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El Penon - Peniscola

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Calle Santos Martires 22, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
+34 964 48 07 16
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Valencia, Spain
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Reasonably-priced lunchtime menus. Very welcoming and attentive host who made us all feel at home. Located in the centre of the old town.

Thank J K
Exeter, United Kingdom
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323 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

One of the few open at this time of the year. We had the menu of the day @ €18.50 per head. Nice ambience. Starters all fried this or that. Nice gilt head bream for main course (goldfish on menu!). Dessert passable. Service good. Wouldn't rush back.

Thank steadyslack
Tarporley, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The owner and waiter ( not sure if he was family or not) were excellent and knew how to give first class passionate service. Thought we were at a top class London restaurant. The way the food and drinks were presented was pure theatre. Anyway on to the food, we had creamy fish soup to start and fish for main... More 

Thank CotswoldTripper
Ashland, Oregon
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266 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Planned on a light meal but the food changed our minds. The fish was superb. The wine was excellent. The service was wonderful. Everyone did their best to please. I would go out of my way to return.

Thank canuck22SanFrancisco
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Well presented salad followed by a substantial and tasty fish. The flan de naranja was excellent and nicely presented with some melon. An interesting restaurant on a corner below the castle with dining areas on several levels. Our waiter was helpful and pleasant, speaking slowly for us Brits who can speak some Spanish.

Thank Eddie P
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

I was there with my family. Every table was occupied . I told the waiter that I will wait . I waited 10 minutes. The waiter invited to the table Spaniards who came later than we . Waiter came up to us and said, do not wait all the tables occupied . It is full . We were mistreated, perhaps... More 

Thank Karol Z
Uherske Hradiste, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch there with my husband and both food and service were excellent! It was worth the money.. And they have the best sangria in town..

Thank Zuzana D
Christchurch, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

In the middle of the old medieval town near the castle. We had menu del dia which was excellent. Food was of a good quality and there was plenty of choice. Service was good and attentive. would recommend.

Thank suelynne
Torrevieja, Spain
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139 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Had lunch here and though we went for menu of the day it was delicious.. Mussels were tender and tasty and the paella the best we've ever had.. The orange flan also very tasty.. Didn't like the coffee so much but the house wine was excellent. Lovely setting and the service was first class ...

Thank Jean D
Toulouse, France
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118 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

On the way to the upper part of the old town, charming little restaurant with terrasse, traditional local food and wines, served in the old-fashioned way by friendly and caring staff. Nothing trendy there, but honest family food by 2 ladies who know what they are talking about. The grilled fish(es) and local "arroz" are a must, everything is fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$44
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santos Martires 22, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Castellon  >  Peniscola
  • Phone Number: +34 964 48 07 16
Establecimiento de tradición familiar desde 1982, con cocina típica marinera. Situado en lo alto del castillo de Peñíscola, dispone de un acogedor salón y unas terrazas con decoración marinera; destaca su terraza jardín, que invita a la intimidad y al romanticismo, un rincón natural y auténtico como pocos en Peñíscola. Cuidada atención al cliente. Recomendado por la Guide Routard, la Guide Vert Michelin.Especialidades en productos de la zona, destacan sus arroces, los pescados a la sal, las cazuelas marineras...

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