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Aldonza Manrique, Porlamar, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
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Caracas, Venezuela
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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2015

Not the best time of year to eat fresh fish in Margarita. All fishermen with their families and probably enjoying rum,beer and Hallacas the typical Christmas dish. So best best bet at the Dolphin are their salads with Tomate Margariteño (tomato only found in Margarita), Osso Bucco their casabe bread with cheese, and fortunately had very good spaghetti alle vongole... More 

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Kingston, NY
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247 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014

Went there with some locals while visiting Margarita Island and the place was full for lunch on a weekday. Service is professional and prompt while the décor reminds you of an average modern restaurant in Italy...nice but no big deal. I had the chupe de gallina and can say that it was probably one of the best I've ever had.... More 

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caracas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2014

it is a restaurant with good food but nothing special for the price in bolivars has lost some luster in a food taste

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Salta, Argentina
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

Visited Dolphin after some recommendations. The food was really poor. The pasta with meat and vegetables had no taste at all. The steak of my wife was small and of bad quality. The service was just OK. The waiters mixed up the dishes and tried to serve us the food from the neighbours. This can happen, but the overall impression... More 

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San Diego, California
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

Been there three times, and each time it was great. Great food, pasta, ambiance, service. The owner is there most of the time and he makes sure everything is perfect! Love it and will go back again and again.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2011

I was staying at the hotel next to the restaurant with my 2 sisters. We ate at the restaurant almosr every evening. It was very convenient to arrive to the hotel and just go downstairs to have dinner. Good was very good for the prize, waiters were very cordials.

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2009

Wonderful Italian style restaurant. You can eat at a small bar if you want or inside or at the new glass extension which means you can watch the world pass by. Lovely Osso Bucco. Huge Fish Soup servings. Great service.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2008

Great restaurat, good job

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
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Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Aldonza Manrique, Porlamar, Margarita Island 6301, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Porlamar

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