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Avinguda Caritat Serinyana, 4, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972 25 85 04
09:00 - 23:00
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Banyoles, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly and familiar welcome, reasonable price and simple and correct food. Good place to eat. I would like to be able to write this review in the town's language, catalan.

Thank Arnau117
Wiesbaden, Germany
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

We went there on recommendation from our hotel receptionst and was pleasently surprised. The place was full and people even waited for tables. Food is simple, but well tasting. You dont get e.g. decorations, just what you order which in turn is well made. House wine is very reasonably priced and a very good try. try the fried anchovies as... More 

Thank Cotzofana
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63 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

One of the owners of Hostal Marina advised us this place when we asked for restaurant with tasty food but not extremely expensive. We ordered salad with goat cheese and cooked rabbit. All was tasty!

Thank Anna A
Bega, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 26 February 2015

We were perhaps a little early for the Spanish. when we arrived our host was very busy and on his own. We were 4 Aussie and only speak english, communication was difficult and the service was slow. We were about to leave when some older children and a lady arrived. The verbal communication didn't improve much but the service was... More 

Thank Graham S
Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 August 2014 via mobile

Definetily the best restaurant in Cadaques.since i discovered this little gem, I have both lunch and dinner here whenever I go to Cadaques. Local simple environment.Try the lamb!

Thank Thiago77
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Typical local restaurant with no airs and graces, simple food served quickly by a couple of grandmother types, no fuss or bother and sensible prices. Ideal for a quick lunch or you could stay for ages if you want to sobremessiar.

Thank HotScot19
Tehran, Iran
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66 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2014 via mobile

I will never forget the food I order. It is local restaurant with delicious foods. Try sea food and ask for a special dressing source with Mayonnaise for fried fish The staff are so friendly . old lady with smile know English well. Try it. Try it. Try it.

Thank kave_m
London, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2013 via mobile

It would be unfair to say don't go here for gourmet cooking as this is not what this restaurant is about. We'd tried the top rated restaurants in Cadaques and wanted something more down to earth. La Cala is a family run, very friendly and relaxed restaurant with a large range of local seafood, meat and Catalan dishes. You feel... More 

2 Thank Tony B
Grenade, France
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210 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2013

We stop by La Cala for lunch. While this is clearly not an upscale restaurant, it serves many typical Spanish dishes. The tortilla was good, the octopus delicious and the water ice cold. On the other end the fried calamari were not that great. Price, including salad, was less than 20 euro per person which was actually great considering quality... More 

2 Thank seifer1975
Ambleside, United Kingdom
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154 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2013

This restaurant reminds me of the places I used to eat at in Granada in the 1970's. local, well cooked food, served promptly and without ceremony. I enjoyed beautifully presented carpaccio of bacalao and delicious chicken. Red wine at 6 euros a bottle and a good cafe cortado to finish. Great atmosphere too.

1 Thank moumoulous

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$36
Mediterranean, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avinguda Caritat Serinyana, 4, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: +34 972 25 85 04

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?