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“Best food in benalmadena spain” 5 of 5 stars
Review of That Canadian Place

That Canadian Place
57 Antonio Machado, Las Gaviotas, Benalmadena, Spain
+34 952 44 17 91
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Ranked #34 of 437 Restaurants in Benalmadena
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Canadian, Bistro
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Located on playa Santa Ana, up the stairs in Las Gaviotas above Palm 5. Our great, open terrace overlooks the sea.Our policy, at "That Canadian Place" and our previous restaurant in Canada, is to provide top quality, homemade foods from the freshest ingredients. We make everything ourselves, including the sauces used in the kitchen. Some of our recipes have been in the family for years and others are new and created to keep our menu interesting and modern.
Sarnia, Canada
1 review
“Best food in benalmadena spain”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

We stumbled upon this gem as it was not in full view...In fact, it is situated on the upper level of five palms restaurant on the beautiful promenade on the sea. But what a find. The stunning views from the terrace are lovely, but it is the food that draws us back. Oh, and the welcoming service. Jordan and Stacey are exceptional hosts and we returned many times during our stay. Jordan's a wonderful chef and his food was fresh, delicious and mouth-watering. The four of us couldn't wait to return and try something new on the menu, except for my husband, who always chose the "CBC" - which he considers the best he ever tasted. We still talk about the food back home in Ontario, Canada.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Paul D, Owner at That Canadian Place, responded to this review, December 2, 2013
We really enjoyed having you guys here. It was a pleasure to meet you. We hope to see you if you make it back this way.
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“An absolute must and the most amazing food!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

Wow, where do I start! We found this place 4 days into a 10 day holiday and ate here 3 times in our remaining 6 days. The dining terrace has beautiful sea views and the whole place has a lovely atmosphere, the Canadian gentleman and his wife were so friendly and welcoming. The burgers were the best I have ever tasted - you must try The Great Canadian Burger, and the home made chips are out of this world! My partner had a veggie pasta dish on the first night we ate there and when we mentioned we were coming for our last night they made it again especially for him. Both of our boys loved the burgers and it was nice to know that they were eating something fresh and home made, this made such a nice change to the usual range of kids foods on offer in other bars. My in laws also ate here 3 times while we were there and said the steaks were some of the best they had ever eaten. Please go find this place, up the steps above Palm 5 bar, it is so worth it!! This will definatley be the first place we go to when we return to Benalmadena next year!!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Paul D, Owner at That Canadian Place, responded to this review, November 19, 2013
Sarah, it was a pleasure to meet and serve you and your family. We enjoyed the converstations that we had and appreciated your sons’ art work. It will be great to see everyone next year. Take care.
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Chester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“New to us”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We ate here for the first time in September. The pork ribs were gorgeous, the tapas were delicious and the setting was lovely. The restaurant has a terrace overlooking the sea and on a balmy night it was perfect. The owner was charming and attentive and his son (the chef) can certainly cook.

Visited September 2013
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Paul D, Owner at That Canadian Place, responded to this review, October 31, 2013
Thank you for the great review. Jordan's "fall off the bone" ribs are always a hit.
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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“Best Restaurant in Benlmadena!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We can't praise this wonderful, family run restaurant highly enough. We got the warmest of Canadian welcomes from Paul, his wife Cheryl and Stacey who made us feel right at home. The food was fantastic - all fresh ingredients cooked to perfection by Jordan, Paul's son and gifted chef. The view from the terrace was great, whether sun-drenched by day or torchlit by evening. And all of this at such reasonable prices! Mark and I loved it so much we ate there three nights in a row, and every meal was a feast. If you love good food and excellent customer service in a great location, we would strongly recommend making a beeline for That Canadian Place. Just walk along the promenade from Castillo Bil Bil until you reach the Palm 5 Bar, then up the staircase to a little piece of holiday heaven. We will definitely be back when it reopens for the 2014 season.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Paul D, Owner at That Canadian Place, responded to this review, October 31, 2013
Thank you for the great review. I should point out that we are open year round. In winter we are open Sunday to Friday (Closed Saturday) and offer a great Sunday lunch.
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6 restaurant reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Wished we'd found earlier ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Fabulous place - my wife and I only found it towards the end of our stay and had reservations at other restaurants for our final two nights. We did however visit for drinks ( Gaymers draught cider was the best drink in the resort) and had desert which was fab. Only regret is not finding this place sooner and having a meal as the food looked and smelt amazing and sea views to die for . The English girl that served us was lovely and friendly too.

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Paul D, Owner at That Canadian Place, responded to this review, October 31, 2013
Thank you very much for the review and we hope to see you on your next visit.
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