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el sardinero

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harbour, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 52 34
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch in this well placed restaurant overlooking the sea and the harbour square. We decided on the mixed Tapas for two at around 18 euro. The plate that it arrived on was huge and shaped like a leaf. There was a great selection of Tapas all very tasty but there was just too much, we couldn't finish it.... More 

Thank garp_kaz
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very delicious grilled fresh fish, nice service, good atmosphere, reasonable prices. Enjoyed eating there in the evenings

Thank Nils H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

A warm friendly restuarant in the heart of the old town port area. Attentive service and good food. Excellent wine choices, including several local wines.

Thank Michael E
Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Probably one of the worst meals I've had. I shared a steak and a tuna steak with someone, both were requested medium rare - what we got was 2 bits of inferior quality food that were 'well done' and hence it was like eating a pair of Wellington boots.

Thank MrIbblybibbly
Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We were looking for good paella and this place gave us really good paella. The octopus starter was really tender and the chocolate mousse was like air. A great meal would go back again.

Thank Horsham_Malc
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120 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely seabass in sauce meal here. Like many of the old tiwn restaurants it had an excellent selection of wines, including the lovely lanzarote wines. Theres also a nice harbour and sea view. Mid range to upmarket eating id say, but basing that on one meal.

Thank familyof2uk
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78 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is located in the old town of Puerto Del Carmen. There is a lot of hustling going on with all the restaurants vying for custom. It is a bit off putting but if one does all have to. We were a party of 7 and the food and service was excellent. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank EricIrl
Chester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

What a refreshing change, this was the only Bar/Restaurant along the entire row that did not have staff trying to hassle and drag us in. When will these places realize that they just put people off? I just refuse to go in them. We called at this small and very tidy premises which faces the Sea with a beautiful view,... More 

Thank Elless_13
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

No one pulling you in or bugging you to eat at this restaurant. The waiter showed us the menu and left it up to us if we wanted to eat there. We explained one person in our group was a vegetarian and was told that was no problem. From the moment we were show our table the waiters could not... More 

Thank simon c
Yateley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Visited this beautiful restaurant today. We shared a tapas for 2 people and every mouthful was a joy to eat. The food was beautifully presented and the staff extremely attentive and made us laugh. The homemade strawberry liquor which arrived with our bill was a delicious, refreshing bonus. Very highly recommended. We'll definitely be back!

Thank RichardMA5151LX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: harbour, Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 52 34
by the harbour in puerto del carmen on lanzarote
mainly fish dishes

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