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Restaurante El Carro I

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Explanada del Puerto Pesquero, Calpe, Spain
+34 965 83 02 34
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Calpe, Spain
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Lots of atmosphere and noise. Spanish weekend lunch time. We had menu del dia €12 perfectly good for the price on a Sunday. It's always entertaining watching the police pretending to chase away the looky looky men.

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Essex, UK
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We shared some Swordfish, Calamari and a platter that consisted of 3 types of Prawns and a Lobster. The Swordfish and Calamari were great, the Prawns were big and juicy but the Lobster was lacking in meat and hardly worth having. Avoid buying children's ice creams as we paid 9 euros for 2 small smarties tubs that were ridiculously small... More 

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Thank OliverPS
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Started of good to get you in with a free drink then down hill from there.waiting for service to long.then the service was poor.had prawns which feel apart when peeling(frozen).asked for finger bowl which lemon finger wipes were thrown on table.Then been told in a unpleasant manner they don't do finger bowls.its more like a fish market than a restaurant.... More 

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Thank Michaela Y
Cairns, Australia
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79 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We arrived at the start of the lunch period and the restaurant strip was relatively quiet. The waiters from all the restaurants were ready and waiting and as we approached the first counter the scene was like something I had never experienced before. From serving you a free glasses of sangria to samples of food and then dropping the prices... More 

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Thank Eddie and Judi P
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

We ate here several times, the food was always good. We often had menu of the day which was a 3 course menu for 12 euro, this included a bottle of wine / sangria per couple and a soft drink for children. This is perfect for those who like seafood.

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Thank louise r
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The food was very good but the restaurant tolerates the street market gays (with rolex and gucci ) which makes the stay unplesent. Lithuania.

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Thank Mantas L
Warfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

My family were tempted outside the restaurant with tasty croquettes and sangria. Once sat down everything went downhill. We waited to be served and the waiter who finally took the order appeared disinterested. My daughter ordered escalopes and croquettes. The escalopes arrived dried up and burnt as were the croquettes which had no potato inside and were not the same... More 

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Thank samsmum84
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69 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Went here for seafood paella and we have had better I found it off putting that the waiters were smoking in the corners wouldn't go back there is loads of choice

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Thank 1964SM
Alicante, Spain
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151 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

When you walk in front of these restaurants you are approached from all sides by the staff eager to persuade you to eat in their place. "We are the best that's why we're so busy" we were told! We were persuaded with free tapas, a bottle of wine included and were seated. The noise level was immense although that's not... More 

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Thank ellecram1950
Gibraltar
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Excellent restaurant for seafood lovers, all catch of the day very fresh. Staff very attentive and friendly. It's a must for seafood lovers

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Thank Marie F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Explanada del Puerto Pesquero, Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
  • Phone Number: +34 965 83 02 34

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