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Plaza Benimarco, 03720 Benissa, Spain
+34 965 74 72 15
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 36
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  • 18
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  • 4
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food, mediocre service

I have been coming to Bar Canis for years and should have known to book but we didn't and turned up on a quiet Wednesday lunchtime in June and was asked if we had booked. We said we hadn't and promptly got sent to the 2 corner tables right next to the kitchen on a scorching day and chose one... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I have been coming to Bar Canis for years and should have known to book but we didn't and turned up on a quiet Wednesday lunchtime in June and was asked if we had booked. We said we hadn't and promptly got sent to the 2 corner tables right next to the kitchen on a scorching day and chose one... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Had lovely meal at this quirky colourful restaurant. The portions were big, but delicious. Go there hungry!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

I live not far from this really pretty resturant and always wanted to visit after mixed reviews about the service. The start wasn't great admittedly after asking for a table the waitress waved at one on the terrace not looking up from her phone the took 15 mins to give us menus or ask for drinks, there's was only 1... More 

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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

In our opinion this is truely the areas best paella. Having visited over the last few years it never changes. Succulent rice and meat topped with delicious prawns. Even though it was February, our last visit, we still unfortunately had to make a reservation. The staff don't appear to have changed, a little sullen looking but I think it is... More 

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Pontevedra, Spain
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have read varied reviews of this restaurant mainly re the staff. We found them to be friendly, helpful and extremely pleasant. We have been twice in the last few weeks and the food was excellent both times, real paellas not tourist stuff. Puddings are also wonderful. The whole ambience is wonderful, one of the quirkiest and most interesting restaurants... More 

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Benissa
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This Restaurant has some of the best views of any Restaurant around from the balcony, but the seats there get booked up the food is very good at a sensible price, you must book if you don't be prepared to be disappointed as it gets booked up quickly, Spanish run but don't be put off some of them do speak... More 

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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have read the reviews and with a heavy heart, I agree the staff are a little sultry!! But hey, if you want good food in a great setting in Spain, expect to be served by spaniards, learn a little Spanish and I promise you will find it a totally different experience, the food is fantastic, you just have to... More 

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Benissa, Spain
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a very pretty looking place with fantastic views, but the service is a joke , you are very lucky if you go as a group for you all to get your food together, the last time we went i had finished before my partner had got theirs, then it wasnt very good

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Benissa, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

One of the best paella of the region. Hidden in Benimarco, out of the touristic crowd and fastastic views of the mediterranean sea. Traditionnal spanish, as well the service, but with perfection of taste and the charm of real Spain.

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Duiven, Gelderland, Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

House-style kitchen, every table with different chairs and different dishes..... Certainly not the greatest food, but nevertheless a crowded place every night. Don't expect haute-cuisine, just decent local food at friendly prices in a personal setting. We came back for the (very good and authentic!!) paella; and we noticed that many locals have the habit to share some dishes with... More 

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Address: Plaza Benimarco, 03720 Benissa, Spain
Phone Number: +34 965 74 72 15
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Benissa

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  • Address: Plaza Benimarco, 03720 Benissa, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Alicante Province  >  Costa Blanca  >  Benissa
  • Phone Number: +34 965 74 72 15

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