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El Bodegon de Pepe

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Paseo Mediterrani 18, 03590 Altea, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had dinner at El Bodegon de Pepe twice in a few days. We really enjoyed it both times. Service is really nice and efficient. The location is great. Food is absolutely delicious. The menu is small in size, which is generally a good sign. Everything is cooked from fresh ingredients sourced from local providers (all the way to French... More 

Thank Sobolan
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58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This place was very special and had a huge history just serving mussels and sardines mainly. I understand that this had a limited market so the menu has expanded as it was handed down the family chain. However, sadly it has lost its uniqueness and now has much competition. :(

Thank Rijko
Moscow, Russia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Tipical spanish restorant with the huge history and spanish food. Paella I eated better but i dont like it so much at all to charged the taste. But salaa with cabra cheese is the best! Pleasant atmosfear. The bill was 100 for 3 of us including 2 bottels if good white wine. There is terrace you can smoke and enjoying... More 

Thank Elena Z
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76 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This restaurant has been open for a long time, serves great food with many dishes typically Spanish and it is well worth a visit. Ask for the menu del dia and you won't be disappointed.

Thank footlocker
Valencia, Spain
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This place has a good Spanish feel inside, but initial service is slow (staff more interested in having a beer and a smoke outside). I wanted good fish, ignored the fact that the place was empty (compared to nearby choices) and put my faith in what appeared to be the most Spanish restaurant on the row. Big mistake, the mixed... More 

1 Thank M P
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food and personal To return on my next trip to Altea A great sepia, caballa and paella ended with a licor of Orange Thanks for the fantastic dinner

Thank Paulo N
Leicester, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Having been to benidorm we took bus journey to Altea,where we found this great place which was recommended by another restaurant for having the best sardines.We where not disappointed I had the Mussels which were delicious.Great views & Good service from owner whose restaurant had been in the family for 50 years

Thank nigel t
Washington, DC
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This lovely restaurant with an amazing view of the Mediterranean Sea was recommended by the hotel clerk. The ladies who served us were so nice and accommodating. We filled ourselves with such an array of fresh seafood and local wines that we had to take a taxi back to Tossal d'Altea for an afternoon nap. One of the best meals... More 

Thank cedangeles
Inverness, United Kingdom
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121 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Usually eat in a lovely restaurant not too far from here........wish we had stuck to what we know! Waited for at least 15 minutes before we even were asked if we wanted a menu1 After giving our choice...another 15 minutes and waiting almost 45 minutes for our paella........wish we hadn't bothered! Mixed paella was tasteless and the contents of meat... More 

Thank Kit R
Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Ordered a Black Rice (peeled shrimp, cuttlefish, squid and squid ink) for two, a dish we are very familiar with from numerous travels in Spain. Dish was light on shrimp, even lighter on the cuttlefish and squid, well they were non-existent. When asked if we would like anything else at the end of our meal, we expressed our disappointment and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$19 - $25
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Mediterrani 18, 03590 Altea, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Altea
  • Phone Number: 965845327

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