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El Mercao

Calle Tafalla 5-7, 31004, Pamplona, Spain
+34 948 29 25 88
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
22 May 2017
9 Oct 2016
“Maravilloso! Most pleasant restaurant visit!”
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Tafalla 5-7, 31004, Pamplona, Spain
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

El Mercao looks like a place for the young and beautiful, but it is just another neighbourhood bar in Pamplona. We went during pintxos week to try their effort and I was very, very impressed. The cava they served was excellent and very reasonably priced....More

1  Thank Matt_Dina
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We were greeted at the door and immediately seated as we had reserved a table! A wonderful interior,cool design and a nice smell made us feel welcome! The menu we had, consisted of a large choice of amazing typically spanish dishes with a hint of...More

Thank Tristan H
Reviewed 8 January 2016

The decoration is different of the great part of the Pamplona restaurant. Design and modernity in the decoration. The cuisine is quite good, service correct. Maybe the place is a little bit noisy. I would recommend them to include any more options in the menu

Thank Blai92
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Fantastic place, really cool, pleasant atmosphere, excellent service, a mix of cuisines, normal dishes...

Thank Javier F
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Great decoration. Huge curtains damps a lot the noise, making the atmosphere very comfortable. Dishes are not very big en quantity, and they are medium on quality. At least that's the opinion about daily menu. The rest of the dishes are thought to be better...More

Thank David O
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Great restaurant with a fantastic atmosphere, especially for dinner. While it might be a little pricey, you get what you pay for. Great food and great wine.

Thank nachidelange
Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

The service is excellent. About the food, the starter couscous salad was, a little bit salty but great!!; the second plate was a normal great. Now the place, the place is perfect looking, the design inside is so perfectly surreal. Oh! The dessert was cold...More

Thank Krizia I
Reviewed 21 May 2015 via mobile

The staff is very friendly and helpful. They do always ask for any allergies and do provide good suggestions with regards to wine options. I really recommend the tuna fish tataki, one of my favorites! Decoration is very nice and the atmosphere too!

Thank dbdk
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Lounge ambience for this large, modern restaurant in central Pamplona. Pinxos/tapas available at the bar, and/or sit down for the menu meals. Excellent fish, rice, south east Asian starters available as well. We had the hake (merluza) and cod (bacalao), went back next day and...More

Thank nigelsoames
Reviewed 3 December 2014

El Mercao is a trendy looking place where you can enjoy a quiet conversation while having a nice meal with a variety of dishes to choose from. A place I definately would recommend for a romantic dinner, for example (but not only).

Thank gfsarri
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
10:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tafalla 5-7, 31004, Pamplona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Pamplona
  • Phone Number: +34 948 29 25 88
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