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If you want to make a reservation please contact us from 11:00 to 14:00, every day except on mondays and tuesdays. We DON'T take reservations via email, facebook or whatsapp, exclusively by phone calls.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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International, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 31 December 2020 via mobile

Excellent service, delicious food & wine and The best dessert ever decided by me and also by my girlfriend. 100% recommendation

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 8 March 2020

Have been to this restaurant half a dozen times and the food and wine has always been out of this world. As you entre the restaurant it may not look that interesting or up market but the owners who serve and cook are delightful and...the food and wine as I've said is magnificent. It's not cheap but neither is the quality. Also need to book ahead of time reservations are taken between 11am and 2pm Wednesday to Sunday.More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 21 February 2020

We started with the salmon, followed by the Iberian Peninsula pork. Because we told the server that we were sharing, he brought one as the first course and the other as the second. Perfect. Then we had an orange sponge cake dessert and a carpacio...of pineapple. Both excellent. We also had an excellent 21€ bottle of rosé. I'm glad we booked; there were no empty tables when we left.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 February 2020 via mobile

Arrived unannounced last Thursday all tables full. Person who met us assured us there would be a table free in five minutes, one duly became free he sat us down. Food was excellent Pigs trotter to start (shared the plate) was unctuous, followed by Turbot,...Octopus both fantastic and a couple of fab deserts. Good wine,friendly, efficient and relaxed service. Would definitely book if you can loads of people turned away, clientele good mix of locals and tourists like us. Thanks for a lovely evening El MercaderMore

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 14 February 2020 via mobile

If you visit Granada, you must eat in El Mercader. Amazing food and wines. Excellent service. Available just with reservation.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 12 February 2020 via mobile

OMG! Four of us had a wonderful meal. Lasagne with ground deer loin was worth it. The apple goat cheese starter to die for. Good spinach salad and we split four desserts four ways. Oh dear! Very very good. Nice Tempranillo too. Excellent service. A...great change from tapas.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020

People's reviews said ' we visit every time we come to Granada'. We understand why after just one visit. We went without a reservation so were lucky to get a table. The food was intriguingly different and each course we had was exceptionally well cooked...- and we were told about the ingredients, the preparation and the cooking. We had - between us - goats cheese and apple; scrambled egg with brains; fabulous tuna and a great of tongue. It looked wonderful when it arrived at the table and tasted even better. All washed down with a local red wine. This was one of the best meals we've ever had - not just this on this holiday.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 10 February 2020 via mobile

We had an incredible experience at El Mercader. The staff was kind and knowledgeable. We had a delicious meal and local wine, making it a highlight of our time in Granada. Would definitely recommend eating here, but be sure to make a reservation.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere would definitely recommend! Make sure to book in advance as gets busy

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

I don’t really know what all the fuss is about . It was good but not superb , and I think a little overpriced for what you get . Kind of disappointed on this one . The food was average at best ...

Date of visit: December 2019
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4 February 2020|
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Response from chrischerry007 | Reviewed this property |
No you need to telephone or book in person. Very nice restaurant
19 December 2019|
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Response from Cruiser789300 | Reviewed this property |
It is best to phone to make a reservation. Their number is +34 633 790 440. It will be worth it, we had a wonderful meal there.
18 September 2019|
Response from geto_dam | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am not sure, but I checked with Google, which says that the place is open Wednesday 7:30pm-11pm then Thursday to Sunday 1:30pm-4pm and 8pm-11pm.
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