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La Encina

Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
+34 950 27 34 29
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“black rice” (3 reviews)
“cod” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (25 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
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11 - 20 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Visited because of trip adviser reviews. Great Tapas, great beer, friendly staff. Our 3rd visit. Need I say more !!!

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Good reputation, sadly disappointing. Maybe it was a slow night but the food was slow coming and pretty bland when it arrived. Probably should have gone for the tapas bar rather than the restaurant.

Thank Rowland R
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Ate in La Encina in July 2017 when in Almeria visiting with friends. The food was excellent and I had a sirloin steak which was as good as any fillet steak I have ever eaten. Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting this lovely...More

Thank brianmac1957
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Good quality local cooking with some finesse using excellent ingredients. Especially the very good grilled Lubina Salvaje fish of the day or Cremoso de Citricos con Sopa de Naranja dessert. The waiter looks a bit scared or hesitant, but did the job. And the glass...More

Thank berdafina
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Had a lovely lunch here. The restaurant had menus in different languages which helped. Definitely try the ox steak with caramel sauce. The clams in garlic were lovely and strong. Aubergine in honey was too sweet for us. Very friendly.

Thank SomersetLaubo
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch and enjoyed the typical Spanish interior and food. We had gazpacho and sardines. The waiter was very friendly.

Thank DH65
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

It's a restaurant close to the city hall. From the outside looks like a tourist trap, with "gluten free" panels and a big trip advisor sticker outside. However, it's pretty local and the quality of the food and the daily menu (applies for lunch and...More

Thank Esnapra
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Had really good Almerian food here. Tapas are served with drinks whilst you decide what to have from a very varied menu. Very good food, reasonably priced too.

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

For a special birthday evening we came to this restaurant as it looked as though it had a good rating and the interior looked pleasant , however as much as we enjoyed the food, the lamb sweetbreads were fab, the waiter was very miserable and...More

Thank epaulp
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for authentic local food and luckily this was 2 min away from our hotel. Friendly staff, service was good and very reasonable priced.

Thank Grace P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 13:00
12:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marin 16, 04003 Almeria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Almeria
  • Phone Number: +34 950 27 34 29
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