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Casa Rafa Restaurante de Mar

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Calle Avda. Maritima El Golfo, 35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 625 10 43 30
11:00 - 17:30
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Sun 11:00 - 17:30
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Dublin, Ireland
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97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Having hired a car to visit the Timanfaya national park, we drove a short coastal route to the sleepy village of El Golfo and stopped at this restaurant for lunch. We received a warm welcome and were seated on the terrace which was sheltered from the wind. We ordered croqettes and mussels mariniere to start, which were freshly prepared and... More 

Thank MissRed77
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What an amazing dinner! They got us in a minute before closing. Service was EXCELLENT: fast, polite, fun & welcoming. Food was INCREDIBLE. We had mussles and paella and they were 5* worth. Prices are best ratio with quality so far. Thank you and a seguir así!

Thank Sonia A
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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256 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have a theory that you should never go back. I wish I hadn't here. We sat at the same table, with the same gorgeous view, The staff were lovely That's where it ends. He chose Canarian casserole, I chose seafood soup. The soup was tasteless and poorly seasoned. He changed with me halfway through. Although very oily (probably too... More 

Thank Meg107
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good location with friendly staff. Service can be a little slow when very busy. Food was excellent we all had the fish which was fresh catch of the day.

Thank Brian M
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171 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely surprise in El Golfo. Really friendly and professional. Try the local Bermeja wine and sample the catch of the day. The baby squid are truely wonderful

Thank 255Roberv
Walsall, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our friends have been coming to Lanzarote for 7 or 8 years and telling us just how good this place is. Well, we had Sunday lunch here last week and Saturday lunch this week and, I have to say, it has to be one of the very best fish restaurants I have been to. Rafa and Maria are the perfect... More 

Thank Neil R
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading TA reviews we decided to book at Casa Rafa for lunch as we had an evening flight that day. We were looking forward to our meal as we had eaten in El Golfo on previous trips and according to TA this was the best place to be. The positives first: friendly helpful staff,lots of locals,glad we booked as... More 

Thank Tim H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location, lovely food, friendly service, reasonably priced. Try the dessert platter, everything tasted home made, inc excellent passion fruit ice cream €12 shared between 4.

Thank t m
Fleet, Hampshire
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

With my wife and 5 and a half year old daughter for full immersion in seafood experience. Octopus Galician style starter, paella main and Bien masala for dessert. Lovely restaurant with amazingly friendly service. Perfect end to our first trip to Lanzarote.

Thank zimbotog
Croxley Green
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Inside or out you will enjoy your m al here. Very good service with food explanations from the staff if necessary. Food was c Good and well cooked.

Thank Tippy31

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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
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Avda. Maritima El Golfo, 35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  El Golfo
  • Phone Number: +34 625 10 43 30

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