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Emma's Cantina Mexicana

Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 41 54
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli” (178 reviews)
“fajitas” (146 reviews)
“refried beans” (20 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visit Emma’s every year we come to stay in Puerto Del Carmen. Always had great food. We booked to eat early with our little one and unfortunately no high chairs were available. There was only one other family in at the time. Such a...More

Thank JoeyB_34
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely evening here. The staff are friendly and the restaurant is well decorated. The food is delicious and is reasonably priced. I would recommend booking as it is nearly impossible to get a table by just turning up. If you like Mexican food...More

Thank Sandrashoes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We always revisit this restaurant. Great Mexican food, great selection excellent service and value for money. Sharing starters are great choice. Massive portionsMore

Thank Cheekypheasant
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there. We value your kind words about our restaurant. Our food menu is one of our most popular aspects here at Emma´s and we always try to keep our customers happy when it comes to service and selection of different dishes. We hope to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always our first meal of our holiday. Food is always tasty and well presented. Lovely flavours. Friendly staff and good atmosphereMore

Thank MauritianLove
GeraldineMcF, Manager at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind words. Our food is always prepared fresh and we pride ourselves on delivering a genuine Mexican experience. I´m glad that you found our food to be excellent and our staff to be friendly. Our staff try very hard to ensure...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to Emmas for years now and sometimes manage to squeeze in two visits during our week long stay as it is a firm favourite with us. We always receive a warm welcome and find the service friendly and attentive. The food...More

Thank ScfamilyAberdeen
GeraldineMcF, Manager at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I´m delighted with your confidence in our restaurant. Two visits per holiday should become the norm ! Our staff´s service is second to none and they all do their very best to make sure you have an enjoyable dinning experience. Our ribs are a firm...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great authentic Mexican food, friendly staff and great service, Chilli Rojo is amazing will definitely be coming back

Thank cherelle199
GeraldineMcF, Manager at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review. Our chefs pride themselves on delivering excellent Mexican food to our customers, and judging by your review they have not failed! We look forward to hosting you in our restaurant again soon .

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Emma's cantina can't be beaten for authentic Mexican. Truly worth a visit I have been using this place for years.More

Thank Julia M
GeraldineMcF, Manager at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We here at Emma´s Cantina aim to deliver the authentic Mexican experience to each and every customer. I´m happy to see your confidence in this has been ongoing for years, and hopefully will continue for many more ! We look forward to having you back...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into the old town and I recognised this restaurant from trip advisor research I had done before we travelled. The restaurant is mainly quite dark inside with lots of wood and Mexican styling which feels right for the ambience. We were seated quickly...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Most miserable staff we have encountered on our holiday so far ! Food was ok but service wasn't good compared to all the other restaurants we have eaten in since we arrived here . A smile & being pleasant to your customers goes a long...More

1  Thank mel602014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A warm welcome awaits you from Daniella and David who are front of house. Great service and lovely food. If you like Mexican food this is got to be the place and it will certainly beat Las Iguanas in the UK. If you are unsure...More

Thank WalesBurton
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our service is the backbone of our restaurant and we pride ourselves on delivering top class service every time. We believe our food will better any of the big Mexican restaurant chains in the UK and I´m delighted with your vote of confidence. Our front...More

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Questions & Answers
11 June 2017|
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Response from Keiran O | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I remember, they dont take bookings
9 May 2017|
Response from maryec27 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin Your apartment is close to where we stay. It's about a 15 minute easy walk along the front to the old town and Emma's is 1 block up from the harbour. We normally walk there and get a cab home 3-4€. Hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$34
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 41 54
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A very popular 36 seat restaurant in the picturesque main street of the original fishing village of Puerto del Carmen with parking outside or in the recently renovated fishing port one street below.Open from 6pm each night, closed Wednesday.N.B. A dress code operates in this restaurant.
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