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Let yourself be seduced by the Restaurant El Minarete

Labels: Gastronomy

The El Minarete Restaurant known for organising impressive events and celebrations reopens its doors to offer an exquisite gastronomic offer, totally different and new for the summer season. A restaurant situated on the “La Caleta” beach in Villajoyosa where you can dine whilst listening to the sounds of the waves in a calm, relaxing atmosphere enjoying the best rice and fish dishes of the Alicante province.

Restaurant at the beach

Once again, our Chef Jean Marc Sanz brings an array of new gastronomic offers, created exclusively for his diners with the sole purpose of enrapturing them and making their visit unforgettable.

This year, our Hotel Servigroup Montiboli has undergone a series of refurbishments with the aim of improving our facilities, but we didn’t just stop there, our innovations also got as far as the menu of our restaurant El Minarete.


El Minarete, Mediterranean cuisine

Situated on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea in a paradisiacal setting, the El Minarete Restaurant is the perfect choice if you are looking to enjoy delicious cuisine by the sea.

Recognised as one of the best restuarants in the province of Alicante, this iconic venue situated in Villajoyosa gathers all the flavours of Mediterranean cuisine, so if you are a lover of good food, we are certain that you will return to visit us after savouring some of our dishes.


Opening hours Restaurant El Minarete

The El Minaretre opens at lunchtime from 13.30 until 15.30 during the summer months. It is closed on Mondays.

Restaurant Minarete, Villajoyosa

New menu El Minarete Restaurant 

The menu offers more than 20 different dishes, all of them being Mediterranean cuisine inspired by both the land and the sea, offering everything you need to seduce your senses. From the best starters to the most exquisite rice, fish and meat dishes, we feature a gastronomic offer that won’t leave anyone indifferent.

See the full menu - El Minarete Restaurant.


Summer starters selection: “Entry to Port”:

There is nothing better than our selection of starters to commence your dining experience. It is in the starters where you will find the true art of cooking, where one can find the most imaginative, creative, innovative recipes, bringing out the most flavoursome tastes with distinction.

Here you can see some of our gourmet starters created for summer.

  • Mediterranean salad with Atlantic Blue Fin Tuna
  • Burrata Cheese with Altea Pink tomato, anchovies and Marcona Almond pesto
  • Watermelon Gazpacho with shavings of Iberian Ham
  • Cuttlefish in Vilera Sauce (traditional Villajoyosa sauce)
  • Seafood croquettes with Kimchi alioli

Accompany your starter with a good wine from our wine list, where you can choose from white, rose or red wines and cavas, always with recommendations from our sommelier.

Eating in Villajoyosa

At the pinnacle of the occasion, our menu offers many dishes to choose from according to your tastes. Opt for a tasty creamy rice with lobster or maybe monfisk in suquet sauce with potatoes... Let your instincts guide you!


The best rice dishes in the El Minarete Restaurant “Our Rices”:

Rice dishes are one of the most popular dishes from our gastronomy. Furthermore, traditionally in the Alicante province, rice is a culinary speciality and at the El Minarete Restaurant we have developed our very own version of some of Alicante’s best rice dishes.

A fantastic variety to complement our menu, selecting them to suit all tastes with different ingredients and methods of preparation that will astound your palate.

  • Rice with fish and squid
  • Creamy rice with lobster
  • Creamy rice with monkfish, clams and spring garlic
  • Vegetable paella
  • Fideúa with cuttlefish and prawns
Restaurant in Villajoyosa to have a good paella

The El Minarete Restaurant is a wonderful place to enjoy a great rice dish and be able to almost touch the sea with your hands.


Our selection of fresh fish “On the High Seas”:

Having the privilege of being situated by the Mediterranean Sea and close to the Villajoyosa fish market, fresh fish features highly in a lot of our dishes from our new menu, presented in healthy, light and delicious recipes, perfect for summer.

  • Monkfish in suquet with potatoes (Catalan fish stew)
  • Hake with a cream of boiled Valencian vegetables
  • Tuna fillet with tomato compote and Alicante herbs

The freshest seasonal fish direct to your table, respecting the product and delivering the best flavours of the sea.


Meat Dishes “On solid ground”:

If you are a meat gourmet, our culinary team has selected the best meats so you can enjoy an experience like never before with the best cuts accompanied by the tastiest side dishes.

Beef tenderloin with french style baked sliced potatoes will be a sure winner. Enjoy this tender cut of meat served on bed of sliced baked potatoes that perfectly accentuates the flavour of the fillet.

Or opt for a classic such as entrecôte. Enjoy an exceptional cut of meat taken from the rib area and accompany it with the perfect garnish.

Entrecote from the grill in Villajoyosa

In addition to these succulent dishes, there are other dishes available that are not included on the menu and are determined by the inspiration and ingenuity of our chef.


Summer desserts “In sweet water”:

Saving the best till last, dessert time is the most anticipated moment for many diners. Aware of the importance of sweetening the palate, we have created a selection of homemade desserts ideal for enjoying in summer, all of them light and delicious to round off your meal.

  • Homemade cheesecake
  • Absinthe savarín with coffee ice cream
  • Almond Crème Caramel
  • Almond Fruit
  • Sorbet of the day
  • Ice cream of the day with vanilla cream

You won’t be able to resist trying them. At the El Minarete Restaurant we create each dish with maximum care, paying attention to every detail and leaving nothing to chance.


Your Wedding at the El Minarete Restaurant

The El Minarete is also our restaurant for weddings. Many couples choose the restaurant as the venue to celebrate their wedding due to the great appeal that this space offers, resulting in satisfaction guaranteed for wedding guests.

Restaurant for weddings

Recommended as one of the best wedding venues by bodas.net, the El Minarete Restaurant offers the Bride & Groom and their guests a truly unforgettable experience. 


Oferta gastronómica Montíboli

We’re sure we’ve whetted your appetite, but it doesnt end here. The Minarete Restaurant is a seasonal restaurant, open throughout the summer months, but if you are looking to enjoy quality cuisine all year round, inside the Hotel Servigroup Montiboli, you will find the Emperador Restaurant, a place to discover signature dishes based on Mediterranean cuisine.

Restaurant with views of the beach

Its doors are open to both hotel guests as well as lovers of 5* cuisine where our Chef Jean Marc Sanz has created a tasting menu for discerning palates.


Now that you know, why not come and visit us at the El Minarete Restaurant, the place to be this summer.

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