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Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar

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Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
+34 966 88 58 55
13:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had one of the best tapas meals in my life here. The prawn carpacchio is outstanding. Also recommend the beef cheeks! Coming back!

Thank Andrè A
Oslo, Norway
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43 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Small, very busy bar, with very good tapas. We had the tapas-menu. All good. If you like good food, busy and crowded surroundings, it's a good place to go.

Thank Lizzy264
Alicante, Spain
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is friendly, comfortable, professional and the food is so good. It is different in that it is NOT the kind of tapas where there are a few ingredients placed on a dry slice of baguette. This is well thought out little portions of food with complex flavours. I imagine that there is a lot of preparation behind the... More 

Thank FincaElOtero
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the degustation menu with my colleagues. Was exceptional. Fusion tapas, travelling from latin america to asia to spain. Very small, better book a table. Nice staff, service is informal and relaxed... don t expect a fancy posh service... this is tapas environment. You have to try it! Prices are very reasonable!

Thank Leeman D
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really good Tapas! I would even say best tapas that i had in Spain. Cute location. Really friendly service, helpful and fast. I would recommend it.

Thank Maurizio C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great and authentic atmosphere, REAL tapas and great wine. Go for the tasting menu! Superfriendly staff, even if it was a busy evening

Thank Hege E
Cork, Ireland
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful restaurant, although small, has a lot to offer. Came here with friends a few weeks ago and we decided to try the tasting menu. Every single dish served was presented so perfectly and tasted delicious. The service was excellent and the atmosphere relaxed and enjoyable. There are many interesting pieces of artwork lining the walls and overall the... More 

Thank lefield
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here as often as possible and once again we really enjoy it. Despite the carpaccio de Viera is notte any more on the the menu. But the ceviche is great to compensate the lost. ;-)

Thank LSaccoccio
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

We needed to have our last day in Altea out, and highly recommended by a good Spanish friend we decided to check out Xef Pirata. The best decision in years! The restaurant is Spanish with a capital S. Cozy, visited by locals, and with an air of distinguished style. Pirate is for real, and the food is absolutely amazing. We... More 

1 Thank Michael K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Very tasty salads and burgers, food and service excellent. A good variety of vegetarian food too. Book a table don't be disappointed, very popular restaurant

Thank Margaret S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$10 - US$42
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Altea
  • Phone Number: +34 966 88 58 55
Gastrobar camouflaged in a burger. Tapas, original and copyright, many of them pirated from the best chefs, homemade burgers, accompanied by good music, familiar and informal atmosphere, where we aim to give our best within our means, Apt All.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?