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La Taberna del Caracol

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Spanish, Tapas
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San Alonso 2, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
971714908
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice cozy restaurant close to Cathedral

Quite a good selection of Tapas and all of them very tasty. At least Saturdays night you will need to make a reservation, as it was full.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Armin1967
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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Quite a good selection of Tapas and all of them very tasty. At least Saturdays night you will need to make a reservation, as it was full.

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Sandvika, Norway
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

For some reason, this place did not show up on our searches, except for direct search, but we tried it out and was not disappointed. Had really great tapas, great wine and good service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Just finished a dinner at this restaurant. Expectations were raised because of the environment and the decorations. Walked in to see if reservations were needed, we are staying around the corner. When we arrived we were seated on the upper floor. Serving was swift and good. Ordered 5 different tapas and some bread. The first 4 arrived within 20 minutes... More 

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Espoo Finland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend this place for gourmet tapas! Their list includes around 30 tapas plus some mains. We had 7 tapas to share, all very delicious and innovative but simple. Could recommend especially the grilled artichokes and aubergines with honey! Great value for the quality of food as well - its worth finding the way through the narrow streets of old... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We visited this restaurant which had become one of our reliable trusted venues when in Palma. On this occasion however we were disappointed, normally friendly waiter was gruff and unpleasant even argued with me that I hadn't actually ordered something that didn't turn up - not a good thing to do especially as he was wrong. Food over fried this... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

Based on other reviews we decided to eat here. We had to wait 15 minutes for a table (there is very good bar round the corner) so it might be worth booking. Three of us shared a selection of 7 tapas with an OK Rioja Crianza. The food was well prepared and served at a leisurely pace so we could... More 

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Canada
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87 reviews 87 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My sister in law and I found this restaurant while looking for an authentic eating place which was not catering to the tourist. While roaming the back streets we found this one on San Alonso and got a good feeling. We were not disappointed. It is an unpretentious tapas bar with a large menu. See their website - tavernacaracol.com. The... More 

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oxford
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141 reviews 141 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It may not have the youngest clientele or be a typical destination for a party table but this place serves much more authentic tapas than most places in the old city and does it without being a tourist trap....a slighty harder location to find than many but worth it!

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Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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61 reviews 61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It's a perfect place to stop for a lunch or a dinner when you make a walk an old town of Palma. The food is tasty and authentic. All products are fresh and good quality and come from the market. That's not the "typical" place for tourists where you eat cheap but bad. That's the place to enjoy the meal... More 

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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Our group managed to get the last table, and they were full quite early in the evening (always a good sign!) The service was excellent and we ordered a variety of tapas. We wanted to order two portions of mussels, but he told us that the portion was big & luckily we listened as the portions were substantial. I loved... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Alonso 2, 07001 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca
  • Phone Number: 971714908

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 37
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas
Open Hours
Monday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Friday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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