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La Casa de Esther

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Pedro Gonzalez, Pedro Gonzales, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
+58 416-1966052
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Kingston, NY
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267 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2014

Some friends took me there during a recent visit to Margarita and I was expecting the usual fried fish and arepas type of experience so I was surprised by this unusual exposure to culinary excellence in the middle of nowhere. The place is located in an old house in a small town called Pedro Gonzales in Margarita Island in the... More 

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99 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

As the owner dictates what she has in store to eat each day (not open at night) you might think, ohoh what am I doing here? I have nothing to eat? Weird, mixes weird fusion what can I say just taste it and you will be pleasantly surprised! Don't ever say no this can' be, it souds horrible, just "try... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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94 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2014

In a very small village in Margarita Island. In a very nice old hous with "patio". You fell there like a friend had invited you for a meal. Esther, the owner and the chef of the restaurant is the more friendly person you can find helping you in all. She cooks, she serve the tables, she advise you about everything... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

The owner of this Kitchen is a student of local cuisine using international techniques, Carmen has staged newspaper reviews. I would spoil your experience if I tell you more. Just go. My only recommendation is to book in advance, use a rented car to go there, try to go early in the evening as driving conditions are not so good... More 

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1 Thank CEMF13
Caracas, Venezuela
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2013 via mobile

This restaurant well away from margaritas capital city is well worth the visit ! All dishes are made from local ingredients, and esther's personal touch makes this one of the most exotic restaurants I've ever visited.. The service is truly amazing! They make you feel like family! A hammock to rest after the food.. very very reasonable price, you won't... More 

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Caracas
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67 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This place is a must for any food lover. Excellent food, all made with local ingredients, based on traditional recipes but with a very creative flair. Portions are generous and delicious. Esther - chef, owner, hostess, teacher - clearly enjoys what she does and gives each guest her personal attention. Quite an experience! It's best to previously reserve (+58-416-196-6052; +58-412-357-6322;... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2011

For those who would like to taste somenthing different with typicall venezuelan ingredients in a typicall Colonial house. I would totally recommended, the attention, the house, the food!! really an amazing experience!!!. Price/Quality Excellent. For sure I will come back!!!

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2 Thank Mafebsa
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2010

Esther is a warm and friendly gourmet cook, who creates original and delicious dishes using fresh local ingredients featuring local seafood and herbs from her own garden. The prices seem steep by Venezuelan standards, but a main meal would be about $12 US. Esther has transformed the elegant old Spanish style house into an interesting and comfortable space, with lots... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Cuisine
Caribbean, Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pedro Gonzalez, Pedro Gonzales, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Pedro Gonzales
  • Phone Number: +58 416-1966052

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