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“traditional and innovative”
Review of El Xato

El Xato
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Ranked #1 of 58 Restaurants in La Nucia
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$41 - US$57
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Only 9 tables for this family owned restaurant with several generations of culinary experience. Friendly and professional atmosphere. Excellent mix of traditional meditarrean food and innovative cuisine. Probably one of the best spot in the surroundings.

Thank Igor F
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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

A hidden gem in the Costa Blanca inland.
We visit this restaurant several times per year. We always order the Centenario menu. They change the dishes in the menu frequently enough, so it is a new experience each time. Very taste and very high quality. Be sure to order with accompanying wines. Great selection, professionally presented by el jefe.

Thank Piet R
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

We found the restaurant in Michelin guide. It was marked as Bib Gourmand; normally it means good - but rather simple - food with a reasonable price. The food was really good but it is more like a Michelin star restaurant. If you are ever close to this place - or tired of Benidorm tourist food - do visit. The restaurant is small; we were at lunch time on weekdays and found table easiy but I would guess there may be problems to get a table for a dinner.

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Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Excelent food and service. Each plate was delicately made and all of the tastes together with the wine made it complete. A perfect experience.

Thank Elisabet V
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We have dined at Michelin restaurants in Spain and this restaurant should have had a star. Excellent food and wines and really professional but yet friendly and relaxed service. We paid only 106 Euros for the tasting menu including wine pairing for 2 people, so definitely worth the 20 Euro taxi drive from Benidorm. They even offered us more wine while waiting for the taxi. A must try!!

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