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La Cueva del Pulpo

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Old Town | CALLE LA GOMERA,12, 35500 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 667 86 57 62
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal here and would go back in a flash,food good and the service great,family run and not expensive ,

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Thank davey115
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here 3 nights out of our 10 day holiday and thoroughly enjoyed it . Food was fab and the girls are so friendly , remembered exactly how I like my French coffee . Yes , service is slightly slow but only because food is cooked freshly and the atmosphere and cosy corner is so nice the slight wait... More 

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited an hour and a half to be served - yes really! One man making pizzas, his son in the kitchen, one waitress serving, one waitress taking orders! The food was ok and the waitresses were lovely (it's never the waiting staff's fault) but overall it was a poor experience. They had run out of spaghetti, tagliatelle and lasagne!!... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This little restaurant is at the beginning of the old town. The reason why we ate here is that the sign said homemade pasta's and pizza. We weren't dissapointed. The food was lovely. We opted for pasta dishes and the pizza's looked wonderful. Downside is that they had only 2 desserts to choose from. Cheesecake or Tiramsu.

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Thank BerOShea
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We have had several meals in the Old Town and they have been expensive and tasteless - here is a little place of Italian greatness pizza cooked before your eyes a very tasty house red lovely friendly and attentive staff. We had 2 courses for 11.50 so bruschetta and a salad delicious then a calzone and Lasagne you must find... More 

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Oslo
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We went here several times during our stay in Puerto del Carmen. The staff are very friendly and service-minded, and the restaurant itself has a very cozy atmosphere. The food is very good and represents excellent value for money! Highlights included the fried cheese with strawberries and ravioli amatriciana.

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Thank Iver K
Odense, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice service, good food and dine locations. We got well-tasted pizza, but a little expensive. Italian, but mor real Italian.

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Thank Andreas F
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I don't tend to overexagerate opinions of restaurants I've visited but this place is truly a disgrace! Now, one has to take into account, it's not standard over here, for a waiter/waitress to check on how your meal is, or monitor the fulness of a glass, to top up the wine... they were very pleasant. We ordered a sirloin steak... More 

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Thank Mike B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Lovely place serving gluten free pasta which was beautiful. Well worth a visit....staff friendly and nice....

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Lovely looking rustic restaurant tucked away in the old town unfortunately the food we ordered was disappointing and didn’t live up to the look of the place. I had seafood tagliatelle and my wife had mushroom tagliatelle both were small and tasteless which was a shame as the pizzas others were having looked great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Town | CALLE LA GOMERA,12, 35500 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 667 86 57 62

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?