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Calle Jorge Juan 27, Alicante, Spain
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Stamford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The tapas was average. I suggest not ordering the patatas bravas unless you don't mind paying 5.50 Euros for a plate of thick potato crisps with a spoonful of cheap pasta sauce drizzled over the top.

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Thank JulieStamford
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Great place with lovely food and drink. The service is great as are the prices. Situated in an elevated position up a number of steps you have a choice of sitting inside or outside on the Plaza de Santa Maria next to a lovely church and art gallery. The real Spain !!!

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Thank ChrisSwa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

-excellent tapas -really good service -good beer, sangria and cocktails -small menu, but really good quality of the food -nice location to sit outside

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Thank Martin R
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Mon Cafe is set in a small square next to a beautiful church. The owner Lewis is hilarious! All of the staff are friendly and efficient. The drinks and food are excellent. It is a perfect location to watch the 'Palm Tree' firework at midnight during Las Hogueras Festival. I would definitely recommend visiting at least once during a trip... More 

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Thank thehammery
Harrogate, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Just returned from a week in Alicante. This restaurant is beside the Basilica of Santa Maria so is in a beautiful setting. We ate here twice and tried most of tapas dishes, there were all fantastic. Stand out dishes were the garlic prawns, meatballs and chicken lollipops 4-5 euros each so great value. The staff were friendly and hugely entertaining... More 

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Thank Suzanne B
Summerside, Canada
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Three week visit to Alicante had us return many times to the Santa Maria church. So lovely and quiet and the sunniest plaza in the city. Stopped at Mon Cafe for a small snack and were pleasantly surprised. Limited but EXCELLENT. Sangria is excellent and value added. Bread used for my sandwich was the best Bread I had in three... More 

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Thank 700paddington
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The best Sangria in Alicante, I know because I tried Sangria in every single restaurant. We came back there every single evening. The stuff was lovely and very friendly. Love this place

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Thank Anna K
Swansea
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

Plaza de Santa María isn't a bad place to have your your coffee and croissant's for breakfast for starters! Fortunately we were staying nearby and could visit frequently for a beer or a snack on the walk back from the beach, the shops or the galleries, the castle etc. The older waiter/ proprietor? was friendly and funny. They had many... More 

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Thank lilianbg2014
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2015

a delightful little place with great tapas & sangria, a huge amount of historical photos adorne the walls dating back to the very early days

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Thank mkennedy2014
Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 September 2015

We got the best service and the best Sangria in Alicante. The price was so low but still all the best product. The service was SUPER! YOU have to go!

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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
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Bar, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Jorge Juan 27, Alicante, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Alicante

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?