Restaurants in Cádiz

A luxe salon is decorated with Andalusian tile while the stand-up tapas bar carries a more casual nautical theme. Try the zesty gazpacho-like salmorejo with shrimp or a heartier entrée of venison in a blue cheese sauce. Book in advance or be prepared to stand in the bar.

This family-run classic is known for using seasonal delicacies—autumnal wild mushrooms, salt cod during Lent, local tuna in high summer—and preparing them in as many as a dozen variations to highlight the star ingredients.

The menu features everything from simple scrambled eggs with salt cod to a decadent foie gras with Armagnac.

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Take a high-speed catamaran or the slower vaporcito across the bay to lively Puerto de Santa María for peel-and-eat shellfish and pescado frito. El Romerijo has cockles, tiger prawns, and other specialties such as tangy fried shark marinated in vinegar.

In the Barrio del Pópulo, the neighborhood favorite serves home-style tapas, including savory meatballs or toasts topped with anchovy or salmon and Roquefort, for about $1.50 a plate.