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Emma's Cantina Mexicana

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Calle Teide 20, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 41 54
18:00 - 21:30
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Thu - Tue 18:00 - 21:30
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Preston, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Based upon TA reviews my husband and I visited this restaurant. We didn't book, luckily there was room. The waiter took us through the menu explaining the 'chilli heat' ratings and we ordered the mixed platter for 2 and both had their signature Chilli dish for our main. Both the starter and main were delicious, full of flavour and sufficient... More 

Thank Angela H
Letterkenny, Ireland
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely staff very helpful when not too familiar with Mexican food. Enjoyed everything recommended shared starter gave good introduction. Fajitas delicious nice small tortillas which suited me. Other main course Chimichanga very tasty. Worth a visit.

Thank ladygall
Newport Pagnell, England
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84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a lovely little Mexican restaurant. Bright and full of character with a huge Mexican flavour to it. Very relaxing environment. Service was good and food very tasty, well prepared and presented. Six of us visited we agreed it was great evening. I had the chilli beef, which was hot and tasty. My Wife had the burrito which she said... More 

Thank jeckyl
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tasty authentic food, really friendly and helpful staff, fabulous interior and great location.I had the vegetarian enchilladas - so delicious they were gone in a minute! Would definitely recommend to anyone looking for authentic Mexican food in Puerto del Carmen!

Thank Rianna M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited on the backs of friends and families reviews. Very small and was surprised when I was told I couldn't book a table after being advised to. Got a table just before they were full. Talk you through Mexican food if your a novice.I had jalapenos and lamb tacos both very good my wife had the enchilada which the first... More 

Thank billynsharon
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Visited here while on a weeks holiday,as we missed it on our last visit.Food and service outstanding,this wee gem.could teach the big boys a thing or 2,proper home.cooked food to delight the taste buds and a very efficient service considering they were jam.packed.Thoroughly reccommend this place

Thank stephs_10
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have tried the usual run of the mill Mexicans up and down the PDC seafront and although ok they are just that. Run of the mill. This however is something far better. Tucked away in the old town Emma's Cantina is THE Mexican to visit. We have eaten here a few times now and the standard remains high each... More 

1 Thank MKViscount
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385 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We would never visit the island without at least one visit to Emma’s as its one of our favourite restaurants in the area. We have eating here for over six years now and it always a delight. During our last trip to the island we were ate here on our first night and our last night, on both occasions we... More 

1 Thank ScfamilyAberdeen
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good little restaurant located up in old town Puerto del Carmen.3 of us that went all felt the food was very good.the lady that served us was friendly and helpful.would recommend if your a fan of Mexican style food.

1 Thank Mark G
Ringstead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very welcoming. Great menu, good sized portions, good service. Would visit again. Mojitos need to be made with crushed ice rather than cubes though.

Thank sarahfsh

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$34
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 21:30
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?