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Can Carlus

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C/Portal, 20, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
+34 972 34 08 04
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seemed a bit touristy at first but the service and food were excellent. Highly recommend the black rice paella and Santiago cake for dessert!

Thank EG1
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The turbot fish was to much grilled and dry. The lamb chops greasy and with almost no meat parts. But the wine was very good.

Thank Claes L
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have two rules about dining out: avoid the establishments that have someone steering you to come in and avoid places with pictures of the food. This was a mistake I will blame on my desire to have a 4-cheese pizza on my birthday. There are many pizzerias in Tossa de Mar, but this was the only one with a... More 

Thank snorkelingfan46
East Yorkshire
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a gorgeous meal here in the covered area on the street. The situation is special, near the castle, with just enough lighting. The food was very good. I had a pork steak with roquefort sauce. My wife had calamari. The waiter was extremely helpful when we came to choose a wine, and recommended a good one, far from... More 

Thank Trogblade
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having visited numerous other restaurants in Tossa, this by far stood out a mile, so much so that we ended up there three times. Having a cheeky one year old in tow made dinner times a little hectic, but the amazing staff and service made us all feel at ease and we were able to enjoy our experience. The food... More 

Thank bryonyrich
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

We visited the restaurant to sample the Cim i Tomba, a traditional local fisherman's dish. The Can Carlus had a special dinner that included wine. We had a good welcome and the resulting meal was excellent, we can't wait to go back again!

Thank Barry P
Province of Almeria, Spain
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Had a proper english breakfast. Like heaven! Its small but very welcoming with tables outside to watch the world go by. English run. Great reception. Whats not to like??

Thank Heather B
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48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is marvellously located by the castle's wall and close to beaches and that makes it very appealing. We had a two courses menu for 17 euros: mussels and octopus as a starter and a fideua and two 3,50 euros! Cookes The portion of the octopus was ridiculous and was too salty and the mussel did taste funny, probably... More 

Thank Rebeca P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Best restaurant, in Tossa de Mar. Not only is it open throughout the day, but it has amazing food and great customer service. We tried a couple of things on the menu, and all 6 dishes (desert included) tasted splendid! We had the fishermens special to share, the octopus (1/2 the order), Lobster a la Tossa and Grilled Brem. For... More 

Thank Narmin M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

We had the tourist menu at 17 euro each - 3 courses each. what a feast and much better than other restaurants nearby. I had the freshest tuna salad to start, hubby had the fried squid - both delicious and big plateful for a starter. We then shared the cim i Tomba- a local dish of white boneless fish, potatoes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Portal, 20, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Tossa de Mar
  • Phone Number: +34 972 34 08 04

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?