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£10 - £26
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous food with great service And great ambiance …. I went two nights - the first was fish - beautiful … the second night octopus starter … followed by a burger which was just juicy and delicious ……. Go !! What more could you ask...for !!!….. ….More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great service and food, visited here for a light lunch and also one evening for dinner, both times the service, ambiance and food were first class

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first experience of this obviously popular restaurant was positive. Bustling and full at lunchtime and evening and this was a Monday. However the waiters seemed paranoid to rush our. menu choices to such an extent that we probably made a bad choice. My steak...was dry and barely edible as a result. I pointed this out to our waiter and got a shrug of the shoulder and no apology. The menu here looks exciting and adventurous but appearances can be deceiving! Highly unlikely to return to Los Alcazares but would avoid La Tropical!More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of the food was much below what we used to have. Some changes within the restaurant. We will nog go back! After having had many years of great service and food

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 19 February 2024

This was always my favourite restaurant of the region; there's a good variety of dishes, and amazing selection of wines. The staff are attentive and cheerful and have been numerous times. Visited a busy Sunday lunchtime. Whilst the food was up to my expectations, I...found a human hair adjacent to the food of my starter - stupidly, I didn't alert them and ate around it (who even does that??). I had put it behind me UNTIL.... I found another hair in my cheesecake desert!!! I was prepared to overlook once, but twice? Really? They knocked the price of the cheesecake from the bill but didn't seem very concerned about it and certainly no apology from the manager/owner. Would I go again? Hmmm..... the jury is out....More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 8 February 2024 via mobile

Highly recommended. Specialises in local produce; meat, seafood, cheese and salads. Great service. Nothing too much trouble. Bit limited choice for vegetarians. A bit more expensive compared to other local restaurants but good for a last day holiday visit to spend all the unused cash!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 3 February 2024

We had lunch at the Tropical and were impressed. Great service, very friendly and polite staff. The food (sirloin steak and red snapper (catch of the day) were served quickly and artfully decorated. The quality was outstanding and the taste was very impressive. This place...is recommendable for everyone looking for great service, quality food and fair prices.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 20 January 2024 via mobile

Exilent service. It is low season and restaurant is fully bookd. It tells someting… Tastefull food and wonderfull athmospere

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 7 January 2024 via mobile

Had lunch in La Tropical on January 6th. The restaurant was very busy. We were met by a lovely waiter called William. He was very informative in relation to everything on the menu and gave some very helpful advice on our food choices. We had...prawns in filo pastry to start. They were delicious. My husband then had a rib eye steak for the main course, and I had cod. Both were cooked to perfection and so good. Even though the restaurant was full and others outside waiting to get a table, we were made to feel very welcome and not rushed in any way. Will definitely return.More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 1 January 2024

Wow. As Brits, when we decided to spend Christmas in Spain we asked around as to what to do. Many people said if you want Spanish, head to La Tropical. It did not disappoint. We went for lunch on Christmas Eve. It was brilliant. The...food was out of this world, service was impeccable and while we were probably the only non-Spanish in the place, we were made to feel so very welcome by the staff. The atmosphere was great, lively and everyone having a great time. Can't recommend this restaurant enough and can't wait to visit again.More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 6 November 2023

We left Encarnacion having waited overly long without being attended to! Lucky escape, our friends knew of La Tropical nearby. Superb decision! Proper Spanish tapas/Raciones bar restaurant. Great, attentive service , plentiful selection of tapas, splendid flavours and a very pleasant surprise when bill was...presented! Very modest cost for the range of dishes we had enjoyed. A great experience and would certainly return and recommend!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 2 November 2023

Over priced and over rated. So disappointed as soon as we walked in the member of staff placed us in the gazebo section on our own when we asked to be seated inside. Ordered a large beer and a caña arrived. Asked for Ali oli...to go with the bread and got patas Ali oli. Eventually moved to the main dining room which was more acceptable but then the hot tapas dishes arrived and they were cold. Told the waitress but nothing adjusted on the bill. Charged for a caña we didn’t have. Used to be really good but since the refurbishment a few years ago it has gone downhill but thought we would give it another try. Definitely won’t be going againMore

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 23 October 2023

The food at La Tropical is incredible. A wide menu for all tastes and budgets. A great buzz about the the place with attentive staff and the maître d' makes you feel well looked after. Great wine list. We ate there twice in a weekend.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023 via mobile

Lovely traditional tapas and great service. Portions are generous, 5 tapas was more than enough between 2 of us. Bread basket and water are added to your bill but both reasonably priced.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 9 October 2023

Visited this restaurant for over 16 years and never had a bad meal. Last night we took friends and the food was awful. Paella very dry and burnt in the pan. The lamb shoulder was flavourless, tough and not what we had experienced in the...past. The staff were very accommodating as always. I really hope this a one off!More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Restaurante Bar La Tropical is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4