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Can Formiga

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Esglesia, 104, 08397 Pineda de Mar, Spain
+34 937 67 17 35
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Alblasserdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a nice restaurant with friendly staff and good food. Next time i come back for shure. The restaurant has a good location and has very nice Catalonisch admosphere and???? they have vodka

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were taken to this restaurant for a friend's birthday and were treated to a catalan meal of exceptional quality, including some wonderful tapas style starters. The staff were enthusiastic and attentive and we would strongly recommend this restaurant

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I tried pig cheek with a plate of embutidos to start. Both were excellent and the house wine is good too. The set menus are really good value, starting at €12,50 you really can't go wrong.

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Thank David E
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I went with my wife for a dinner. We had a 25 € set menu with seafood salad, sauteéd clams and baked turbot with potatoes, accompanied by chilled white wine. Everything was delicious (dessert included) and it was an excellent quality for the price. Be sure to book ahead, the place is small.

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Thank Edin K
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This family run restaurant serves traditional homemade Catalan food. We paid €19.50 and got entree, bottle of wine between two, starter, main, dessert. Despite being of great value the quality of the food did not fall. It was amazing, I had the ham selection for starters and my boyfriend had the prawns and both were delicious. I then had the... More 

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Thank vsrinuruk
Barcelona, Spain
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015

If you are looking for a good traditional food and nice meat dishes this is the best place around. It is good value for money and the attention is correct. Nonetheless, the service is quite slow.

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Thank MrMru
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2012

Very friendly owners who go out of their way to make your visit enjoyable. We saw the reviews here and sought this one out. The portions are very generous and taste great. I would encourage all those that stick with chips and beans to live a little and try this one.

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2 Thank Graham A
Pineda de Mar, Spain
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2012

Can Formiga is for sure the best typical Catalan food restaurant. The atmosphere of the place, really takes you to the closest you can get to local people. Food is outstanding, at a very reasonable price

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Thank AntonideCastro
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2012

Absolutely lovely food! We had entree, starter, main course, dessert, coffee & bottle of wine all for 21 euros PP! Amazing!!! Highly recommend!

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Esher
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2010

Whilst staying in Pine De Mare within the last month, we stumbled across this quaint little family run restaurant. I'm so pleased we visited Can Formiga, in fact we had 2 evenings enjoying not only the great food but the attentive and relaxed service was superbe, as opposed to many places we've been to which only want you in, eat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esglesia, 104, 08397 Pineda de Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Pineda de Mar
  • Phone Number: +34 937 67 17 35

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