Costa del Sol and Costa de Almeria Restaurants

La Encina

  • Calle Marín 3 Map It
  • Almería
  • Spanish

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This justly popular restaurant is housed in an 1860s building that also incorporates an 11th-century Moorish well. Time may have stood still with the setting, but the cuisine reflects a modern twist on traditional dishes, including seafood mains like merluza en papillote con almejas y gambas (hake with clams and shrimp, cooked in parchment) or solomillo de buey a lo Idiazábal (fillet steak with Idiazabal, a traditional Basque cheese). There's also a reasonably priced and generous tasting menu (€35), and the wine and gin lists are among the best in the city. The restaurant is fronted by a popular terrace and tapas bar (€1.60–€4, first tapa free) that is generally filled with a boisterous business crowd.

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Calle Marín 3, Almería, 04007, Spain

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  • Closed Mon. No dinner Sun.

Published 08/18/2015


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