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El Cantal Restaurant

Calle Isla de Formentera 16, 03710 Calpe, Spain
+34 965 83 28 30
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (5 reviews)
“mixed salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Isla de Formentera 16, 03710 Calpe, Spain
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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Nine of us visited El Cantal for a birthday celebration and all of us thought the food, wine and service was excellent, despite the place being full, we cannot fault anything!

Thank FastEddy5057
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Spanish restaurant where you'll find a lot of spaniards. The food is outstanding and the view over the mediterranean and harbor are priceless.More

Thank DCalexandre
ElCantal R, Gerente at El Cantal Restaurant, responded to this review
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Estimado cliente, le agradecemos que haya dedicado unos minutos de su tiempo para compartir su experiencia junto a nosotros. Nos...More

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you are close to Calp, definitely try that nice restaurant. You can park your car on the street easily. There is no parking place 😐. But reaaly nice view you can find and also great delicious foods. Pls have a reservation for window tables

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We shared a lobster and chicken paella which was cooked from scratch and more than enough for two. It tasted excellent and had a very nice bottle of white wine to go with it. Only small downside was a couple small pieces of the lobster...More

2  Thank Peter L
ElCantal R, Gerente at El Cantal Restaurant, responded to this review
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Hola Peter! Nos alegra leer su crítica, gracias por dedicar unos minutos de su tiempo para registrar un comentario tan...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We visited three times in two weeks. The food was simple but very well cooked and was delicious on all of our visits. The Iberia ham and the calamari were great starters. The grilled sole was lovely with the curried rice and the entrecôte steak...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We have an early start tomorrow so didn't want to be late. However we thought there would be some other diners at 8pm! Not so in Spain. We went a la carte, my friend ordered garlic prawns and I had grilled squid. Warm rolls and...More

1  Thank Debra P
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely meal in here recently we started with a tasty mixed salad followed by lobster stew with potatoes it was really tasty we would definitely eat here again service was good

1  Thank 1964SM
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Good quality fresh food served expertly. Book at weekends or you'll be disappointed. The octopus carpaccio is a dream. Recommended

Thank Kirthster
Reviewed 24 June 2016

The menu is mostly seafood but they do know their stuff. Food was amazing, lovely views, good service. It should have been packed! It was a Wednesday and off season though.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Husband not a fish lover so he chose restaurant. He had pate foie gras I had squid, followed by Pork fillets and Duck. The fish menu looked fab ( I was going to try that weekend) Sooo much delicious food but managed to squeeze in...More

1  Thank DaveJin60
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Is your restaurant close to hotel Porto calpe? Thanks janice
30 April 2016|
Response from ElCantal R | Property representative |
Hola Janice! Sí, nuestro restaurante está muy cerca del hotel Porto Calpe. Nuestra dirección es : C/ Isla Formentera Nº 16, 03710 Calp, Alicante
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The menu please
1 January 2015|
Response from 187514John_S | Reviewed this property |
Why do you think I should have the menu? I visit restaurantes but don't collect menus! However, you can find it on the El Cantal website, by clicking the link in the TripAdvisor listing. You could have found this quite... More
Sinu-g G
que tal para ir a cenar con niños? precios?
20 May 2017|
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Response from nuciero | Reviewed this property |
Buenas tardes desde esta semana hemos empezado a abrir por las noches también, y tenemos carta de niños con platos exclusivos para los más peques desde hace cinco años .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Isla de Formentera 16, 03710 Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
  • Phone Number: +34 965 83 28 30
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