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Dona Elsa


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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US$20 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Spanish, Portuguese
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
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All reviews lunch boquerones tapas al horno the house white wine great value for money limited menu return visit star dish portugal parking pleasure zamburinas owner jose campo
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

It is always a pleasure to return to Dona Elsa. Owners/hosts Dona Elsa and Marcus treat their Clients like family. Very small sitting which requires reservations, and limited menu but always very tasty food. Fresh Boquerones marinados are best, and Bacalao o formo their Star...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Great lunch with Boquerones en vinagre, Carrilleras, Jarrete estufado, and tarta de manzana. Excellent house white wine from Portugal (€12.00). Lunch for two about €50.00. Great value for money. Parking available. José Campo, CHA

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

We are back in Paxon, and had to visit Dona Elsa in Nigran. There is no surprise, Marcus continues to control the quality and preparation in the kitchen, and Dona Elsa handles the service and hospitality. Limited choice but great tasty food. Make reservations, it...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Today we only had tapas: Boquerones en vinagre Zamburinas a la plancha Calamares a la plancha Queso tetilla y membrillo Blanco de la casa de Portugal. €50. 00 for two people. Great experience and good value for money. José Campo, CHA

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

When you visit Dona Elsa, you have to stick to the basics they provide. The boquerones marinados, zamburinas a la plancha, and particularly the Bacalao al horno are excellent, as well the house white wine are excellent with a good value for money. On this...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Had anchovies to start followed by roast lamb shank with game chips and a bottle of Portuguese wine. So good, that we went back two days later. Note does not open until 2100 in the evening. Parking outside. Owner can speak French.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Chef Marcus prepares the best Bacalao al horno In this area. Small menu choice but excellent quality, and outstanding Boquerones marinados. The house white wine from Portugal is excellent. Personal attention from Dona Elsa. Good value for money. José Campo, CHA.

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

After the winter months in Altea, we could not wait to visit again Dona Elsa and Chef Marcus in Nigran. The boquerones frescos con aceite y vinagre de Modena are the best we have tried in many other restaurants, and the lomo de Bacalao al...More

Date of visit: June 2017
1  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Small and very cosy space. Excellent cuisine. Boquerones en vinagre and Bacalao al horno, the best I had in a long time. Albariño/Treixadura de la casa muy bueno. Great value for money. Will return. Jose Campo.

Date of visit: November 2016
1  Thank josecE5705OI
Reviewed 29 May 2016

After a few days of indulging in the local cuisine with awesome tapas, we were having the need to healthy something healthy and nutritious. After asking around, this restaurant came up as one of the only places were we could find soup. Sure enough, not...More

Date of visit: May 2016
2  Thank acaciocoelhofacebook
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Closed on Sunday dinner and Monday all day.
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