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El Sardinero

Plaza San Juan de Dios 4, 11005 Cadiz, Spain
+34 956 26 59 26
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good8%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible60%
9 Nov 2016
“"a Florida gal's perspective"”
19 Apr 2017
“Tourists trap! Don't go near!”
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Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Plaza San Juan de Dios 4, 11005 Cadiz, Spain
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Rip off!! Don't get near! We ate horrible food and pay for 3 meals! In the menu they write the price per kilo, and that a portion is about 200 gr- but serve you big fish, not cleaned and with bad taste! I paid 38...More

Thank Hila D
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We rested here for twenty minutes or so sipping both dry fino and sweet Pedro Jimenez Sherry. The service was fine and the view and the olives which were served as a free tapa were very good.

Thank ECraigMcKay
Reviewed 2 February 2017

We only wanted tapas and either the waiter didn't understand or didn't want to understand and we ended up ordering more food than we wanted. Expensive and not worth it. Avoid this place!

Thank spaqueen_9
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Good and cold beer. Location fantastic. Wantred coffee and croissants. Waiter: " We don't have anything here!" Aggressive behaviour.... Going to the bathroom, I noticed a big shelf of croissants and pains de chocholat. The guy looked as if he was on something, and just...More

Thank Pelourinho
Reviewed 25 January 2017

In the Plaza San Juan at lunch time and just picked El Sardinero as spot for something to eat. As soon as we started ordering we realised it was a tourist trap where they didn't really care about service, or the food as we found...More

Thank A R H
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

This would just about be the absolute worst food I have ever been served. The fries were too oily to eat. The paella was horrible - in face when it arrived at the table we needed a sieve to get the rice out from the...More

Thank beachykeen70
Reviewed 28 December 2016

I believe that in the summer the ground in Siberia is warm but you don’t have to dig down far to reach the perma frost. This is clearly the inspiration for this awful restaurant. We should have been put off by the waiter at the...More

Thank NorrisHatter
Reviewed 23 December 2016

We had lunch at this place and it was a mistake, we should have checked Trip Adviser first. The food is just bad, frozen cheap pizza, same for so called lasagna which was barely warm. The worst is the paella. And of course the waiters...More

Thank Samuel P
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped here for a drink while exploring Cadiz. Service was very fast (were those drinks already poured??) and they wanted payment up front - not a problem but seemed a bit unusual for continental restaurants. We sat outside and enjoyed the sun, the views...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 9 November 2016

Stopped in for lunch but wouldn't go again. Food mediocre although service was fast (we were the only people in the restaurant). Will pick a different restaurant next time.

Thank iamno1atall
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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: Plaza San Juan de Dios 4, 11005 Cadiz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Cadiz
  • Phone Number: +34 956 26 59 26
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