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Galicia and Asturias Restaurants

El Mosquito

  • Praza da Pedra 4 Map It
  • Vigo
  • Spanish

Updated 06/10/2014

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Signed photos from the likes of King Juan Carlos and Julio Iglesias cover the walls of this elegant rose- and stone-wall restaurant, open since 1928. The brother-and-sister team of Ernesto and Carmiña has been at the helm for the last few decades, and specialties include lenguado a la plancha (grilled sole) and navajas (razor clams). The tocinillos, a sugary caramel flan, is also definitely worth trying. The restaurant's name refers to an era when wine arrived in wooden barrels: if mosquitoes gathered at the barrel's mouth, it held good wine.

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Praza da Pedra 4, Vigo, 36202, Spain

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Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Sun. and Aug. 15–Sept. 15

Updated 06/10/2014


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