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Restaurante La Ponderosa II

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Avenida Playas 9, 35510 Tias, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 17 73
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Playa Blanca, Spain
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Called whilst shopping in PDC , thought we would try lunch advertised on the specials board ,grilled sardines , and I ordered and especially told the waiter I was a vegitarian , spaghetti Neapolitan . What I was presented with was a meat bolanaise .the waiter thought he could convince me that I wasn't looking at meat , I sent... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the tapas plate with 7 different kinds of tapas. It was nice that you could choose the tapas self from the menu. All of them were really tasty and well prepared. For the price of 21 euros the plate was really good and authentic Spanish. This is a family owned place with a nice athmosphere. We were satisfied.... More 

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eastmidlands
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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a mixed grill it was so big couldn"t eat it all.John had Pork in a mushroom sauce. It was quite the evening we went only a few in.It did"nt matter . The service was very good and the house white was fine. Do like the table cloth"s and proper cloth napkins it makes all the difference.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by accident. We came off the beach for lunch and turned left instead of right, and what a find this was. My friend and I are veggie (although I eat fish) and tapas is often too meaty. However we had wonderful choices. We decided to do the wheel which was 7 pieces of tapas for 22€.... More 

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Penicuik, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a couple of dinners here on our recent visit to PDC. Nice to find a real family run Spanish restaurant with genuine freshly cooked food. The service was always friendly and efficient. The Tapas wheel for two was particularly good value at 22 euros for 8 items you select for yourself from the menu. It was also a handy... More 

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Thank JohnJohnson65
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited La ponderosa on our arrival because it was close to our hotel ( fariones not recommended) and our meals were delicious, could not fault the meal or the service! We tried other places the big Mexican can't remember the name and the fariones steak house which turned out to be another mexican, none of which were very good!... More 

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Thank Jules1703
Dublin
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second review of this restaurant and I did not think it could get any better, however this Christmas just gone the Christmas dinner on Dec 25th was amazing in terms of quality and price. 3 courses for €25, Turkey, Ham and all of the trimmings. It was so good they actually ran out of food at about... More 

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Thank SGdublin2011
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really impressed especially for the money my girlfriend had garlic chicken which she loved, cost €9.50 I had the mixed grill at €12.90 which was also really nice

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Thank Bell A
Stockport, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great prawns in garlic and amazing paella. The staff are really friendly and always have a smile. Well worth a visit.

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Thank JeanneEtienne
Norwich, United Kingdom
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128 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We went in for the 3 course menu after being told the soup of the day was chicken. Unfortunately when we came to order we were told it was seafood so we opted for garlic bread. We both had the fish as the main course which was quite nice. However, the cost of a pint of lager was €3.50. Most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Playas 9, 35510 Tias, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Tias
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 17 73

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