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Rafas

Sant Sebastia, 56, 17480 Roses, Spain
+34 972254003
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Ranked #20 of 184 Restaurants in Roses
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Brussels, Belgium
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

One of the best fish dishes my wife and I have ever eaten. Fresh, simple and finger-licking tasty! Friendly staff and worth every penny! We will come back.

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Copenhagen
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Just enjoyed the most amazing dinner last night at Rafas with my husband and little girl. We are in chok that the place doesnt have more top reviews as this is the best fish restaurant in the world, according to Adrean Ferran (El Bulli), and we agree. We enjoyed the most wonderful squid as well as sublime gambas. For mains... More

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Kent
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This is the place where the chef at nearby world famous El Bulli always went to eat fish. You can see why. First to get the full Rafa experience arrive early and ignore the outdoor tables and the right hand room as you face the restaurant. The left hand one is air conditioned and where Rafa operates a grill with... More

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Eltville am Rhein, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We were looking forward to some great grilled fish, got an overpriced and overcooked San Pedro and some mediocre gambas for 100€/kilo. As they do not have a menu, you do not know the prices in advance. We paid 118€ altogether for a dinner for two which was far too expensive for the quality of food and the experience of... More

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cheshire
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

Having read the reviews on here, I almost came to the conclusion that this restaurant was likely to be a very expensive rip-off living on its El Bulli connection When we arrived, and asked for a table, we were asked if we realised that they only serve fish and if we were ok with that We shared a portion of... More

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houston
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We enjoyed the calamari starter (approx €19) that was grilled , slightly smaller than what we are accustomed to, but quite tasty. Although we were never presented a menu ( i am not sure they have one) we picked out a "fly" fish? Sp from the display and it was grilled nicely with some toasted garlic accents. Also available was... More

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Rafas is a small place with less than 20 seats indoor and in the summer some tables outside. At the time for El Bulli Rafas was the place where the owner of El Bulli was said to go for a meal at times. All the food is grilled in oil and salt and Rafas serve basically only seafood. A place... More

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Palma de Mallorca, Islas Baleares, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

very fresh seafood cooked simply and very good, The service is good, nice sitting on the terrace and the owners are friendly and there's no rush just sit back and enjoy the locally caught fresh daily fish. I ate things Ive never seen before and enjoyed everything. definitely worth a try

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

Nice small restaurant, with RAFA behind the stove (not the other RADA!). Only fish, extra fresh, no menu. Fish cooked very simply without accompaniment. Calamaris excellent, we had San Pedro very good but would have like a little touch of something with it. Nice ambiance small place.

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London, England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013 via mobile

You'd think that Rosas, having an active fishing port, would be bursting with great fish restaurants - but you'd be wrong. There are actually only a handful of good places to eat nice fresh fish and Rafas is one of them Rafas ( the discrete sign on the wall calls it 'RhodeRosesRafa' - see photo) is located in one of... More

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