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Restaurant Rio Azul

Avenida Marinero 7, 35560 La Santa, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 03 27
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“fresh fish” (11 reviews)
“paella” (8 reviews)
“baby squid” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Contemporary, Seafood, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida Marinero 7, 35560 La Santa, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Rio Azul with a group pf eight, had appetizers, main courses and drinks, and were happy with the choice.

Thank swissami19
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the Sole Fisch for 8,75€ , the waiter came back after 5 min. And told us the Sole Fisch was out, but he offered us another Fisch but did not tell us it was double the price!! We were shocked when we received...More

Thank Florian Biggela... .
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Visited la santa in March 2017 called into this resturant we had garlic prawns with lovely bread it was delicious, we had the special cake which was the best dessert I have in ages it was so good we also tried the chocolet mousse also...More

Thank jc2114
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Despite the rather generic and uninspiring menu on display outside the specials of the day are well worth the price. Family friendly too, willing to modify the children's menu dishes to cater for fussy eaters. Not the cheapest option but definitely good value for money,...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I am writing this review whilst we are sitting in the restaurant. We shared the house pate as a first course - great. AFrom the recommendations of the day I had the sea bass. Really well cooked and tasty. My wife ordered the grilled squid....More

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Coming to la Santa for many years, we noticed a complete change of staff and food presentation in September, only to see it was different again. The aforementioned change was not to our liking and we were more after good quality canarian seafood. Oddly, the...More

Thank qub47
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

exceptional service, great food, good wines, big portions in la santa. we had a very nice evening there, thank you for that!

Thank kory007
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I have reviewed this restaurant before always enjoying the food but wary of the hand written specials menu. This time we ate off the main menu and had a really good meal. I had fillet steak, cooked rare, in mushroom sauce and it was excellent....More

Thank JonG53
Reviewed 16 February 2017

An interesting meal. Tapas starters very good. Main courses mixed standard all served with a vegetable dish which was served cold. Majority of group found them distasteful. Other aspects of meal very good including service.

Thank Yhgittens
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Although slightly disappointed that this small seaside resort had no restaurants directly overlooking the truly spectacular seascape - probably the best around the whole island - we were happy to find this very friendly terraced restaurant on the Main Street. From the handwritten menu of...More

Thank 198douglas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$45
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Marinero 7, 35560 La Santa, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  La Santa
  • Phone Number: +34 928 84 03 27
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Spanish/Canarian restaurant run by the family Arbelo. After education in various restaurants on the mainland the youngest son Levi now is responsible for the kitchen utilizing local products. The speciality is fresh Fish and Seafood. The family mother, Alicia, is responsible for the service of the guests and father Antonio takes care of the books and the purchase of all the products used in the restaurant to ensure highest quality. Our family welcomes you to enjoy a meal prepared from fresh products from the islands in our family atmosphere. Antonio & Alicia Arbelo