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Restaurante Raco de l'abat

Carrer de l'abat, 2 | Part Alta, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
+34 625 71 59 01
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mussels” (5 reviews)
“seafood” (5 reviews)
“cake” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Carrer de l'abat, 2 | Part Alta, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never been to Tarragona but as a Portuguese I'm not a stranger to Spanish cuisine. What a discovery! Booked using tripadvisor and I was greeted with a rustic and ancient environment, but very comfortable. No menu available. Some could say it's strange but if you...More

Thank PPeixoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had no printed menu we could look at but a quick description of the day's offering immediately lured us in, and we're happy we did. They had a not-quite-paella seafood rice dish which was delicious, as were the red peppers stuffed with bacalao and...More

Thank rocomendez
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A day trip by train to see the historic sites of Tarragona was much enhanced by lunch at this great restaurant, in an alley - Carrer de l'abat -just off the main thoroughfare leading to the cathedral. Away from the restaurants in the square, which...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

After trying many restaurants in Tarragona for 4 days this was the last and best one. The food was incredibly well prepared, tasty and healthy, fresh fish and seafood, amazing wine and lovely deserts. We were just surprised by the quality of the food and...More

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The owner takes real pride in his restaurant and he explained that his wife is the chef. He was extremely friendly and explained the food that was on offer. They seem to cook up whatever is fresh on the day and we had a selection...More

1  Thank minniethemooch
Reviewed 13 April 2017

During the last five(5) years we have been visting this restaurant many times. What we have experienced is a treat to Spanish cuisine that never have disappointed us. In fact this is probably one of the best places to go to when you want to...More

Thank Magnus M
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Great food and super fresh! The service was great and the wine delicious ! They are very original and so willing to please and satisfy every client

Thank moi_firenze
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We were driving through Tarragona and stopped for lunch, saw the recommendations for this restaurant and found after walking for about 15 minutes. The host was very accommodating. He and his wife run this restaurant. There is no menu, he explains what is available in...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Vi came here after tripadvisor review. It was a small restaurant and nice old decor, located in the old town. The owner welcome us warmly. At first he told us it was fully booked but after he heard that we would be here for one...More

Thank YosaP
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I came here because I was coming to Tarragona for the day from Barcelona and the reviews for this restaurant are good. I phoned up about 12 to book a table for 13.30 and we had no issues. Some spanish in this restaurant in essential...More

1  Thank FieldFace
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer de l'abat, 2 | Part Alta, 43003 Tarragona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Tarragona  >  Costa Dorada  >  Tarragona
  • Phone Number: +34 625 71 59 01
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Local medieval, acogedor y con buena cocina de mercado.
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