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El Capillo

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2 Rue Pasteur, 66190 Collioure, France
+33 4 68 82 48 23
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Restaurant proposant une carte realisee a partir de produits frais , de...
Restaurant proposant une carte realisee a partir de produits frais , de qualite et a prix modere. Une selection de vins de producteurs independant de collioure et bio ainsi que des desserts maison vous attendent. Dorade royale,loup, gambas,turbot,parillade, calamars ,thon vous seront cuisines a la plancha avec le plus grande justesse de cuisson. Nous n 'avons pas la vue sur la mer mais une jolie terrasse situee sous la celebre vierge de collioure ainsi que l envie de faire passer un agreable moment a notre clientele.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 87
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good Value Meals

From the outside El Capillo seems quite a simple restaurant with basic décor and tables that are quite close together. The food, though, is superb and we ended up eating dinner at the restaurant on three of the five nights we were in Collioure. Some of the dishes that stood out for us were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2014
Amani10
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Peterborough
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  • Outdoor seating
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Peterborough
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

From the outside El Capillo seems quite a simple restaurant with basic décor and tables that are quite close together. The food, though, is superb and we ended up eating dinner at the restaurant on three of the five nights we were in Collioure. Some of the dishes that stood out for us were starters of salmon and of squid,... More 

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Skive, Denmark
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Best tapas in town - and a lovely and charming service and restaurant. The best wines of the holiday was served at El Capillo.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Nicely decorated small restaurant with pleasant and attentive staff. Excellent starter plate of Serrano ham, Manchego cheese and anchovies. Followed by delicious seabass and then crème catalane. The bottle of rose wine we chose was very good and reasonably priced. A thoroughly enjoyable experience.

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Martley, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The food here is really food and fantastic variety. We started with the Tapas platter (lovely) and the grilled calamari (best ever). Great service too!

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UK
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014 via mobile

The problem with Collioure is the number of small cafes and restaurants. We tried El Capillo on the basis of its lunch menu (19.5 € for three courses) and Trip Advisor. The starter and dessert are the same each day (salade Collioure or Serrano ham with tomato) and creme Catalan. We had the tuna main with ratatouille and new potatoes.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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129 reviews 129 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Trip advisor said that El Capillo was good and it was. We visited with friends while on a holiday in Collioure. As with most of the restaurants in the back streets of Collioure, the El Capillo was small and so booking is essential. But the food is so much better than that served by the larger harbor front restaurants. We... More 

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Cotswolds
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This restaurant was recommended & did not disappoint. The food was excellent & the staff were very friendly & helpful, we had to go back for a second meal.

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lyon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Collioure is one of the most beautiful towns on the French Mediterranean coast, and the fresh fish in this restaurant is as excuisite as the town itself. Hidden in the backstreets from the overpriced sea front restaurants the fish is very fresh and expertly cooked. A simple meal of sole with potatoes and aioli was fantastic, and for Saturday lunch... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Back again and the service, food and value. Can speak English if you want. Fish is the main item on the menu as expected on the coast and they do make a simple fish look amazing on the plate. Good value.

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Wow - very surprised and excited about the 3 course plat du menu at this little gem. They were turning people away because they were so full - and obviously news travels fast. Value was fantastic - the Filet de Loupe was probably the freshest and tastiest fish that I have ever eaten. And we voted their Creme Catalan as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Rue Pasteur, 66190 Collioure, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Pyrenees-Orientales  >  Collioure
  • Phone Number: +33 4 68 82 48 23

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 45
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Restaurant proposant une carte realisee a partir de produits frais , de qualite et a prix modere. Une selection de vins de producteurs independant de collioure et bio ainsi que des desserts maison vous attendent. Dorade royale,loup, gambas,turbot,parillade, calamars ,thon vous seront cuisines a la plancha avec le plus grande justesse de cuisson. Nous n 'avons pas la vue sur la mer mais une jolie terrasse situee sous la celebre vierge de collioure ainsi que l envie de faire passer un agreable moment a notre clientele.

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