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Restaurante El Pámpano

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Travellers' Choice2022
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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$25
CUISINES
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
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  • Socially distanced dining tables
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All reviews steak croquetas gazpacho fries lamb tagine sole salmon tapas salad great lunch fantastic restaurant tasty food large portions cooked to perfection friendly service visited this restaurant the main square
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasteful egg benedict, fresh orange juice , good service and nice atmosphere. Look forward to come again

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 13 October 2022

We stayed in Competa for a month and visited El Pampano on five occasions. Hands down, it is easily the best restaurant in town. Authentic traditional Spanish food, made with high quality ingredients and expertly prepared. The Gazpacho was the best that we have ever...had, and the Iberian Pork is amazing. The lunchtime menu del dia is incredible value. Staff are really pleasant and location is excellent. If you are in Competa, you need look no further. I would not recommend any of the others. I promise that you will not be disappointed.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 12 October 2022 via mobile

We will come back again. Delicious food. 100% recommendable. Dishes are very big. Almost can’t finish. Happy with this choice in Competa.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 12 October 2022 via mobile

we have eaten twice at this lovely restaurant, fantastic food and very service minded and smiling staff, highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 7 October 2022 via mobile

We visited this restaurant a number of times during our recent visit to Competa. There is a good selection on the menu with something for everyone. The owner and staff were very helpful and friendly. One of my favourite dishes was the braised ox tail....You very rarely see this dish and it was cooked to perfection. I would have awarded this restaurant a 5 but it is located on a corner with traffic passing quite frequently. This meant some road noise and some fumes from the vehicles. Do try El Pampana as the food is excellent.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 4 October 2022 via mobile

Visited this restaurant twice and were very impressed each time. First time we had a range of tapas, all of which were excellent. Second time we just had a main course and a dessert. Again, all excellent. Service is very friendly and efficient.

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 23 September 2022 via mobile

Lovely restaurant with great views, lovely staff. The service is very friendly and efficient. The food is just beautiful. Great tasting, imaginative and presented beautifully. All great value Can’t fault this wonderful restaurant Also amazing eggs Benedict for breakfast Really delicious What a treat 😀

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 22 September 2022 via mobile

Turned up for dinner on a Tuesday night, quite early on as had booked for 1930, no trace of our booking but still found us a table. Had we been later it might have been a problem as it filled up fast. Great food, great...waiters and nice location. Whats not to like? Will happily return there.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 21 September 2022 via mobile

The only nice thing I can say is that the staff is very friend and they have a nice terrace. But definitely don’t go here if you want good food.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 12 September 2022 via mobile

Food was excellent with great flavours and presentation. Service equally so. Terrace dining was very pleasant. Excellent value for money.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 4 September 2022 via mobile

Situated in the centre of Competa and nice restaurant with friendly staff, competitive prices and good service. Nice views over the town and mountains. We had a three course meal which one of the best and least expensive in Competa. The drinks were also a...reasonable price. Certainly a restaurant I would visit again in CompetaMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 3 September 2022 via mobile

We have always wanted to eat here and are very pleased that we managed to get a table on the terrace this holiday. (Definitely make a reservation.) The staff are very friendly and the service was excellent. If anything, service was too quick and more...time in between courses would have been better. The food was superb. We can recommend the croquettes and the goats cheese salad to start and the cod, lamb tagine and pork sirloin for mains. High recommended.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 10 August 2022 via mobile

We stopped in for a quick coffee and light breakfast. Excellent place! The service is friendly, the coffee is great, and the bocadillos tasty. Really good value. Highly recommended :)

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 7 August 2022 via mobile

We stumbled upon this establishment by accident, and we are very glad we did! The mojito and sangria are excellent, really worth the try. The spaghetti bolognese is served with home-made bolognese sauce, which is absolutely delicious. If you're looking for a special plate, you...should try the beaf pancakes with tomato chilly sauce. More looking for a light and healthy lunch? Then go for the avocado salad. They have quite a big menu with different choices: pasta, fish, veggie, salads, meat,... And all at very affordable proces. Furthermore, the staff is very friendly! We definetely recommend to pay a visit to El Pampano!More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 August 2022 via mobile

As a party of 7 we visited this restaurant at least 5 times in the two weeks. The food is great with a large selection, something for everyone. The service was also excellent with staff remembering us, even waving hello to us when we walked...past. Prices are reasonable, not cheap, but not extortionate. It was really hot when we visited and we made the mistake of eating too early. My advice is to book a table (booking is almost a necessity in peak periods) for 8:30pm at the earliest, before then you are dodging the sun and feeling the heat. I would happily recommend this place to anyone.More

Date of visit: August 2022
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25 December 2018|
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3 October 2018|
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Hola, el restaurante está ahora de vacaciones y abrirá de nuevo el día 23 de octubre. Horario de cocina 13h a 16h y de 19 a 23h. Horario del restaurante 9.30 a 00h. Gracias
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From memory there was a fairly good selection.
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Restaurante El Pámpano is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5