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“Watch your fresh fish cooked to perfection”
Review of The Mayflower

The Mayflower
Ranked #6 of 26 Restaurants in Getaria
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Watch your fresh fish cooked to perfection”
Reviewed 30 March 2014 via mobile

Chose this restaurant for it's location although we ended up at a table under the awning as it was windy on the terrace. Great, fresh fish, great service, relaxed and informal - as it should be! And excellent value for money. The house white is more than acceptable and the homemade cheesecake is worth leaving a space for...

Visited March 2014
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Gallatin Gateway, Montana
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Romantic and .....”
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We wandered the town late at night and found this great outdoor restaurant with fish grilling in the open. The hospitality was very welcoming and the simple fare, very very good.

Visited October 2013
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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Perfect food”
Reviewed 28 October 2013

We have been eating at this restaurant every time we come to the area. The quality and freshness of the fish is, for us, unbeatable. This is not grand food, but simple food, beautifully and simply cooked. I don't understand the reviews that talk about the main courses not having vegetable accompaniment, That is how it is done in this part of Spain. You can order french fries or salad if you want, of course. Also, for us, the service is marvellous; always delightful young waiter and waitresses and a patron who always remembers us from year to year. My culinary year would be much poorer if I don't visit the Mayflower at least twice a year!!

  • Visited October 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Great fish, indifferent service”
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We visited Getaria from San Sebastián by bus for the day with the intention of having lunch at one of the seafood restaurants. We picked the Mayflower in passing as it has a great outlook to the harbour and the smell of fish cooking on the coals drew us in. We chose monkfish (rape in Spanish and aka the poor man's lobster) on the recommendation of the waiter and it was delicious. The fish was cooked to perfection over coals with garlic and seasoning. We also chose a mixed salad which was very good with lettuce, tomato, fish, egg, asparagus, and olives. Our only criticism is the service was indifferent initially but improved as the lunch progressed. This early lack of attention was at their cost as we were keen to order another beer before our meal arrived but could not easily attract the waiter's attention! Notwithstanding the service, we would recommend this restaurant for the fish alone.

  • Visited October 2013
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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“So good we ate here twice”
Reviewed 4 October 2013

But that was because the weather was wonderful and we wanted to eat outside at night and this was the only restaurant open for evening service and we knew it was good having had some calamares for a snack at lunchtime!
Simply cooked fresh fish cooked on a huge charcoal grill with the best fries in a month!!! Service was good if a little cool. Try the hake, it was amazing! Food prices just for food and does not include any veg/salad Wines ok but a little expensive. Lovely elevated position overlooking the sea and harbour.

  • Visited October 2013
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