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Plaza Benimarco, 03720, Benissa, Spain
+34 965 74 72 15
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Steppingley
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was booked well in advance and every table was filled, which tells you everything. The paella with seafood, rabbit and vegetables was flavoursome and cooked perfectly. A good crust stuck to the pan. Mmmm! EUR20 per head.

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Gold Coast
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff in the restaurant didn’t want the trouble to work tonight, Thursday 23rd June. Walked in and the place was empty but for two outside tables, with the views towards Calpe, asked for a table and was told, it’s too difficult we are fully booked tonight. I asked in Spanish so no possibility of a misunderstanding. We continued on... More 

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Benissa, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

I am not a huge fan of Paella so opted for something else. There is a good choice on the 'Menu del Dia' and very reasonably priced. The closer you get to the summer the fuller it gets and definitely requires a reservation. Although sitting outside during the day might be a bit cold in winter - it might be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Amazing!! Restored faith in real Spanish paella ! Thank you, we regard ourselves privileged. Gideon & Christina Truter, Cape Town, South Africa. 12 June 2016.

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Benissa, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

This is a place to visit because of its positon situated on the highest point above the stunning coastline with vistas from Calpe to Moraira and el Portet. Food, local cuisine. The paella can be ordered to take away.

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Alicante, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We were taken here by some friends who really like the place and are happy to put up with the poor level of service. They pre-ordered two paellas, one fish and the other meat, which were ok.We attempted to order wine from what looked like a good wine list only to be told that they did have either of our... More 

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Thank Dick C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We are 7 people on vacation. Was introduced to this place by a local, and looked it up at Tripadvicer Sooo good taken care of!!! The food was excellent! We will come back. It has a nice view, and the restaurant is full of satisfied guests.

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Thank livelita
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant has been under the same management for over 30 years and is quintessentially Spanish. Set high in. Small village named Benemarco. It has a wonderful view overlooking Calpe Rock. The choice of Tapas and Grilled Fish & Meat is extensive, but the Paellas are very special. You do need to order the Paellas in advance do be warned.... More 

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Calpe, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Food okay but expensive. Service absolutly unfriendly. The ordered bottle of wine was placed in front of us - lack of curtacy and friendlyness. Never again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

The evening started bad when I saw that the waitress was mixing the leftovers of 2 bottles of wine and served that to me... My boyfriend asked a Solomillo well done but it was still red inside... He was sick the whole night... Throwing up... We will never go back to that horrible and cold place

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Benimarco, 03720, Benissa, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Benissa
  • Phone Number: +34 965 74 72 15

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