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“Better than all the other places along this tourist trap walkway facing the harbor.”
Review of Zahara - CLOSED

Zahara
Price range: US$7 - US$14
Cuisines: Mexican, Healthy
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
Reviewed 25 January 2014

It is is a small, hip type of cocktail bar/restaurant. Unlike the 20 or 30 other places along the walkway from the beach to the metro station, this place does not have huge pictures of disgusting food and a guy standing outside begging you to eat there. It's just a small place with a regular following.

The best part about this place is it's not like the 1000 other horrible Spanish restaurants. The menu is creative, the staff is fun and friendly and the burgers are pretty good (except the don't have Heinz ketchup, they use some watery ketchup that kinda destroyed the taste of the burger :(

If you're walking from the beach to the metro and want to have a drink or a meal, stop here before you get slammed by all the generic disgusting places that await you the further down the road you get!!!!!!!!

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1  Thank Seaside_65
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

First thought was to pass by as no one was in the restaurant, but went in anyway. glad we stayed and by the time we left the patio was filled. Had an amazingly great salad and burger. Wedge style fries were great. Found staff to be attentive and friendly.

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Thank Hinsdalejoe
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Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

Three Spanish friends and I decided we would give this place a go as it looked quite appealing from the outside. One of the first things that struck us was the waiter spoke no Spanish at all, hardly an authentic experience, and my Spanish friends had to order in English in Spain. How weird! We ordered two types of burgers and the nachos, which on reading the descriptions sounded tantalising. The food arrived and immediately things started to go wrong! The hamburgers looked good but upon closer tasting they were awful processed meat with a salt content which caused hypertension on the spot. So much so one of our party couldn't eat it at all. I fought and finished the burger leaving most of the sweetened bread bun. The nachos eventually came after a substantial wait and were as inedible as the burgers. The only saving grace was we received a free round of drinks. But we have all decided never to go there again especially as when it came to paying the bill they used codes such as "various" in an attempt to trick the tourists into paying more. No no no

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3  Thank bigfun72
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Reviewed 22 July 2013

What a find! We stumbled upon this gem of a bar whilst wandering around on our 1st day of our trip. Although we didn't order any food we certainly sampled the cocktails, my boyfriend declared his (enormous) gin and tonic the best he'd ever drank, whilst I tried a delicious Caipiroska (the Russian version of the traditional Brazilian Caipirinha which uses vodka instead of Cachaça). The staff were friendly and the whole place, which was obviously very popular had a really nice, relaxed feel to it, which was helped by the fact that the music was not so load that you cannot hold a conversation as is the case with many bars.

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Thank Kirsty-Louise_10
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Reviewed 14 July 2013

Outdoor seating by the beach you cant beat this! great food, afternoon drinks in summer, great music great service, beautiful people. Cant wait to go back!

1  Thank Gabymonge
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