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Casa Rafa Restaurante de Mar

Calle Avda. Maritima El Golfo, 35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 625 10 43 30
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (37 reviews)
“fresh fish” (34 reviews)
“arroz caldoso” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Avda. Maritima El Golfo, 35570 El Golfo, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best restaurant for us on the island fish fresh from the sea to your plate Also owners wife makes the ice creams more than 15 varieties including gin and tonic chile and chocolate ECT yummy

Thank David F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food (we ate tapas) and the service was top! Very friendly, and the gambas with garlic were delicious. Located about 50 m from the sea, we had a nice seaview as well.

Thank hansdewinter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place was recommended by our host in Tahiche and it was worth the visit. Polite and professional service, well decorated interior and terrace and nicely presented plates on the white table cloth. We had fried calamari and and sea food paella. They were big...More

1  Thank Istvan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the local fish of the day which was Barricuda and was delicious. Good,fast, friendly service. Lovely big terrace overlooking the sea, we did think the tables were a bit too close together. Overall, really enjoyed our evening meal there.

1  Thank Georgie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The local potatoes with three different sauces (papayas mojo) were excellent, and though the seafood in the seafood paella was fresh, the rice was overcooked and a little gummy.

Thank mistereks
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Not sure why this place has such a great rating. The place is nice but it can be full of loud tourist groups in the evening. Food was ok, portion were quite big, even for the starters. We went for a seafood, it was edible...More

Thank Travellerzy
Reviewed 1 November 2017

After watching a beautiful sunset we drive on to El Golfo. A bit of a strange place at dusk with a number of seafood restaurants. We were going to leave but decided to try Casa Rafa. What a lovely little restaurant. The waiters were super...More

Thank Andy S
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Nice terrace close to the sea. Una parillada de pescado maravillosa! and as a dessert, the strawberries of the island - yes, they have! Excellent service, friendly and very professional. We could not come back for a third time because the restaurant is closing on...More

Thank ThierryGBM
Reviewed 20 October 2017

When we arrived we really wanted to sit outside but it was very windy so the waiter kindly found us a table inside and then slid the glass windows to one side to allow us some fresh air - great start - felt very welcome....More

Thank dave v
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Friendly service and nice food. We had some beers, mixed fried fish, lapas and a salad. Thoroughly enjoyed all of them

Thank Natalia D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
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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