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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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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“bay” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Carrer Del Port, 5, 17130 L'Escala, Spain
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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 carmelgaynormckenna
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We first visited here about 4 years ago. At that time the clientele seemed mainly local and the menu was chalked on a board in Catalan. We were initially disappointed when we found laminated menus in 4 languages and tables full of tourists. However, we...More

Thank Carol K
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Visited here with friends in October and opted for the set menu at 13.90 euros - what an amazing meal - bacon with goats cheese toastie, lamb chops and then chocolate and coconut tart. Absolutely stuffed by the end of the meal in a very...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We went here on the first day of our holiday and it wasn't until we stepped into the upstair restaurant we realised what an absolute gem of a place it is. From downstairs it looks like any other little Tapas restaurant on the bay but...More

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 2 September 2016

great choice of tapas and great view on the beach. no cars anymore is a great thing! nice for lunch or dinner!

Thank jmcarre
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good choice of dishes on the menu. Visited with family (4 adults and 4 kids), friendly staff if a little busy! Chicken escalope was well cooked, nice and tender. My wife had the goats cheese salad which was a work of art. Pleasant experience all...More

Thank kdw72
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant, can highly recommend. We come here a couple of times each year and are never disapointed. Friendly staff. Good food and very resonable.

Thank ccsll
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, great place to sit (over looking the bay). The tapas was excellent and I would recommend them to anyone.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Spent dinner here yesterday. Great view upstairs overlooking the sea. Staff very friendly and attentive. Food excellent and portion size perfect for the price which was very reasonable. Would recommend.

Thank dward144
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 00:00
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Saturday
10:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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