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About Don Tapa & Alter Ego Bar

Eclectic Nikkei Cuisine, combining a Peruvian wood fired grill, South South American & Asian flavours of flavours and amazing WA produce. Menu and dishes designed to be shared with great company on a culinary journey with craft beer, cocktails and wines.

1 James Street
Fremantle, AU-WA 6160
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Dining style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
South American, Asian, Fusion / Eclectic

Hours of operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:00pm

Cross street:
Beach Street

Dress code:
Casual Dress

Price range:
$41 to $100

Payment options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
0477 455 963

Website:
http://dontapa.com.au/

Entertainment:
Thursday Nights - Treats & Beats with Dj Charlie Bucket
Friday & Saturday Nights - Dj's playing some soul, funk, latin and hip hop beats
Sundays - Soul Purpose Sunday Session 4-7pm

Catering:
Sit Down Long Table Banquet at $55 per person for 9 course dinner
Drinks can be purchased at Bar, Bar Tabs or Drinks Packages Available
Canapés & Cocktails packages available

Parking Details:
Ample parking across the road; first hour FREE

Public Transport:
Fremantle Station & Bus Terminal

Executive Chef:
Stuart Laws

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Follow us on Facebook for special dinner events.

Don Tapa & Alter Ego Bar Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

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food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

96% would recommend it to a friend

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Neighbourhood Gem (23)
Special Occasions (23)
Group Bookings (20)
Tasting Menu (19)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Authentic (18)
Good for Anniversaries (18)
Vibrant Bar Scene (17)
Worth the Drive (17)
Hot Spot (16)
Romance (16)
Modern Decor (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Cosy (14)
Local Ingredients (12)
Open Kitchen (12)
Lunch (12)
Healthy (11)
Sunday Lunch (10)
Outdoor Eating (10)
Great Beer (9)
Comfort Food (9)
Family Style (9)
People Watching (8)
Outstanding Value (7)
Wood Oven (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Spicy (6)
Quick Bite (5)
Brunch (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Afternoon Coffee (5)
Late-night Find (5)
Notable Wine List (4)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Bar Seating (3)
Seasonal (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Live Music (3)
Business Meals (3)
Private Room (2)
Child Friendly (2)
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·Dined 4 days ago

Beautiful food fantastic service very friendly was great to try some new exciting cuisine

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Tapas
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·Dined 5 days ago

The venue itself is cool and staff were attentive. Downside was that the food was overpriced for what you get.

For example, the Pumpkin dish was just a roasted half butternut pumpkin with hot paprika and a small amount of fetta.

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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 15 June 2017

Food was delicious and the dessert was awesome, the donuts and lime ice-cream my favourite.
The waitresses were excellent and quick with their service, though it was a quiet night for them. My only notable suggestion would be that the cocktail list was a bit sparse, not everyone likes Campari or Gin cocktails and that was all the menu had. They couldn't make a simple French Martini as the didn't stock Chambord which is apparently something to do with the bar licence. I think they could do a little better on that side of things and offer a better range of cocktails.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Tapas, Afternoon Coffee
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food5
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 27 May 2017

Birthday dinner

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot
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food4
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service2
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 (Miami)·Dined on 28 April 2017

Food was delicious. We had the beef tacos and quinoa salad. Very pricey for what you get and service was unbelievably poor. Very inattentive and not overly friendly. That being said, we had a cocktail in the bar area afterward and the staff were amazing.
If price came down and offered proper table service I would highly recommend

Tags: Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 16 April 2017

A favourite of ours because of the innovative menu and casual atmosphere.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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 (Kuala Lumpur)·Dined on 9 April 2017

Don Tapas provided a fantastic, tasty evening with excellent, helpful service. We particularly loved that Don Tapas strives to source and use local ingredients. Thank you very much Stuart and team, for looking after us so well!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 8 April 2017

Absolutely fantastic meal! We chose the "feed me" menu which was great value, we had plenty to eat and the flavours delighted our picky palettes. The fillet with potatoes and aolli was a particularly spectacular menu item! Would 100% recommend to a friend.

