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La Encina

Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
+34 950 27 34 29
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (22 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
Closes in 13 min
All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had clams, lamb and duck. Really good. Staff lovely. Goid value. Duck slow cooked. Very tender. Recommend this restaurant.

Thank Gallygreen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived as they were opening and we were made very welcome. Really lovely food, excellent service in a nice, busy square. My husband had beef with caramelised onions, cooked perfectly. I had duck in red berry sauce - also delicious.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here twice when in Almeria town. Thoroughly enjoyed both occasions. We would strongly recommend this destination. Good food and very friendly staff who try hard to provide a good experience. This restaurant offers relaxed terrace eating as well as more formal dining surroundings...More

Thank Kahleen C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited because of trip adviser reviews. Great Tapas, great beer, friendly staff. Our 3rd visit. Need I say more !!!

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good reputation, sadly disappointing. Maybe it was a slow night but the food was slow coming and pretty bland when it arrived. Probably should have gone for the tapas bar rather than the restaurant.

Thank Rowland R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate in La Encina in July 2017 when in Almeria visiting with friends. The food was excellent and I had a sirloin steak which was as good as any fillet steak I have ever eaten. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting this lovely...More

Thank brianmac1957
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good quality local cooking with some finesse using excellent ingredients. Especially the very good grilled Lubina Salvaje fish of the day or Cremoso de Citricos con Sopa de Naranja dessert. The waiter looks a bit scared or hesitant, but did the job. And the glass...More

Thank berdafina
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Had a lovely lunch here. The restaurant had menus in different languages which helped. Definitely try the ox steak with caramel sauce. The clams in garlic were lovely and strong. Aubergine in honey was too sweet for us. Very friendly.

Thank SomersetLaubo
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch and enjoyed the typical Spanish interior and food. We had gazpacho and sardines. The waiter was very friendly.

Thank DH65
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It's a restaurant close to the city hall. From the outside looks like a tourist trap, with "gluten free" panels and a big trip advisor sticker outside. However, it's pretty local and the quality of the food and the daily menu (applies for lunch and...More

Thank Esnapra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$48
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 13:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 13:00
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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