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Taberna El Tio de la Tiza

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Plaza Tio de la Tiza, Cadiz, Spain
+34 956 21 20 82
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Farnborough, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you want a good seafood restaurant but not in a plaza this is for you. We shared Pimientos de Padron, Ensalada Mixta, Croquetas and the best Almajas de Marinara I've had on this trip. It was good to eat here and watch the locals collect their takeaway food. We will come back here again!

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Supper here last night was very good. Seafood dishes excellent and service friendly and quick. Not the easiest place to find but well worth it. You must either book or turn up early They start serving at 20.30 and by 21.15 there is not a table to be had.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good, simple and tasty but the portions were huge, I'm a big Welsh lad and I struggled to finish mine, I was starting to get used to 8 slices of ham for starter but this place gave about 20, the main was pork chops and chips, I think there was 7 chops on a bed of chips.... More 

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Thank Miles W
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great seafood spot in Cadiz, perfect for people who like to dine al fresco . Worth going back to twice same week ! The fish is fresh, staff is accommodating and professional. Highlight is definitely the clams mariniere, mackrel, and sea bream. Most of the fish is cooked whole, on the bone which assures rich flavour and freshness. Would definitely... More 

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Ladornac
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited El Tio de la Tiza having seen it on Rick Stein. It was excellent; simple delicious food in a lovely setting. Inexpensive and delightful. Thanks, Rick!

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eventually found this tapas bar but too early to eat, so we had a beer and waited for the kitchen to open. Very glad we did: the tortillitas de camarones were hot and crisp, the padron peppers hot and tasty, and the boquerones plentiful and deliciously dressed with garlicky oil and herbs. The square filled rapidly and all the dishes... More 

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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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298 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for seafood for very reasonable prices. The little square is a bit hard to find, it is therefore reasonably quite and it has a great location in the sun. We very much liked the caracoles (small snails) and the chocos (sepia).

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Thank Herman S
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first night in Cadiz we arrived at La tiza, we had been travelling all day and were hungry unfortunately it was 7.30. Come back at 8.15 they suggested but no we went off and found somewhere that was open. What a mistake, dry overcooked swordfish! Still you learn by your mistakes and the following day we arrived at... More 

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Canada
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326 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

not really a restaurant,just some tables set in a small courtyard,serviced from a small garage.informal yet kind service.the fish is of exceptional quality and prepared simply letting the true flavors shine through.the prices can't be beat.very romantic spot on a moonlit night.HAD THE INCREDIBLE RABO DE TORO ,ON MY FINAL VISIT THERE.

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Thank 57chef
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Suggested by the accomodation host, we found this little gem and what a surprise. The service, the attention to your needs, the food... excellent. We had various tapas and fresh sea bass on the grill. Excellent wine, friendly atmosphere. But be aware, after 8.30 pm, it may be full. We arrived at 8 pm, before the kitchen was open and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Tio de la Tiza, Cadiz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Costa de la Luz  >  Cadiz
  • Phone Number: +34 956 21 20 82

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