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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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Dover, New Jersey
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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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195 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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salisbury wiltshire
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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417 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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Hereford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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
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4 of 5 bubbles 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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

We stumbled upon the restaurant by chance (table for 6) and weren't disappointed. they have a pavement terrace of seating on a slight incline which makes for quirky sort of eating but enjoyable nonetheless. Its an elevated position overlooking the bay/port. Staff were friendly & attentive (spoke very good English) and told us it was family run for many years.... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Let me do the positive stuff first. The food was very nice, the staff were very pleasant and the location, with the view over the bay, idyllic. However, (and bear in mind this was a quite time of year), we were told that we couldn't order tapas and then order our main meal later, we had to order it all... More 

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Thank KeithmT
Scotland
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128 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We had lunch here on a day trip from Palma. It was my birthday so we had a bottle of cava to celebrate - delicious & very reasonably priced. Friendly waitress. We shared some tapas dishes and enjoyed a relaxing lunch watching the world go by. Nice shady spot overlooking the bay.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

We had lunch at this restaurant with some Italian friends. The food was fresh, tasty and well cooked. We were recommended some white wine, which was local and amazingly good and not expensive. A definite recommendation.

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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
Business meetings, 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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