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Cafe de la Riba

Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
+34 972 77 30 87
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“meatballs” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (16 reviews)
“first floor” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

We went 3 times to this place during our hols - and each time the food was fantastic. Its got great staff and there is a fantastic view across the bay. Its in between 2 bigger restaurants but this one was better in our view...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We ate here after a recommendation and were not disappointed. My husband and I had a tapas selection which was delicious, our children had steak and chips which was also very tasty. The view of the sunset was stunning and service with a smile. Good...More

Thank Victoria W
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent location. Great tapas, copa cava, and plenty of options. Beautiful views, shade or sun seating. Exceptionally clean. Friendly staff and lovely owners. Always a pleasure to visit.

Thank Kym C
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It’s a must try! The food was delicious and the staff were so accommodating. We will definitely return before the end of our holiday. I’m vegetarian and there was plenty of choice, my husband had steak which he said was mouth watering!

Thank Lino17
Reviewed 27 June 2018

We went 3 times so far to El Riba to eat tapas and normal dishes. The experience was positive each with various choice on the menu. The food is not ony very good but also served in sufficient quantity. The tapas are really good and...More

2  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

We have visited L’Escala many times and never previously been to La Riba. Big mistake because it’s excellent,on the beach, good food and value for money. Had a super lunch there today including Gamba’s, Monkfish, Cod and lovely pudding. It’s a restaurant in competition with...More

Thank Mike V
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Friendly service even when they can't speak English. Food was great. Try the creek brûlée pancakes and ice cream !

Thank Noveen1953
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Great experience lovely setting looking over the bay, food tasty staff helpful most speak english good choice on meau

Thank hmf1982
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Menu has changed since last year and seems a little more upmarket. Enjoyed views from the first floor over the bay which is nice. Food was different, Argentinian pork bites, duck brochettes all nice tasting. It would appear that quite a few places are making...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 13 July 2017

L'Escala seems to have a big problem in that when you go to pay your bill there is extra added on for vat or daring to eat or drink on tne pavement! This does not happen in cafe de la riba. Pints are 3 euros...More

Thank Carmel M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 22
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  L'Escala
  • Phone Number: +34 972 77 30 87
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