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La Mariposa

Calle Norias 1, 38769, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Spain
+34 922 46 41 45
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
“goat” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish
€€ - €€€
Calle Norias 1, 38769, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Spain
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

As the restaurant is in walking distance from our finca we gave it a try. Nice seating on the Terrace but no view. We had mixed starters (good) and goat (delicious). Selection of typical La Palma wines. Overall good, reasonable prices, nothing special.

Thank nafihsus
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed several meals at La Mariposa. A favourite for me was the spaghetti with almond pesto and prawns.My husband enjoyed the Dorada and a delicate seafood soup. The Cod Mariposa with shellfish was well presented. Try the almond ice cream with fresh strawberries. The...More

1  Thank APavl0va
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We stayed round the corner at Resedencias las Norias so this was our local. We normally like to eat at as many places as we can when we are away to get a true flavour of local cooking but having sampled the other 2 local...More

Thank beachyfeet
Reviewed 16 March 2017

On a warm day, outside seating is available but the interior of the restaurant is very attractive too. We had dinner here on two different occasions as the restaurant was located not far from our lodging. We were accommodated both times without a reservation. We...More

Thank John_Michael_Bing
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Visited during Christmas week and was very impressed. Neither of us had tried goat before so decided to give it a try (Canarian goat stew with Canarian potatoes). Cooked to perfection and very tasty indeed so I would recommend to anyone. We ate early to...More

Thank Iain O
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Paella was not As good as in valencia, but still very decent. Gazpacho and carpaccio were great. Desserts very tasteful. Friendly service, good local wine. You wonder why the locals eat inside, but we understood when we got swarmed by flies and fruitflies. Not the...More

Thank DirtyDisko
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Gazpacho was good, but really they don't know how to make curry (than don't put it on your menu!), it was awful. One fish dish was very plain. Sad to say I can cook better myself.. A nice view can't make up for the food.

1  Thank PaulaChoezom
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We ate here twice, so were happy to return for a second visit. I am not sure we would bother about a third. The food was good but I think a microwave was involved to reheat food previously prepared because there was a small cold...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Very nice interior and friendly waitresses. Good local food (paella) accompanied by excellent local white wine, all this at very reasonable prices.

Thank 300willy
Reviewed 19 December 2015

We had one evening meal at La Mariposa...and it was delicious. It was beautifully served, the staff were friendly but inconspicuous, and the food divine!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Norias 1, 38769, Los Llanos de Aridane, La Palma, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  La Palma  >  Los Llanos de Aridane
  • Phone Number: +34 922 46 41 45
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