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Cafe de la Riba

Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
+34 972 77 30 87
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (13 reviews)
“first floor” (2 reviews)
“bay” (8 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited L’Escala many times and never previously been to La Riba. Big mistake because it’s excellent,on the beach, good food and value for money. Had a super lunch there today including Gamba’s, Monkfish, Cod and lovely pudding. It’s a restaurant in competition with...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Friendly service even when they can't speak English. Food was great. Try the creek brûlée pancakes and ice cream !

Thank Noveen1953
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience lovely setting looking over the bay, food tasty staff helpful most speak english good choice on meau

Thank hmf1982
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Menu has changed since last year and seems a little more upmarket. Enjoyed views from the first floor over the bay which is nice. Food was different, Argentinian pork bites, duck brochettes all nice tasting. It would appear that quite a few places are making...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 13 July 2017

L'Escala seems to have a big problem in that when you go to pay your bill there is extra added on for vat or daring to eat or drink on tne pavement! This does not happen in cafe de la riba. Pints are 3 euros...More

Thank carmelgaynormckenna
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We first visited here about 4 years ago. At that time the clientele seemed mainly local and the menu was chalked on a board in Catalan. We were initially disappointed when we found laminated menus in 4 languages and tables full of tourists. However, we...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited here with friends in October and opted for the set menu at 13.90 euros - what an amazing meal - bacon with goats cheese toastie, lamb chops and then chocolate and coconut tart. Absolutely stuffed by the end of the meal in a very...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went here on the first day of our holiday and it wasn't until we stepped into the upstair restaurant we realised what an absolute gem of a place it is. From downstairs it looks like any other little Tapas restaurant on the bay but...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 September 2016

great choice of tapas and great view on the beach. no cars anymore is a great thing! nice for lunch or dinner!

Thank jmcarre
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good choice of dishes on the menu. Visited with family (4 adults and 4 kids), friendly staff if a little busy! Chicken escalope was well cooked, nice and tender. My wife had the goats cheese salad which was a work of art. Pleasant experience all...More

Thank kdw72
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: +34 972 77 30 87
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