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Cuisine of Costa Brava for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Every town in this resort area has to offer its guests a decent selection of restaurants. The most popular restaurant in Lloret de Mar is The Orient Express; it specializes in international cuisine and updates the menu every single week. In the morning hours visitors are served a magnificent breakfast and in the evenings an entertainment program is provided. Among other restaurants in the city The Panxos points out as a major culinary destination offering Mexican cuisine. Fans of European cuisine would like the La Fusta restaurant, which, in addition to a large selection of treats, attracts visitors with affordable prices.
The name “Costa Brava” can be translated from Spanish as “wild shore”. The local landscape is full of rocky hills covered with fir and pine groves, picturesque bays and clean beaches … Open
The famous restaurant El Bulli, which has become a real gastronomic attraction, is located in Roses. Here they cook the most popular dishes of Spanish cuisine following classic receipts. The beautifully decorated hall of the restaurant is perfect for organizing celebrations. Large selection of dishes cooked on the grill is feature of The Pasko's Balkan Grill restaurant. Here it is also possible to find some popular Mediterranean and Yugoslav treats.
Tourists, who are lucky enough to visit the town of Begur, can’t ignore the Un Poc de Tot restaurant. The basis of its menu consists of dishes of Mediterranean cuisine. Here you can taste a fish cooked following special receipt, as well as savory vegetable salads and delicious fruit desserts. The Un Poc de Tot restaurant serves visitors until late in the evening. It’s better to have family dinner in the Aiguaclara restaurant, which also serves visitors almost around the clock. In the evening, the restaurant is always full of guests, so it’s better to book a table in advance. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Costa Brava region is famous for its impregnable cliffs and rocks - however, this does not prevent the coast from being an important tourist destination. And every family member will … Open
The town of Tossa de Mar also boasts a diversity of gastronomic places. There the Forchetta restaurant remains one of the most popular. In addition to classic Italian pasta and pizza, visitors can enjoy specialty desserts, as well as their favorite Italian wines. Younger guests will appreciate the large selection of pastries and sweets. The Tapas del Mar restaurant is also suitable for families. It serves Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine. During the day, the special budget menu is available.
The cuisine of Costa Brava is simply unimaginable without seafood. Here, hundreds of dishes are prepared from various types of fish, shellfish, and crustaceans. One of the most typical dishes is called “Suchet” - this is how they call seafood stew with vegetables prepared according to a special recipe in every local restaurant. Fish, shrimps and shellfish, potatoes, tomatoes, green peas, and garlic can be added to the dish. Once this simple dish was prepared by local fishermen - they added to it all kinds of seafood they've managed to catch during the day.
The cultural life of the Costa Brava is rich because of bright celebrations and festivals. They are held almost every month and are always accompanied by lush folk festivals. National … Open
A special type of paella known as “arros negre” is prepared in the region. The main feature of the dish is that for its preparation they use special black rice tinted with cuttlefish ink. Such an unusual paella is considered to be one of the main festive dishes for local people. For the preparation of this dish, it is customary to use only local rice grown in the vicinity of the city of Pals.
Another original rice dish that gourmets will love is “arroz con paloma” - rice with pigeons. It is believed that this dish was first cooked in Ampurdan where they have bred a special breed of pigeons on the farm for many years. They are distinguished by their unique taste qualities and resemble quails in taste. Many interesting spices, garlic, and carrots are added to the dish during cooking.
When planning sightseeing tours, you should definitely pay an attention to each city of the coast. You can be sure that trip around each of them would bring a lot of unforgettable … Open
Those who prefer more original dishes will like traditional chicken with shrimps. Many foreign guests may find this combination of products quite unexpected. However, this original dish has long become regular for locals. Tender chicken meat is stewed together with shrimps and served with a special almond sauce.
Visiting one of the Costa Brava’s luxury restaurants, one can try the finest seafood and other delicacies. Chocolate stewed lobsters, sumptuous cuttlefish meatballs, delicious regional wines, and incredibly decorated desserts are just some of the dishes local restaurants are ready to surprise their guests with. On the seafront there are restaurants of different price categories, so absolutely all travelers will be able to taste special regional food.
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Reference information
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Costa Brava
♥   Restaurant 'La Brasa de Riudarenes' Riudarenes. Type - Regional cuisine. 9.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Maràngels' Sant Gregori. Type - Modern cuisine. 10 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Pati Verd' Girona. Type - Traditional cuisine. 10 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Divinum' Girona. Type - Market cuisine. 10.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Massana' Girona. Type - Creative. 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Nu' Girona. Type - Modern cuisine. 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Occi' Girona. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 10.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Duc de L’Obac' Bonmatí. Type - Catalan. 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'El Celler de Can Roca' Girona. Type - Creative. 11 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'L’Aliança d’Anglès' Anglès. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Costa Brava

Travel notes on best cuisine and restaurants of Costa Brava (Spain) on OrangeSmile.com. Famous recipes and traditional dishes and courses in Costa Brava restaurants. Where to eat - our recommendations on popular places in Costa Brava, where you can taste delicious meal and also spend a good time with your friends.
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