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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (110 reviews)
“mini burgers” (14 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (10 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 July 27, 2014

We are here twice whilst in Altea. The first time we did the degustation tapas menu and the food and service were incredible. The second time we just ordered of the menu the food was again incredible but the service was terrible. Let's just say...More

Thank Brianna F
Reviewed July 14, 2014

An authentic Spainsh tapas restaurant away from the tourist track. This gorgeous little place is tucked away in the backstreets as you make the climb towards the church at the top of Altea. You know a place is good when on a Monday night the...More

Thank ManchesterDarl
Reviewed July 7, 2014

What a gem of a place, small, so recommend booking, but well worth it. Tapas food with some amazing dishes. We have eaten here before and it is always good

1  Thank Annieandmick
Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Absolutely delicios food, I have not tasted tapas like this EVER!! The menu was epic!!!!😃😋 We also experienced excellent service, clean toilets and entertainment from local neighbors😅😎

1  Thank LindaHolme
Reviewed July 1, 2014

This restaurent has probably the best tapas in the whole of Altea. Make sure, however, to book a table as it is very popular !

1  Thank NickNinni
Reviewed June 26, 2014

Excellent tapa menu choices, each dish was excellently executed and really morish, excellent matched wine, well priced, well informed service, great music choices what's not to love about Xef Pirata. Recommend booking ahead as restaurant small and very popular with locals and tourists, only 3...More

Thank PandFDublin
Reviewed June 22, 2014

awesome tapas - really good sized portions, lovely flavours, inventive dishes... great wine, good service from lovely staff. The bar is small but the atmosphere is great, especially on a Saturday night.

Thank EleanorF18
Reviewed June 20, 2014

Xef Pirata has always been one of my favourites. Do you know why? Because they understand flavours, they know how to present food and it may not be important to some people, but boy do they know how to dress a salad. The secret is...More

Thank sliceNserve
Reviewed April 24, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant never fails to impress. We go every year and the restaurants maintains it's great food and great service. The tapas dishes offer intense flavours and the complete burger is a must.

Thank Lee M
Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

We had our lunch here with some friends. The place is really small but has it's charm. With friendly staff. We were recommended the tapas Taste menu. Which consisted of 7 really small dishes. 18 euros pr. person. A bit too pricey in our opinion....More

Thank Steff N
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Megan H
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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
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:15 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
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
5:15 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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