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Restaurante El Minarete

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Paseo Maritimo 1, 03710 Calpe, Spain
+34 965 83 88 73
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Derby
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We walked in all 14 of us for a meal including children..seated very quickly and orders for drinks taken. As we waited bread and dips were served along with a free taster of today's mussels a lovely surprise. The mains arrived we were all very pleased I had the pork loin in a mushroom sauce. My husband had the Moroccan... More 

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Thank Claire T
Solihull
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54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed August 16, 2016

First visit to this restaurant this year and really enjoyed it. Great Spanish food, loved the paella as stuffed full of seafood. Definitely needs to be on the list for a visit

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Thank aking73
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2016

This place is such a hidden gem. The food is amazing and the staff are so attentive and kind. Try the pealla!!!

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Thank Anne S
Warminster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 19, 2016

We ordered a variety of food from here and all of it was good. There wasn't much for children to choose from but the waiter ensured that the chef made something the kids would enjoy. Service was great.

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Thank LauraB0844
Antrim, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

I normally avoids beach front restaurants in tourist resorts and last night's meal reinforced that. Average tourist fare, but nothing special. Staff attentive enough

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Thank decky69
Washington, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 29, 2016

We never go to the same restaurant twice in a holiday but this was the exception. The food was excellent, the staff very friendly and helpful and the owners were great. We had sole and sea bream the first time and we both agreed it was up with the best mea!s we've ever had. A few nights later we went... More 

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Thank dpspain
Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 13, 2016

Eaten here many times. The food and service is, in my opinion, second to none. You're made to feel as returning old friends whenever you visit, and nothing is ever any trouble. With an emphasis on locally sourced sea food, all well cooked and presented, don't overlook other items on the menu. I think the steaks I've had there are... More 

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Thank David P
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants in Calpe. Fresh food. Aperitifs are offered with drinks. Children are made welcome . I don't mind paying that little extra for anyone who says it's expensive as I know it's all fresh fish, meat and vegetables. You get what you pay for. Staff are always on hand and considerate. Will be back during the... More 

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Thank coolparadise
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52 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

3 stars is unfair for this place. Great location next to the beach. Great atmosphere. Fish as fresh as you are going to get. Tasty food. The reason I did not provide 5 star is because the service is lacking. At one stage the plates were basically thrown down on the table... hmm. Tasty though.

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Thank Philip B
glasgow
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Happened on this establishment while looking for some Spanish Food. Turned out a bit of a winner. Padrons Peppers great, fresh sea bass for two great and a good price €24. The kids choose pasta OK not great. Asked for Sardines as a main. Tasty but tiny. The staff couldn't have been nicer. A quirky bunch but helpful and funny.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Maritimo 1, 03710 Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
  • Phone Number: +34 965 83 88 73

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