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El Chamizo

Carretera Moraira a Calpe 91, 03724 Moraira, Spain
+34 965 74 30 90
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (107 reviews)
“clams” (13 reviews)
“steak” (42 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Carretera Moraira a Calpe 91, 03724 Moraira, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here twice, once for an okay lunch, and next time for a good dinner. I found the staff a tiny bit stand offish, but we got on and enjoyed the setting anyway. Do lovely seafood. Haven't tried anything else there.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DoneThatToo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give El Chamizo one more chance after some issues on 2 previous visits. Plus points were pleasant indoors ambience, friendly waiters, the monkfish and salmon were both very tasty and they were generous with the complimentary after-dinner drinks. On the other hand...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JulesReeves
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We visited El Chamizo onnthe penultimate evening of our holiday and how I wish we had visited earlier, it was truly lovely! My husband and I had enjoyed several morning coffees there, sitting on their beautiful decking watching the world go by, stunning. We decided...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank SunbunniesLondon
Reviewed 1 November 2018 via mobile

Friends took us there, it was situaties right on the seafront one could think you were on a cruise-ship. Service was efficient and very friendly. We had the sole ,which was good and presented very well. I had a look at my neighbours Paella ,which...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Albert B
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Great location, great service and delightful food. Spent a fabulous lunchtime here in perfect surroundings eating paella ( mixed chopped seafood)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank richardnB4365TN
Reviewed 15 October 2018

A lovely contemporary restaurant overlooking the sea. We had a table which we reserved by the panoramic window, and had dinner which was perfect. Friendly service, good food and beautiful surroundings. What more could you wish for?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank makutu2016
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t booked a table but as it was only midday and they were empty we asked if they had a table, we were given a table after a bit of huffing and puffing and telling us we had to be finished by 1pm. Eventually...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Seaside restaurant with a lovely outlook. We have been coming here for over 35 years. In that time El Chamizo has evolved from scruffy beach hut bar to quite a sophisticated restaurant and bar. One factor that has been consistent has been some good honest...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank CH134100
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went here with friends for my wife’s birthday. Were here last year and as enjoyable as it was then. We had a lovely table with a great (but noisy!) sea view and were looked after very well. I had Gilt-head Bream followed by raspberry sorbet...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MikeLeicester
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

A lovely setting with great views across the sea. I had a broad bean and bacon starter and my husband had clams in a champagne sauce - both were delicious. For main course we had ordered a mixed paella (you have to preorder the day...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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13 September 2016|
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Response from 2366Maikel | Reviewed this property |
It's a restaurant. And yes open in the mentioned period.
Susan P
9 September 2015|
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Response from julie d | Reviewed this property |
No the food is inconsistent just touristy really ...
Elizabeth W
24 May 2015|
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Response from julie d | Reviewed this property |
Yes you do have to book to be on the front which in my opinion is the only reason you would choose this restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Moraira a Calpe 91, 03724 Moraira, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Moraira
  • Phone Number: +34 965 74 30 90
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