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El Herreno

Calle Mendizabal 5, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
+34 928 33 11 54
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good34%
  • Average28%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible13%
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“roast pork” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (12 reviews)
“ropa vieja” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish
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Calle Mendizabal 5, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

El Herreño restaurant is a "clasic" you can find the main typical food of Canary. The "Papas Arrugadas with mojo" and "The Pata de cerdo" are two of the main. There are so many meals from Traditional Canary Food that you will be sure of...More

Thank Jose R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was pretty disappointed by this place. We picked it because it was busy and seemed to attract locals as well as tourists. The service was poor from the start with a long wait for a menu and no offer of a drink. I then...More

Thank Thom C
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this traditional restaurant for lunch. We shared 4 plates of tapas. It was testament to their experience that they were able to cope with a busy lunch service containing several large family groups and a school party of 50 plus nuns! We choose...More

Thank LGNpton
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Traditional Spanish restaurant which was recommended to me by the owner of La Casa de Vegueta, who suggested that I try the watercress soup and wrinkled potatoes. The food was tasty and filling. The bowl of soup was huge and very delicious. I ordered a...More

Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 17 March 2017

So two of us took the stew, and the third ordered from the menu. The taste was good, The meat was tender. But so much wattles, fat and bones. The location is great! So be careful what you order!

Thank Hes S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

A good location on the main drag in the (fascinating) Old Town, and the restaurant certainly offers a decent atmosphere. It is old, and an institution, clearly a very loyal local clientele, and a very reasonable lunch menu. Robust food, fairly peremptory service and reasonable...More

Thank MaxGlobetrotter
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We arrived here a little before the hoards of talcum powder doused participants from the fiesta and were quickly seated. We ordered a handful of typical tapas dishes which we washed down with good cold beer. This is not fine dining but has a lovely...More

Thank FluffChucker
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This was a great find. We had travelled up from Costa Meloneras and the Longchamp sales assistance at El Corte Ingles recommended it to us. A €5 taxi ride to the old town. After an interesting walk around the town, we found a table outside...More

Thank Alan J
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We went here for lunch as it seemed one of the most authentic places in Vegueta. We had the local fresh fish with the typical potatoes - 'papas arrugadas'. Very disappointing! The fish wasn't tasty at all (I have had it before), and the potatoes...More

Thank Maria T
Reviewed 23 February 2017

A very popular restaurant with locals which gives visitors a good taste of Gran Canaria in food and style.

Thank Melvyn E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 00:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Mendizabal 5, 35001 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Gran Canaria  >  Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
  • Phone Number: +34 928 33 11 54
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