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El Motel Restaurant

Avda. Salvador Dali i Domenech 170, 17600, Figueres, Spain
+34 972 50 05 62
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cheese cart” (2 reviews)
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:45 - 15:30All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Avda. Salvador Dali i Domenech 170, 17600, Figueres, Spain
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

So many years enjoying there both the superb food and the very nice atmosphere and employees, with friends, family, etc. For all the people I have been there with (including my kids, who simply love it, the fish,, the cheeses...) this place has became a...More

2  Thank jta2705
AlbertSubiros, Guest Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert Guest Relation Manager El Motel Restaurant...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

We've just had Sunday lunch at El Motel - about 15 minutes walk from the centre of Figures and easily accessible by car. Beautiful sea bass, followed by a huge selection of cheese, then dessert from a wide choice. Great wine list and highly attentive...More

Thank annielaurie190759
AlbertSubiros, Public Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Annie, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert El Motel Restaurant / Hotel Empordà

Reviewed 18 April 2017

Excellent dinner. Menu full of innovation with a mix of traditional Catalonia dishes and uncommon selections.

Thank palacios2017
AlbertSubiros, Guest Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Dear Madam/Sir, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert El Motel Restaurant / Hotel Empordà

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I've spent 5 days in Catalonia, visiting Barcelona, and several villages in the cost. After eating at several of the best restaurants in Barcelona, recommended in my travel guide, I can recommend "El Motel" at Figure's Hotel Empordá as the best restaurant I have visited....More

2  Thank Rafael P
AlbertSubiros, Public Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2017

Dear Rafael, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert El Motel Restaurant / Hotel Empordà

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Lamb leg was perfect, rabbit rice and table of cheeses and cakes and tarts end this amazing food adventure.

Thank jjsmonaco
AlbertSubiros, Public Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2017

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert El Motel Restaurant / Hotel Empordà

Reviewed 22 February 2017

First class restaurant with lot's of space, excellent service. The dinner for 2 on 14th of February started well with a nice glass of Cava, excellent choice of wines, also organic ones. The starters were delicious as well as the shared sea bream with nice...More

1  Thank Siulenroc
AlbertSubiros, Guest Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert El Motel Restaurant / Hotel Empordà

Reviewed 21 October 2016

We had no idea what we were walking into--but we had an amazing lunch--incredible back patio and the best cheese and soup and steak! Cannot recommend more highly!

Thank 751helen
elmotelrestaurant, Guest Relations Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2016

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for your nice review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to welcome you soon, Warm regards, EL MOTEL EMPORDÀ team Albert

Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I had visited this restaurant several times ... 18 years ago. I was afraid of coming back and being disappointed but.... I WASN'T Food is divine as it used to be and service is so courteous and professional as ever. It was very nice to...More

1  Thank misskeika
Marta P, Relación con clientes at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2016

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you very much for your nice review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all our team. We were really pleased to welcome you back after 18 years. Thank you very much for your support. Looking forward to welcome...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

If you are interested in clasic restaurants this is the place to go in Figueres. Professional service and chefs. A symphony of good taste. Some would say is a little bit old-fashioned because it has not followed the latest trends but it is an experience...More

1  Thank Carles F
elmotelrestaurant, General Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

Dear Carles, Thank you very much for your comments. Looking forward hearing from you soon, Kind regards, Albert Subirós El Motel Restaurant

Reviewed 17 June 2016

My girlfriend and I took the train from Barcelona to see the Dali Museum and I had heard this was a good restaurant. I was surprised to find it in a rather average-looking motel on the outskirts of town. What a hidden gem! It was...More

Thank Anne B
elmotelrestaurant, General Manager at El Motel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2016

Dear Anne, Thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate your comments and we will share with all the rest of our team. Thank you for your support. Looking forward to hearing from you soon, Warm regards, Albert El Motel Restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$73
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:45 - 15:30
20:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Salvador Dali i Domenech 170, 17600, Figueres, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Figueres
  • Phone Number: +34 972 50 05 62
  • E-mail
Description
Familiar restaurant, founded in 1961, for Josep Mercader, and followed for his soon in law, Jaume Subirós, the actual ohef and owner. El Motel Restaurant offer every day differents dishes cooked with a quality and seasonal products.
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