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El Fondeadero

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La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
+58 295-2671526
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is a popular restaurant in Margarita and it could be hard to get a table if you don't book in advance. Their traditional dishes like Pastel de Chucho, it's like a lasagne with fish, banana, cream and cheese is delicious so is also their sword fish and their Sopado de mariscos, seafood soap. It's a good option if are... More 

Thank Mauricio C
Stockholm, Sweden
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had to wait for a few minutes because the restaurant was full, but it went fast because they decided to open another dining space since we were three groups waiting. The service was good and fast and the food tasty. They had fish, meet, chicken, rice, the price was adequate. We left satisfied and would recommend it.

Thank Norma7610
Santiago, Chile
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116 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited this restaurant in Pampatar on a sunny day, great location and service, pretty good food. Tried the "arroz con mariscos" (seafood rice) and we were not disappointed. Recommended

Thank fgon73
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I come to this restaurant several times a year. The service food and atmosphere always do more than satisfy the senses! Great quality excellent staff!

Thank Christopher G
Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I went the in 2011 and it was amazing but not just the food but Also the environment, they had live music ple pole start dancing and the paella was so so good and I remember that night as it was yesterday.

Thank Sandra G
Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

I just loved the food at "El Fondeadero", specially the seafood. I tried the "fideua", my husband "asopado" and it was excellent.

Thank DelfinaMolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Lengthy service. Great for parties, live band..sometimes they don't all things on the menu, open until midnight.

Thank rosemarie s
Porlamar, Venezuela
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

Great place, excelent service, Food is fresh and everything was delicious. Amazing paella and sea food in general. It is a ver happy place

Thank AliciaPerozo
Caracas, Venezuela
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

Great place and atmosphere, perfect to try local and seafood, ideal to end the day with couple, family or friends!

Thank edgaralvarez2
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful restaurant with intricate details and a friendly service not to mention the mouth watering food that sealed the deal to the trip to Margarita. It was the best dish of the trip!

Thank Wafiyyah M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups, Venezuelan
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Pampatar
  • Phone Number: +58 295-2671526

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