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Can Rafa

Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972 159 401
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Ranked #7 of 82 restaurants in Cadaques
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Oslo, Norway
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274 reviews 274 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Good selection of seafood dishes, very good taste on seafood paella. Also the gazpacho is recommended. Located down by the beach in the 'new' part of town.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We have had some excellent dining experiences in our stay in Cadaques and Can Rafa was no exception. Owned and run by the Martin Faixo families we were well looked after by Rafael Martin himself who gave good guidance on the specials of the day and showed us a platter of very fresh looking fish. He also took note of... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Good location and friendly staff. But the food was generally the worst meal out so far ( out of 4). The paella was not great the entrecôte for the children was ok. We choose the menu of the day. The mixed salad was filling and the wine was good. The digestive was a nice free touch at the end.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Ordered the set menu including bread, glass of wine, tuna salad, seafood paella and dessert. So far the best paella I have tried in Spain! The seafood was so sweet, fresh and there was a generous serving of it too. Great service, happy with everything, definitely recommended.

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Barcelona, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

This place offers a range of fresh fish. This is one of three restaurants in Cadaqués where cooks a good seafoods. You could taste their wine DO Empordà. Friendly staff. In front of the beach.

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Lasne, Belgium
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19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

With so many restaurants to choose from I was glad my hotel recommended a place for lunch. And after our delicious meal I was even more grateful! My son and husband got Paella (which seemed to be flying out of the kitchen to most of the other guests as well. I had the grilled calamari. All the dishes were great.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I was over a short trip to Barcelona and was advised to go and visit Can Rafa from my friend from is orginally from the city. I asked the floor manager for his recommendation and I ordered the Paella which was excellent. The staff were very helpful throughout our dinner and we were recommend a bottle of wine to have... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

I was in Barcelona last week and I went to visit Cadaques. My Spanish friend told us about Can Rafa and we really enjoyed there. We had some starters that the owner, Rafa, recommended and then paella as a main course. Lovely! Fresh seafood for a very reasonable price. We also had a nice bottle of MF wine, made by... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Went for dinner here on last day of trip to Cadaques. Food was good. Enjoyed the menu deal- salad, seafood paella and dessert. Lots of stray cats lurking about, added to the place ;)

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Ballyclare
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Wine is excellent (from the family's own vineyard); No wine list though. Service friendly and very fast (as if an express train were about to hit the restaurant ). Cuisine not so good and nor were the prices - though the fish always looked fresh and bright before it was cooked. A very popular restaurant nevertheless.

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rafelMF m, Propietario at Can Rafa, responded to this review

thank you for your visit, we are proud that you enjoyed our wine, we take care to produce it because it's our life and it's also a passion. As for the restaurant we work with the same passion. Since 1982 when my parent started the business, our goal is to provide the best quality and for this we need to... More

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