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Es Baluard

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Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972258183
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 28
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Best of Cadaqués

I say "The Best of Cadaqués" when I describe Es Baluard, because to sit at a table in their window and enjoy a meal overlooking Cadaqués is one of the best dining experiences the village has to offer. The storybook view is amazing. But there are better kitchens with friendlier service at a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
Jon from Dallas
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Dallas, Texas
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Dallas, Texas
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71 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I say "The Best of Cadaqués" when I describe Es Baluard, because to sit at a table in their window and enjoy a meal overlooking Cadaqués is one of the best dining experiences the village has to offer. The storybook view is amazing. But there are better kitchens with friendlier service at a better price point in Cadaqués. What you... More 

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Stockholm County, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

one of the best restaurants I have visited. Fresh seafood cooked to perfection in the way you want it. Very knowledgable and service minded staff in a nice setting. If you like seafood do not miss this one ! Their homemede olive oil is also a delightful experience.

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Washington, DC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I ate dinner at Es Baluard one night in late May and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. I began with seafood croquettes, followed by hake in celery; both were delicious. As I understand it, the restaurant has only a few window-side tables (maybe only two?), so I was very pleased to find that my advance request for one of those tables... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The food is good. Highlights included the shrimp and a refreshing salad. The decor is clean and beautiful. But, the best thing about this place is a great view and casual pace for an intimate lunch just off the super busy main drag. It's very relaxing.

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Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We walked up and down the sea-front searching for the restaurant in the "sea wall" to the right of the Dali statue - as you look out to sea. Baluard being translated as Bastion. It is on the first floor above the promenade up some steps. When you look up you see the name and two nice window tables, one... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Good quality of dishies specially fresh fish. Tradicional Costa Brava meals. Recommended all "suquets". A good quality of wines. Placed in front of the sea. It has to be on the top 10 of restaurants in Cadaqués

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Not cheap and not expensive, typical local food, everything is fresh, family business (papa on the kitchen, mother+daughter are waiters). Good location-view...One of the best paella in Cadaques (not truistic-plastic)

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Ballyclare
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Superb food. Good wine list. Service was first class. Surprised to see this restaurant given a relatively low listing. Atmosphere a little bit staid, but a quick preview at Sunday lunchtime (we ate on Sunday evening) revealed a lively and very busy restaurant.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Family operated restaurant with delicious food at very good prices, always crowded even lat at night, their speciality is Pallas and seafood and don't miss the special desserts

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Es Baluard was traditionally regarded as one of the best restaurants in Cadaques, if not the best, but on our last two visits its clear that its been left behind by a number of the newer arrivals. The menu hasnt changed in years to any degree and although the quality of the food is fine, it lacks the sparkle and... More 

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Address: Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
Phone Number: +34 972258183
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: +34 972258183

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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