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“A new experience”

Don Carlos Alicante
Ranked #6 of 1,420 Restaurants in Alicante
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $165
Cuisines: Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Located in the heart of Alicante, next to the Rambla and Alfonso X the Wise, the restaurant Don Carlos pretends to be a different place, which seamlessly combine fine dining with a special atmosphere. Do not hesitate and have a drink with us, we are waiting!Situado en pleno corazón de Alicante, junto a la Rambla y Alfonso X el Sabio, el restaurante Don Carlos pretende ser un lugar diferente, en el que se combinen a la perfección la mejor gastronomía con un ambiente especial. No lo dudes y tómate algo con nosotros, ¡¡estamos esperándote!!
Reviewed November 22, 2013

Had a night in Alicante this Wednesday. Decided to try this place out after reading the reviews. We decided to try the tapas menu chosen by the chef which was a great choice. Every course was a delicious surprise and could not fault anything. The service was impeccable and very attentive. I asked for a bottle of dry white wine, The lady brought us a very pleasing Riesling. All in all a very enjoyable evening. One suggestion for someone like me would be to put on a choice of a very dry white wine such as Chablis or Sauvignon Blanc as I love dry white wine. This is not a criticism though, only a suggestion.

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Jorge J, Propietario at Don Carlos Alicante, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013
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Estimado cliente,

Gracias por su comentario. Siempre valoramos la opinion de nuestros clientes y siempre se puede mejorar.
Nos alegra que le haya gustado el menu Tapeo y esperamos que cuando vuelva, podra probar otros platos!
En cuanto al vino blanco, intentaremos tomar en cuenta su sugerencia. Es verdad que a veces es complicado tener todos los vinos porque los clientes suelen pedir los mismos pero porque no cambiar para 2014?!
Le deseo unas felices fiestas de fin de año y mucha gastronomia para 2014!

Un saludo
Jorge J

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Reviewed November 11, 2013

Having read the reviews on tripdvisor thought this would be worth a visit. We were one of only 2 couples here for most of our meal (obviously we were eating too early for spanish meal times - as the resturant filled up as we finished!) We opted for the option where you have 5 dishes chosen for you. The highlights of this were the tomato and goats cheese dish - which as mentioned in other reviews is delicous. We also had a sirloin steak dish which was very tasty. I particularly liked the pudding selection we had. The waitress was very friendly and it was a lovely meal to end our trip to Alicante on.

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Jorge J, Propietario at Don Carlos Alicante, responded to this reviewResponded December 30, 2013

Dear Laura

Thank you for your review.
We take pride in answering personally to each customer. We are glad you enjoyed your experience in Don Carlos & that the Tapas menus was to your liking.
We hope you come back to Alicante & maybe drop by again & try other surprisingly tasty dishes in 2014!
The Don Carlos team wish you a Happy New Year. All the best for 2014.

Kind Regards
Jorge J

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Reviewed October 28, 2013

I was on my holiday in Alicante for a week and did my research on trip advisor, and this restaurant came up with good reviews, I have to say I was not disappointed!

We went for an option that included a selection of dishes chosen by the chef and included drinks. The service was impeccable, and friendly without being too much. Our waitress recommended a lovely wine, was genuinely passionate about the food and made sure we were always attended to, even offering advice about the local area.

So on to the food which was perfection, we both love tapas but these dishes just had that little extra to them, the tomato and goats cheese dish (an award winner in Alicante and I can see why) and the croquets stood out for me. The food was so good that it could have been served in any way and I would have loved it but it was beautifully presented. On chatting more to our waitress we learned that the chef had worked in some of the best hotels around the world, so it all made sense. It was five star food in an intimate setting!

We love Alicante so will be going back, and this place will be a must.





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Jorge J, Propietario at Don Carlos Alicante, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Customer

Thank you for your useful review.

We are really happy you had an enjoyable experience in Don Carlos Tapas, Wine, Bar. Next time, maybe you can try the fine dining section, our restaurant, Celeste, which consists of gastronomical food with wine pairing. As a great lover for food, and local products, we are sure that you will love it too.

Celeste is recognised in the city of Alicante as one of the best tables. Hopefully, you will try it soon!

Kind Regards
Jorge Jurado

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Reviewed October 12, 2013

unfortunately we never managed to eat at this restaurant, as it was closed every time we tried to eat there (even at times they were supposed to be open). in general, it is closed on sundays, so spare your time and eat somewhere else on this day of the week:))

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Jorge J, Propietario at Don Carlos Alicante, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Customer,

We thank you for your review even though you are criticising the restaurant without even having eaten there, which we feel is unfair.

Our opening hours are stated outside our premises including the closing days, which indeed happen to be a Sunday, the only day of the week, and this has been the case for the last 28 years. You can also find our opening hours on our website and on facebook.

We hope if you do happen to come back to Alicante, we will have the pleasure in seeing you at Don Carlos.

Kind Regards
Jorge Jurado

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

The food is really tasty, it was well explained by the lady in excellent English. We, five of us, chose the chef's menu and were delighted we did. It is super value. There was a sense of generosity in the restaurant. One of the party was not eating and they couldn't be nicer about it, even sending out something extra to suit her. Highly recommended.

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Jorge J, Propietario at Don Carlos Alicante, responded to this reviewResponded October 30, 2013

Dear Customer,

Thank you for your review.

We always pride ourselves in making our customers feel at home be it with the atmosphere, the lighting, the food and the service.

Whether a customer consumes or not does not matter. What we really want is that he has a positive feeling when he leaves the restaurant.

Service told me that you were very friendly, and moreover from Ireland where I once worked in my youth!!!

I really hope to see you soon in Don Carlos.

Kindest Regards
Jorge Jurado

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