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18 Jetty Road, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
+61 8 8376 8880
Today
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 08:30 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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Australia
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49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the 4 course set menu, the entrée selection was my favourite but overall very nice flavours and variety. They also have a great drinks menu, I enjoyed a mocktail and happy to see they have some nice options for anyone not wanting alcohol. Friendly service, main did take awhile to come out but that's the only bad thing... More 

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Thank amzieAustralia
Cairns
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What has happened to this place? We eat here maybe there or four times a year whenever in town. It went through a bad patch a couple of years ago but this was the worst meal here ever! The Croquettes were claggy with no chorizo and the Halloumi indescribable. The pork belly luke warm and chewy. Is the chef on... More 

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Thank mrpigCairns
Adelaide, Australia
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite places to eat as I love Tapas and Spanish beer. But now I cannot find the dishes that kept me coming back like : Iberico Jamon Serrano Jamon Piquillo peppers Potato & Jamon Croquettas Green beans & asparagus Scallops with crispy Jamon And no more raciones! Now I see grilled haloumi, pork belly and... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this redtaurant and mojito was terible .The food just for survivel. It is very comercions. It is lake very cheep cantina in Evrop.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most surprisingly enjoyable tapas/lunch meals we've had @ the bay ... ever. Pleasant staff, quick friendly service & cheap. Don't forget to have a Sangria.... awesome. Highly recommended.

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Thank MelBrianS
Adelaide, Australia
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After asking three times and watching other people come and go we finally received our meal...... Then it was not worth waiting for! Tried to tell Manager that did not really care at all. Many other places to choose to eat at down Glenelg

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Thank Caroline B
Adelaide, Australia
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a dinner, ordered the buffet, after two hours we still didn't get out desert. Drink orders were forgotten along the way, service on existent. Very expensive, food ok but very average service - stay away.

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Thank OzzyTraveller101
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go here approx every other month and it never disappoints! The food is all yum and i love it when they have Tapas specials just to mix things up a bit. They have a menu of different Sangrias! And they're in the Entertainment book. Great for a fun dinner with friends!

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Thank Caz J
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated in the tourist strip amongst a sea of cafes. We came for a late breakfast. I'm tempted to call it the worst service I've experienced in a restaurant, but that would imply that service actually existed. We found a table outside by ourselves and waited to be served. Someone came and cleared our table from the previous occupants -... More 

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Thank Melos S
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

My family and I have eaten at Tasca Viva on several occasions and the experience has always been exemplary. The staff are engaging and helpful and the food is a delight and delicious and the menu caters to most tastes. The restaurant has a homely feel and has an indoor and outdoor aspect which fronts the square which has an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$26
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jetty Road, Glenelg, South Australia 5045, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Glenelg
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8376 8880

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