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La Portena

1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 12 81
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good10%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here on a night I really wasn't feeling well - the food and service made me feel much better! Great steaks and you get properly looked after.

Thank Pilbs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, I have been here several times before and accept it is pricey and that the steaks are very good BUT REALLY 121 EURO FOR 2 STEAKS!!? We took two friends on our Christmas break, as usual, Florencia was buzzing around and talking 20 to...More

4  Thank Katie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Florencia & Leonardo own and operate this restaurant. Florencia is from Argentina and you‘ll love her mother’s chimichanga sauce. Leonardo is the meat master and cooks Argentinian beef on a wood fire. They bake their own bread, grow many of the vegetables they use and...More

1  Thank LindenHills
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Such amazing place to eat. Service was a little slow for us but the food was definitely worth the wait. Our meal was prepared with such care and attention. A real treat.

Thank jojoflash
Reviewed 8 December 2017

For me this is the best restaurant in Puerto Calero. The service from the head waitress/part owner is second to none. She is very friendly and attentive and makes you feel like you're a good friend. The food is just fantastic. Everything is clearly made...More

Thank Lionel G
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We had a fabulous meal this evening, it is the first decent restaurant we have found in Puerto Calero. The warm friendly atmosphere, excellent food and attentive service all created the perfect evening. We had the fillet of beef, large sirloin and Iberian pork all...More

1  Thank netty416
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We revisited La Portena, and the lovely lady owner instantly recognized us from our previous visit! We couldn’t believe it ourselves, as it was 12 months from our last visit. We again sat outside with the cow blankets, a must!! The menu is extensive, and...More

2  Thank CharlieC1234
Reviewed 22 November 2017

It should not be beyond the wit of man (or woman) to be able to provide a decent steak in a reasonable time. Well not here. Sadly everything has to go through one woman. Really. Everything. The guy who served the wine could not assist...More

4  Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Went here for an evening meal after reading previous tripadviser reviews. We'd read about the slow service and to give you an idea, we arrived at 9pm and food arrived on the table at 10.30pm. Not a problem for us but there was a family...More

1  Thank hayley b
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and excellent service. This was the best quality steak I have ever had. I Would highly recommend this resturant. They served a beautiful oil pesto with their freshly baked bread before the meal and it was just fab! Beautiful setting looking out over...More

Thank michelle15dunne
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Petite E
31 May 2017|
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Response from Christine Q | Reviewed this property |
yes it would be advisable to book
Sarah H
30 May 2017|
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Response from britishandgrenouille | Reviewed this property |
the restaurant has some fish & amazing salads totally suitable for vegetarians.
Derek E
5 October 2016|
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Response from murthwc | Reviewed this property |
Yes best to book in advance as the restaurant is very popula
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Calero
  • Phone Number: +34 928 84 12 81
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