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Cocteleria Cafe Dardo

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$$ - $$$
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Avenida San Fernando 4, 11520 Rota, Spain
+34 655 35 58 76
18:00 - 03:00
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Sun 16:00 - 03:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 03:00
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Dublin, Ireland
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicho is the best mixologist I've come across. He has a huge knowledge of drinks and ingredients. He is friendly and funny. Huge selection of cocktails, mocktails and long drinks. I absolutely love the gin and tonics. You might have to wait a little while when he's busy as he takes such care with each drink but you'll be glad... More 

Thank Abe259
Schoenenberg-Kuebelberg, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you can find someone who loves their craft as much as Chicho does, it is so refreshing. Each drink is made with the utmost attention to detail, and it might have been because it was slower when we were there, but Chicho took the time to explain each drink.

Thank Matt B
Melbourne Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Dardo is one of the best bars that I have ever been to. Chicho is an absolute artist with anything that he makes.

Thank buzzlightbeer24
Johnson City, TN
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Dardo has some of the best cocktails in Rota. Service can be a little on the slower side, but it is worth the wait! The owner is very passionate about his methods, and he even showed us how he makes his own ice!

Thank RebekahCarrDame
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80 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Best place to grab a fancy cocktail. You can't go wrong with any drink here, but I recommend the different flavored and infused gin & tonics. I hear the whiskey sours are delicious as well.

Thank MandyIsSmart
London, England, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I go to Rota at least once a year, we always go there after dinner, they served the most delicious cocktails, they are experts on Gin Tonic and they can recommend you the best combinations. The staff is very friendly and professional. The music is always really good but without disturbing a conversation and when I visit in summer the... More 

Thank Vanesa R
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

As usual, after having tapas in town we go to El Dardo to enjoy their premium drinks and excellent service. Don't miss it if you come to Rota. Chicho and his staff always make us welcomed.

Thank El_Pelu1975
Rota, Spain
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Gotta try the Chaparron if you like whiskey and run. Chicho is the man! I gave him what I didn't like and he came up with one of the most perfect drinks. Great bar and give Chicho a challenge and you won't be disappointed

Thank donjulio19
Rota, Spain
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

I love the idea of a mixed drink place in Rota. However as a previous bartender I don't suggest it. I tried it several times each time the drinks were way to sweet. I don't think I ever finished a drink there.

Thank EM9dorff
Bay City, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Chicho lives up to the hype and he is entertaining to watch. Located in the heart of the exciting night life of Rota, you will be wowed by the drink menu and watching Chicho the great mix it up!

Thank 6006s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
18:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida San Fernando 4, 11520 Rota, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cadiz  >  Rota
  • Phone Number: +34 655 35 58 76

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