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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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Jersey, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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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Madrid, Spain
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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109 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Hamburg, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Charming small restaurant, 100% typical Spanish, great staff, very friendly and excellent Paella. It s a MUST in Calpe

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Province of Alicante, Spain
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2015

Dropped in quite early by accident, looking for another particular Resturant. When in doubt follow the locals. Although quiet, service very good and same with the food quality. No frills but a nice ambience, would suggest eating later than 8.30pm to allow the Resturant to fill up. Price very reasonable.

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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, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, 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?