amazing sea view, for special events, but needs to increase service level

Thank Irdanik
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was a one-off pre-wedding meet of Brit and Spanish families. HIGHLY successful as our tastes melded in all senses, service helped by Spanish connection is has to be said. Wonderful food including beef for a non-fishy daughter, so everyone happy. Bottle of Cava brought...More

Thank SeaRider
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Have been to this place many times over the years. This place is just beautiful and the views are amazing. I believe there is no better scenary in almost the whole costa del sol. However, it has been almost 2 years since we have not...More

1  Thank David S
Elembarcadero R, Director Comercial at El Embarcadero, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2016

We are pleased that your kind comments about our restaurant, food and service. As we know the best setting to enjoy unique moments. We're proud of our Mediterranean cuisine and our friendly and efficient service. I invite you to visit us for any event or...More

Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I feel very strongly about my experience at this restaurant and the majority I have to say is not a positive one. Disappointed as took my father in law and my girlfriend to what we hoped would be a special occasion. Firstly I will firmly...More

Thank Luke 'Luka' H
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I took my father and my partner here for a special dinner to celebrate us moving to Spain. The staff were rude and dismissive, the food was very mediocre and the attitude when we complained was uninterested. We paid over 100 euros for a terribly...More

Thank Kaylizzy72
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The view is Great, the Food is fine. But the service was terrible. When we first entered, no one came to greet us, though 2 waiters, doing nothing at the time, saw us come in. During the dinner getting service was a struggle, and they...More

Thank Aleksander R
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera de Cadiz km. 218 | Playa de la Viborilla, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benalmadena
  • Phone Number: +34 951 13 71 31
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