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La Portena

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1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 12 81
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19:00 - 00:00
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Wed - Mon 19:00 - 00:00
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The most delicious steak meal. Very good quality meat and cooked to perfection. The accompaniments were delicious too. Trust the lovely waitress when she says you only need one potato dish and one salad dish between two! It is a little pricey at ~ €100 for two (2 courses and a bottle of wine) but it was worth every cent.... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went here following a recommendation from someone we met whilst on holiday in Puerto Calero. We arrived on a Wednesday at 8.30pm thereabouts we were kept waiting before we were even given the menu. We then waited an hour for someone to take our order & finally got our food at around 11pm. We conveyed our concern over the... More 

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County Dublin, Ireland
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a welcome we received when we arrived warming up after an eventful trip around the island in buggies in bad weather! We were still feeling cold after getting caught out in terrible hail showers! Our wonderful welcoming host got us blankets. The food was top notch and the steak was one of the best I have ever had. Flo... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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63 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

8 of us dined here on our first night. Table reservation was for 20.00. Our orders were not taken until 21.30 and we did not complete our meal until 23.30. This was dreadful service by any standard. Only 2 serving in a really busy restaurant. It was a pity because the food was excellent. A meat only establishment. One of... More 

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Thank Chris1937
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Busy restaurant with all inside tables reserved. Hostess wonderfully welcoming, explaining the food options and giving helpful suggestions re portion sizes. When food came it was phenomenal with perfectly cooked smokey steaks and lovely sides. Wine was great and desserts a sweet ending!

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This restuarant is situated on a first floor balcony overlooking a village square beside the marina. We dined early arriving at 7.30. Only a few diners at that stage. A very knowledgeable waitress/manageress eventually took our order. Starter slow to arrive but was good. I had steak for main course, i ordered well done, however because of the way they... More 

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Mablethorpe, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place had some of the best service I'd seen in a while. the lady owner was very accomodating. Visited with a group, I personally found it a little expensive, with it coming in around 50 euros each, for a main meal and a few drinks. food was good, nothing out of this world, but I certainly couldn't complain, and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled here after being recommended by a friend. We got the water taxi from Puerto del Carmen from the old town harbour for 6 euro (6 euro in a taxi on the way back if you are staying past water taxi time for the return journey) Firstly the welcome we got was lovely, everyone was so friendly and accommodating... More 

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Norfolk, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good meal here and can't really fault the food, except that quite a bit of my ribeye was fatty and grizzly, and the owner went to great pains to explain how the menu worked. Basically, you pay a price for the meat only and have to add everything else on! We had wine by the glass and... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took are friends to this restaurant for their wedding anniversary. Flo greated us like long lost friends! Don't expect to be in and out in a short time as Flo takes time to explain the menu to all the diners herself in detail, she is very informative about the menu. Food excellent value for money. Will be back again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Calero
  • Phone Number: +34 928 84 12 81

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