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Calle Carmen Nobrega 23 | 12, 30 a 15, 30-17 19,00 a 22, 30 Miercoles Abierto 19, 00 y Jueves Cerrado, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
+34 627 58 77 58
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18:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Fri - Sun 12:30 - 15:30
Fri - Wed 18:30 - 23:00
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We asked in the local surf shop for a recommendation and was pointed in the direction of familiar . Just if the Main Street it could be easily missed but we're glad we didn't . The restaurant is clean and well decorated. The restaurant when we arrived at 20.30 was full apart from 1 table who were leaving , this... More 

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Thank Felicity S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was recommended by our friend.We were happy with the food and the staff.Paella was so tasty and the portions pretty big.I recommend to book in advance

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Thank Evunka
Ireland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like many we booked a table here in advance and were not disappointed. The dips, olives and breads were lovely and we followed with starters of mushrooms which were full of flavour and the avocado and prawns, also wonderful. Our main of chateaubriand was cooked to perfection. It came with pepper and bearnaise sauces as well as wonderful vegetables. A... More 

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Thank Stingray353
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had just arrived from the airport and were starving so we Googled somewhere with good Spanish food, and Familiar came up with the most top reviews so we thought we'd give it a try. Being a Sunday night we were naive enough to think that we could just walk in, the place was super busy however the lovely staff... More 

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Thank Sarah A
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate paella, which was delicious, the waitress was very kind. There is a negative, that the place is quite crowded, the tables are too close. You should have a reservation, because the place is popular.

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Thank Illés Z
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff efficient & friendly, food outstanding, the Chateaubriand was to die for. Reasonably priced too!

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Thank Denti73
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been here before and glad to day they haven't changed the place. Very relaxing and comforting atmosphere, all about the food which is bursting with robust flavour and generous helpings! We had the seafood mixed grill and it was fantastic, no cheap stuff to bulk it out, it was all lovely shell fish and whole fish and we could only... More 

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Thank Michael61London
uttoxeter
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

We've eaten here on many occasions and the food served is of a high quality, we had a variety of which included the chateaubriande just fantastic

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Thank chris w
St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food- particularly fish. Friendly and helpful staff. Good value. Good Rioja. All in all a special experience.

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Thank Cherrie D
Birmingham
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Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We had a an evening meal there and thourly enjoyed it! The freshest fish of a day (sea bass,with the bones removed!) And beautiful steak with roquefort sauce and Canarian potatoes. We had house wine-decent and fruit juice and cappuccino( a bit strong). Very busy,little place but waiters do a great job to please. I deducted one star due to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Monday
18:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:30
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Carmen Nobrega 23 | 12, 30 a 15, 30-17 19,00 a 22, 30 Miercoles Abierto 19, 00 y Jueves Cerrado, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  El Medano
  • Phone Number: +34 627 58 77 58

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