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El Penon - Peniscola

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Calle Santos Martires 22, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
+34 964 48 07 16
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Valencia, Spain
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Reasonably-priced lunchtime menus. Very welcoming and attentive host who made us all feel at home. Located in the centre of the old town.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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300 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

One of the few open at this time of the year. We had the menu of the day @ €18.50 per head. Nice ambience. Starters all fried this or that. Nice gilt head bream for main course (goldfish on menu!). Dessert passable. Service good. Wouldn't rush back.

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Tarporley, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The owner and waiter ( not sure if he was family or not) were excellent and knew how to give first class passionate service. Thought we were at a top class London restaurant. The way the food and drinks were presented was pure theatre. Anyway on to the food, we had creamy fish soup to start and fish for main... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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264 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Planned on a light meal but the food changed our minds. The fish was superb. The wine was excellent. The service was wonderful. Everyone did their best to please. I would go out of my way to return.

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Nottingham
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Well presented salad followed by a substantial and tasty fish. The flan de naranja was excellent and nicely presented with some melon. An interesting restaurant on a corner below the castle with dining areas on several levels. Our waiter was helpful and pleasant, speaking slowly for us Brits who can speak some Spanish.

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Thank Eddie P
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

I was there with my family. Every table was occupied . I told the waiter that I will wait . I waited 10 minutes. The waiter invited to the table Spaniards who came later than we . Waiter came up to us and said, do not wait all the tables occupied . It is full . We were mistreated, perhaps... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch there with my husband and both food and service were excellent! It was worth the money.. And they have the best sangria in town..

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016

In the middle of the old medieval town near the castle. We had menu del dia which was excellent. Food was of a good quality and there was plenty of choice. Service was good and attentive. would recommend.

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Torrevieja, Spain
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108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Had lunch here and though we went for menu of the day it was delicious.. Mussels were tender and tasty and the paella the best we've ever had.. The orange flan also very tasty.. Didn't like the coffee so much but the house wine was excellent. Lovely setting and the service was first class ...

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Toulouse, France
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

On the way to the upper part of the old town, charming little restaurant with terrasse, traditional local food and wines, served in the old-fashioned way by friendly and caring staff. Nothing trendy there, but honest family food by 2 ladies who know what they are talking about. The grilled fish(es) and local "arroz" are a must, everything is fresh... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$44
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santos Martires 22, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Castellon  >  Peniscola
  • Phone Number: +34 964 48 07 16
Description
Establecimiento de tradición familiar desde 1982, con cocina típica marinera. Situado en lo alto del castillo de Peñíscola, dispone de un acogedor salón y unas terrazas con decoración marinera; destaca su terraza jardín, que invita a la intimidad y al romanticismo, un rincón natural y auténtico como pocos en Peñíscola. Cuidada atención al cliente. Recomendado por la Guide Routard, la Guide Vert Michelin.Especialidades en productos de la zona, destacan sus arroces, los pescados a la sal, las cazuelas marineras...

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