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La Encina

Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
+34 950 27 34 29
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“russian salad” (3 reviews)
“black rice” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (28 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A bar and restaurant just off the Plaza de la Constitución with seating outside a few steps away. An easy place to have light meals in the area. The food was good, and the drinks were great. Our favourite part, though, were the two waiters...More

Thank MsFancy101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place, great service, food ok but slightly bland, however paella was very good. We had the ‘menu del dia’ which was 12 Euro per person for 3 courses. I ordered Russian salad for starter which was way too big for a starter portion, although...More

Thank Jennifer T
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Good choice of dishes, portions ample. Slightly less adventurous than some of the surrounding restaurants but good food nevertheless.

Thank sus67
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I stopped by for a drink and a couple of tapas. The service was quick only at the first order. They forgot the second order which was brought a bit late. Anyway, the food (bacalao, tortilla de camarones, papas fritas, anchoas) was ok, nothing special.

Thank HopperChicago
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We stopped at La Encina for a late lunch after visiting the nearby castle based on TripAdvisor reviews. We both had the 'Menu del Dia' which was reasonably priced. As we were having a very late lunch (around 3pm) we were pretty well the only...More

Thank JenMarkCo
Reviewed March 1, 2018 via mobile

Really good quality service and food.The steak was well cooked and the side sauce was delicious. The menu of the day brought a lot of food .

Thank Fabien A
Reviewed February 6, 2018 via mobile

This place is recommended In the Michelin guide, but is so far from the formal atmosphere that Michelin suggests. We had one of the best meals we’ve had in Spain here - the paella and the quail - but the service was homely, friendly and...More

Thank Shm00
Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

We visited La Encina for lunch and although very tempted by their menu del dia we opted for the lechal asado (roasted lamb); it was really delicious. Nuno,our waiter, was very helpful and attentive in looking after us. We are looking forward to visiting again...More

Thank John C
Reviewed November 17, 2017

The quality and variety of the food are both very good - as are the portion sizes. I recommend the good value 12 euro menu, which consists of three courses plus drink. The service was helpful and friendly and the atmosphere good.

Thank JJHDerbyshire
Reviewed November 11, 2017

Furnished in traditional style you could be no where else other than what appears to be a more high end restaurant for a small city like Almeria. The service was exceptionally friendly and helpful. The food, however, was average to poor. Sorry to say I...More

Thank Russell21
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
8:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Almeria
  • Phone Number: +34 950 27 34 29
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