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Emma's Cantina Mexicana

Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 41 54
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I love this place. It is one of the reasons I return to Lanzarote. Seriously. I said on here before I could eat here every night and my travelling companion/mate wanted to but we stuck at three times. Couldn't fault it at all. It gets...More

Thank Stephen C
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded today

That is a splendid compliment, and I´m delighted to learn that we are one of the reasons for your returning to Lanzarote over the years. Three times in one holiday is a serious vote of confidence for our restaurant, we must be doing something right...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We nearly missed this one off our list this year but so glad we didn't! This is still the best Mexican in the resort. Been upgraded slightly and added a couple of specials to the menu. My husband had the special starter of chorizo and...More

Thank HolidayMad008
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded today

Well I´m delighted yourself and your husband made it out to us this year! We have made some improvements to the interior of our restaurant which I´m glad to hear you´ve noticed. We have also introduced some sumptuous weekly specials to add even more options...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After hearing good reviews, I visited the restaurant and really enjoyed my meal. Look forward to returning next time I am on holidayMore

Thank Sarah-Jane E
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review, we love to hear that you´ve chosen to dine with us on the basis of our impressive trip adviser reviews. Also wonderful to hear that you have had a pleasant meal. We hope to see you on your next...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a beautiful dinner here while staying in Lanzarotte recently. The food was excellent with a fantastic mmenu. Our waiter Ryan was a lovely guy and very helpful too, unfortunately I can’t say the same about the manageress, she needs a couple of lessons in...More

1  Thank CmcCor
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

At Emma´s Cantina we always endeavor to deliver an authentic Mexican culinary experience, with a strong focus on presentation and fresh ingredients. Our front of house team work very hard to ensure each customer leaves our restaurant satisfied, and we will take on board what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go to Emma's Cantina every time we're in Lanzarote. The food is authentic Mexican recipes from Emma's family. A wide choice on the menu means there's something delicious for everyone, wheather you like mild or spicy. The manageress Daniella and her staff are always...More

Thank thetottens
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We love to have customers return each year to dine with us and build friendships with our staff. Our authentic Mexican cuisine is not to be found elsewhere on the island, and as you have pointed out we can cater to all needs and accommodate...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was here last year and decided worth another stop was not disappointed the quality and flavours are excellent. Would recommend as is most authentic Mexican i have had. (Lived in San Diego)

1  Thank Denis O
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Lovely review from a well travelled man. Our authenticity is hard to come by else where which is just another reason why we are so highly regarded among avid foodies! Do please come back next time you visit Lanzarote.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

England has standards on customer service, but this place goes beyond! Staff are welcoming, friendly, lovable and just seem to understand people and can have a laugh if necessary! I’ve seen them make friends with some guests and take their photos and it’s just a...More

1  Thank Rochelle S
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Customer service is something taken very seriously in our restaurant and we try and ensure everyone who dines with us has had an enjoyable and memorable experience. We try and strike a balance between being professional and fun, creating a casual but efficient atmosphere for...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant serves the best Mexican food in Lanzarote. Excellent food and drinks. The restaurant was extremely clean, no dirt to be found. Ryan and Daniella are friendly and professional staff, nothing was too much hassle for them. They made us feel at ease and...More

1  Thank mel l
GeraldineMcF, Owner at Emma's Cantina Mexicana, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Lovely to hear such praises of our restaurant. We are very passionate when it comes to food. We only use the freshest ingredients combined with years of experience in Mexican cuisine to create amazing dishes. Our front of house team do an excellent job delivering...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant and can safely say it’s the nicest Mexican food I’ve ever tasted and the nicest meal I had in the whole week I was on the island! Gorgeous food and even better that the staff were so lovely! Daniella and Ryan are...More

1  Thank Danielle R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been eating at Emma's for about the last five years and had some great meals, however the person who is now doing the cooking seems to have lost the recipe book. We ordered tried and tested favourites, enchiladas Sanborne and Chimichangas. What a...More

1  Thank thehendies2017
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12 June 2017|
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Response from Keiran O | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure I remember, they dont take bookings
10 May 2017|
Response from maryec27 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Martin Your apartment is close to where we stay. It's about a 15 minute easy walk along the front to the old town and Emma's is 1 block up from the harbour. We normally walk there and get a cab home 3-4€. Hope this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$34
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 41 54
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A very popular 36 seat restaurant in the picturesque main street of the original fishing village of Puerto del Carmen with parking outside or in the recently renovated fishing port one street below.Open from 6pm each night, closed Wednesday.N.B. A dress code operates in this restaurant.
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