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El Rincon de Calpe

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C/ Oscar Espla, Calpe, Spain
+34 965 83 24 60
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunchtime Mixed Paella (pre ordered) was one of the best we've had in this area (15 years living here). Restaurant down a side road so is a hidden gem!

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Thank Keith E
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Went to this restaurant because of all the good reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed! We had a lovely paella. We have been coming to Calpe for over 10 years and this was the best paella so far. The staff were friendly and welcoming and I'm looking forward to my next visit

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Thank 3540colette
Jersey, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We have had several good meals here with friends but if you want a paella it's best you order it when booking your table to ensure you aren't disappointed on the day. The fish here is very good and the staff are very eager to make your experience a good one.

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Thank annlemas55
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely authentic Paella with our young family. Tucked away but worth finding if you want a taste of real Spain. Even with 3 kids under 7, we were made to feel welcome.

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Thoiry
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Had a really excellent meal with some tapas to start and followed by some mussels with spicy tomato sauce and garlic prawns which were delicious. Be warned if you want the paella and rice dishes, you need to order them in advance. Good sign that they make it to order and We will know for next time. Recommended

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Thank deafmute79
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

If your looking for typical Spanish cuisine this is place to go, great rice dishes, meats and fish, tapas and they also have a great menu of the day, family run business and very helpful in suggesting what they recommend, they accept reservations and the paellas are excellent. Fully recommend this place to anyone

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Thank Deejay S
Madrid, Spain
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

The first time we went I was the only non-Spaniard in the place. The paella was excellent, the service really good. The meat is excellent. We've been back a few times since, including New Year's Eve 2015/6, like another contributor- and I can only echo his remarks. Great fun, great food, great service- and great value.

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1 Thank JIROGERS
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant for New Years Eve by a Spanish friend who has lived in the area all his life. When we first arrived we were a bit put off by the initial canteen style decor, but when we went inside & realised the 'real' restaurant was through the big wooden doors at the back we waited for... More 

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Mayo Ireland
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27 reviews
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hotel receptionist and it did not disappoint. We ordered the paella and were told it would take 30 minutes and it was worth the wait. Very good with lots of shrimp, prawns, calamares and other shellfish. Excellent flavour and excellent rice. Two happy customers.

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Auckland NZ
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

This place has been in the Family for over 50 years. If your sick of all the cheap tourist crap on the beach or places where paella is made by a division of Unilever then try here. Not that cheap by value for what you get. 4 can eat well with additions and wine for 100€ and be well satisfied.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Oscar Espla, Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
  • Phone Number: +34 965 83 24 60

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