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Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Akureyri, Iceland
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122 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we got very warm velcome from the staff, whish was very nice. Quic service and good choise of tapas. Most of them very delicious. Happy to find this place. thanks for us

Management response:

Thank you for your compliments. More 

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145 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had spent a couple of hours next door at In Den Uiver having a drink and decided the tapas place looked good for a feed. What a great choice. Excellent varied menu with some fantastic dishes. We didn't pick one dish that we didn't think was perfect. Service was friendly and atmosphere was good as well.

Thank jackal8
Management response:

Thank you so much for your review. We hope to see you again. More 

Geleen, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Not in favour of being sardined into an overcrowded place, the service was ok the food was mediocre in all one out of six dishes was satisfactory. Unlike other tapas restaurants there was no zing to the dull food. Was quite disappointed with the food even though we were cold hungry and slightly damp after a long day walking around... More 

Thank brian c
Management response:

Dear Brian. What a pity to hear that all was not as desired. I hope that you mentioned this during your visit. Then we can still change sometings. Good to read that others have had their sentence. Perhaps our restaurant was too busy for you. Hopefully we may receive you again on a quiet evening. Sincerely . Paul More 

Level Contributor
36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and wine! Very nice atmosphere. You really feel in Spain. The staff is really kind! Yes!

Thank Fernando R
Management response:
Google Translation

Estimado señor. Gracias por sus amables palabras. Hasta pronto de vuelta en El Pincho. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with my mother, three brothers & my wife. Food was excellent, so yummy and I loved the variety!

Thank Annesophie1989
Management response:

Thank you so much. More 

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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Beautiful location behind the Great Church (Grote Kerk) in center Haarlem, nice and cosy restaurant. Small tables but that fits the tapas format. Tapas are very tasty and the wines on the menu are well chosen. Service is speedy. Very nice place to go for drinks and food at the end of the afternoon but also for later in the... More 

Thank WJD300
Management response:

Thank you for your fantastic review. More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to eat Spanish food, this is your place. The cook is so good. Nice atmosphere and staff. When you are there, you must taste the marinated olives, potates with garlic sauce and cheese goat croquettes. Yummy, yummy!!!

Thank Leticia A
Paul-OwnerElPincho, Eigenaar at El Pincho, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your fantastic review More 

The Netherlands
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231 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice tapas bar. Lovely food friendly service and near the market place church ,concert hall. We had 4 dishes and it was enough! The fish dishes were very nice! Worth a visit!

Thank veroniek k
Paul V, Eigenaar at El Pincho, responded to this review

Thank you Veroniek for your review. More 

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66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

In the city centre of Haarlem we were with seven people and had a wonderful time in El Pincho. We were fortunate that we had a good place in the restaurant besides the Grote Kerk (church). The atmosphere is splendid' the dinner was very nice and we enjoyed the fact that we could choose also from each other's choices. Several... More 

Thank WillemVelserbroek
Paul V, Eigenaar at El Pincho, responded to this review
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Dank je Willem voor de mooie woorden. We zien je natuurlijk graag terug in onze gezellige Tapas Bar. More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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680 reviews
345 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

The service is friendly and fast, the food has Spanish good taste from the start to the end and the environment is cozy. This is a special gem on Spanish tapas kind of food (small dishes to be eating in harmonious combination) situated in a splendid neighbourhood in Haarlem. The tapas bar is located in the very central are of... More 

Thank JuPereira
Paul V, Eigenaar at El Pincho, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Next time have a look in our winelist for some other lovely wines. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$15
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: 31235530288

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