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El Kapan

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
Updated 06/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 06/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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PRICE RANGE
US$4 - US$18
CUISINES
Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Sponsored by: El Kapan

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Great location on the beach!
1. Great location on the beach!
"Will say it short - fantastic place on the first sea line."
Kamen B
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2. Cozy Caribbean vibes!
2. Cozy Caribbean vibes!
"The BEST CHOICE. Easy atmosphere, great Latin music"
jasmine1150
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3. Food made with love!
3. Food made with love!
"The food is excellent, both visually and culinary."
Popescu V
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Reviewed 15 November 2020 via mobile

Extremely good place with premium drinks and food. the level of service is perfect and highly recommend. favorite place

Date of visit: November 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2020

Thank you for your very kind review Mr. Mitev! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

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Reviewed 4 September 2020

If you adore both El Caribe and Mediterranean but succeeded to be in Varna, Bulgaria, the magic EL KAPAN is opening its arms to hold you in an unforgettable hug. A large golden beach washed by the calm sea is smoothly passing to a vast...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind review Silvia! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

Reviewed 22 October 2020 via mobile

Despite the location right on the seafront this restaurant offers really good food and, thanks to Covid, was v quiet when we visited. Sea bass - fillet and roasted - served with roasted potatoes and ratatouille were so good we ordered a 2nd helping. Around...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2020

Thank you for your very kind review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day but some times we fail. We look forward to serve you again!

Reviewed 25 September 2020 via mobile

Delicious food beautiful view Nice Atmosphere very good service. I will be back! Cool vivid Caribbean vibe interior - Nice Experience

Date of visit: September 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

I want to thank the restaurant for the amazing dinner we had. We went for just a snack but we are glad we stayed for dinner. Fantastic view by the see and it was spotless clean despite the fact the beach is in front of...More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind review Mr. Ivanov! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

Reviewed 13 September 2020

Nice place to eat and drink a wine. No bulgarian kitchen, but a lot of cozy dishes. Nice sea view, direct on the beach!

Date of visit: September 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind review Svet! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

Reviewed 11 September 2020 via mobile

Decided to come here based on TripAdvisor review. The place is located exactly on the beach and it is lovely. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great selection of GIN&TONIC. food divine. Price perfect!!! To be chosen....More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind review! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We put a lot of work to select best gin's and tonic's and combine them with right herbs and spices and we pleased that you notice that. We look...More

Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the heart of the city next to the beach. You can literally sit on a table with your feet in the sand. The menu is very diverse and the food is really tasty. The staff are friendly and service is...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2020

Thank you for your very kind review Violetta! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

It's a nice place but too expansive for Varna. Good servise, you can seat inside or on the sand. We took sushi that was ok and main dish - tuna that was not so tasty

Date of visit: August 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2020

Thank you for your review! We are very sorry that you didn't like some of your dishes . Please let me disagree about the prices our restaurant is in mid-range of Varna!

Reviewed 25 August 2020 via mobile

Our expectations were exceeded. We enjoyed the food and the service. I had a selection of sushi, which was tasty and quick. The place was packed, but we got our food quick. The Chef must be really good, because the food was looking great, fresh,...More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Vasilev, Owner at El Kapan, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2020

Thank you for your very kind review Lubomir! We are very happy that you enjoyed our restaurant. We try our best every day. We look forward to serve you again!

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Frequently Asked Questions about El Kapan
    Is El Kapan implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, El Kapan is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is El Kapan rated?
    El Kapan is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5