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Can Rafa

Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972 159 401
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Ranked #6 of 86 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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France
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

a sarsuela to die for (well, take a 3 hour walk for, over the mountain from Port de la Selva), great wines from their own vineyard... the best in town! But what's the recipe for the apple mousse?

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Napa, Californie
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Always as busy and rushed, wish they would pace our dishes out more to enjoy but the food is fantastic and we go back every year. Start with the Tallarinas!!!

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Rafa keeps the menu simple but offers the highest quality fish and seafood in Cadaques. It is not inexpensive, but regulars - and most diners are regulars whom Rafa and Carmen greet as old friends - are happy to return again and again. Can Rafa has been our No 1 restaurant in Cadaques for nearly 30 years; there's nothing to... More

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Dallas, Texas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My friends and I had a fantastic dinner here. The terrace is right in the center of the beach promenade and, although you can't clearly see the sea, the people walking by is a quite interesting entertainment. The wine served is produced by the owner, and really no need to order any other wine. Both the red and the white... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews 74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

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
30 helpful votes 30 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
33 helpful votes 33 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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277 reviews 277 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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