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Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar

Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
+34 966 88 58 55
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (112 reviews)
“tasting menu” (15 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was amazing and the service was at it’s best!! Stayed in Altea for two weeks and me and my family went there twice. Go there if you want a friendly environment and good food.

1  Thank Fanney V
XefPirata, Gerente at Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your opinion, and especially that you have repeated. We hope to see you next year. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top restaurant, if you are in Altea definitely go. Staff very friendly, food amazing, good atmosphere. We found the restaurants in Altea were very hit and miss but this is everything you want when you are away on holiday.

1  Thank Oliver S
XefPirata, El Equipo at Xef Pirata - Gastro Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your comments and recommendation. We hope you continue to enjoy your vacation. Best regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing food and lovely employees ! 🙂 highly recommended ! Beautiful atmosphere. I recomannded Beijing duck, home made nutfocaccia and the Biff ! Perfect!

1  Thank ElholmJensen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this on TA & decided to book & give it ago & we’re glad we did. Great Tapas, a little on the pricey side (€10 for 1 pork cheek) but very tasty. Can recommend the pork cheek, beef tapas & the lamb...More

1  Thank Nicky C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything perfect from the apero to the desert, delicious dishes, local beers, top service, greqt moment!

1  Thank Betsy V
Reviewed July 15, 2018

This is a restaurant you just HAVE to visit! The food is fantastic. The only down side is that you have to make a reservation ahead. Otroligt god mat. Deras "False risotto" är to die for! Missa inte detta ställe men boka bord i tid...More

Thank 354mona
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

This is the best tapas bar I ever visited !!! Will come back many times. Every dish is prepared to perfection.

1  Thank Hanneke S
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

“Oh my god!” Were the words that literally came out of my mouth after every bite. Each dish was fantastic, bursting with flavor. There is no doubt that we will visit this restaurant every time we visit Altea!

Thank Maxime H
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Normally I want my tapas in a traditional style. No fancy pantsy dishes. But this was extremely good. Not trying to be fancy, but rethinking it - yet keeping the classics in a modern way. Fantastic taste all over. Best recommendations for tapas lovers. Do...More

Thank Kasper R
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Chose this place because of previous reviews. Those that said it was outstanding were entirely correct. Friendly staff, great food, fab atmosphere and excellent value. If you are planning or on hols visit early so you can get back. 11/10

Thank Phil M
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Megan H
April 15, 2017|
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Response from Andy G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know but I guess the bar's website might be able to help
Claire D
January 17, 2017|
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Response from nickyherenow | Reviewed this property |
Yes varied menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $42
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
6:30 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Altea
  • Phone Number: +34 966 88 58 55
  • E-mail
Gastrobar camouflaged in a burger. Tapas, original and copyright, many of them pirated from the best chefs, homemade burgers, accompanied by good music, familiar and informal atmosphere, where we aim to give our best within our means, Apt All.
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