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Es Baluard

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Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972258183
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars 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 

Thank Quidequiecot
Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

I would strongly recommend this restaurant, and I will certainly come back. UPS: - the food: fish mainly. Fresh, locally fished, tasty and skillfully cooked - the views: located next to the beach. There are 3 windows overlooking the bay. Make sure to ask for a window table when yoy reserve although it's not guaranteed you'll be seating there. -... More 

Thank wanderer_bcn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Excellent by all means. Tradtional good kitchen with the best rough material. Excelent Roman calamari, great fresh fish.

Thank JoaquimHerrera
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

We sat at one of the tables in the window overlooking the beach and harbour, it was probably one of the best dining views we could have experienced in Cadaques. I'd say this is what you'd come for because the food, although very good, wasn't better than other good restaurants in town, just more expensive. Go again? Yes I would,... More 

Thank Tilly00
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Our hotel recommended Es Baluard because they said it was CONSISTENTLY GOOD, FRESH FOOD. This is music to our ears! My husband and I were lucky enough to get one of the two prized tables overlooking the inlet of the sea and all of the bobbing boats. (Go early for dinner!) The meal was exquisitely prepared and the local wine... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Vam anar recomenats per un amic i la veritat es que tot perfecte. Jo recomenaria l'arròs de cabra, es dels millors que he menjat mai. Les vistes son espectaculars i el servei també excelent. Un gran encert triar aquest restaurant. We were recommended by a friend and the truth is that everything perfect . I recommend the goat rice is... More 

Thank Francesc R
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I say "The Best of Cadaqués" when I describe Es Baluard, because to sit at a table in their window and enjoy a meal overlooking Cadaqués is one of the best dining experiences the village has to offer. The storybook view is amazing. But there are better kitchens with friendlier service at a better price point in Cadaqués. What you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

one of the best restaurants I have visited. Fresh seafood cooked to perfection in the way you want it. Very knowledgable and service minded staff in a nice setting. If you like seafood do not miss this one ! Their homemede olive oil is also a delightful experience.

Thank Göran F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I ate dinner at Es Baluard one night in late May and thoroughly enjoyed my meal. I began with seafood croquettes, followed by hake in celery; both were delicious. As I understand it, the restaurant has only a few window-side tables (maybe only two?), so I was very pleased to find that my advance request for one of those tables... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

A fantastic restaurant serving wonderful fish and shell fish. A stunning sea view from the restaurant. Always a pleasure, great atmosphere, great food.

Thank Steeve K

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: +34 972258183

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings

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