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Restaurante El Balear

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Calle Santa Catalina 14 | 07108 Port De Soller, 07108, Soller, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 63 15 24
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Wurzburg, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with a friend for our last dinner in Port de Sóller before travelling back to Germany and we had a lovely evening at this restaurant. The staff was very welcoming, the view over the port was stunning (we chose a table outside) and the food was great. We startet with bread, olives and aioli and then had... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first meal in Soller impressed. So many places to choose, but this close to our apartment and with a lovely view over the bay. Friendly, effective service. Not very busy, which perhaps helped. Three courses, with bottle of wine and coffee was about 75 euros for two, so not cheap but comparable to good restaurant in U.K. Food well... More 

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Thank SusieeQ
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had lobster paella, charged over 50 euros for two people. The 'lobster' was entirely empty shells, we had two pieces which had a tiny chunk of meat in them and the rest had been removed before serving, probably used in the lobster soup they also serve. We spoke to the owner who was immediately very aggressive and refused to... More 

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Rugeley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had such high hopes as ordered Lobster Paella -only to receive poor over cooked meal with lobster shell and membrane and one tiny part of main lobster with less than a mouthful of lobster in. The rest were full of rice as the meat had already been extracted. I have never ever seen anything like it before. The owner was... More 

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Thank Sindy B
Bern, Switzerland
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We've had two different Paellas, one seafood and one vegetarian. Both were exceptionally good. The staff was very friendly and helped us to make the right choices in selecting the best combination of their food. Try the lemon mousse or loose.

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Thank Axel S
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

We ate here twice which tells you a lot since we had only 5 days. On our first visit we had grilled fish and when we returned we had the mixed paella. It was the best paella we've had in Spain by a long shot. It's not cheap but the quality of the food is worth it. The wine is... More 

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Thank Barbara V
salisbury wiltshire
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Sitting on the street one storey above the sea front, gives this place a really good view. We only stopped in for a light bite at lunch time and as is often the way spent over 20 euros for 3 tapas dishes and mineral water. The prawns we had were very good but the potatas bravas came with pink marie... More 

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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438 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

A lunchtime visit. Overlooking the bay from a slightly elevated street the restaurant offered a good menu del dia for €16 plus drinks. Didn't get off to a particularly good start when our server returned to tell us the manager had said we couldn't order a bottle of cava without also ordering food. We ordered! Excellent gazpacho, followed by delicious... More 

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Thank Travlintone
Hereford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We've been in Port de Soller a few days now and last night felt like a change from fish so booked a table here and tried the chicken and orange sauce dish; it was absolutely delicious! The service was very, very good and prices are low. I can thoroughly recommend this restaurant. We shall be returning to eat fish there... More 

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Thank Judy1212
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Excellent quality fresh sea food cooked in a traditional Mediterranean/ Mallorcan style, well priced white wine, very friendly staff and a great view. What more could you want? The menu del dia is good value and the gazpacho was delicious and refreshing. Lots of locals eat here (although mainly from the comfort of the air conditioned restaurant rather than the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santa Catalina 14 | 07108 Port De Soller, 07108, Soller, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Soller
  • Phone Number: +34 971 63 15 24
Description
Telephone +34 971 63 15 24. Closed Wednesdays.

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