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Bar El Cid

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Playa de Mojacar | Avda. Mediterráneo, 04638 Mojacar, Spain
+34 950 47 20 63
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We visited on a lunchtime for the spectacular views of the beach whilst you're eating - we weren't disappointed! My husband had the el cid burger and chips and was happy with his meal I had the sea bream which was nice but for €12 I was expecting more (you can get a three course menu of the day along... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were recommended El Cid after a 17 year gap from our last visit to Mojacar, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, the food was fresh and delicious, right on the beach with sunbeds for hire, a totally relaxing couple of days and would recommend.

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Thank woitem
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224 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Located on the main road running along the coast through Mojácar Playa & abutting the beach. Access is via a roadside entrance & down approximately 10 steps into the bar. Once inside there are further split-levels with white tables & lime green chairs which are reasonably well spaced apart & with a row of bar stools in front of the... More 

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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Came here on the first day of our holiday to celebrate my partners birthday. We had a few drinks with some family members that worked locally, the atmosphere was great in here and was very busy. This bar is right on the beach so a lot of the customers were from the beach getting refreshments. The family had some snacks... More 

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Thank Teresa1976_13
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

The best day out beach and bar amazing. Had the paella for main and sardines to start . Friendly and good value.

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Thank kymbarb
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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211 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Loved sitting here overlooking the beach and sea, but it has to be said, atmosphere not as we imagined, and although the board displayed cocktails, whichever one we requested they couldn't provide, and we ended up having very expensive Martini and lemonades....they need to up their game if they wish to attract more custom, there were only half a dozen... More 

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

El cids used to have a more rustic charm and having visited numerous times over the years I was surprised by its refurbishment. That is no slight on the bar in the slightest however, all places need updating eventually especially as many newer beach bars have opened over time. The new look is in keeping with the older style but... More 

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Thank SonPunk
Chelmsford
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Used to be one of the best beachbars in Mojacar, sadly gone downhill under new owners. Visited on a quiet Sunday afternoon, first thing the waiter did was explain a long list of things that were NOT available as they had been busy!!! Then noticed the price of the Dorada (sea bream) had been increased on the menu by 2.50€... More 

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Mojacar, Spain
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140 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Sadly lacking its previous good feel. Intrusive flamenco music and poor atmosphere. No bustle. Really sad.

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Thank sueabram
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

This beach bar is an institution. LLyod and Tish ran this bar hands on for I guess 40 years and it continues to be an unpretentious and great place where your great afternoon lunch can often run through to a great evening aided by great mojitos, lethal Brugal rum and a steady run of clients all here for the fun.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa de Mojacar | Avda. Mediterráneo, 04638 Mojacar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Mojacar
  • Phone Number: +34 950 47 20 63

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?