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Sa Volta - La Cueva

Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 72 44 22
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (49 reviews)
“meatballs” (6 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:30All hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch here while waiting for our hostel room to be made ready, it was just across the road, Hostel Ritzi. We were offered a table but chose to sit at the bar and have a true tapas experience, their choice is amazing! I had...More

Thank marinaedwards1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just what a Spanish tapas should be.Quick tastey with lots of variety. We had chipirones,prawns in garlic, chorizo, patata bravas, and lots more,all equally as good.

Thank jayn72
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We came back here as we have always had good tapas here before, however, this time we came in the evening and whilst service was very quick, in fact a bit rushed, we felt crammed in and the quality of the tapas was very average.

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Called in for dinner and had a fantastic meal of local cuisine, the of tail was amazing as were the patatas bravas mixed with chorizo, and the padron peppers, altogether stunning.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A bad restaurant with unfriendly people, first we had a table in a quiet area then without any reason they changed our place, this restaurant is nothing special and dirty but very expensive

Thank RoyBuser
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Visited here to try authentic tapas. Attractive little room but low ceiling didn't help with the noise level. Partying group of Englishwoman often over-loud on one side and similar loud group of Germans on other made it virtually impossible to hear each other speak. Food...More

Thank Dahlia68
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We chose Fritto Mallorquin Marisco, Pulpo Galecian, Patatas Bravas, Gambas (in hot sizzling garlic oil) They were large dishes, came with bread too. This is plenty for two of you, they are not typical tapas sizes. Really delicious food, a place we shall go back...More

Thank simpsona2016
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Eight of us found this wonderful tapas restaurant by chance in a tiny street full of similar hostelries. The atmosphere was great, the range of dishes was fabulous, and all of the staff were so helpful and friendly. We had the best lunch of our...More

Thank Arthur D
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Outstanding fresh tapas, and family run. Always busy in the evening. Sit at the bar and observe, or choose a table under vaulted ceilings of the old cellars. Good quality wines over a broad spectrum.

Thank 007jb2017
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Visited here with a party of family and friend,fantastic find by chance. Serving excellent authentic Spanish Tapas,varied selection and great portion sizes. Will definitely be returning to this restaurant when back on the island.

Thank Elawton1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:30
Thursday
00:00 - 23:30
Friday
00:00 - 23:30
Saturday
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca
  • Phone Number: +34 971 72 44 22
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Description
Sa Volta and La Cueva were two adjoining Tapas bars owned and run by the Nieto brothers. (I think their parents established them.) Sa Volta was TINY but they have now connected the two bars and they are packed out every night. The food is incredible. The service is excellent.
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