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“Recommended Argentinian restaurant”

La Parrilla de Matilde
Ranked #308 of 667 Restaurants in Cadiz
Cuisines: Argentinian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

If you are a fan of famous Argentinian soccer player, you would love to visit this place. They have Messi signature. Apart from that, all the food are delicious. We ordered shark fillet, pork rib and beef rib with some grilled vegetables, all are good. The ambience is also nice, just in front of the Atlantic Ocean, so you also can enjoy the beautiful sunset.

Thank riana s
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Nice welcome when we entered and lots of staff about.
Cosy atmosphere, nice lighting and warm on a very cold evening.
We ordered a mixed meat platter that came with crispy chips. I wanted some salad so chose a small Caesar salad that was massive! However very tasty. The mixed meats were very tender but far too much. All in all we ate well for a very good price. The only negative was that the card machine wasn’t working! Luckily we had enough cash on us. They really should let customers know pre meal!

Thank lindasW5232SB
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to have stumbled across this delightful restaurant of Argentine genre. What I liked is that you could buy so much of the parilla style grilled food as you want, so a delicious dark-meat chicken half was €10 and a hamburger was about the same. (Some parilla are prix fixe at high price and you tend to overeat). A simple caesar salad was tasty.
If you like a substantial cocktail pour, this is your place. The server comes to the table with the bottle and pours whilst he looks around the room! Havana Club rum, unavailable in the US, very welcome. Service was a team approach so we had top , attentive service all night. We arrived about 9--930p, place thinned out around 10:15, but by 1045 it started to re-fill with people and was poppin' again after 11 or so. As an aside, this is so welcome, a nice friendly place serving full cuisine and bar until midnight and beyond, unlike the tame suburban US fare where it's a challenge to get a decent meal after 9--9:30pm often.. Would surely return.

Thank CLF422
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Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Restaurant looked really nice but we had read the reviews which put us off a bit. On our last night we thought, what the heck, it looks nice so let’s try it. Glad we did. Food was lovely and well cooked. Comments about the service are somewhat deserved but when we were there it looked like the slow service was due to understaffing. This is not really the place for a vegetarian but if you like meat give it a try but you might have to wait for service.

Thank Rachel I
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We waited after being served two tio pepes (after asking for manzanillas) about 20 minutes but were given a free potato, shallot and tuna dish by the gentleman waiter. He also advised us to have only a half salad, as it would be too large. He was right. But crisp and tasty. We had expertly cooked Solomillo de Ternera each, cooked "en su punto". (Medium rare). So tender it melted in the mouth. Light meat

So we went back a few days later. Waitress that night decided to make a stand and tell us "en su punto" is medium, and "poco hecho" is medium rare. The phrasebook said rare. Well, we'd had perfect veal steaks e.s.p. last time so went for that again. And we got medium steaks, overcooked, and different, red beef. but charged as ternera (veal)

We lived next door in the Hotel and know they do Sweetbreads here. First night veal sweetbreads absolutely delicious, baked in the oven. Second time, appalling, fried, swaddled in grease.

White wine and red wine by the glass, as no half bottles, and hubby likes reds and wife likes white. The bottle of white was then left on the counter to get warm (? it was over 30 degrees C) in case we wanted second glass. So subterfuge was needed to get a cold second glass - change the wine! So from Castillo de San Diego to Tierra Blanca. Which led to a search in the back and a new bottle opened. After a further 20 mins the original white was put in the fridge.

I would drop by early evenings, and leave after ten mins without service. One time football was on so I stayed, got served manzanilla. Went back another day, asked for it with olives, same price.

The staff don't seem terribly involved in making it easy for customers, many of whom are tourists like us. Faster and nicer service would help. Are they being looked after? Perhaps management could send friends posing as tourists, or send staff from another branch to eat here and be on the receiving end.

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Thank willy26
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