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El Barquero

) #54 of 531 Restaurants in Caracas €€ - €€€ Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Av. Luis Roche | cnr 5a Transversal, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
+58 212-2614645
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
2 Jun 2016
“Good seafood, slow service”
3 May 2016
“Terrible to go service!!”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Av. Luis Roche | cnr 5a Transversal, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
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Reviewed 2 June 2016

Boquerones and fosforera were amazing! Sadly, the service was overly slow and couldn't really savor it... Was even more concerned on "when will I get the check?" than enjoying the experience.

Thank MemoKalen
Reviewed 3 May 2016

From my awful experience, I can tell that if you place an order to go, you MUST check your meal before you leave the restaurant, otherwise, you can get a terrible meal that could ruin your gathering, like it happened to me.

Thank Karlita1917
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent seafood and fish dishes. Wine menu is extensive and good Service is also very good Price is a little high for locals although not for tourists because of the exchange rate

Thank Alex B
Reviewed 16 June 2015

After almost six years I went back to this place during a recent visit to Caracas, have not changed much, even some of the staff are still there and they are still very friendly and provide a great service, as before it is a little...More

Thank drblonski
Reviewed 14 November 2014

It is one or most traditional places in Caracas. I was there on July it is secure, they have life music and the food is really good. Prices are ok if you are paying with dollars. Perfect to celebrate any ocassion

Thank Ivmao
Reviewed 1 July 2014

An old good one. Maybe more than 35 years. If you love spanish cuisine this is one of the best in Caracas. Fast and atentive service. Maybe little bit noisy at some happy hours when music is Live. Price p/p around $25 for a full...More

Thank HungryMechanic
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Excellent seafood in the capital, the owner is originally Portuguese, very friendly and the food quality in great. Had Lobster, shrimps and smkoed fish, amazing. Nice atmosphere, with live mariachis music, and service is really fast. A must for seafood lovers once in Caracas

Thank WissBeirut
Reviewed 16 April 2013

Nice restaurant well known in Altamira , very good specialities of meat and fish , argentina meat and parilla available . good service and the ambience is very smart .

Thank Kevelair
Reviewed 17 March 2012

We were looking for a seafood restaurant to have lunch in the area of Altamira. As we entered El Barquero we were greeted by the manager who asked us if we would rather seat in the area where a live musician was playing or in...More

Thank islamanare
Reviewed 24 September 2011

It use to be good for sea food but not anymor. It has become a basic place with regular food with no surprising taste

Thank locopormiami
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Luis Roche | cnr 5a Transversal, Caracas 1060, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas>  > Altamira
  • Neighbourhood: Altamira
  • Phone Number: +58 212-2614645
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