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Can Rafa

Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972 159 401
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Ranked #6 of 84 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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Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Had a lunch facing the town square. The location is good. However, the staff tried to push food on us and the value just was not there.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Sometimes you are just lucky in the choices you make. Having a handful of recommendations from our hotel, we joined some new-found friends from our hotel in deciding on dinner at Can Rafa. The fun began immediately. Q- "Would you like some wine?" A-"Yes. A Tinto de Verano would be nice." Response - "I only serve my wine." We laughed... More

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

We visited Cadaques for a day and sought advice from Tripadvisor as to where to sit for a meal. Con Rafa had good ratings so we opted for that. The restaurant was busy, but we managed to get a table after a short wait. Unfortunately we only had limited time available which did not allow us to fully enjoy the... More

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Oslo, Norway
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275 reviews 275 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

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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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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79 reviews 79 reviews
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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