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El Cranc

Olla de Altea, 03590 Altea, Spain
+34 965 84 34 39
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tuna” (7 reviews)
“fish tapas” (2 reviews)
“albondigas” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Olla de Altea, 03590 Altea, Spain
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1 - 10 of 53 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As many others have said - service is dreadful. Far too busy chatting to each other, on their phones and doing the blind waiter routine. Only called in for an ice-cream - they removed the table cloth not sure why in case we dirtied it...More

Thank springfieldhouse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice looking place on the Beach but so cheating. You order and you get something fish tasting instead of meat? The best? Certainly not! Cranc has to become more serious! Tapas? Maybe...but for that price you find certainly better !

Thank antoineparisis
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were here last year, four of us and were ignored, had to wait ages and had a very poor meal. That is the third time we have been there and always the same for those not in the know. Shame as we eat out...More

Thank footlocker
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Looked already long time out to visit this Chiringuito (El Cranc) at Platja de l´Olla. The food was good but not exceptionally good. Price was a bit expensive compared with the food. But in general was worth 4 stars. The albondigas were ok, the sopa...More

2  Thank Frank_Senso
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Paella excellent, the squid and meatballs not good....not my taste and expensive 9.5€ The Sangria......17.5€ !!!!!! Veeery expensive and not good. I recommend the place beautiful and good In general. Stay away from the sangría and those meatballs...

Thank TexanWorldtraveller
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Is overrated. In the end it's a chiringuito with prices of a fancy restaurant. Beautiful views, food was nice. If you want to charge these prices on your dishes I would recommend a full refurbishment... looks like a beach restaurant with prices of a gastronomic...More

Thank Leeman D
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Great location but disappointing food. We are there tonight. Paella for two. Must have been one cup of rice, 6 small pieces of pork and 1/4 of a pepper for 30 euros. Shame . Was wanting it to be better

Thank Heff65
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

It felt a tad like we were gate crashing here. Didn't really felt welcome and there was a slight attitude of "we are the best" well sorry as a local I'm afraid to say they are not.

Thank Rijko
Reviewed 22 October 2016

The restaurant is right on the waters edge, the service is very good. We ate here twice, the first occasion, the food was very good,on the second it was less so, change of chef? The wine was not of the best,and our overall feeling was...More

Thank ic0n0clast
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoy dining just feet away from the sea lapping on the shore but the food was pricey and for the price I would expect more garnish that just a few chips. The first evening I had blue fin Mediterranean tuna, I was asked how I...More

Thank Louise C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olla de Altea, 03590 Altea, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Altea
  • Phone Number: +34 965 84 34 39
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