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El Vaixell de Pals

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Avinguda del Mediterrani s/n, Pals, Spain
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tasty and nice!

Busy evening but still good service and nice treatment. Food was good all over, but never truly fantastic. All things considered, it's a recommendation but not top notch. Worth a visit for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2013
Michael W
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Stockholm, Sweden
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76 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Very good food cooked in a Mediterranean style with originals details. The service is competent and they care about any detail. We loved the different areas of the place (kids area, chillout and live music). You can't give them a try..a.they deserve it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food. We went for dinner and our surprise was the live music and the coktails afterwards in the chillout. I will repeat for sure.

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We came across this place whilst driving out for dinner on our 1st night in the area, and it looked so inviting, and busy, that we gave it a go. It was a great choice. It was immediately obvious that the staff, and particularly the manager (owner?) were competent as well as friendly & engaging. The food was a definite... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

We used to come here when it was still Can Padres, we loved that place. But El Vaixel is a great resteurant, i had the Gazpacho as a starter, wich was great. The seabass as main course, absolutely delicious! Also the service is great!

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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60 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

We had noticed this interesting restaurant several ties and finally tried it on our last night of this stay in Sa Punta. The staff were very welcoming and attentive despite being very busy. The menu is amusingly laid out and is supplied with translations in 6 languages which must be some sort of record! The tapas and starters were amazing... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Busy evening but still good service and nice treatment. Food was good all over, but never truly fantastic. All things considered, it's a recommendation but not top notch. Worth a visit for sure.

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Weert, Limburg, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

Excellent combination of good Quality food, Style and good Service. El Vaixell has many nice dishes and beautiful wines. This restaurant is a 'must visit' if you go to Platja de Pals. They will surprise you with their lovely menu.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We visited this restaurant on 4 occasionans while on holiday here in July 13 i cannot recommend it enough! Owner is lovley and so helpful! We had amazing meals everytime and could not fault it at all, as we are used to good food and hard to please! My children don't eat children's meals they also appricate good food. The... More 

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Bradford
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

A real suprise to find ourselves eating at El Vaixell not just once but three nights out of a 6 night stay. Having visited Pals for over 20 years, we have eaten at numerous restaurants in pals and surrounding villages and coves but had always avoided what used to be a run down self service restaurant. it has been transformed... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

We ended up at the Vaixell on recommendation from some friends....and ended up going 3 times! Having had a terrible summer weather wise in Dublin, the lure of eating "outside" was considerable! On 2 occasions we eat with another couple and on no occasion, did anyone feel that their choice was anything but good. Whether it was the calamari to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avinguda del Mediterrani s/n, Pals, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Pals

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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