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Es Baluard

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Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972258183
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Geneva, Switzerland
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This perfectly positioned restaurant sits above the busy waterside of Cadeques and offers an excellent range of fish and other seafoods. Simply the best we've had in Catalan on either side of the Pyrennees.

Thank TimBley
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Too expensiv, not good, the prices on the bill were not the same as on the menu... As I complained the owner replied in a very impolite way. We went there because one of our local friends recommanded this restaurant. Could be locals get a different menu than tourists??? That was the only explanation I can find for what my... More 

Thank fisabella82
Copenhagen, Denmark
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155 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in and was lucky to get a table. Super good seafood and for those of us who likes fries - outstanding. 71 euro for two. 4 starters and a glas of white each. Expensive for Spain but view and food worth it. Will come again some day.

Thank JessJensen
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I'm surprised at the lower than expected rating for this establishment. Located on the water, you climb up a flight of stairs to get to the dining room. Nestled between two typical cafes and with a great view of the bay, Es baluard is a great family run restaurant with high standards of excellence. The dining room has high arched... More 

Thank Neil A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Having had a very good lunch here last year, came back for dinner this time. We were not disappointed - high quality meal. Beautiful sea view. Good service.

Thank Jan I
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is one restaurant you have to search for and is well worth the effort! No one sees it as it is located on the second floor overlooking the charming harbor in Port Lligat. Try to reserve one of the 2 window tables for an unforgettable view. Most of the tourist traps serve frozen fish-- not Es Baluard! A local... More 

Thank Meg H
Barcelona, Spain
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89 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner there with a friend yesterday. The worse service ever. The waitress wouldn t move the empty plates before I asked her to. The food was bad and very expensive. A typical tourist trap!!! Stay away. I ordered a tuna carpaccio but found out later it was a bonito carpaccio which is a very low quality fish. I ordered... More 

Thank psaab
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

First of all the view from the restaurant is beautiful! We had a delicious salad for starters, which was all nice and good... But then came the Paella. The meat was of such a low quality it was just not edible, just bones, tendons and fat. The rice was swimming in a brown salty sauce and hadn't absorbed any of... More 

Thank Angelica G
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Fabulous service, delicious simply cooked food. Thank you for making our evening memorable. We loved your suggestion of splitting the Snapper and Dorado to compare, they were filleted for us beautifully.

1 Thank Halli58
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80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

With friends we went to lunch !! Was full August. The service quickly and correctly. The waiters were all stained from the boss to the last !! The food, prawns 6 (placed on the plate, like a bunch) 7 Roman squid, anchovies 9, bread with tomato 10, sole 8, coffee and desserts quietly. Surely there again, but not anything special.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood, European
Lunch, Dinner, 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: Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: +34 972258183

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