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El Pincho

Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
+31 23 553 0288
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (15 reviews)
“croquettes” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fab crispy goats cheese croquettes in the shadow of the cathedral with the bell chiming and Dutch guys if all shapes and sizes and ages whizzing past on bikes, or kissing on the terrace beside the enclosed fires. Garlic prawns in chilli oil not at...More

1  Thank Marianne C
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your compliments.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here with a colleague for dinner. It's quite rustic with good service, and a very pleasant ambience. We had around 9 tapas dishes between us and most were very nice; with the Chorizo being awesome and the mussels being stringy / poor. The service...More

Thank Richy1708
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago
Google Translation

Hartelijk dank voor uw mooie recensie. De volgende keer zullen we er persoonlijk op toe zien dat alles helemaal 100...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

we got very warm velcome from the staff, whish was very nice. Quic service and good choise of tapas. Most of them very delicious. Happy to find this place. thanks for us

Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

Thank you for your compliments.

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had spent a couple of hours next door at In Den Uiver having a drink and decided the tapas place looked good for a feed. What a great choice. Excellent varied menu with some fantastic dishes. We didn't pick one dish that we didn't...More

Thank jackal8
Management response:Responded 10 April 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 15 March 2017

Not in favour of being sardined into an overcrowded place, the service was ok the food was mediocre in all one out of six dishes was satisfactory. Unlike other tapas restaurants there was no zing to the dull food. Was quite disappointed with the food...More

Thank brian c
Management response:Responded 20 March 2017

Dear Brian. What a pity to hear that all was not as desired. I hope that you mentioned this during your visit. Then we can still change sometings. Good to read that others have had their sentence. Perhaps our restaurant was too busy for you....More

Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food and wine! Very nice atmosphere. You really feel in Spain. The staff is really kind! Yes!

Thank Fernando R
Management response:Responded 13 March 2017
Google Translation

Estimado señor. Gracias por sus amables palabras. Hasta pronto de vuelta en El Pincho.

Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with my mother, three brothers & my wife. Food was excellent, so yummy and I loved the variety!

Thank Annesophie1989
Management response:Responded 23 January 2017

Thank you so much.

Reviewed 9 January 2017

Beautiful location behind the Great Church (Grote Kerk) in center Haarlem, nice and cosy restaurant. Small tables but that fits the tapas format. Tapas are very tasty and the wines on the menu are well chosen. Service is speedy. Very nice place to go for...More

Thank WJD300
Management response:Responded 23 January 2017

Thank you for your fantastic review.

Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

If you want to eat Spanish food, this is your place. The cook is so good. Nice atmosphere and staff. When you are there, you must taste the marinated olives, potates with garlic sauce and cheese goat croquettes. Yummy, yummy!!!

Thank Leticia A
Paul-OwnerElPincho, Eigenaar at El Pincho, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2016

Thank you so much for your fantastic review

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

This is a very nice tapas bar. Lovely food friendly service and near the market place church ,concert hall. We had 4 dishes and it was enough! The fish dishes were very nice! Worth a visit!

Thank veroniek k
Paul V, Eigenaar at El Pincho, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2016

Thank you Veroniek for your review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riviervischmarkt 17-19, 2011 HJ Haarlem, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Haarlem
  • Phone Number: +31 23 553 0288
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