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Restaurante El Cenador

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Calle Comunidad de Madrid 1 | Esquina Paseo Navarra, 03188 Torrevieja, Spain
+34 966 92 14 37
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
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Larvik, Norway
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The most tender fillet ever. Fantastic! The seabass was great. For dessert we had Cava sorbet and nougat ice-cream. The Cava sorbet I recommend so much. Nothing wrong with the nougat ice cream.

Thank Nor_Wolf
Dublin, Ireland
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56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Run by a family, the service and food here were top notch, the best we had while in Torrevieja. We started with a salad (huge, plenty for three people) and the calamari (huge too, big enough for a main). The calamari was absolutely delicious. I kind of wish I had ordered another one for my main (I opted for fish... More 

Thank Ronbdavies
Helsinki, Finland
1 review
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place just by the sea. Delicious food, excellent wines and friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank Emilia_Ki
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170 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

Went here to this cozy restaurant with my wife and got a table on the balcony overlooking the sea. Great friendly staff who welcomed us right away. We ordered selection of bread and got lovely toast for starters, with goat cheese, salmon and serrano. Main course my wife ordered steak in pastry with ham and mushroom sauce, wich was great... More 

Thank Tor1978
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2015

The restaurant just have to let us know about them. It was difficult to find them!!! I was told by a friend about this great restaurant.... A sign about the restaurant.

2 Thank Madeleine H
Stockholm, Sweden
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Without a doubt the best restaurant we could find in Torrevieja and its soroundings. The food is really good, to bad we couldn't try the paella since you have to pre-order it because of the chefs preperations. I suppose that is a good sign of homecooked quality food. We visited the restaurant more than once and was very impressed and... More 

4 Thank Oscar S
Rogaland, Norway
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61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015 via mobile

This was our second visit to this wonderful family run restaurant. The restaurant is near by the sea, with a beautifull view! The staff were very nice, telling us about their menu. This time we went to the restaurant with our two daughters, 8 and 10 years old. They did not have a special children menu. Our children wanted to... More 

1 Thank Norwegian12345
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2014 via mobile

We had 4 dinners. Because it was fantastic sea-food and very welcome service. Mr. Pedro advised delicious wines to every dish. The last evening we had lobster, shrimps, fish and potato in a very tasty sauce! Also sea view is amazing!

1 Thank KseniaIn
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

We arrived to an almost empty restaurant. Only 5-6 people at one table! We asked for the menu, and decided that we just wanted some good wine and bread. But we were told that we had to order dinner...3 courses...or nothing!! So we decided...nothing. We both found the waiter/manager very arrogant and we felt that we were not welcome, so... More 

1 Thank Michael M
Pedro A, Propietario at Restaurante El Cenador, responded to this review

Dear Costumer, Thank you for your review, we are always pleased to receive feedback from our costumers. We like to think of our place like a nice and cosy spot by the sea where you can enjoy a fine Spanish lunch or dinner, nothing but this. We regret your experience here was not pleasant and we kindly invite you to... More 

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64 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Visited the restaurant twice. First time was best experience. Service is very customer focused. Each time we received a starter made especially for us. Ask what they recommend and you will not be disappointed. Fresh fish courses. Good local wines for low prices

1 Thank Dirk T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Comunidad de Madrid 1 | Esquina Paseo Navarra, 03188 Torrevieja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Torrevieja
  • Phone Number: +34 966 92 14 37
We are a small and quiet family restaurant, neoclassical style, relaxed and friendly atmosphere, facing the sea; which has been opened since 1990. With enthusiasm and professionalism El Cenador has earnt itself a spot in Torrevieja's high quality hospitality places, getting a loyal clientele.Somos un pequeño y tranquilo restaurante familiar de corte neoclásico, de ambiente relajado y acogedor, situado frente al mar, que comenzó su andadura en el año 1990, y que, con ilusión y profesionalidad han conseguido hacerse un hueco en la hostelería torrevejense, consiguiendo una clientela fiel.

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