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Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar

Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
966885855
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Ranked #11 of 180 Restaurants in Altea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $42
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Tapas, Contemporary, Fusion
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Gastrobar camouflaged in a burger. Tapas, original and copyright, many of them pirated from the best chefs, homemade burgers, accompanied by good music, familiar and informal atmosphere, where we aim to give our best within our means, Apt All.
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Eastriggs, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a great little gourmet tapas bar hidden away from the main tourist trail. Great ambience and fantastic food, You must try try tasting tapas menu. I thoroughly recommend the pork cheek, it was excellent. Very friendly staff who will explain all the dishes to you. Great value for money.

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Altea, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We have never eaten here due to the following experience. One evening my wife and I were heading for the square by the church so we stopped at pirata and asked for two drinks .We were informed that they were only serving drinks with food and it was not possible just to drink I found this very strange as we... More

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We arrived in this beautiful seaside town not knowing where to eat. Our hotel recommended we eat here and it was a very special treat. Fabulous fusion tapas, great staff and a very interesting view.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Tasty, and a bit different tapas. You get alot of food for €19. Nice to sit outside, but a bit close to passing (noisy and smelly) traffic. Will definitely go back!

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Oslo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Been here 4 times during the last three years. The tapas is very good, good service and good value for the money. Aprox 20 euros per person. Definetively to recommend. My favorite in Altea.

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Altea, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This is a totally different experience..quite funky. Absolutely superb tasting experience. A large choice of what are called Tapas in Spain....but these are GOURMET TAPAS....that have no resemblance to the traditional spanish Tapas. (..sheeps lungs, pigs kidneys etc. ) NOT AT ALL. an adventure in Gourmet dining with small very tasty Tapas....eg..raw Sea Urchin..stiirred with cream..lightly flavoured with french cheese...topped... More

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Derbyshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This is the only restaurant we went to twice during our visit. We had the tasting menu the first time and a selection of other tapas the second.... The food was well presented, quite modern (not authentic but in a good way) and very tasty. Would thoroughly recommend- great value for money in our opinion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

Without doubt one of my favourite restaurants in Altea. The Tapas tasting menu is a must, pork cheek with creamy mash is out of this world! It's only a small restaurant so well worth pre booking. I have been going here for at least three years, the menu doesn't seem to change must but to be honest there is no... More

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Arzier, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Highly recommended experience, small place on two floors, great service and fantastic food. It is quite different from the traditional spanish tapas, very creative and tasty. Highly recommend that you let the staff choose the tapas as you´ll try things you´d never think about ordering.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Having lived in Spain for several years I've had my fair share of tapas. But never have I tasted tapas like they serve here at Xef Pirata - simply fantastic. It's a rather small but cosy place, situated near Alteas beautiful church. The owner is Argentinian and very friendly and helpful - just like the rest of the staff. Food... More

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Additional Information about Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar

Address: Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
Phone Number: 966885855
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Altea
Average Prices: USD 10 - 42
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Tapas, Contemporary, Fusion

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