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Review of El Asador

El Asador
Ranked #14 of 50 Restaurants in La Jonquera
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Fish grilled to perfection! we keep returning because it is always so good and not as expensive as it would be in France!!

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Reviewed 16 September 2015

Had lunch here on several occasions. It is a basic restaurant, no frills,no tablecloths and no effort to make it something it is not.
It is an eating house in a border town beside a large supermarket which caters for French tourists coming over by the busload to buy cheap beer and spirits.
The food is always good and plentiful. There is quite an extensive menu, lots of meat and fish, and. a 3 course luch menu around 16 euro.
There is also on the menu chef's recommendations and on this is suckling pig which my wife and I both had.
We had almost half a suckling pig each and were fortunate to finish it, luckily enough we had no starter.
The flavour was excellent and the crackling, thin with no fat to die for, cannot recommend this enough and including Veg only 16 euro.
If you are passing through stop and eat this feast.

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

Fortunately, we always hit La Jonquera at lunch time and this restaurant is always on our list. Mind you, unlike its French counterparts, lunchtime is a very flexible time, anytime between 11.30 and 16.30. The French arrive first at about 12.15 and by the time they have finished, the Spanish arrive from 14.30 onwards. the food is very typically Spanish grill with fish and meat to the fore. nothing fancy but well cookrd fresh produce served in a speedy and friendly fashion. Portions are good (that means large) and i would recommend the grilled mixed fish plate - a large plate of grilled fish and shellfish with the usual catalan potato. we have had the paella in the past but you will have to, rightly, wait half an hour while they make it. after that you can load up with lots of cheap booze if you have room in the car.

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Reviewed 18 June 2015

We have visited this restaurant several times for lunch and have always enjoyed it. Nice atmosphere, good service, good food and not too expensive

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Reviewed 25 March 2014

Busy, noisy and bustling, the atmosphere in this modern taverna type restaurant is great. The service can be a bit slow when it fills up but all the food is produced on site and is fresh and copious. The seafood dishes are delicious and local and the meat dishes are designed for true cannibals. from 12.00 onwards it fills up with French day trippers and as they leave after 14.00 it fills up with Spanish. Great value and we will go again.

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