Tried and True Variety along the Costa Blanca
Oli Garum- Superb & No.1 Renault guide Restaurant with French chef. In Javea port, up steps Beside
the Bar EL clavo at top to the right. 7-course menu-gastronomique for 5200 ptas Javea's No. 1 Holiday
treat Tel 96 646 1714

Corral del Pato - Our faviorite outside of Gata on Lliber-Jalon road. Very good catalan cuisine with
polular menu; amazing roast leg of lamb, oxen and duck! Eat in or outside under huge carob trees.
Recommended/must book Tel 96 575 68 34 Local Jalon wine by pitchers Xcept Mon
Mena - On rocks at end of Las Rotas road (over Montrgo-Denia rd, hard right at bottom roundabout
Tele 96 578 0943
Calpe harbor - is quite the best place for fish: any restaurant will entice you in with marvellous
displays of fresh fish. There is nothing like this anywhere else nearby. strongly recommended.
Austrian Cafe Wien (& bakery)at arenal beach. Excellent bread, pastries and croissants
(a favorite place for breakfast). Tel. 96 579 3804 Xcept Wed

Piripi - Excellent/imaginative copious "Tapas": on new pedestrian Javea port sea-front. No bookings,
but worth the wait. Probably the most frequented by us for food and scenery Xcept Sun-pm & Mon
Azorin - Javea Port (in street behind Napoli Pizza and Piripi) Super Fish & Chips (&chicken), great for
kids! Order a paella or fidejua ahead of time Tel. 96 659 4495
Cabo de la Nao - on the cliff next to the lighthouse Fantastic views and good food. Tel 96 577 1835
Negros - Exellent pizzas, pasta & family fare. Good service/value (& takeway service).
On rocky beach front, just before bridge as Javea port approaches

Montgo - 2 to 3 Kms on Javea -Jesus Probre road on left with large patio below Montgo) Amazing
value, quantity, quality & well presented. Praised for world's best fish & chips! Tel. 96 579 5020
El Clavo - classic spanish fishermans restaurant we've frequented for 25 years.
Fresh seafood and good values. Menu on wall only! Right on sea near fishing docks.
Highly Recommended that we plan to try
Girasol ** The "hautest' cuisine on offer! A Michelin two star. On the Moraira-Calpe coast road on the right
about 1.5 km south of Moraira Tel 96 574 4373 Xcept Mon
La Chaca - 5 years with Michelin star, Belgian establishment excellent quality, good prices. Approx. 4
km down coast from Moraira. Must book. Tel/fax 96 574 7706 Xcept Mon
Chez Angel - French brasserie, Very good, well priced fixed munue. Among shops close to Humpty
Dumpt, on Arenal main road on right, after traffic light tel 96 579 2723 Xcept Tue
L'Escut - French style cuisine, good service, fine ambience La Nao Rd., on R. past Tocsomar. Tel 96 577
0507 Xcept Tues
Al Zaroq - Lebanese - on the N332, S. of Benissa (on RH bend just before the Venta de Chata Hotel.
Delightful ambience and really excellent. Rather expensive Tele 96 573 1615
La Giralda - C/A Lambert 7 (pedestrain area in port). Moroccan owners. Ask for their Moroccan dishes
(lamb delicious. Recommended; good service & reasonable prices. Tel 96 646 0439
Other Major Favorites
Alicante - Darsena - talk about rice dishes. This is a bustling restaurant right on the harbor.
Pick from 50 different rice dishes served at your table in paella pans. Address: Paseo del Puerto
Barcelona - Can Culleretes - just the greatest place. The oldest restarurant in Barcelona located in the
old town just off Las Ramblas. We love their pica pica de pescado where they bring you wave after
wave of seafood. Delicious. Usually busy with lots of Barcelonians. Address: Carrer Quintana 5
Chinchon - Meson Cuevas del Vino - may be our favorite restaurant. Incredible character. Bar with
wood fired oven and walls lined with huge earthen wine jugs. You sit in a former anise distillery and
winery with the press dominating the room. Hams curing by the fireplace ceiling. Wine in full size pig
wineskins, served in simple a caraffe. Lamb being butchered in the kitchen. A variety of dishes to choose
from. This is a great town and this Castilian restaurant is worth finding. Address: Benito Hortelano 13
Cuenca - Meson Casa Colgadas - This is a classic hanging house that Cuenca is known for, often seen
in pictures. Dine high above the gorge and try some regional cuisine. Good food, views and a lasting
experience. Address: just across the bridge, first place on the left! Calle Canonigos.
Segovia -Meson de Candido - Dine next to a roman aquaduct. This is a classic restaurant known for
roast lanb and suckling pig, so tender you can cut it with a dinner plate, and they do! Restaurant on
upper floors in this great building. Address: Plaza de azoguejo 5
Toledo - Hostal del Cardenal - A favorite place to stay. What character and history! Former summer
residence and gardens of the Cardinal inside city walls. They have a great restaurant adjacent to the
small hotel. Address: Paseo de Recaredo 24
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