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Playa Chica

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Calle Marcial Garcia 32, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 17 89 38
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Dundee, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After a morning up in the mountains at Granadilla we jumped of the bus and headed for the first restaurant we could see. We were not disappointed. Having decided on a light lunch I ordered the whitebait. I have never in my life seen a plate of whitebait as big as this. With no time limits and sitting on the... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very nice lunch there with good seafood tapas. The service was quick and friendly. The view from the terrace is really lovely. One of the nicest place we visited on Tenerife.

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Moscow, Russia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here in Nov'16. Had a fish paella which we consumed till the very last grain and a very tasty sangria. Indeed they have the problem that they piggyback a plate of bread without being asked to, and charge you 0.6 EUR per person - but I must say this tendency is omnipresent here in Medano (we've faced it in... More 

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Donauworth, Germany
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Very charming place with a small terrace and a wonderful view of the Red Mountain. Went there twice for dinner. Would recommend to anyone who likes seafood and Spanish tapas. One of the best places in El Medano.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Food was ok. Didn't get exactly what we ordered. Man slopped food on our table. Female staff more friendly. View from outside table was great.

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Thank kian s
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Lovely food, staff and sangria!!! And on the balcony at night is a dream!! Highly recommended for all kinda of occasions. I'll hopefully be back!!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Staying at the nearby Arenas deal Mar we often walked into the town for an evening stroll and would often stop off at the Chica, the seats on the front are fantastic, Mojito (and the Sex on The Beach) great value

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Vancouver, Canada
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65 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch today. Had fish with potatoes and enjoyed the meal very much. The mojitos are great as well. Stuff is nice.

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Wirral
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

Food was gorgeous, staff attentive and friendly. Always called in there for my brandy and hubbie's later. Sometimes had the prawns. Luis, Helena, Carlo were all lovely and another place we will visit when we are back in El Medano next year. Thank you!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Lovely sea front restaurant with fresh food and very friendly staff. On our ten day trip to Tenerife we ate there five times, the best food we had through all stay, my favourite dish was Camarones and Canarian limpets, both dishes tasted amazing and were very fresh. If you find this gem a must try is a grilled fish (any... 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marcial Garcia 32, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  El Medano
  • Phone Number: +34 922 17 89 38

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?