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Calle Anaterve 1 | Plaza Manuel Ballestero Punta Brava, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 37 62 62
Today
12:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 12:30 - 18:30
Thu - Sat 12:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Tambo is a lovely restaurant located on the sea front. We were shown the menu, which consists of the days catches on a chalk board. The food was simple, but quite frankly, delicious. Possibly, the best sea food restaurant that I have visited. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle and extremely peaceful.

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Thank afh92
Shanghai, China
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Been there twice this holiday, food is amazing simply cooked great fish. You get a choice of what ever fish they have on the blackboard. I would advise booking as there are only Two people working and one sit a limited number of guests a night.

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Thank Robmoore1973
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We had a sea food platter of prawns, mussels, two types of white fish, octopus and more - all to die for - and served by an excellent well informed waitress. Add a good value bottle of wine. Superb evening.

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Thank DuncanJW
St. Petersburg, Russia
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

When I was laying on the Jardin beach, I thought about visiting of a restaurant in front of the ocean. However I decided and went, I wanted to try a bonito fish. Very beautiful seniora (waitress or a chef, I don't know) said the wonderful phrase when I asked when would a bonito. Her answer I very liked, "Sea knows".... More 

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Thank Вячеслав П
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

And served with great style and attention to detail in a wonderful location with a great view. The selection will depend on what the local fishermen have caught and what is in season unless you have booked ahead and discussed what might be available. On Saturday we had fresh burro split and simply cooked in oil and garlic with salad... More 

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Thank Wendy Y
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

We went to Tambo for lunch. The location is absolutely incredible, right on the rocks and out on a headland. It's not easy to find or find a parking space but well worth the trouble. Octopus was lovely and very cheap and the seafood spaghetti was excellent too.

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Thank stevel532015
Wales, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Last October four of us had the fish platter for four people, excellent food in a wonderful setting, right on the rocks, watching the waves roll in. Service was great with very friendly staff and the prices very reasonable. Very good fish menu, I'd recommend the place highly. From Puerto de la Cruz you can walk to Tambo, about 45... More 

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Thank fattaff2014
East Midlands
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

One of the best meals we've ever had. Simple, unpretentious surroundings shift the focus to the crashing waves below. Seafood was fresh, perfectly cooked and plentiful. Service was friendly and attentive with efforts to accommodate our 16 month old daughter. So glad we went.

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Thank MissPhirefly
Puerto de la Cruz, Spain
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Normally Canarios are very friendly. May be Puerto Cruz and Punta Brava are overcrowded so some people - even a modest restaurant - think - friendliness is not included. It's mediocre. And I won't go any more .

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London
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Wonderful tiny restaurant overlooking the sea. Slight problem with one dish not being cooked to our taste which was rectified immediately. Truly superb seabass.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$43
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 - 18:30
Tuesday
12:30 - 18:30
Wednesday
12:30 - 18:30
Thursday
12:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 16:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Anaterve 1 | Plaza Manuel Ballestero Punta Brava, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Puerto de la Cruz
  • Phone Number: +34 922 37 62 62
Description
El Tambo Restaurant is located on the rocks of Punta Brava, at the end of Beach Garden and close to the Loro Parque. Its simple and at the same time refined cuisine is based on good always fresh and good quality product. Their owners will attend a familiar and friendly treatment and try to make you have a good time enjoying good food and the magnificent view from the terrace of Tambo Bay Puerto de la Cruz. Besides having a closed environment, our terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a good meal, a postcard view and an always pleasant temperatures all year round place. Tambo offers not only classics, but also modern cuisine.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?