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El Padrino

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$$ - $$$
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Calle Lomo 17, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 38 29 37
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We first visited this restaurant last year theee was 4 of us. We all had the Sirloin Steak in Pepper Sauce it was the best food of our holiday, the service was excellent and the food delicous and well presented. We visited again last night and i had the 3 fillets of Steak in Bearnaise sauce served in a casserole... More 

Thank DerekLytham
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the tasteful dishes a lot. Filet El Padrino's great. One of the best restaurants in Puerto de la Cruz. We love it!

Thank Carpeafonso
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

had lovely meal in different surroundings.Its like a cellar inside.very well done.the staff very friendly.meals good value.excellent menu choice.What a pity that the only wine you could get was house wine,which was like vinegar.with a good glass of wine would have been excellent.

Thank 234Joost234
Salford, United Kingdom
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120 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Lovely meal if somewhat brusque service,large main meal portions of excellent quality with freshly made saauces

Thank jackie s
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Have eaten here on previous holidays and twice this time. Really friendly service and good food. The tomato soup is fab! The fish and steak dishes are always good. There is seating in and outside with a good ambiance!

Thank crookall1
Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We live on Tenerife and often go out to eat, especially when we have visitors. One restaurant we always take our visitors to is El Padrino. This family run restaurant offers superb meals, the menu has something for everyone, in fact the choice is so good we have trouble choosing as it's all so good. The service is friendly and... More 

Thank mjbluesky_margaret
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

That good went there twice... had garlic mushrooms, fresh out of the oven and lots of garlic and prawn cocktail the nicest prawns I have ever eaten, the stroganoff is delicious as was the steak dish with veg & potatoes. All washed down with a very nice jug of sangria. We left very full and happy. Wish we lived here... More 

Thank Sue E
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The place has been refurbished but pity they left the old benches and ceiling. Food is good but anything I have had with a sauce is too salty for my taste and compared to what is available in town value is only average. The staff are always friendly and helpful. They have now opened another place in la Paz. Menu... More 

Thank baronhardup
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great choice of dishes on the menu. The steaks were a really good size with generous portions of sauce. Recommend the beef stroganoff, very tasty and good portion size. Good service and helpful waitress. Really enjoyed it and would certainly visit again. 😀

Thank TeamRosieposie
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

With a name like El Padrino, my husband and I were expecting a Canarian restaurant - or at least some local main dishes - or staff - or patrons. But at this place, pretty much everything (apart from the starters) is German. The food itself was ok-ish - my husband enjoyed his garlic prawns starter, though the garlic pieces had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lomo 17, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Puerto de la Cruz
  • Phone Number: +34 922 38 29 37

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