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Restaurante con más de 30 años de experiencia y bajo gestión familiar ofrece una oferta gastronómica basada en la cocina tradicional de nuestro país y la cocina típica menorquina con toques modernos. Además de una amplia terraza que ofrece un ambiente agradable, fresco y romántico.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed May 18, 2024

We visited this restaurant twice in the week of our holiday. Great food and very friendly staff. I left my glasses behind and a waiter raced after me to return them. Very good news as we are going home in the morning. Between us, over...both nights we had fish, hamburger and paella. All excellent. Thank you.More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed April 15, 2024

This was deffo one of the nicest places for dinner in the town, if not the nicest. We went here 3 times, mainly because of the serious lack of other nice places for dinner in the town and would’ve been stuck had it not been...here. Saying that, the food was lovely every time and we were happy to go back. There’s usually a queue but it goes quick and it’s worth the queue.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed October 8, 2023 via mobile

Wonderful staff …. Food was great - we went twice in 6 days and look forward to returning early next year! We went as a couple but there were large family groups too. Couldn’t fault a thing.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed September 25, 2023

Visited twice for evening dinner in Sept 23. First off, do not believe the review below regarding the staff being "off" if you do not have a reservation. We rocked up twice without booking nd after a short wait, got a table and were treated...very well. Food is very well priced. More to the point, the food is excellent. The seafood Paella is outstanding. The wine is good (rose) and the Sangria is also good. I would eat here any day of the week with no hesitation. Only real negative is it's in the middle of town so there are no nice views to enjoy but that's a small price to pay when the food and service is so good. many thanks. We will return.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed September 23, 2023

Some restaurants close on certain nights so we tried here. Lovely food wait around 30/40 minutes for paella but it was amazing food. They are the only restaurant we went to in the town that added a 10% service charge on the bill. Not huge...menu and quite priceyMore

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed September 1, 2023

This is a great spot and very popular. They are a bit up themselves though, if you have the nerve to turn up without a booking, they look at you like something they trod in and point you to some long tables off to the...side. We managed a lunch and a dinner which were fine. On our last night we booked a table for 8:00 (once we told them we had a booking they happily showed us to our table without checking who we were which was odd) We were a little early which they were fine with and ordered a paella for 2 at about 7.45. By 9.10 there was still no sign of it. We got a half hearted explanation about a mix up in the kitchen and were promised it would be 10 minutes. 15 minutes later I went inside to find a manager-when I told some of the female staff we had been waiting for over an hour, they just slumped in disbelief. When I came back out, the paella was finally being delivered-looking massively overcooked. The server was apologetic but the head (?) waiter without making any eye contacted again stated there was a mix up in the kitchen. I asked if sorry was the word he was looking for and he said no. So no apology then, I asked in disbelief.He started to say he was going to comp us the wine but if I was going to be like that......at which point I told him where he could stick their paella. Good food, nice spot but arrogant beyond belief.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 29, 2023

The busiest place in town. Came here twice, had to queue both times. Tried booking but no-one answered the phone. Nice spot, food was excellent, wine really good. Well worth the wait!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 3, 2023 via mobile

Good location, the food was average, staff were pleasant but felt rushed it was not relaxing. Have been to better restaurants in the area

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed July 2, 2023

Booked for dinner as we wanted a paella. Service was good no issues there and most of the staff were seriously working hard. Wine choice was good, had an albarino perfect for the warm evening and to go with our mixed paella. Waited about 50...minutes for it to arrive, that is what I would expect, it takes time to cook! I have had better. Not much meat in there apart from a few chicken chunks and some bony bits of pork, I get that, it is good for flavour but could not get much meat off them. There was more seafood, mussels, I think 6 one of which did not open as well as 6 medium shell on prawns. There was also lots of tiny pieces of I think calamari. The flavour was ok just lacked a bit of substance. It is in a nice setting in the middle of town and has a good ambience, probably would not go back as there are lots of other restaurants to try. We had been suggested this place by a very good restaurant as they knew we wanted paella which they did not serve. They also suggested Lorengo restaurant, may be worth a try.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed July 2, 2023

Nicely located in centre of village. Had to wait for a table along with others probably due to 1. popularity and 2. waiters down - only 2 working when we visited and they did a great job under the circumstances, but waiters increased as evening...progressed. We visited on recommendation of a local who suggested Paella - prawn and chicken. Had this for 3 and paellera was same size as for 2 which is minimum requirement, so smaller portions. Food was somewhat bland and have tasted better. Wife had salmon which she said was nice and well cooked. Thought it was expensive for quality of food and drinks.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 27, 2023

Been to Cala en Porter twice now but weren’t lucky enough the first time to try this place and now we have this time it is well worth it! We had the chicken and prawn paella and it was absolutely delicious followed by a toffee...crepe which was lovely also. We sat in the outdoor area and it has a great position in Cala en Porter to see all around the busy centre. So lovely…..:.would highly recommend!More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 12, 2023 via mobile

I have eaten here a few times over the last few years and the quality of the food and service never disappoints. Would recommend many dishes but the lamb is out standing.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 6, 2023

Went to this restaurant having read reviews, starter arrived in good time but we then had to wait over an hour for the main course whilst other tables that arrived after us were being served. We were not given any reason for the delay so...we asked the waiters and they just said a problem in the kitchen and virtually smirked at the problem. Mains finally arrived with no apologies so complained again. Was offered refund of the wine we bought to have with our meal as compensation. Pathetic ! This lot need to learn customer service .More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed June 1, 2023 via mobile

1st time back since pre, it's still excellent. Suckling pig, fillet steak mussels, and that salmon all beautifully cooked and delicious. When we left, there wasn't a spare table left in the place .

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed May 20, 2023 via mobile

Terrible food terrible service not one meal but all of them.ask for white wine received red orderd fish and meat paella received fish and meat bones paella could not eat it. The steak or should i say fatty meat and chicken curry from a tin...so it tasted like awful place 😡More

Date of visit: May 2023
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