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El Tenique

C/ Tiagua, 100 | Tiagua, 35558 Tinajo, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 636 52 70 19
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“goulash” (3 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
“sea bass” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
C/ Tiagua, 100 | Tiagua, 35558 Tinajo, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here dozens of times and never been disappointed. I run a hotel 500 metres away and most of my clients agree. Not sure what I would rate higher the food or the service both are exceptional. The cochino and the the conejo...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed nearby so ate at El Tenique three times. The staff are very friendly and relaxed although not always very attentive. We had Canarian potatoes and the fish of the day - sea bass - which was excellent. The food is fresh and the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ian_PearceBristol_UK
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Second time we have visited and was as good as the first. The service is excellent and others could learn from it. Staff are polite and attentive and very helpful. Food is freshly prepared and delicious. If you have access to a car whilst here...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Tessie07
Reviewed 13 February 2018

As we are staying in Tiagua it would have been a shame to not have had a meal at El Tenique, given its reputation on TripAdvisor. We certainly weren't disappointed as from the start we had great service from a helpful waiter, and the food...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Tony P
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This was a real bonus because we were beginning to despair of finding anywhere for lunch. We were greeted with an aperitif, and helped on our way with some honey rum, but in between the food was excellent. I had the special of the day...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank WeasB
Reviewed 1 January 2018

This was a real Lanzarote restaurant, with more locals than tourists and operated by the owner and his two young waiters. A nice semi-covered outside eating area, plus a view out to the countryside (but across a busy road junction). Splendid local dry white wine...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank sussexrowmark
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This place is a little out of the way, but we have been before and enjoyed so decided to give it another go. We were not greated with cheese and wine as before. However, the staff were friendly and efficient. The food was really good....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank ssandj
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We had such a lovely meal. Fantastic local starters, goat goulash, steaks and fish. Great service, Stratus wine and local craft beers from Tinajo. This is a must visit restaurant in Tiagua.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 167JohnD
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant last year for a Sunday lunch so decided to go again this year also for Sunday lunch we booked a table couple of days in advance as we know it gets really busy. On arrival given a piece of local cheese...More

Date of visit: October 2017
2  Thank Vernon S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A wonderful, welcoming place to eat. Lovely food and a beautiful outside area. The staff are attentive and the service is quick. Very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Jim P
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Judy F
16 January 2018|
Response from Vernon S | Reviewed this property |
I am sure they would as everything is cooked to order the last time we visited
6 February 2016|
Response from NURIA R | Reviewed this property |
Hello Hannah, Best to call on 928529856..most days they are open but have quite a few private events as well festivities which mean they open days vary. In general, they are open for lunch & dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Tiagua, 100 | Tiagua, 35558 Tinajo, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Tinajo
  • Phone Number: +34 636 52 70 19
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