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Paseo de Marcial Garcia 22 | El Medano, 38612, Tenerife, Spain
922-176-100-648-733-637
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst walking around saw this place El Timor and they had space on the terrace overlooking the sea. Staff were friendly and relaxed. We had the fish of the day with a side salad. Good food and tasty. Value for money and venue.

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Thank KEJA58
Horsham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the view was great, the rest was pretty ordinary. Food OK although supermarket fish sticks in the mixed seafood didn't impress. Service OK although not the most friendly we have encountered. Won't return.

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Thank falstaffyard
staffordshire
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This quirky restaurant is situated by the sea, the upstairs balcony offers fantastic views over the sea and is a delight to sit and watch the world go by at sunset. We did not eat here but had Mojito's which were excellent. Only downside as many have mentioned is we were charged more than advertised outside on their price board.... More 

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Thank globetreka1
Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had the menu del dia everytime. this is advertised on a board outside but you will not be offered this you will need to ask for it. the portions are big and the quality is good but what is advertised on the board is not what you get. the board says this is meal, desert and coffee but it... More 

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Thank LizzyW56
Moscow, Russia
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

The place delivers great smells all over the street where it is located. It is said with big letters on the advertising stand - beer for 1.50 Euro. However, when we ordered beer, it was found out, that this is only for takeaway bottled beer (that costs 0,60 in the store across the street). To have beer inside we were... More 

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Thank Andy L
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I joined my husband for a drink and food but was ignored by all the many staff who appeared disinterested and unprofessional. We ordered a starter of squid and Paella for main course. The waiters looked like they walked off the street and didn't know what they were doing. After 30 mins the squid arrived and then the chef came... More 

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Thank Maura L
Hertfordshire, UK
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

El Timon Great location overlooking the sea. Quirky little bar/restaurant that do quite good tapas for lunch. Service (as mentioned by others) is a bit slow, but you’re on holiday so just chill and think like the Spanish.

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Thank Travel_Badge43
Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Waiters sit around with their phones ignoring customers. They, like many restaurants offer a good vaule "menu del dia". First time we went to have it they didn't give us the potatoes. Second time we went we were told there were no desserts left. The price advertises the deal as a 3 course meal.

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Thank Jan T
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

An absolutely beautiful place to sit and have a drink, but the food and service was awful. Avoid !!!

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Thank Richardfrench12
London, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Called here for lunch and managed to get one of the tables at the front by the sea where the waves were lapping right up to the restaurant. You really can't beat eating somewhere with a view like this. We ordered the Canarian potatoes (3 euro) which come with the requisite mojo sauces, which were nice although could have been... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Marcial Garcia 22 | El Medano, 38612, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife
  • Phone Number: 922-176-100-648-733-637

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