Tags: Casual, Authentic, Great Beer, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Spicy, Tasting Menu, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 8 April 2017

The food was amazing, as was the service and the atmosphere. I will definitely be back!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 1 April 2017

Was awsum night at don tapa ! Loved the vibes , food , drinks and service ! Can't complain about a thing :)

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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food4
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 31 March 2017

Delicious, different food - make sure you try the kangaroo! Very friendly service & a relaxed atmosphere

Tags: Authentic
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 25 March 2017

Had been to the same venue previously for a meal over a year ago and had memories of amazing food, unfortunately things have changed and the food wasn't as good. Fantastic atmosphere and cool vibe but no wow-factor to the food for me. Tried the nachos, bao, tacos and the wontons and they were good but not as good as I hoped.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Hot Spot
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 19 March 2017

We really enjoyed our meal. The Pisco Sours were one of the best we've tasted since visiting South America. The ceviche was made with Pearl flesh and was outstanding. The food is much spicier than traditional South American but for me only enhanced the taste. Service was top class which always adds to the experience

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Spicy
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service4
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 18 March 2017

Always good fun with a highly energetic vibe. The tapas meals are all very tasty.

Tags: People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Seasonal, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 16 March 2017

Our waitress was lovely, the food was beautiful and the vibe was Fremantle. I'd definitely go there again.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Spicy, Tapas, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 8 March 2017

Amazing food 10/10 great friendly staff changed table water with out asking had great knowledge of the menu.

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Quick Bite
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 4 March 2017

Loved the idea of Sth American/Asian fusion, most of the recipes worked really well. Service was exceptional, lovely staff and extremely helpful when explaining menu options, would definitely recommend, and return.

Tags: Organic, Tapas, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 2 March 2017

Octopus was over cooked/burnt which in turn was bitter. The lemon in the ceviche over powered the entire dish, and tastes of bottled lemon juice not fresh. The goats cheese wontons were soggy and not at all appetising. And service was lacking even though numbers were low. There was a girl towards the end of our dining, that somewhat made up for the experience.

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food4
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 2 March 2017

Went for birthday, pre-dinner drinks at bar and then four dishes for dinner at Don Tapa. Food and drinks were excellent. Ate outside on a perfect night, service was competent and friendly, vibe that night was great.
Bottled wine is too expensive.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 28 February 2017

Have dined at Don Tapa a few times now.. food always fantastic.. fresh and VERY tasty.
Def be back.. yummo

Tags: Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Tasting Menu, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 25 February 2017

We came to Don Tapa to celebrate our wedding anniversary, and what a special occasion it was. We opted for the tasting menu, and with a couple of special requirements (I'm pregnant and my husband doesn't like seafood) the chefs were happy to accommodate us and the food was absolutely outstanding. So flavourful and delicious, we were very impressed, and left feeling very satisfied with the selection of food we'd tried.

The waitress looking after us was excellent. Making sure that I was comfortable with a table outside (it had been a 40 degree day), letting us sample a couple of beers before deciding on one, keeping us topped up with water and being very knowledgeable about the menu. While never being over the top or making us feel rushed.

We will absolutely be recommending Don Tapa to everyone we know. For a casual restaurant with delicious food you'd be hard up finding anywhere in Perth that beats Don Tapa.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Authentic, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Tasting Menu, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 18 February 2017

Me and my partner had a lovely meal there a few nights ago, we ordered 4 dishes in total between the two of us. The duck taco, ceviche, and chicken bao were lovely and could not fault them, however for the fourth dish we ordered the pork belly and scallops for $32... Hate to say but I found that this was not worth the $32, there were 3 pieces of pork belly that were about 1 inch thick. The pork was chewy and the scallops were unfortunately overcooked. This was the only disappointing part of the meal. Will definitely return again just maybe won't order the last dish!

