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Marisqueria el Charcon

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Calle Muelle de Arrieta, Arrieta, Lanzarote, Spain
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Ghent, Belgium
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Food (right from the sea) is delicious. We had one of our best paellas ever. Location is great too, on the waterfront in a non-touristic village. Staff was a bit strange, very stressed and had a strange kind of humour... At the end, they turned into be quite friendly.

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Thank Frederic S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal here before heading back to the airport to fly home. The fish here is fresh and delicious. The steak was soft and full of flavour. Highly recommended. Sorry no photos, too busy eating 🍗🍺☕️

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Thank Paul D
Dover, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Super food with wonderful views. Every time we visit the island we have to return to El Charcon, the food and service is always very good

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Thank Eric G
Manchester
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115 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Love going to lunch here often for the tropical beer and prawns and recently had the paella which was very very nice. A must visit.

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Thank Dutchcloggsred
Worcester
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I loved this place. It has a relaxed, almost beach restaurant feel to it, and more importantly had the best set menu I have had for a long time and set at a fair price too! Went back for a second time it was so good.

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Thank Juliajbm
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent sea food restaurant, we ordered the "cazuela" sea food casserole and it was wonderful - mussels, fish, octopus and squid in a rich tomato sauce, nothing to complain about at €11.95. The only slight gripe was that we ordered starters and all the food was served at the same time! No kids menu and not a lot of choice... More 

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Thank Chica669
Milan, Italy
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Right on the pier in Arrieta, a lovely vacation village for locals in Lanzarote. Enjoy fresh fish in big portions, great wine and a friendly service. Complimentary Ron Miel after coffee. Kitchen open until 9pm.

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Nice and fresh food. Good attention. Honest recommending the food and its quantity. Nice views and easy to park. Suitable for kids. :)

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

Had some great food from here, the seafood casserole was lovely and full of fresh fish. The service however let the place down. There were only 2 waiters during a busy lunch time and they were quite difficult to get a hold of. Our empty plates were left in front of us for about 15 minutes a time (both starter... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

It's not a great looking restaurant - plastic chairs and basic decor, BUT very friendly and quick service. There's a good view over the sea and shoreline. The jetty and seawall area is not so attractive but you can walk out and watch the waves and swimmers. I thoroughly recommend the fresh seafood which was simple and delicious. The other... 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 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Muelle de Arrieta, Arrieta, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Arrieta

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