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Es Balconet

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c/Sant Antoni 2, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
972 25 88 14
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Très bonne cuisine/poisson frais - fresh dishes

Perfect ! Very professional waitress, fresh food, good wine, it was a pleasure. Cosy room, quiet place, the restaurant is a little bit lost in the streets but it is worth it !

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Antibes, France
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
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Antibes, France
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Perfect ! Very professional waitress, fresh food, good wine, it was a pleasure. Cosy room, quiet place, the restaurant is a little bit lost in the streets but it is worth it !

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Toronto, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I highly recommend this small restaurant, it is a little gem hidden off the main strip, you may need Google maps to get you there. The preparation of the fresh catch of the day, besu and seabream was awesome. Adequate portions for a reasonable price. The crab starter was particularly good.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Our BEST meal in Spain on this holiday - the staff were very friendly and took time to discuss the menu and the 'specials'. We were treated as regular customers but we had not been before. The food was outstanding - we had three courses and all were a delight. The fish is all locally sourced and you can 'see... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

We dined here after a long day and found Balconet to be quite good. Starting with a half liter of house white we each had a house salad.....exceptionally large and fresh. For our mains....the Iberic special which is a special cut of pork and steamed mussels....both being good. We finished our meal with dessert....Catalan style cream brûlée.

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Berkeley, California
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Interesting food - tasty but not unforgettable. Charming atmosphere. Very friendly waiters speaking Spanish and French and English. Very good Crema Catalana for dessert ( more like a creme brûlée) and molten chocolate cake. Portions were perfect size. Not too big.

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Finistere, France
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Tucked off the main street, Es Balconet has a lovely atmosphere, really friendly staff and great food. We were lucky to get a table on the balcony and enjoyed the set menu whilst our daughters ate a la carte. The waitress was very friendly, attentive and helpful. We arrived just as the place opened and at it filled up within... More 

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Paris, France
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

By far and away the best dinner in Cadaques. A small restaurant with a chef who knows what he is doing producing excellent dishes. Not the cheapest around but the whole experience justifies the price - for us, euro 99.44. You are a bit of a captive audience in Cadaques by way of its location (beautiful by the way) and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

The Es Balconet is a small restaurant in a side street up from the beach area in Cadaques. It is well worth searching out as it offers high quality cuisine at reasonable prices. The chef knows what he is doing and we all enjoyed the food. The staff are friendly and will offer advice on the menu. The dining room... More 

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Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This restaurant is a very good place to have a excellent meal at Cadaquez without going broke after you paid .It's a very cozy restaurant so it's a good idea to make reservation.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

unbelievable fish stew, great wine, lovely ambiance, we sat on the balcony, nice service, everything was delicious

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: c/Sant Antoni 2, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: 972 25 88 14

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?