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Es Balconet

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c/Sant Antoni 2, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
972 25 88 14
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Barcelona, Spain
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203 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tucked away up a side street with very friendly staff serving predominantly local fresh seafood. The restaurant was like eating in someone's living room making it a homely atmosphere and a lovely experience.

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Vilanova i la Geltru, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent meals!! Nice pleace with a expereinced waitress. Following her advices you will discover different tastes and experiences. Good relation quality and price!! A place to recommend for sure

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

Fresh and just perfect. Cosy small restaurant with very typical local dishes with a French touch. Make sure to get a reservation or get lucky

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Hartland, Vermont
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Wonderful friendly service. Fresh sangria. Amazing tuna appetizer. Good paella.Very nice cozy dining room.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

We had been advised this was one of the best. The food was well presented and good hosts and atmosphere. But to my taste the fish was less than as soft as optimum although the potatoes cooked perfectly... Other people seemed more impressed with their clamp and piella dishes.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

I always liked to get to the restaurant. Even on this visit at Cadaques I was waiting impatiently for dinner at Balconet. the more you expect the deeper your disappointment . The menu has changed and with it the special charm of the place has gone. The Catalunian dishes have become casual cuisine with an Asian influence that only lowered... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015

I had a lunch at this restaurant with friends. We had fish and the quality was so good we stop talking for a while :-) the ladies are talking many languages and are very nice with kids. The ambient is very cosy and in summer, the balcony with the plants is very romantic. I will come back for sure!

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Thank Milna2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

The food and service of the resturant was good. $$ But the price in the manu aventually turn out to be double. Price mentiond are for one persone (PP) $$ Just be awere so you wont be surprise at the bill.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Cadaques has plenty of restaurants offering mediocre tourist fare and a view of the water. In one of the charming alleys just a short walk from the harbor you can find a truly memorable meal. Es Balconet is charming. The menu varies with what is available locally. The food is prepared by people who would be celebrated in Brooklyn or... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Fully booked when we first called in and the same when we ate there. Nice food, well presented with good service.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: c/Sant Antoni 2, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: 972 25 88 14

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