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Cocteleria Cafe Dardo

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$$ - $$$
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Avenida San Fernando, 4, 11520 Rota, Spain
+34 655 35 58 76
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18:00 - 03:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 03:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 03:00
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Spain
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75 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Best place to grab a fancy cocktail. You can't go wrong with any drink here, but I recommend the different flavored and infused gin & tonics. I hear the whiskey sours are delicious as well.

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Thank MandyIsSmart
London, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

I go to Rota at least once a year, we always go there after dinner, they served the most delicious cocktails, they are experts on Gin Tonic and they can recommend you the best combinations. The staff is very friendly and professional. The music is always really good but without disturbing a conversation and when I visit in summer the... More 

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Thank Vanesa R
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

As usual, after having tapas in town we go to El Dardo to enjoy their premium drinks and excellent service. Don't miss it if you come to Rota. Chicho and his staff always make us welcomed.

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Thank El_Pelu1975
Rota, Spain
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71 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Gotta try the Chaparron if you like whiskey and run. Chicho is the man! I gave him what I didn't like and he came up with one of the most perfect drinks. Great bar and give Chicho a challenge and you won't be disappointed

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Thank donjulio19
Rota, Spain
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

I love the idea of a mixed drink place in Rota. However as a previous bartender I don't suggest it. I tried it several times each time the drinks were way to sweet. I don't think I ever finished a drink there.

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Thank EM9dorff
Bay City, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

Chicho lives up to the hype and he is entertaining to watch. Located in the heart of the exciting night life of Rota, you will be wowed by the drink menu and watching Chicho the great mix it up!

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Thank 6006s
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

I go for the drinks and Chicho he is wonderful, Nice place to lounge and kick it. the cosmopolitain are amazing all he drinks are different he truly making drinks for his customers

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Thank Sheayla D
Diamondhead, Mississippi
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

We only had cocktails, but it was a killer night. Chicho is just the best mixologist in Europe. I had the best mojito ever. Our group of 8 all agreed and we had to have more. Hats off to Dardo.

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Thank rem1187
Rota
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Chicho will never disappoint in whipping up a fantastic specialty for any costumer. I've been coming here for years and he makes all of the cocktails with fresh ingredients and loves explaining you what's in them. Ask which one he would recommend for you!

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Thank PrincesaGaditana
Spain
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

The owner Chicho is a great guy who makes the best cocktails in town! The Gin Tonics are absolutely awesome and worth the price

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pub
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 03:00
Thursday
18:00 - 03:00
Friday
18:00 - 03:00
Saturday
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Fernando, 4, 11520 Rota, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cadiz  >  Rota
  • Phone Number: +34 655 35 58 76

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