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Mar Blau

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Pals,, 17255 Begur, Spain
+34 972 63 60 79
10:00 - 23:00
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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265 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a 'I can't be bothered to cook so let's grab a bite' type of restaurant. Fish soup a brown puddle, prawns in garlic and grilled squid OK. Puddings from a factory. Say no more!

Thank steadyslack
Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Good food and great views. We were a large party taking up 3 big tables. The staff were friendly & helpful, but there were a few mistakes with the orders. We did visit again as a family of 3 about a week later and the drink and dessert was fine, service reasonable.

Thank ClaireandKen89
Pezenas, France
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Good food, great service, excellent value for money right on the beach. Extensive menu with simple but good food. We celebrated my husbands birthday here and found the service friendly and fast despite the fact that it was a very busy Sunday lunch.

Thank mocs
Belo Horizonte, MG
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The food was ok but not that good. They cold put some better side dish than chips. The steak was to rare and we ordered medium. For the lamb was just almost bones, for the price was ok, but why not increase a litlle bit the price and bring one better lamb?

Thank ChicoAssis
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90 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Great fish specialty restaurant. It is located directly to the beach - first line - and therefore a safe choice for young families w/ kids. The kids entertain themselves in the beachsand. Kids menu available. We ordered a paella pescado (fish) and that was the best choice. Great and we can recommend Mar Blau to any family looking for nice... More 

Thank BaakDK
London, United Kingdom
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321 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a bustling and friendly place with a great location. But the food was not as good as last year. The avocado/prawn salad was less tasty, the moules were tepid and over-salted and the fresh fish was served with very boring potatoes. Portion sizes varied and the prices appeared to have risen a bit, too. So, it's great for... More 

Thank Capriwanderer
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Have been going to Mar Blau for 10 years All our kids have grown up their. It has the best view of the Med you will ever see.life from those tables does not get any better. The food is ok.its not fine dining. If you have a family then it's the only place. People seem to fall into two camps.... More 

Thank Nomoregrass
Province of Girona, Spain
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016

The setting is perfect, right on Pals beach, and ideal with children, as they can continue to play in the sand, or on the mini slide, whilst waiting for food to arrive. They have a good selection of pizza and the usual Catalan & Mediterranean choices, with lots of fresh fish a la plancha. Not the best food, but generally... More 

Thank Roxy r
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152 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Went to Pals today and this restaurant. Very nice plain grilled sole but just 4 small potatoes and a little lettuce. Moules to start were fine. Its a beach side that will be better as the weather warms up and they are busier.By sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Thank Mike V
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

Not planned but as next door had a 45 minute waiting list we plumped for Mar Blau. One of it's daily specials was the Paella with Lobster which we all said was the best we had seen, more so the taste.I had Monkfish done in the oven which was also delicious.Prawns and Sole also good.

Thank cachacoingles

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pals,, 17255 Begur, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Begur
  • Phone Number: +34 972 63 60 79

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?