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Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972 15 94 01
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12:00 am - 10:15 pm
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Thu - Tue 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wonderful fresh seafood

Put off a bit by some variable reviews but want seafood we decided to try this restaurant. Packed side by side with a variety of somewhat touristy restaurants on the square by the waterfront. We were welcomed by the owner. and shown to a nice table. He has open tub of freshly caught fish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Tacoma, Washington
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Put off a bit by some variable reviews but want seafood we decided to try this restaurant. Packed side by side with a variety of somewhat touristy restaurants on the square by the waterfront. We were welcomed by the owner. and shown to a nice table. He has open tub of freshly caught fish. Everything imaginable and wonderful fresh preparations... More 

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Paris
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went to this restaurant two times for our 4 days stay in Cadaques. It is the place if you want to enjoy fresh seafood. Also, they offers very good wine as wine manufacturer in Cadaques.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

During our short break in Cadaques we tried few popular restaurants but Can Rafa is the one we can definitely recommend. While strolling along the old port we saw fishermen delivering cases of fresh ( still alive) fish to Can Rafa. It was the catch of the day. We chose our meal directly from fisherman's hands and we had it... More 

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Eastbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Owned and run by a wine grower. Promenade tourist setting. Good service. But.....the menu was limited. The food presentation poor. Smoking is popular in the covered area facing the prom. Cod in garlic was a creamy flood....rice was eventually offered to soak up the dense liquid. The rice did not remove the cigarette smoke cloud.

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Both the location, along the promenade, and the staff, were excellent. Unfortunately, the food did not measure up, which is surprising as it appears the restaurant is part of an operating winery MF (Martin Faixo) & my experience is that wineries usually know food. I started with a gazpacho which was watery and didn't have a lot of flavor. My... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I was recompense this restaurant by a local foodie and being right at the promenade, I though it would not be as good as I was expecting. Little did I know... It was exquisite and will be back! Perafita wine: amazing!

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San Rafael, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Can Rafa was a sublime dining experience. The restaurant had been recommended by the owners of the Hostal Marina Cadaques hotel, and they were spot on. I met the owner a few hours before my dinner, and he told me his son was out fishing, and he recommended the tuna, which they sear quickly on both sides, leaving the center... More 

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Denver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We visited MF Enoteca for lunch and this is a 'parent' restaurant. They have the FRESHEST fish available - still swimming almost. And the service? Amazing! You will feel like family.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Overall a nice experience - friendly welcome by the owner who showed us the fish available that night. My wife and son had the seafood paella which they thought quite salty but still delicious. I had a catch of the day fish, not very big, and at 24EUR I thought very expensive. However the other dishes were all very reasonably... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I went with some French people I had just met in trying to find Anita, which was full and we were referred here. A very effusive welcome en Francais (which I can speak but maybe not so fast) from the owner who showed us the market fish he had. I ended up ordering the daurada (gilt head bream) and also... More 

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Additional Information about Can Rafa

Address: Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
Phone Number: +34 972 15 94 01
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Monday 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Tuesday 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Thursday 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Friday 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday 12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: +34 972 15 94 01

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 10:15 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 10:15 pm

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