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El Mar La Mar - CLOSED

Villaricos | Villaricos, 04610 Villaricos, Spain
+34 950 46 70 30
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
5 Nov 2013
“This restaurant has changed its ownership/name to "Goah"”
9 Aug 2013
“No longer exist”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Villaricos | Villaricos, 04610 Villaricos, Spain
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 5 November 2013

i have written a very positive report on this restaurant under the name of "Goah" in the Villaricos restaurants reviews.

Thank Nick A
Reviewed 9 August 2013

Used to be one of our favourite restaurant, but unfortunately El Mar La Mar is no longer. Richard, the owner has sold up and moved to pastures new. Very disappointing. The new place is not at all the same, more like a cocktail bar than...More

3  Thank Chantal P
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2013

Thank you for your kind words and the time you have taken to write your comments. It was with great sadness that I sold the restaurant as of the end of June 2013 I felt the timing was right and after seven years it was...More

Reviewed 29 July 2013

this restaurant has changed hands and is now called Goah. We went on opening night and although we had a fluent Spanish speaker in our party of the 4 meals ordered none came as ordered. Monkfish ordered we got plaice! Goat chops ordered we got...More

4  Thank ppcjs29
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2013

Thank you for your kind words and the time you have taken to write your comments. It was with great sadness that I sold the restaurant as of the end of June 2013 I felt the timing was right and after seven years it was...More

Reviewed 21 July 2013

Visited in July 2013, the restaurant was surprisingly closed and under refurbishment. We then learnt that Richard Shepherd had sold up and returned to the UK. We were very disappointed as we have enjoyed some very nice meals here over the past few years. We...More

5  Thank middlec
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2013

I sold the building of El Mar La Mar to Santiago and Renata of the Lua group they became owners on 1st July and have opened a restaurant called Goah. After seven years I felt it was the right time and after consideration accepted their...More

Reviewed 11 July 2013

We have been going to El Mar Le Mar since Richard Shepherd took over the restaurant, not only is he an excellent chef but a very knowledgeable conversationalist. His Menu Del Dia is fantastic value at 12 Euros for three courses including a half a...More

1  Thank Maggie G
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2013

Thank you for your kind words and the time you have taken to write your comments. It was with great sadness that I sold the restaurant as of the end of June 2013 I felt the timing was right and after seven years it was...More

Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

For the past two summers we have eaten here so many times with our young son. The food is always fantastic,tasty and good portions. Great prices, always fresh and a good choice. Our son loves it here, and it is opposite the beach if you...More

1  Thank Carmen35
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2013

Thank you for your kind words and the time you have taken to write your comments. It was with great sadness that I sold the restaurant as of the end of June 2013 I felt the timing was right and after seven years it was...More

Reviewed 25 June 2013

We visited this restaurant in June 2013 and had a very pleasant meal here. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable without being intrusive. The menu was modern, varied and not too English. Lots to choose from! Our starters were the highlight - the filo prawns...More

1  Thank Julesd1969
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2013

Thank you for your kind words and the time you have taken to write your comments. It was with great sadness that I sold the restaurant as of the end of June 2013 I felt the timing was right and after seven years it was...More

Reviewed 8 June 2013

I live close here in Spain and have now eaten at El Mar La Mar several lunchtimes.Friends have joined me for these meals and all have agreed the standard of the meals is excellent. Presentation of the food is above the normal for "meal del...More

1  Thank robert d
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2013

A big thank you for taking the time to write your kind comments. We look forward to you dining in the restaurant again soon. Fondest regards From myself and the whole team at El Mar La Mar

Reviewed 6 June 2013

book in advance gets very busy, paella needs to be booked in advance, resturant is on the side of the road on the outskirts of villiricos, fantasic views of the sunset

1  Thank DOWNENDUK
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2013

A big thank you for taking the time to write your kind comments. We look forward to you dining in the restaurant again soon. Fondest regards From myself and the whole team at El Mar La Mar

Reviewed 29 May 2013

We have visited El Mar La Mar many times over the past few years, it has never disapointed, top class fod and service at very reasonable prices. It is spotless and the staff are excellent. Lunch time is the best value we have ever encountered....More

1  Thank hendy1946
shepherd433, Owner at El Mar La Mar, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2013

A big thank you for taking the time to write your kind comments. We look forward to you dining in the restaurant again soon. Fondest regards From myself and the whole team at El Mar La Mar

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 37
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Villaricos | Villaricos, 04610 Villaricos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Almeria  >  Villaricos
  • Phone Number: +34 950 46 70 30
  • E-mail
Description
El Mar La Mar is the ideal location for all tastes, from raciones, (small portions a typical Spanish way of eating) enjoyed relaxing at the bar or enjoying a meal at one of our seated areas. Our famous four course Menu Del Dia is available lunchtimes Monday to Saturday, our A La Carte menu offering the finest Spanish and Mediterranean dishes is always available or our fantastic value Menu La Mar priced at 12.50 euros per guest for two courses available for dinner and lunch on Sundays, all complemented with a selection of daily specials.
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