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Can Rafa

Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
+34 972 15 94 01
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“fresh fish” (13 reviews)
“seafood” (24 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful razor clams, great squid and anchovies to start. As ever great wine, we drank the medium strong red. Main courses were dorado with caramelised onion rice, plus cod with garlic. Every time we visits the staff are lovely and the food and wine is...More

Thank BarnsburyTraveller
Reviewed 24 June 2017

My wife and I and another couple had dinner here recently during a visit to Cadaqués. It’s located right on the main square of the town and has both indoor and outside seating. We went because it was recommended to us for seafood. We were...More

Thank Cal_Prof
rafelMF m, Propietario at Can Rafa, responded to this reviewResponded 8 July 2017

thank you for coming and for your time to talk about us. it was a pleasure to serve you and make you enjoy the amazing fish and seafood that we are lucky to have in our village. see you soon

Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Oh my goodness this place was good!Lovely setting right on the front , sitting outside. Family run restaurant, the son of the founder came out and talked us through what he had in addition to what was on the menu. Then took us to the...More

Thank Paul K
rafelMF m, Propriétaire at Can Rafa, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

thank you so much for coming and your comment. We are always happy when people really appreciate what we do and the quality we serve. For us this our life, not only our job, we do it because we love it and we love to...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017

We went to this restaurant based on the recommendation of the concierge at our hotel. What an inspired choice! We spoke to the son who described the fish options each more mouthwateringly terrific than the last. Everything we had was beyond delicious. The clams and...More

Thank smiles961
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We went there as a couple for dinner. We had reservation. The service was very nice and we tried their own production of wine and olive oil which were delicious. The calamars à la romana were fresh and very good, the tomate bread with olive...More

Thank AlbertaDiana
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Can Rafa had the freshest fish in Cadaques and was well patronised by locals looking for quality. All the fish is very fresh and delicious, well cooked and prepared. The only drawback is it is part of the Martin Faixo group so the choice of...More

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We ate at Can Rafa out of season, and found the service and food to be of the good, honest, flavoursome, value for money variety. We were in the hunt for a good fidua and thier's was excellent. The service from the various family members...More

Thank ol_55
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Nothing special. Touristy but decent. I would expected better food at this restaurant but I guess I'm picky being from France!

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 16 November 2016

My wife and I were absolutely charmed by Cadaqués. We had a wonderful lunch at Talla overlooking the water and were very eager to try Can Rafa, which had been highly recommended to us by friends and our hotel (Horta d'en Rahola). The restaurant was...More

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rafelMF m, Propriétaire at Can Rafa, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Thank you for your critic and for coming in our restaurant. We want to apologize for the bad feeling you felt in our experience, because no one never told us something like that. We felt really bad after reading this critic, and very dissapointed with...More

Reviewed 2 November 2016

After reviewing the fresh catch from a large pan, we picked a small snapper and had it cooked whole. They asked if we'd rather filet it but really whole fish is much tastier. Had small clams to start and their local wine which is all...More

Thank eljefe1959
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Response from rafelMF m | Property representative |
Dear steven, We are so sorry but as you know we are a really small restaurant and we don't do big groups, maximum of 6-8 people. If you want you can ask to gala restaurant at "sol ixent" hotel. I think theydo big groups... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 59 - USD 82
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:15
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeig, 7, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Cadaques
  • Phone Number: +34 972 15 94 01
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