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Glorieta Jose Maria Peman s/n, 11520 Rota, Spain
+34 956 84 60 20
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here for lunch with my family (4 in total). The food was great and much much better than the average restaurant in the area. The service wasn't as good. Food took really long and main dishes came with a 10-15 minutes gap between EACH of our dishes, so everyone ate at very different times. The servers looked really stressed... More 

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Kent, Washington, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing! Fresh and tasty! Been here twice, recommend fish of the day and anything red tuna on the menu.

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Thank Nava H
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your comments. We are happy that you enjoyed our food and fresh fish and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Sophie De Clerck More 

Gaeta, Italy
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

After getting in to Rota later than expected, this place was recommended to us. Glad to have went. The location is great, the setting is warm and the staff is beyond friendly. The food was amazingly prepared and cooked. Very delicious and a great use of seasonings and spices.

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Thank J B
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your nice words about our Restaurant and our food. We are glad that you liked it and that you enjoyed your meal. We look forward to welkom you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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140 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Ate here with a large group of about 16 people during a business trip to Rota. Service was very slow even by European standards. Started with one waiter for the entire group then another joined later. Once the food arrived, presentation and taste of food was outstanding. The group ordered several dishes from paella, to steak, duck, mussels, jamon, and... More 

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Thank JPears
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your very nice words about our restaurant. We take good care about your comments and we look forward to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Sophie More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A genuinely superb restaurant with an emphasis on the fish menu, but still offers an excellent choice of meat dishes. It has wonderful ambience and we ate outside at lunchtime, with a sea view from the patio, and the tapas were original and excellent quality. The evening meal was just amazing.

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Thank tonyshogun
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your very nice words about our Restaurant La Gaviota. We are very happy that you enjoyed your lunch with the best vieuws of the Bahia of Cádiz. Looking forward to welcome you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Very fresh. I loved their recommended dishes. Great fish and it was mixed with potatoes. Unexpectedly but yummy.

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Thank Jamila B
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your nice comments about our Restaurant El Embarcadero. Looking forward to welcome you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

The great thing about holidays is there are no rules. Moderation in everything except for moderation. This is what you hols are about. So renewing our acquaintance with an old favourite on our first night in Rota we ended up eating here four times. Never was any plate less than good. Often it was great. The small plates have a... More 

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your very nice comments. We look forward to welcome you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

Las Rozas, Spain
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Table of 4. We had a great dinner. Some starters shared, Ensaladilla (fantastic), Corbina cubes (delicious), cheese croquettes (great)... Then some fish grilled that was superb!!! And the service and waiters really friendly and nice. After dinning you can enjoy a drink at the chill out

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sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your very nice words about our food and service. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Sophie More 

Leidschendam, The Netherlands
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332 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

El Embarcadero is slightly up-market. In the evenings it is a nice restaurant for a romantic meal. They specialise in fish, but they also serve meat dishes. The restaurant nicely decorated, in nautical the style. The service is very professional. The waiters know their fish and speak their langauges. They always have special dishes, catch of the day. We had... More 

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Thank RP-Netherlands
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your very nice words about our Hotel and our food. And also about our service, Services is very important for us, we want that our clients feel good and confortable and that they have a great meal. Thank you and we hope to welcome you back soon. Best regards, Sophie More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing sangria. Strong but doesn't taste strong. Great appetizers. Beautiful view. Calm atmosphere. A nice place to visit.

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Thank Shahida E
sophiedcvdk, Director General at El Embarcadero, responded to this review

Dear Client, Thank you very much for your comments. We look forward to welcome you back soon, Best regards, Sophie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$46
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Glorieta Jose Maria Peman s/n, 11520 Rota, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cadiz  >  Rota
  • Phone Number: +34 956 84 60 20
  • This restaurant is at Hotel Duque de Najera

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