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El Faro de Santa Ponca

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Via Creu, S/N, Santa Ponsa, Calvia, Majorca, Spain
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

First class seafood restaurant with other dishes available if you are not a fish lover. Beautifully presented food with great taste and flavours. Probably the best service in the area with just the right amount of attention throughout. On top of this the location on the marina is lovely. It is not a cheap meal, but you are paying fro... More 

Thank Haydn D
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

For those of you looking for some of the best and most fresh seafood in Santa Ponca, this is most definitely the restaurant for you. The restaurant itself is very large and has a big selection of fresh fish for you to select from which is then cooked fresh especially for you. We had bread and olives, a bottle of... More 

Thank Jeremy B
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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131 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

This is an excellent place I wish we had found it years ago the shellfish is very good and the staff are friendly we went for lunch and had some beautiful prawns plus a couple of beers ,we have to go back for the shellfish paella it looked fantastic .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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144 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Recommended by our concierge this restaurant was a great choice for fish lovers. An amazing choice of dishes superbly cooked. We started with oysters and although not local (from France) they were some of the best we have ever had and of enormous size. We followed up with a Faro seafood paella with a side dish of jumbo prawns. The... More 

Thank bensil
Workington, England
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

Just been for a exellent meal and drink a number 77 on the menu exellent value @ 24 euro for 2 meals and 4 drinks dont miss this place when you visit

Thank danielrooke
Worcester, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Had an amazing choice of fish to eat... but not warned of the price beforehand! Wine list was excellent as was the (Scorpion Fish) when in arrived, Mallorcan style. Service very attentive and ambience and position could not be faulted!

Thank Wayne S
Stuart, Florida
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

The El Faro in Port Adriano is still open. This location in Santa Ponsa Marina has closed (though an amazing Italian restaurant is now in its place). El Faro had the most delicious fresh fish and wonderful yellow curry (the chef was from Bangladesh). I have never had such good grilled whole calamari in my life! Spent many wonderful evenings... More 

Thank Dana A
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38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2012

hard to find such a place on Mallorca, real Spanish food and atmosphere and less "posh" than the other places.

Thank ChristianK

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
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  • Address: Via Creu, S/N, Santa Ponsa, Calvia, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Calvia  >  Santa Ponsa

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?