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Restaurante El Guanche / Alte Schule

Calle El Lomito, 9, 38489 Masca, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 86 30 27
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  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tortillas” (16 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle El Lomito, 9, 38489 Masca, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People (family) working there are very friendly, gave us many useful information. Food was very delicious. The view from the terrace is stunning. I definitely recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travel998877
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is as close as you can get to paradise on earth !! The setting is as incredible as the food and the people that work there are very nice and friendly . We just lived the whole experience and will come back for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank abeonaadventures
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The landscape was awesome!! And all the food was good!! Specially I loved a lot the eggplant 😋😋 Waitress was kind and take care us well, for me it was one of the best restaurant in tenerife!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mapacheee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was fantastic and the view was better than anywhere I’ve ever been. I was also lucky to meet the local cat who’s life I envy.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank henkkaz
Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

We spent a couple of hours in this gorgeous little restaurant, tucked away in a little street lined with mango trees. Great food. Stunning views. The kids lived exploring the place too.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018 via mobile

Visiting el Guanche when in Masca is a must! The view is breathtaking.. it’s like having a meal in paradise The restaurant is very cozy and homey and the staff are nice and welcoming The food is spectacular; very flavor and different from anything you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wissam Y
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great little place, almost hidden down a path in Masca. Great service and great Spanish food! Also a little play area for the kids to keep them busy. Not to big or busy. Also the prices very reasonable! Breathtaking veiws from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ian S
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We had an avocado, cheese tapas and salad. Everything was delicious with very nice service and perfect view! It is an adventure to drive to Masca but definitely worth for it. Waitress advised us to go different direction back to Buenevista del Norte which was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Martina J
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

We came at 17:00, the kitchen was already closed, but they served us lemonade, cakes and cheese. Very cosy family place, highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank aliuscha
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

The view from this restaurant was absolutely stunning and this looked the nicest of all the restaurants in Masca. Found out it is also the oldest. The food was incredible. Me and my partner are vegan and the waitress was happy to offer substitutes and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chloe H
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I would not think that it's necessary to make a reservation, but it really can depends on the day. In case you would not find a table, you can still book one on the spot and go for a walk and a coffee while waiting.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$19
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle El Lomito, 9, 38489 Masca, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Masca
  • Phone Number: +34 922 86 30 27
  • E-mail
Dear guests, come and enjoy our typical canarian Local food, everything dayli fresh made and vegetarian, on our Panoramic Terrasse! We would like to inform you that you shouldn't leave things in your car while parking in masca because there is a risk of theft. Thank you!
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