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El Buen Yantar

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Plaza de Ayuntamiento 9, Fuente Alamo, Spain
+34 968 59 70 73
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Over rated, over priced! Had a lunch which consisted of one small battered prawn on a stick each, one very small salad between two, one plate of flattened chicken with a sliced potato and I had a horrible paella which had no fish or chicken but great lumps of what I assumed were artichoke most of which was stringy, yet... More 

Thank Jazzle2912
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Typical Spanish tapas bar but nice friendly staff and delish coffee Food was average but well worth a visit,it's a bit off the beaten track but it was ok

Thank Lynda K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

From the outside it looks like a regular local cafe but it so much more than that. We went for dinner and the food was fabulous. I have severe allergies and their menu is quite small but they looked after us brilliantly. No actual menu to chose from, they simply bring out lots of plates of excellent food and v... More 

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

Small family run bar in Fuente Alamo and busy. Serving tapas and other meals. Friendly bar and speak english

Thank paula37uk
Bristol, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

Very hot day, looking for light lunch. Spotted this place in town, were made to feel most welcome. We were served our lunch in the bar and it was just what we needed. Good food freshly prepared and cooked. We will go back when in the area.

Thank Knut F
Javea, Spain
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100 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015

What a lovely little restaurant/cafe. We had the menu del Dia, which including wine and bread was €15. There is no menu as such, but the owner told us the choices of the day. We had the cod which was excellent. If you want a taste of Spain, well worth a visit.

2 Thank pambie_8
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Buen Yantar is typical of a small family run provincial café/bar and restaurant - the food is good, reasonably priced and the service is warm, friendly and unhurried. The owners and staff speak a little English, but Fuente Alamo is just a little off the tourist track, so although frequented by several local English families (like us) we always attempt... More 

2 Thank carlmarsh
Galway, Ireland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2013

I have been visiting this restaurant for many years now. Clean, comfortable, with cafe style eating but at weekends dinner can be special...unusually good range of wines and always fresh fish, and a decent rare steak can be had here. It helps if you can speak Spanish here as the owner and his staff have little English. A menu exists;... More 

2 Thank Humptydumpty186609
London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

We poped into this bar to shelter fom the incredible storms and floods in early October. The place doesn't look much from the outside but we were made very welcome by the staff. They have a great range of fresh tapas and some excellent wines. Its worth letting the staff select some local dishes to sample. Ask for the local... More 

4 Thank Paul M
Buxton, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2012

Buen Yantar is a long established cafeteria in Fuente Alamo. There is not a great array of tapas but there is always a selection of fresh, seasonal tapas, Coffees, toast, etc. as you would expect. El Buen Yantar carries a selection of superb wines and the lunchtime menu is great. Not normally open in the evenings. A good place to... More 

3 Thank sdenttasker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Restaurant features
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Ayuntamiento 9, Fuente Alamo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Fuente Alamo
  • Phone Number: +34 968 59 70 73

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?