Tags: Spicy, Fun, Late-night Find, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 17 February 2017

So good! Loved the food and the service. Would definitely return

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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 17 February 2017

Honestly the best place for food in Perth, have recommended to so many people have had a booking up to 30 here and nothing but the best food, love this place and will continue to return, warm friendly staff who are happy to help.

Tags: Business Meals, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Good for a Date, Casual, Great for Brunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Disabled Access, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu, Fun, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Healthy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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food5
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Great little place for a date, staff were excellent 😄😄

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Romantic, Hot Spot
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 14 February 2017

The waitress's were well mannered and the food was delicious

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Food was amazing, good service and great atmosphere

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Tapas, Great Beer, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 12 February 2017

This is our second visit. It is earthy, the food is really fabulous and the cocktails are just perfect. In particular, go off piste and ask for a caipirinha. Great on this and the last occasion - duck tacos, empanada, ceviche and the quinoa grain salad. The staff are really friendly and helpful. The very cool thing is that after a great evening, the bill is extremely reasonable too. This place is very good and they wipe the floor with most other "tapas" type restaurants in Perth.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Casual, Healthy, Great for Lunch, Fun, Authentic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Outstanding Value
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 4 February 2017

Once again food was outstanding , cocktails were great and the place was busy.
Went back next day with family for lunch.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great Beer, Special Occasion, Fun, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 19 January 2017

Love the food, service and atmosphere. Flavours are intense and definitely give your tastebuds a run for your money.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 15 January 2017

Great spot, outstanding staff who made you feel welcome. When we asked about the music the bartender came out and explained all about Pandora to us. That was cool. Food is a bit pricey, but you're eating some really good stuff. Goat cheese parcels were to die for, octopus was superb, and duck tacos sublime. Will go back.

Tags: People Watching, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 7 January 2017

Very impressed with my overall impression. Food was sensational but a bit on the pricey side. Wine selection was good. Staff were outstanding and service was excellent. I will definitely go back very soon!!! Thank you for a great experience.

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite, Authentic
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 6 January 2017

All food was yum. Desserts were a highlight. Tried all 3, best crème brulee I have had in a while

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 4 January 2017

Love this place. The staff know their food, and manage to be attentive without being in your face. Happy for a chat as well. The food is fresh and gorgeous. Food I couldn't make easily myself. The bar attached has a great list, and the knowledge and service equally good. The atmosphere is lovely. I just love it.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Casual, Fun, Worth the Drive
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 4 January 2017

Been here 3 times and will keep going. One of my favourite restaurants by far!! Amazing food, great atmosphere and feel. Very reasonably priced .Make sure to book in advance as it is a very popular spot.

Tags: Romantic, Quick Bite, Tapas, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Fit for Foodies
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 3 January 2017

Always great food- but the first time weve had to wait for the salmon... an hour to prepare and still didn't arrive. Was a hot day- and no air con. But food great as always along with excellent wait staff 👍🏻

Tags: Fun
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 24 December 2016

Great food some of best I have had this year anywhere and i have eaten in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and down south in 2016. Cant recommend strongly enough, a must try venue. I will be back!

Tags: Spicy, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 23 December 2016

Food was great. Service was lacking. The food took ages to come out. It was great that they were accomodating to having a toddler around.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 22 December 2016

Awesome food and great value for money , really enjoyed a drink st alter ego before too

Tags: Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Perth / WA)·Dined on 18 December 2016

We organised a catch up with a friend at Don Tapa for a late lunch and beer on a Sunday afternoon. We found Don Tapa to be in a very great location with plenty of parking and easy access. The food was delicious and was screaming for more. The price was a little expensive but I'm of the opinion you get what you pay for. Will attend Don Tapa again maybe in the evening as it was a little warm. Cheers to the waiters also, good value!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Casual
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