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“Great views with simple food”

Restaurante El Guanche / Alte Schule
Ranked #1 of 9 Restaurants in Masca
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$21
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Dear guests, we accept only cash payments We would like to inform you, our dear guests, that you shouldn't leave things in your car while parking in masca because there is a risk of theft. Thank you!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A family run place with simple but great tasting food. Sitting on the terrace looking at the views sipping my beer, eating our Frittata and salad with added avocado grown in the garden below, life doesn't get much better.

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Thank Jim B
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The place was indeed special with a spectacular view and friendly staff. We tried some local tapas and also some local fruits with real taste :) We especially were in a search for something to give to our little daughter (1 year and 9 months) and the vegetable soup was fresh and tasty. When I will remember this experience, for sure I will also remember this place.

Thank Nicoleta U
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A cozy restaurant with a spectacular view of the valley. Some toys and a swing to keep the kids happy was appreciated. The service was friendly but not professional, our order was forgotten a couple of times and the wait felt long especially for the kids. Perhaps because it was quite busy when we visited.

The menu was exemplary short and we had cheese tapas which consisted of a selection of cheeses and two salsas, all good. We also had the set menu which consisted of a good serving of a simple but tasty vegetable soup, some deep fried dough of corn, onion, eggs and possibly something more that was nice but quite greasy. And a banana-drink. A nice break from canarian potatoes and grilled fish.

and the wait felt long especially for the kids. Perhaps because it was quite busy when we visited.

Park in the appointed parking near the roundabout and then walk down towards the restaurant. When you have just passed the square on your right hand side hound down, the stairs to the right are quite steep but if you steer left you can go down the hill past the cactuses and also reach this and other restaurants.

Thank mostlyveg
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I have tried the meal of the day: ''panierte Champions'' with salad and an fresh caramel cake as dessert. My girlfriend tried a salad and a fresh apple cake. The cake was amazing...the salad and the mushrooms okay. The view was amazing and the service very kind...all in all 4 of 5 points!

Thank Robert L
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

My Wife and I stumbled upon this beautiful little restaurant. The food was great and wait staff were friendly all at a good price.

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Thank MarcBBQ
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