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“Delicious Food, Nice People, Worth the Expense” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Cua Curta

La Cua Curta
Arago, 2, 43850 Cambrils, Spain
+34 977364342
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Ranked #35 of 187 Restaurants in Cambrils
Price range: $25 - $30
Cuisines: Diner, Mediterranean, Tapas, Fondue
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Nuestro Restaurante es ideal para disfrutar de lo mejor de la gastronomia tradicional y cocina de mercado, donde la calidad, buen precio y estupendo servicio, unido con la originalidad de nuestros platos, hara las delicias de los paladares mas exigentes y sorprendera a los mas curiosos. Es un pequeno restaurante familiar. En resumen una cocina llena de sabor y sensaciones, de la que destacamos platos como la Fondue.Este restaurante romantico, situado cerca del puerto de Cambrils, ofrece fonfues de carnes, quesos y chocolate, ensaladas y nuestras SORPRESAS, nuestra intencion es de quedar lo maximo mejor posible con nuestros amigos y clientes . Se dispone de un comedor privado para grupos, se aceptan tarjetas de credito. La. zona suele estar muy concurrida todo el ano, aunque hay aparcamientos publicos cercanos. Restaurante familiar con 28 anos de sorpresas y fondues.Abren de 13.00 a 15 horas para comidas y de 20.00 a 23 horas para cenas. Cierran los lunes y martes al mediodia. Abierto durante todo el ano. Platos a destacar: Fondues de carne, queso y chocolate. Filete de ternera a la llama con foie fresco, roast-beef a las dos mostazas, tartar de salmon, tabla de embutidos ibericos, gran surtido de ensaladas, y nuestros postres caseros.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
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“Delicious Food, Nice People, Worth the Expense”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012

I travel to Cambrils about 6 times per year for business, and I go to La Cua Curta every time. Usually I get either the meat fondue or a steak fillet (both cooked at table), with multiple Catalan appetizers. Everything at this restaurant is more delicious than it's normal version at nearby restaurants, from the bread with tomatoes to the olives to the cured ham, and the fondue is a fun experience. The waiter / owner is happy to chat with you about what type of food you want to eat and give you wine recommendations. Some highlights: the bacalao (cod) carpaccio, which is a common item in the area but which tastes much more delicious with the high quality oil and perfect tomatoes; the salad with tomato marmalade; and especially the lemon and chocolate cakes for dessert. Their cake desserts are better than the chocolate fondue, so go for a meal followed by dessert. You can trust the waiter to bring great food just by telling him what type of things you like and telling him to surprise you. It's a somewhat expensive dinner, but the wine is very reasonable for a fancy place, and it's definitely worth the price.

Visited July 2011
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Barcelona, Spain
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“Nice food but slow service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Nice place closed to Calle Princesa.
Saturday night, 9pm, we did not book and were a table of 5; we were warmly welcomed.
No menu but nice choice of "combinados" and "embotidos caseros"; 2 sets of friends tried 2 different fondues and I picked "el plato cua curta".
Both fondues were fine (despite lack of bread; we had to ask thrice); very nice tartare.

Though it's indicated (small characters on the bottom of the menu) we were not aware we would be charged for dishes &bread (1.30€pp; which is rather unusual in BCN).
I ordered some "pan con tomate" to eat with my "plato cua curta" and got 5 peaces; each pan was charged 0.80€....I ordered one set not 5..! ;-(
In total we were supposed to pay 10.50€ for bread... which was either not fresh/tasty or not ordered... After short discussion we eventually got some discount... ;-)

  • Visited January 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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