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La Portena

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1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 84 12 81
19:00 - 00:00
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Chester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this restaurant by a friend and you were we not disappointed. it is a very friendly husband and wife team. 1st thing and MOST important YOU MUST BOOK to guarantee getting a table and after our 1st meal there we booked again for 2 other nights 1 especially to watch Arsenal loose (maybe not the best night... More 

1 Thank britishandgrenouille
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My self and partner visted here on reading reviews here on tripadvisor. Initally we were happy with the attentive service & friendliness of the woman/owner whom worked the floor.we both ordered fillet steak and as the steak is served on its own with no sides and is 25euro just for the steak i requested a small side of some fried... More 

2 Thank DublinLilly
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as a result fo the TA reviews and we werent dissapointed. In short - YES the service is very slow and they maybe could do with an extra pair of hands, maybe its too keep costs down? So we waited 30 mins for a table and then 40 mins to order our food! The service was super... More 

Thank BigMark77
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic restaurant with absolutely delicious food. The owners were lovely. Try the tira asado and the dulce de leche crepe. Outstanding!

1 Thank Danatt987
Chester, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small family run Argentinian restaurant. The food and the service were both excellent. The steaks were mouth watering and cooked to perfection. I would recommend the large rosti as a side dish. They have also a good selection of wines; we enjoyed an Argentinian Malbec. To get a table you will need to book in advance.

2 Thank RDS61
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best steak I have ever eaten, made even better by the lovely laid back atmosphere and the most amazing hostess. Yes service is on the slow side if your english but remember you are in spain and don't go if your in a hurry. Its worth savouring. Portions were large so as the lady says share the dishes. red and... More 

1 Thank Katie250
Newbury, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little restaurant in Puerto Calero. If you like steak this will be up there with some of the best steaks you will have had. We went for the special: and Angus Black and it was epic. Service is firendly but not the quickest so don't go if you're in a rush. But if you're happy to... More 

Thank andrewkjones17
Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had the most amazing evening last week at la portena, we had been recommended to try and were not disappointed. from the moment we went in we were entertained by the lovely waitress/owner she explained the whole menu to us and told us what we could share and what each item was in great detail. 5 of us went... More 

1 Thank Christine Q
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All very good, upsold by attentive, and pleasantly eccentric front of house lady, who owned the business with her husband. Steak fantastic, lovely home made chimichurri sauce (grandma's recipe), nice bottle of Malbec and excellent home made empanadas for starter. The only meal for two for over €100 during a week in Lanzarote, but worth every penny.

1 Thank Mark B
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a lovely evening at la portena at Puerto calero. Amazing customer service and amazing food!!! Would recommend the rosti aswell! Thank you for a lovely evening!

Thank Sara C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Argentinian, South American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Floor, Ed Antiguo Vardero | Puerto Calero, 35571 Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Calero
  • Phone Number: +34 928 84 12 81

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?