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“El Picadero - Consistent over the years”

Restaurante El Picadero
Ranked #76 of 153 Restaurants in Torrox
Price range: US$6 - US$28
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: EL Picadero family run restaurant, established over 40 years, Situated on the promenade in Torrox costa (Best Climate in Europe) with a wonderful terrace on the sea front, for the best in Fish, Meat and Paellas, plus fantastic home made deserts! The perfect place to spend a special occasion!
Durham UK
Level 6 Contributor
91 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“El Picadero - Consistent over the years”
Reviewed 10 November 2009

El Picadero is one of several restaurants on the wide walkway running along the coast from Torrox Costa Lighthouse site to Hotel Riu Ferrara . Ignore the map - El Picadero is on the 'Paseo Maritimo', right on the beach. It is a family run business, and has had a consistently good menu over the years. They have a comprehensive menu, with plenty of choice from meats to traditional fish dishes - calamaritos (small squid in batter) worth trying if you want something different.
Yes - there are delays during busy periods, but you're on holiday - relax with a glass of (house) wine, and go with the flow.
It is NOT one of the cheapest, so would lose points on value.
Staff are attentive and tend to be more formal than friendly (not meant as a criticism).
Overall, well worth a visit if you are in the area.

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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“extensive menu,good food”
Reviewed 19 July 2009

We had rather a long wait for our meal as it is a very busy restaurant but the food was good when it arrived

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