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“G&Ts and Tapas”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Iberico Bistro - CLOSED

Iberico Bistro
Price range: US$6 - US$45
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Located ideally upstairs on Prospect Street, this new authentic Spanish eatery focuses on fresh Spanish tapas with a glamourous atmosphere
Yuma, AZ
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223 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“G&Ts and Tapas”
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Stopped in during a stay in La Jolla. We travel in Iberia often so couldn't resist checking it out. We had a few tapas and they were satisfactory. They have a nice selection of specialty gin and tonics. We tried a couple and they were good. Nice terrace with partial view of sea. Good service. Staff is friendly. We would go back.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank dnreed
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Camas, Washington
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Not to set high expectation”
Reviewed 6 February 2014

We were there on a Sunday night. We ordered a variety of Tapas. All portion were large for a Tapas, we wasted some food. Wish the waiter had warn us in advance. All all the dishes we had were ok but nothing stands out. The waiter indicated the ox tail is a great choice, but it tasted like pulled pork. I was disappointed.

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank Carrie4896
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Roslyn, New York
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24 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Still waiting for our food!”
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Everything was fine with our table, server and the atmosphere, except the kitchen completely forgot about our food! If we didn't leave, we would probably still be there waiting. I gove this restaurant a FAIL

Visited December 2013
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Thank mkreisberg
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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Overpriced, under sized plates, had ran out of everything”
Reviewed 25 December 2013 via mobile

Well we looked at the menu and thought
That it could be good, it was happy hour after all.
We had a lovely, pretty australian (?) bartender and she told us what she liked on the menu and made us fresh lovely well presented margaritas mmmmm.
The food took forever, we had some bread and aioli to help, bread was cheap but the aioli was fantastic.
Finally the tapas came...... pass me the salt and pepper....... average. Chewy calamari (sent it back, the bartender took it off the bill), bland potatoes (hot sauce improved it). The sausage was good but thats easy enough.
And then the paella came....was great just TINY, the menu said its for 2 people..... I'm a small woman and could have downed the paella for 2 myself. Needed more seafood and chorizo..... and rice!
We were overall disappointed but the bartender made it a much better experience . Too expensive for the quality of food, at least get good bread!!
That's not hard right??
Maybe were just paying for the expensive decor

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank ILOVEBOCAS
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Houston
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Iberico Spanish Bistro : worth a visit”
Reviewed 16 December 2013

On main street in La Jolla. Outdoor escalator to second floor. Plenty of seating, including gas flame heated outdoor terrace.
Service excellent. Large variety of tapas (small plates of hors doeuvres) such as :
Croquettes, Padron peppers, baby squid in ink, octopus in garlic/oil, mussels with sausage, selection of grilled spanish sausage, etc. The grilled morcilla (blood sausage) is recommended.
Prices are reasonable and food tastiness/quantity was OK, of course not the same as in Spain due to local ingredients, etc.

  • Visited November 2013
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Thank travelerww
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