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Plaza de pescadores , for locals or tourist trap ?

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Plaza de pescadores , for locals or tourist trap ?

I've been doing a wee bit research ahead of our trip to Granada and the reviews of Oliver etc in this area look good . Is this area a place where locals go , any other recommendations apart from Oliver , or is it a tourist trap ? Like the idea of atmosphere , food and drink with Granada residents , a bit (limited ) chat without feeling we are just another couple of tourist bums on seats .

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1. Re: Plaza de pescadores , for locals or tourist trap ?

The Oliver restaurant is a bit of a tourist trap but the tapas bar at Olivers is always full of locals.

The restaurant at Olivers is downstairs in a sort of cave and is not very pleasant.

Pop down there yourself and see what you think.

A good place I used to go years ago is the Cepillo

They do good menu del dia for a good price and you can sit in the street which is better than Olivers

Info here.


If you want to go a little upmarket the Cunini restaurant is very good.

They also have an outside teraza.

One of the rip off things you get in the restaurants around there is giving prices without IVA.

Look for IVA incluido on the price boards.

Why would anyone put prices without IVA when you always have to pay it???

I have heard so may bad stories about eating in Bib Rambla that maybe it is best to avoid.

(Bib Rambla is just around the corner)

So my conclusion:

Go to Cepillo if you want to spend less and have a nice time.

Go to Cunini if you want a obsequious waiter with a dicky bow and more expensive food.

I like the vegetables stalls at the start of the street that are open until 2pm.

If you are lucky/unlucky you may find a gyspsy woman selling snails out of a bucket.

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2. Re: Plaza de pescadores , for locals or tourist trap ?

I just had dinner at Oliver there tonight, and I have to say it's some of the best food I've had. Yes, the place is set up to look like a tourist trap, and probably is, but if Oliver is anything to go by, the food is superb!


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