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Meson del Mar

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Port Esportiu 4/5, 43004 Tarragona, Spain
+34 977 24 71 96
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13:00 - 16:30
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Spain
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We have been living in Tarragona for 5 years now and can honestly say that in this "restaurant" we had the worst fideua marinera - ever. Sticky, tasteless, swimming in broth...The supermarket ones are 5 classes above. Long waiting time just to order, even though the place was not at all crowded. They simply ignore you. If they hear you... More 

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3 Thank jamesDesotointesso
St. Petersburg, Russia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We planned to visit Meson del Mar in one day of our vacation in Tarragona to eat paella. Restaurant is opened for supper from 8 p.m. usually. But when we came to entrance door we saw announcement «tonight restaurant is opened from 20.30». Although we were very hungry we decided to walk a little and wait for opening. At 20.30... More 

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Thank MariBofik
El Perello, Spain
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281 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2015 via mobile

After arriving in Tarragona, we decided to have lunch first and settled here. We ordered a selection of tapas between the four of us and each dish was more than generous portion wise. The service was average, nothing special, but the food was good and tasty. It was an above average experience, the views are great, the setting is glorious... More 

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Thank Mark D
Frederiksberg, Denmark
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Me and my girlfriend was looking for a place to eat and with Mesón Del Mars calm atmosphere and nice interior we decided that this should be the place. For starters we ordered some goat cheese to share and for the main course a pan of fideuà. The starter course was around five euros and the fideuà around 11. The... More 

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4 Thank Geerrift
Scottsdale, AZ
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

What were we thinking? Menu of the Day at a Seafood restaurant and we chose meat?!? So some of the quality of our food experience could probably be attributed to our lack of understanding regarding food preparation details and the fact that we should have chosen to eat fish! We had excellent service, great wine, fantastic desserts, and a beautiful... More 

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1 Thank AZPamela
Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 20 October 2014

We were looking for a restaurant for lunch in the port area and thought this looked interesting and authentic. It turned out to be superb - the best meal of our holiday! The staff were extremely welcoming, friendly and helpful. The menu offered a great choice and everything we chose was beautifully served and very well-presented. Nothing was too much... More 

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Thank Anne S
Chester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Had difficulty finding it, required 2 phone calls and asking several people. We originally stopped in the wrong restaurant area which was buzzing; when we finally tracked this one down it was dead. Hardly anyone in the restaurant or around. Still it was highly recommended and we'd booked. Food was very good though not exceptional. We asked the staff and... More 

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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116 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We had a day off (May Day) during a business trip to Tarragona and chose this restaurant for lunch (around 2pm) at random as we were strolling along the waterfront. The views are wonderful, and the inside seating protects you from the cigarette smoke present everywhere outside in Spain. There is an English menu, but it is not always a... More 

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1 Thank Makai7
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2014

Visited Meson del Mar and had menu of the day. What an excellent experience. Would thoroughly recommend this restaurant. The food is very good, service excellent and the place is spotlessly clean including the toilets!! The waiters were particularly helpful and it was no trouble to help translate the menu for us. Good value 16 euros each with a good... More 

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3 Thank Denise B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2014

3 of us visited this restaurant today and we had a really good meal. The E16 menu was excellent value, the food and service were good and it was great to sit outside. I would particularly recommend the mussels with were really good.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$34
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Port Esportiu 4/5, 43004 Tarragona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Tarragona  >  Costa Dorada  >  Tarragona
  • Phone Number: +34 977 24 71 96

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