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Old Town | CALLE LA GOMERA,12, 35500 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 667 86 57 62
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Cork
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is good value and tasty. We had the fish special and the lasagne. Portions are medium. Service is good.

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Thank Mary S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Good meal had by all of us just had the pizzas that were made in the restaurant in front of you the .staff were excellent and friendly

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Thank Ian W
Co Durham. England
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86 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had a lovely Bruschetta & pizza washed down with a nice glass of house red. Pizza made in front of you & staff very efficient & helpful

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Thank Geoff F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We wanted a small meal and rain persuaded us to try here. The food was very good all home made we shared a Calzone and Carbonara followed by tirimasu and washed down with house red. Great value and friendly service all cooked fresh even get to see the pizzaTossed . Glad it rained

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Thank Ianandshelly
Belfast, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Had a lovely meal here and would go back in a flash,food good and the service great,family run and not expensive ,

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Thank davey115
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Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We ate here 3 nights out of our 10 day holiday and thoroughly enjoyed it . Food was fab and the girls are so friendly , remembered exactly how I like my French coffee . Yes , service is slightly slow but only because food is cooked freshly and the atmosphere and cosy corner is so nice the slight wait... More 

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Thank Caroline T
Buckingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We waited an hour and a half to be served - yes really! One man making pizzas, his son in the kitchen, one waitress serving, one waitress taking orders! The food was ok and the waitresses were lovely (it's never the waiting staff's fault) but overall it was a poor experience. They had run out of spaghetti, tagliatelle and lasagne!!... More 

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Thank SallyBuckingham
Cork, Ireland
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017

This little restaurant is at the beginning of the old town. The reason why we ate here is that the sign said homemade pasta's and pizza. We weren't dissapointed. The food was lovely. We opted for pasta dishes and the pizza's looked wonderful. Downside is that they had only 2 desserts to choose from. Cheesecake or Tiramsu.

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Thank BerOShea
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We have had several meals in the Old Town and they have been expensive and tasteless - here is a little place of Italian greatness pizza cooked before your eyes a very tasty house red lovely friendly and attentive staff. We had 2 courses for 11.50 so bruschetta and a salad delicious then a calzone and Lasagne you must find... More 

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Oslo
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We went here several times during our stay in Puerto del Carmen. The staff are very friendly and service-minded, and the restaurant itself has a very cozy atmosphere. The food is very good and represents excellent value for money! Highlights included the fried cheese with strawberries and ravioli amatriciana.

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Thank Iver K

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Town | CALLE LA GOMERA,12, 35500 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 667 86 57 62

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