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Playa Chica

Paseo Marcial Garcia 32, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 17 89 38
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (33 reviews)
“fresh fish” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Paseo Marcial Garcia 32, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Excellent service and food (Calamari is the best). You could get a bit wet if you sit to close to the railings when the tide is in but a spectacle when the waves are crashing in.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here twice for coffee but unfortunately the younger waiter doesn't look too happy with his job never smiles or is welcoming doesn't even say gracias after giving him a tip. The older guy with glasses is much friendlier that's why we tried place twice...More

Thank HenzandCo
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Sat and ordered 2 drinks, which the waiter forgot, we had to send one back as bottle was frozen solid (ok it happens) then ordered a seafood platter for two. As we were waiting for our food the bar staff and owner decided it would...More

Thank Beachperson2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

24/7/17 - decided to visit as we had had drinks here last visit. Went for the seafood platter and 2 gin and tonics. were allocated a table out on the verandah which is very narrow and allows views across the harbour and bay out towards...More

Thank crazimasie1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

beautiful food and the most beautiful setting. this restaurant it right on the sea front the waves crash up the back of the restaurant. I recommend sitting at the roof top part so you can admire the views and not get wet from the waves....More

Thank Becca B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We ate here lunch last week. The food seemed fresh, the service was friendly, the price ok. The only downside was that the food was a bit boring, no spices to "spice it up". There are many people eating here all day long so I...More

Thank Yula999
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Would have loved to have ate at this fantastically situated tapas bar, we just grabbed a couple of cocktails (and a fantastic cold beer after climbing Mt Rojo!)

Thank JohnHarris67
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

With the waves crashing in on the rocks just next to our table the setting was incredible. We told eachother that with such a location the food had to be truly amazing to make it unforgettable due to the food. When looked back upon the...More

Thank JensBrouwer63
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The location of the restaurant and setting is lovely. We went for an early afternoon meal. We ordered tapas and it was unfortunately not nice. We chose meatballs, paella and Canarian potatoes. It was all microwaved ( I asked the staff and they confirmed this)....More

Thank Julia P
Reviewed 7 June 2017

We have been here a few times and always eat inside if possible. Our kids love to watch the waves splash up the windows at high tide, as the restaurant is right next to the water and overlooks a tiny beach. The food is usually...More

Thank Peter K
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16 November 2016|
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Response from kneeno | Reviewed this property |
Sorry Alex I did not come back to you. My husband died so I have found it hard getting my head around things. Yes no doubt it will be open because El Medano is busy over Christmas holidays. We had booked to go again next... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Marcial Garcia 32, 38612 El Medano, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  El Medano
  • Phone Number: +34 922 17 89 38
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