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International, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 February 2020 via mobile

I rarely write reviews, but this is a must. Me and mom was passing by and went in for a coffee. The place looked cute. The guy who was supposed to be the owner, drunk (dressed in a tuxedo shirt) scoffed at us wanting to...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Ian B, Owner at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2020

For sure not drunk. At least not at the time you arrived. As for coffee surely it is my prerogative to sell what i wish. And after 21 years here in El Faro as my reviews will show i am always good with my customers....More

Reviewed 19 January 2020 via mobile

I discovered this small restaurant in my neighborhood, and very pleased with my new discovery. The food is simple but good, ambiance is excellent , warm reception, and very friendly owner . Visiting this place always makes me smile.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 9 October 2019 via mobile

We found this bar in the second half of our holiday, but ended up starting off here every night. Really freindly staff and superb beer, sangria and cocktails. They even provide some complimentary tapas. The old town location is superb and gives a real Spanish/Calp...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely friendly service, cocktails were gorgeous 🍹🍸we would definitely return to this place and highly recommend it.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 5 December 2018

we came 6 people off season (+ off dinner time) looking for a place to eat and drink. due to sesons low and the fact that it was only 17.00 we couldn t get dinner, but we got wonderful snacks and wine and a supergreat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Ian B, Owner at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

You are welcome and many thanks for your custom sweet ladies IanB.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

My husband and I stumbled across 'El Faro' completely by accident during a trip to Calpe last December. We had been for a lovely walk along the coastal path soaking up the incredible views, and decided to turn off the path and head through a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Great little bar, we initially went in for food, but unfortunately they are not cooking at the moment, still we found a great little friendly bar with great banter and a friendly atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Calpe having forgotten it was a public holiday. All the shops were shut so after a little walk around the area found the lovely El Faro. After a few drinks we asked the owner Ian if he was serving food as we...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Ian B, Owner at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

It was a pleasure to serve you Enjoy IanB..

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Arrived at our accomodation in Manzanera quite late and were desperate to find a place to have a beer or two and possibly some snacks. This is when I recalled about El Faro and the Tripadvisor stories about it. It was the closest place to...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Reviewed 20 July 2017

On first sight you might pass this bar without calling in. It is true that the bar has had problems recently due to bereavement and that at the moment meals are not being served but tapas began to appear towards the end of our stay...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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  • El Faro is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5