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El Girasol Vegetariano

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Calle San Jose 22, 30003 Murcia, Spain
+34 968 21 72 35
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

How brilliant to find a vegan/vegetarian restaurant in Spain! Really enjoyed the lunch - staff so friendly and helpful despite our lack of Spanish. Food lovely and good value. Highly recommended!

Thank febwendy
Murcia, Spain
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91 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

The team led by Alfonsina offers the best veggie food in miles. In the midday a set menu, in the evening a la carte. Evening dishes are a bit more original that those offered in the midday menu but the food is always great. A salad bar and dessert complete the two main dishes in the menu. I keep coming... More 

Thank Javier G
kingston upon thames
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112 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

The interior of this hidden away restaurant defies the amazing culinary expertise that is produced by this humble looking kitchen. The food is beautifully presented and the taste exquisite - in London you would pay through the nose for this food. The only downside is that no one speaks English so it's impossible to order unless someone in the party... More 

Thank ZaraRozLeona
Bruges, Belgium
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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We went here based after reading all the positive reviews. We enjoyed a healthy vegan dinner in an informal atmosphere but were not blewn away. The place is run by three nice ladies with enthusiasm in a relaxed way. Some dishes were good, the noodles were overcooked and too salty. There is no wine list. We saw a lot of... More 

Thank Mandefro84
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

The menu del dia is a well known concept in Spain but unfortunately for veggies it's almost impossible to find a delicious vegetarian menu del dia. El Girasol has one though! The service was absolutely great and the staff nicely asked us if we were vegans or just vegetarians. The water was free of charge (which it should be in... More 

Thank Jessmaik S
Bend, Oregon
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74 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2015

This was excellent food. Arrive early or make a reservation, even for lunch, as the restaurant is very small. We arrived at 1:45PM and were told that we couldn't be seated because they had reservations for all the tables at 2:30PM. I convinced them to seat us and that we would be done by then and I'm so glad I... More 

Thank aimeeclimbs
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Have been to this tiny vegan restaurant several times in the past two years and the food is excellent, never fails to be first class. This place has a chef who knows what vegan means and how to cook the food appropriately. It is always delicious and includes all necessary nutrition.

Thank Juliet S
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2014

We were too late on a Saturday afternoon for the menu of the day which is good value at 13€ so we made a reservation for 9pm that eve. It was quiet when we arrived but full but the time we left at 10.30pm so a reservation is recommended. We had to choose off the menu from a choice of... More 

Thank Bamford67
Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Found this small family run restaurant last month, whilst we were in Murcia. It is a small family run restaurant which we stumbled across as it certainly is not easy to find... But was it a great find. As it was a weekday they had a limited set price menu but it was all great, (salad buffet, two courses, dessert... More 

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AlfonGalipienso, Propietario at El Girasol Vegetariano, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment!!!! More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Me and my girlfriend had the pleasure of eating here last year (september 13) and it was great! The food was delicious, the staff were friendly and more than happy to help explain what was on the menu and how its prepared. The atmosphere was super chilled too. We asked if they had wifi and their response was that they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$16
Mediterranean, International, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Jose 22, 30003 Murcia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Murcia
  • Phone Number: +34 968 21 72 35

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