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El Fondeadero

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La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
+58 295-2671526
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Santiago, Chile
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115 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this restaurant in Pampatar on a sunny day, great location and service, pretty good food. Tried the "arroz con mariscos" (seafood rice) and we were not disappointed. Recommended

Thank fgon73
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I come to this restaurant several times a year. The service food and atmosphere always do more than satisfy the senses! Great quality excellent staff!

Thank Christopher G
Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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65 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

I went the in 2011 and it was amazing but not just the food but Also the environment, they had live music ple pole start dancing and the paella was so so good and I remember that night as it was yesterday.

Thank Sandra G
Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

I just loved the food at "El Fondeadero", specially the seafood. I tried the "fideua", my husband "asopado" and it was excellent.

Thank DelfinaMolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Lengthy service. Great for parties, live band..sometimes they don't all things on the menu, open until midnight.

Thank rosemarie s
Porlamar, Venezuela
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

Great place, excelent service, Food is fresh and everything was delicious. Amazing paella and sea food in general. It is a ver happy place

Thank AliciaPerozo
Caracas, Venezuela
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Great place and atmosphere, perfect to try local and seafood, ideal to end the day with couple, family or friends!

Thank edgaralvarez2
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful restaurant with intricate details and a friendly service not to mention the mouth watering food that sealed the deal to the trip to Margarita. It was the best dish of the trip!

Thank Wafiyyah M
Monterrey, Mexico
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

I really don't like this place, it has too much noise and the food is regular and the price is not low, so trust me there are a lot of better places to eat around. I won't come back.

Thank Borquiex
Caracas, Venezuela
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

It is a place I go every time I travel to Margarita Island. Excellente location and view.It is a little noisy and a favorite for locals. It has TV all over the place and a very friendly bar. During my last visit I was aware of the problems restaurants in Venezuela are having because of economical situation that makes difficult... More 

Thank Ramon A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups, Venezuelan
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Pampatar
  • Phone Number: +58 295-2671526

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