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Catamaran

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Puerto Deportivo 3. Alto, Benicarlo, Spain
964 461099
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12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 51
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent lunch

Very nice spot. Excellent welcoming service, delicious tapas just the right place for a lunch...very reasonable prices too. The prawns in garlic were gorgeous

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
basilfawlty007
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Barcelona, Spain
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Entertaining clients
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112 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Barcelona, Spain
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very nice spot. Excellent welcoming service, delicious tapas just the right place for a lunch...very reasonable prices too. The prawns in garlic were gorgeous

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Busy restaurant for lunch and tdhe menu of the day was filling, appetising and well priced. Service was attentive without being in your face

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Barx, Spain
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

Nothing wrong with this restaurant but nothing to lift it above average. Very good, crisp, fresh salad but at €9 it should be. Gambas al ajillo, large prawns in hot garlic and chilli oil were plump and juicy but NO garlic and very little chilli. The delight of this dish, having eaten the prawns, is to use your bread to... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We chose this restaurant because of the name it has for fish Paella. on arrival at 7.45 pm we were the first to be seated. we ordered a starter to share, and a fish paella for two. the starte arrived and was very good. too much for one person - we had made the right choice to share. We then... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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481 reviews 481 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The staff are very friendly here and can speak French, English or German if you need it. It has views of the marina and outdoor seating. We ordered patatas bravas to start (€4) and paella valenciana (€12 each for 2 people) and they were easily the best that we had tasted in Spain. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

This is the best option in this small town. Great food, helpful staff and reasonably priced. We had the seafood paella which was more than enough for 2.

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Nieuil, France
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Great food and charming service, the first visit we had the 20 euro menu and could not fault the variety of the food presented and the quality, service always with a smile and with our little French and there little English we had no problem communicating. Second visit we both had steaks which were grilled as requested and melted in... More 

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SY22
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Catamaran is in a lovely setting overlooking Benicarlo Marina and appears to be very poular with local people. Menu's are available in several languages and we chose the tapas selection @15 euros and were presented with 8 well cooked portions of a good size which were brought to the table at staggered intervals,a sweet and some drinks are included in... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We have been there twice now and both times we have found the staff most friendly and helpful. The food on the menu del dia @ €15 was a great selection and cooked perfectly. The mussels where definitely the best we've had in Spain and the paella was a terrific change from the usual 'shellfish & chicken variety with pork... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Overlooking the Marina, this restaurant was very quiet when we arrived for lunch but rapidly filled with locals. We chose the tapas selections 1 and 2 and were well rewarded with beautifully cooked portions of a good size and brought to table at precisely the right time. An excellent selection which would help non-spanish visitors a lot of worrying about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Puerto Deportivo 3. Alto, Benicarlo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Castellon Province  >  Benicarlo
  • Phone Number: 964 461099

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 41
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?