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El Charquito

) #9 of 116 Restaurants in Benicasim ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Mediterranean, European
Calle Santo Tomas 3, 12560 Benicasim, Spain
+34 964 30 27 04
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“jamon” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (9 reviews)
“mussels” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Calle Santo Tomas 3, 12560 Benicasim, Spain
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1 - 10 of 22 reviews

Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Loads of character for a small bar on a Main Street. Seats outside or in and off season it was better inside. Limited tapas menu but what is on offer is pretty good. One small downside is no draft beer but house wine is good...More

Thank Ballyline
Reviewed 18 February 2017

A very Spanish, crowded bar with numerous hams hanging and a huge selection of Tapas. Authentic tapas are not a cheap way to eat but these were particularly pricey. However, the quality was excellent.. Four of us shared plates of cheese/Iberican Ham, black pudding with...More

Thank Braveheart8068
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have visited this Tapas bar before. The place has so much charm and has a fabulous atmosphere. The tapas are fantastic and other meals are great too. I would fully recommend this tapas bar to anyone who likes the real feel of Spain. It's...More

Thank Jeannette A
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Absolutely great place. Ham, cheese and `tortilla patata` are the best I have ever tasted! Love to go there!

Thank Tatjanans
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A little pricey for the area but great tapas. Cheeses and hams to die for. We asked different taxi drivers to recommend the best tapas, 2 out of the 3 chose el charquito.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 6 August 2016

But that is about all the good I can say. Though we made a reservation they seemed unhappy to see us, and the service was indifferent all evening. The fried fish was more bones than fish, the salad unexceptional. The cerveza was cold.

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Few dishes were nice but most of the dishes weren't great and the tapas is over priced. Have had much better and fresher tapas. My boyfriend and I will not be returning

Thank elouiseerdjxjxk
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Been coming to Fib festival for several years,always go to Charquitos for the best tapas in town and good wine aswell.Very popular so sometimes have to wait for a table or reserve,a must visit eating experience

Thank David H
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

13 years of certainty . Best food in town , hamon , cheese and fish always fresh and tasty , wine list very nice and Carlos and mama always smiling and helpful . Thanks

Thank pongy71
Reviewed 17 May 2016

During a recent business trip to Castellón we stayed in benicássim. Task Bar Charquito came recommended by one of our colleagues who had visited many time before. Wow! What a little gem of a restaurant. It was very busy with mainly local people. The food...More

1  Thank ColinJames-UK
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 47
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santo Tomas 3, 12560 Benicasim, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Castellon  >  Benicasim
  • Phone Number: +34 964 30 27 04
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