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Ctra. El Puerto-Rota, Km 4, 11500, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
+34 956 48 09 00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Love this place! The tuna tartar is amazing. Very busy during summer and then it is needed to book table upfront. Service is also great!!

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Thank Kjersti W
Province of Cadiz, Spain
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116 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Went here with two other couples and had a very good time. I recommend the tuna menu, it's relatively cheap (€25 per person) and included about four tuna dishes plus dessert, so plenty of food. Nice atmosphere, good service, after dinner we went out in front, under the entrance tent (which is a cocktail area) and finished up with some... More 

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Thank Dan S
El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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40 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

enjoyed the garden. a bit buggy, but nice. the tuna tasting menu was suprisingly a good deal, fresh and can tell there is an attempt to give a bit of inspiration to the otherwise bland and underwhelming southern Spanish cuisine.

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1 Thank CookieMonsterinSpain
El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is not known by many, which I think is a good thing. This place is definitely different than other Spanish restaurants in the area. Amazing dishes, wine, atmosphere and service.

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Thank Ugur A
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We were made to wait a very long time for drinks and food. Although we were in a big group, the place was mostly empty, and it shouldn't take 30 minutes just to get drinks. All of our food was good, but one person in the group didn't get her food.They served everyone at the table and then never asked... More 

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Thank RakkCaliGirl
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39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

The food here is simply amazing. If you are looking for something to eat to try a different culinary experience or different tastes for you palate, then you must try this restaurant. My wife and I ordered three different Tapas and was enough for both and we both left feeling full. The menu is not huge and no selection for... More 

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Thank JR A
Spain
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177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

El Laul is visibly an upscale locale that has aged and not kept up. There is plenty of space and nice seating inside and outside with linen and glasses. The food is not the traditional spanish, i.e., the roasted red bell pepper / goat cheese lasagna - delicious. Michael the server seems to remember all of his customers and attends... More 

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Thank habaneros
Plainview, New York
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403 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2013

We went as two couples to this nicely situated place. My friend goes here regularly. Very reasonable tasting menu of local delights: partridge salad, merluza (hake) hueva (eggs in its. sac) with scrambled eggs, delicious main entree fish dish (merluza as well), meat entree (pork "presa") and local vegetables and dessert. Nice wine selection. Very attentive staff. Worth a trip... More 

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Thank dogeyedoctor
Boise, Idaho
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2012

It is not easy to combine price and true class, but the owners of this restaurant achieved it. The food is excellent, fresh and cooked to perfection. The service impeccable, friendly and professional. The prices are reasonable, without being "cheap," because quality doesn't come for free. We had a memorable experience, and we definitely plan to repeat it in our... More 

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1 Thank Miguel A
Madrid, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 October 2011

We have been using this restaurant since it opened. It is by far and away best dining experience on the road between El Puerto and Rota. The menu changes regularly and the chief is clearly very well trained and not afraid to make daring choices. The wine list is extensive and the staff friendly.

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1 Thank Gerry W

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ctra. El Puerto-Rota, Km 4, 11500, El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  El Puerto de Santa Maria
  • Phone Number: +34 956 48 09 00

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?