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Restaurante Agua Viva

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Paseo Nuestra Senora Mercedes De Rojas 12u, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Walked past it - didn't recognise it has been had been modernised! A brave stance having the menu in only Spanish, but worth learning the few words needed to find good seafood and tasty dishes, at a good price. With the moon shining over the water which is sometimes only yards away it could be possible to recreate that romantic... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Went out to El Medano without booking on a Friday night. Big mistake. All our usual haunts were full. Found Agua Viva never eaten here before so a little apprehensive as it was almost empty. We were not disappointed. The Tapas Starters were some if the best I've ever tasted on the island. Had lamb for main course with mint... More 

Thank RobertMellors
Las Galletas, Spain
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Strong first impression, recently restyled, modern looking with a fully and only Spanish menu.... with diversity in tapa's , fish, meat and pizzas. Committed employees and manager performing a high service levelserving tastfull food. At our table only enthousiasm, as well about tapa's as about pizzas, pasta, typical spanish meat dishes. Sure to return here at our next visit to... More 

Thank klok4116
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Had the worst meal ever! Chicken was dry, lasagne was dry, chips were horrible. Service was poor, we hadn't made our minds up when the waiter came to serve us because it was all in Spanish so we had a dictionary to try and work it out. The waiter then left us and came back a good 15-20 mins later... More 

Thank Bertyboo
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We went here because it looked really clean, was busy and said gastro bar. We thought we would be in for some really nice food. Unfortunately this was not to be. I ordered sparkling water and got mineral water. The menu was all in Spanish so we had to guess most of it which was not a problem but gave... More 

Thank Qwwrty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Great restaurant with the best Paella we ever eat. Great service, especaily Jose,very kind and profesionl. It was renovated just a couple of moths ago. Price was not cheap but it worth every euro.

Thank Pedro G
Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Only beem open a coupel of moths but we were impressed. Good Italian menu with excellent pizzas. Good view, just on the edge of town, very reasonably rriced

Thank Amanda7164
Sandwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

A nice terrace to people watch from, ovelooking the beach. If you don't like cigarette smoke, sit at the tables nearest to the town centre i.e.upwind. We first sat down just for coffees, which, being Italian, were better than the Spanish equivalent (not so bitter). As time drifted by, we decided to stay for lunch. The restaurant offers typical Spanish... More 

Thank IgelEye
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Lovely little bar to sit and watch the world go by comfortable shade or sun worth a visit. Wide range of drinks and nothing to much trouble for staff. We did not eat here personally but the meals looked nice

Thank mdt2014
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Gave this place a poor review last year, but we gave it another chance on this years trip and probably one of the best paella ever eaten. It looks like they have appointed a new manager (nicked from another very good restaurant maybe, he recognised us and came over for a chat) Service was great, price very good food excellent... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Nuestra Senora Mercedes De Rojas 12u, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  El Medano
  • Phone Number: 922179064
Excellent restaurant on the harbour front in El Medano, Tenerife

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?