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All 86 Cadaques Restaurants

El Gato Azul

10 carrer curos, Cadaques, Spain
00 34 972 258 844
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Ranked #23 of 86 Restaurants in Cadaques
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I’ve been visiting Cadaques since 1998. In all these years I’ve tried a lot of restaurants. Some of my favorites have closed – Cala Bona, Chez Pierre, to name a couple. Others weren’t able to maintain the quality with the passage of time. Yet others I never went back to. But El Gato Azul has been one of my regular... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Beautiful little restaurant. A simple menu with few dishes and lots of cultural variety. The tajine was amazing, great taste and the lamb was soft and not at all chewy. Chicken with mint sauce and green curry were also good. The decor and owner give a lot if character to this place, and a bit of a French feel.

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Santa Monica, CA
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

Really good food. I had the lamb tajine. Very good. Small restaurant with good staff. The only downside is that less able bodied will have a hard time with the street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

We found this place occasionally when it was raining on the street and it seemed so pretty, calm and warm. And it is fully so. The only thing is that you receive your order not very quick but like in 10-15 mins, but this was ok. Food is good, we tried toasts, really good. atmosphere is very pleasant, one cat... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Having been lucky enough to come to Cadaques for over 20 years, we've seen many restaurants come & go so it was great to try this new addition! Just up from the latest 'hip' bar in the town, don't let the twee cat theme put you off! The food was excellent and quite unusual for the area, and decently priced... More 

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Tournefeuille, France
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153 reviews 153 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We went to El Gato Azul for dinner. The place is small, I would say less than 30 seats, but nice. The food on the menu is not your typical restaurant food, and this was a clear plus, but the taste was more ok than good. The only reason why the restaurant gets 3 stars instead of 4 is the... More 

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Lafayette, Colorado
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Well, the location is wonderful. Tucked away on a hill on a cobblestone street, below the church. The server/ owner is French and so elegant. But the restaurant is tres casual. The famous cat lady lives a few doors up the hill, and there are cats in the kitchen here in the restaurant. The cook is Bolivian. All that said,... More 

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Ivanovo, Russia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Very small restaurant with authentic dishes. Lacks English menu translation, so it's not easy to get what the catalan fish name means. Fortunately, the waitress speaks English a bit, and we got something to taste. Food is something different from our habits, but of good quality and size of portions. Prices are not too big, but we spend about 15... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

We ate here on our first evening in Cadaques, it's on a lovely tiny back street very laid back atmosphere and the lovely lady did all the waitressing on her own which worked nicely and was quite a welcomed change from the hurried ordering at many other places I visit. I realy wanted the tajine, but they had ran out... More 

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Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2012

This is a charming little restaurant with quirky decor and an attentive owner. Very nice food and a laid back atmosphere. Reasonably priced by Cadaques standards.

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Address: 10 carrer curos, Cadaques, Spain
Phone Number: 00 34 972 258 844
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques

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