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El Fondeadero

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La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island 6316, Venezuela
+58 295-2671526
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It looks like a nice restaurant by the sea, maybe our choices weren't the best, I ordered a seafood zarzuela and my husband grilled seafood. It had a lot of small clamps, a bit of sand and not much flavor. Same for both meals. The service is good though.

Thank Carolina R
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is a popular restaurant in Margarita and it could be hard to get a table if you don't book in advance. Their traditional dishes like Pastel de Chucho, it's like a lasagne with fish, banana, cream and cheese is delicious so is also their sword fish and their Sopado de mariscos, seafood soap. It's a good option if are... More 

Thank Mauricio C
Stockholm, Sweden
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84 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

We had to wait for a few minutes because the restaurant was full, but it went fast because they decided to open another dining space since we were three groups waiting. The service was good and fast and the food tasty. They had fish, meet, chicken, rice, the price was adequate. We left satisfied and would recommend it.

Thank Norma7610
Santiago, Chile
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117 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Visited this restaurant in Pampatar on a sunny day, great location and service, pretty good food. Tried the "arroz con mariscos" (seafood rice) and we were not disappointed. Recommended

Thank fgon73
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5 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I come to this restaurant several times a year. The service food and atmosphere always do more than satisfy the senses! Great quality excellent staff!

Thank christopherg616
Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela
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75 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I went the in 2011 and it was amazing but not just the food but Also the environment, they had live music ple pole start dancing and the paella was so so good and I remember that night as it was yesterday.

Thank Sandra G
Bakersfield, California
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I just loved the food at "El Fondeadero", specially the seafood. I tried the "fideua", my husband "asopado" and it was excellent.

Thank DelfinaMolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Lengthy service. Great for parties, live band..sometimes they don't all things on the menu, open until midnight.

Thank rosemarie s
Porlamar, Venezuela
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Great place, excelent service, Food is fresh and everything was delicious. Amazing paella and sea food in general. It is a ver happy place

Thank AliciaPerozo
Caracas, Venezuela
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Great place and atmosphere, perfect to try local and seafood, ideal to end the day with couple, family or friends!

Thank edgaralvarez2

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Caribbean, Seafood, Spanish, Soups, Venezuelan
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: La Caranta, Pampatar, Margarita Island 6316, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Insular Region  >  Coastal Islands  >  Margarita Island  >  Pampatar
  • Phone Number: +58 295-2671526

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