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Rhenanialaan 1, 2406 GS Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
+31 172 424 843
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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had dinner here quite often, as well business as privat and as well with the two of us as with family or friends and we were never disappointed by the quality of the spare ribs (sorry, but I can't tell you bout other dishes). These are the very best spare ribs you can get (only my wife makes special... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

We were here with a group of friends. We got the menu after 20 minutes, after one hour the starter an hour later the main dish and about 40 minutes later the desert. The food was from an average quality but for that quite expensive with about 40€ per person. Don't go there with vegetarians they get greasy convenience food.... More 

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

They have a menu oriented on the South Manerican kitchen. Meat of a good quality, predictable dishes.

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Thank frank d
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Best spareribs in town and real Argentinian meat. I try to go at least once a year to eat at this restaurant. Spareribs meat almost drops from the bone. Service level is not always the best and the restaurant interior is a little outdated. However you come for the meat!

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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

El Caballo is a argentinian restaurant so meat is an important part of the dishes. The food is good. People are nice and the atmosphere is ok.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2012

Average food, a bit expensive for what you get. Approximately €23 for a main

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Reviewed 10 January 2008

Great steaks!

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Latin, Seafood, Barbecue, Spanish
Meals
Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rhenanialaan 1, 2406 GS Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  South Holland Province  >  Alphen aan den Rijn
  • Phone Number: +31 172 424 843

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?