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Tapasbar El Pincho

Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 553 0288
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (18 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Made reservation via The Fork. I also informed them that 4 of us will be celebrating a friend birthday. The management did a fantastic job. They reserved a nice table at a quiet section. The waitress was very friendly and helpful. She made special preparation...More

Thank sheronlee
Paul v, Eigenaar at Tapasbar El Pincho, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Dear Sheronlee. . Thank you for your visit and your fantastic review. Team El Pincho.

Reviewed 17 September 2017

Pleasantly surprised to be served really good, authentic tapas by a Spanish waitress! We liked them so much that we ordered seconds.... which we of course could not finish. Am not sure if the meal ordering by card is the way to go. Food arrives...More

Thank Maria E
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Dear Maria. We hope the tapas were ok. Everything you order is served. We started with a new team. We will explain this again. Thank you for your review en visting our restaurant.

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Perhaps we were unlucky but good food spoilt by indifferent service. We followed the waitress instructions and filled in the card with our requirements but made clear we wanted the meat platter as a starter. All the food arrived together dumped on too small a...More

Thank dwell53
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Dear Dwell. Sorry to hear this. There must be a miss communication. We will discuss this in our team. We hope to see you again and do better. Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Very friendly service, convivial atmosphere, and excellent tapas selections with nice Spanish wines to match. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal here. Ordering is simple - your are given a checklist to hand to the server, making the continual arrival of tasty tapas...More

Thank Jackie V
Management response:Responded 24 September 2017

Dear Jacky. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 20 July 2017

We came to Haarlem for the evening organ recital in the old church and wanted to have dinner before the concert. We walked around the town and settled on this place. The server was friendly and very helpful. The ordering of the tapas was novel...More

Thank Elizabeth W
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

Dear Elizabeth. We hope to see you again. Thank you for your review.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

I was traveling solo and arrived at this restaurant wanting a quick bite pretty late at night. Luckily their kitchen was still busy so I took a single seat at the bar and received very attentive service. Their outdoor patio and many of the tables...More

Thank CharBel68
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

Dear Char. It was nice to meet you. Thank you. Paul.

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We were passing through on our cycling holiday and staying in Haarlem for one night. We've eaten here before last year(again on holiday) and just had to go back. It was very busy but we managed to get a table inside by the window. Ordering...More

Thank PatriciaM7
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Fab crispy goats cheese croquettes in the shadow of the cathedral with the bell chiming and Dutch guys if all shapes and sizes and ages whizzing past on bikes, or kissing on the terrace beside the enclosed fires. Garlic prawns in chilli oil not at...More

1  Thank Marianne C
Management response:Responded 17 June 2017

Thank you so much for your compliments.

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Went here with a colleague for dinner. It's quite rustic with good service, and a very pleasant ambience. We had around 9 tapas dishes between us and most were very nice; with the Chorizo being awesome and the mussels being stringy / poor. The service...More

Thank Richy1708
Management response:Responded 21 May 2017
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Hartelijk dank voor uw mooie recensie. De volgende keer zullen we er persoonlijk op toe zien dat alles helemaal 100...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

we got very warm velcome from the staff, whish was very nice. Quic service and good choise of tapas. Most of them very delicious. Happy to find this place. thanks for us

Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

Thank you for your compliments.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$12
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 553 0288
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