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Can Carlus

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C/Portal, 20, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
+34 972 34 08 04
12:30 - 23:30
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Whippany, New Jersey
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mother and I came here together on our short trip here. I got the Noodles with lobster, paprika, and egg which was FANTASTIC! They prepared it tableside which they are seen doing so with multiple other dishes. The egg was cooked perfectly. My mother had the fish with garlic and vinegar which was also so light and flavorful. They... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must say the beat paella I've ever tried comes from my dad, but this one comes very close to make it to the top. We arrived at 10 minutes to closing lunch but they still sit us down, and made no buts when ordering the paella (which is like the most time consuming dish to make, sorry). The only... More 

Thank tagerbaf
Montreal, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had a terrible experience...shrimps were fishy and didnt taste as shrimps. Wine was terrible too, difficult yo drink. Lots of money in the trash, a spoiled night and some vomiting. Too many pictures and languages in the menu. It's a trap for turists, don't be fooled. Look somewhere else! (feeling relieved to share this and save people's vacation).

Thank arodmtl
Barcelona, España
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The restaurant is set in the beautiful old town of Tossa, a medieval wallet town. You should try the "suquets" and, when it's time (late August or early September), "Cim i Tomba". They are stewfish cooked in a Catalan way. In any case, I recommend asking for daily specials.

Thank Alexia S
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very quiet as lots of restaurants closed in October, I had spag bol, husband had sea bass, and my daughter had the chicken, all cooked to perfection and very tasty. The service was very good.

Thank Pam A
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Seemed a bit touristy at first but the service and food were excellent. Highly recommend the black rice paella and Santiago cake for dessert!

Thank EG1
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

The turbot fish was to much grilled and dry. The lamb chops greasy and with almost no meat parts. But the wine was very good.

Thank Claes L
Ridgefield, Connecticut
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168 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We have two rules about dining out: avoid the establishments that have someone steering you to come in and avoid places with pictures of the food. This was a mistake I will blame on my desire to have a 4-cheese pizza on my birthday. There are many pizzerias in Tossa de Mar, but this was the only one with a... More 

Thank snorkelingfan46
East Yorkshire
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171 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had a gorgeous meal here in the covered area on the street. The situation is special, near the castle, with just enough lighting. The food was very good. I had a pork steak with roquefort sauce. My wife had calamari. The waiter was extremely helpful when we came to choose a wine, and recommended a good one, far from... More 

Thank Trogblade
London, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Having visited numerous other restaurants in Tossa, this by far stood out a mile, so much so that we ended up there three times. Having a cheeky one year old in tow made dinner times a little hectic, but the amazing staff and service made us all feel at ease and we were able to enjoy our experience. The food... More 

Thank bryonyrich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$22 - US$45
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
12:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Portal, 20, 17320 Tossa de Mar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Tossa de Mar
  • Phone Number: +34 972 34 08 04

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?