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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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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mini burgers” (14 reviews)
“tapas” (93 reviews)
“tasting menu” (13 reviews)
Closes in 5 min
All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Angel 22 | Esquina Cuesta de los Machos. Casco antiguo., 03590 Altea, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Small, very busy bar, with very good tapas. We had the tapas-menu. All good. If you like good food, busy and crowded surroundings, it's a good place to go.

Thank Lizzy264
Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is friendly, comfortable, professional and the food is so good. It is different in that it is NOT the kind of tapas where there are a few ingredients placed on a dry slice of baguette. This is well thought out little portions of...More

Thank FincaElOtero
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the degustation menu with my colleagues. Was exceptional. Fusion tapas, travelling from latin america to asia to spain. Very small, better book a table. Nice staff, service is informal and relaxed... don t expect a fancy posh service... this is tapas environment. You have...More

Thank Leeman D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good Tapas! I would even say best tapas that i had in Spain. Cute location. Really friendly service, helpful and fast. I would recommend it.

Thank Maurizio C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great and authentic atmosphere, REAL tapas and great wine. Go for the tasting menu! Superfriendly staff, even if it was a busy evening

Thank Hege E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beautiful restaurant, although small, has a lot to offer. Came here with friends a few weeks ago and we decided to try the tasting menu. Every single dish served was presented so perfectly and tasted delicious. The service was excellent and the atmosphere relaxed...More

Thank lefield
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here as often as possible and once again we really enjoy it. Despite the carpaccio de Viera is notte any more on the the menu. But the ceviche is great to compensate the lost. ;-)

Thank LSaccoccio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We needed to have our last day in Altea out, and highly recommended by a good Spanish friend we decided to check out Xef Pirata. The best decision in years! The restaurant is Spanish with a capital S. Cozy, visited by locals, and with an...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very tasty salads and burgers, food and service excellent. A good variety of vegetarian food too. Book a table don't be disappointed, very popular restaurant

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A lot of people and would be better to book before. Tapas is tasty but expensive and each portion is a little bit big. Would be good to make each portion smaller and the price would be cheaper

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Megan H
Who makes the paintings here? Do they have a website?
16 April 2017|
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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
¿Tienen opciones veganas y/o vegetarianas?
18 January 2017|
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Response from nickyherenow | Reviewed this property |
Yes varied menu
Thierry B
Bonjour, Le retaurant accepte les cartes american express?
25 May 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
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.