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Local X-12 2 Diseminado Mogan | Urbanizacion Puerto De Mogan, Local X-12, 35138 Puerto de Mogan, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 56 54 86
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I had high hopes for this restaurant as it looks pretty with a small number of covers and specialises in seafood. We booked it for the following day, having being told they were fully booked that evening. (although it was empty at the time 7pm). The menu prices looked high at approx €40 for a main course and we assumed... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Just got back from Peurto Mogan where we visited this restaurant twice, the first time we reserved a table we were welcomed by the lady owner Chris who waited on our table her service was amazing attentive but just classy, her husband Dieter with help from a fine assistant create the most amazing food we had Salmon pate as an... More 

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Thank JohnBaverstock
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We saved here for our final evening, and being fish lovers were not disappointed. Yes perhaps it is a tad on the pricey side, but you do get what you pay for...and we loved it! The menu served up fish in many traditional meat style, beef substituted by Tuna or other 'meaty' fish. Very personal service and an open kitchen... More 

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Thank NigelBlade
East Sussex UK
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2015

We visited this small restaurant full of high expectations as the tables were laid up so beautifully,but were quickly disappointed. My mussels for the starter were hard & rubbery & appeared to come from a boil in the bag packet. My wife wanted a prawn cocktail but without the tinned asparagus mixed in, but was told in no uncertain terms... More 

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3 Thank rayshirEastSussexUK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

Been run by a german couple for over 30 years. They have specialised in seafood and doesnt offer any of the regular "i dont eat fish" dishes like burgers or pizza. The seafood they do serve is beautifully presented and the tastes are absolutely fantastic. Would recoomend anyone with a budget and taste for good gourmet food to pay this... More 

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Thank Edvard K
Swansea, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2015

A small and intimate restaurant where the table settings are provided with attractive and fine quality crockery, let down a bit by the paper napkins. The very size of the menu and the considerable stock of fish on view in the cabinet makes one wonder if it can all be used freshly prepared as there were only 8 diners present... More 

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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015

Of all the restaurants tried on this visit to Gran Canaria, this was the best. For a place that can only seat about 14, the menu is enormous. It is fish restaurant and specialises in swordfish, tuna and sole(or an equivalent). Each one is offered in a staggering variety of ways. Just reading the menu can take a while -... More 

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Lillestrom, Norway
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2015

We absolutely love this restaurant, and can honestly say that though we have been there many times throughout the years, we have never been disappointed. I absolutely love their gaius served with Berlin salad. The service is always great, and we can't understand why their TripAdvisor ratings are so low. For us no visit to the south of the island... More 

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Thank seasonedtraveller774
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014

This small restaurant in the port of Mogan is run by a talented German chef with an obvious passion for fish and seafood. The quality of a restaurant is often inversely proportional to the size of the menu but this one breaks that rule. The menu is eclectic and extensive with fresh local seafood done in a myriad different ways... More 

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Thank stuffjam
Hertfordshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

Compared to all the other restaurants, Caracola's offered a different menu followed by great food quality & presentation. In addition, the service was great, with the manager remembering us, even though we'd only visited once previously, with a week in between visits.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, European, German
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Local X-12 2 Diseminado Mogan | Urbanizacion Puerto De Mogan, Local X-12, 35138 Puerto de Mogan, Mogan, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Mogan  >  Puerto de Mogan
  • Phone Number: +34 928 56 54 86

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