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El Vaixell de Pals

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Avinguda del Mediterrani s/n, Pals, Spain
972636824
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  • 73
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  • 32
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  • 20
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  • 8
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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
Kids and parents

Great place to go whith kids, good food (excelent rice) and excellent treatment, informal. Location is not great but place is, so spend a nice dinner outside

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
Tarzanen
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

El Vaixell is a great place to go with family, friends or even with your couple. The food is just brilliant (specially the Turbot or the rice). There's plenty of space so it never feels packed, it's really comfy. The service is very attentive and caring. One of the best places in the area.

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Aprciada Anna, gracias por tu comentario en Tripadvisor. Efectivamente, el Vaixell es un gran jardín donde intentamos que todo el... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This has been our first time this year in El Vaixell. We come here every year since they opened the new restaurant. As always, we enjoyed our stay. Excellent fish and seafood. The service is friendly and the atmosphere is excellent to have a nice lunch for both kids and grown ups. We always accept the recommendations of the day... More 

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Apreciado Daniel, muchas gracias por tus comentarios en Tripadvisor. No hay mejor recompensa para nosotros que fidelizar clientes año tras... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Great place to go whith kids, good food (excelent rice) and excellent treatment, informal. Location is not great but place is, so spend a nice dinner outside

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Apreciado Tarzanen, gracias por escribir tu opinión en Tripadvisor. Nos alegramos mucho de que tu experiencia en el Vaixell fuera... More 

Bournemouth, England
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139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I decided to go here for a drink on Thursday evening this week. We were staying literally 150 yards away and heard the live music. Easy to find off the main roundabout in Pals and commercial centre. Plenty of seating outside. Good atmosphere. However, you are asked to order at the bar area. I literally waited 18... More 

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Apreciado RUSS1602 gracias por dejar su comentario en Tripadvisor. Lamentamos de veras que su experiencia el Vaixell no fuera satisfactoria.... More 

Girona
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were there having lunch last Sunday. They've got a nice terrace where you may eat or have a drink (noon, evening, night). We ate some mussels (specially good) and paella. In summary good balance quality price.

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Apreciado Xavier, gracias por su reseña en Tripadvior. Celebramos que estuvieras a gusto nuestra terraza y que disfrutases de la... More 

Valladolid, Philippines
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Vaixell of Pals is a very good option if you are looking for a typical Mediterranean paella. Varied selection of tapas although its most impressive features are its seafood tapas with a varied, fresh and top quality choice of options. Excellent attention.

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Apreciado Josni, muchas gracias por tus comentarios. En el Vaixell intentamos tener una carta variada que se ajuste a lo... More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

We've been there as a family for the last three years, since it changed from its previous form. I cannot knock the food, its lovely. The thing is everytime we go there we order the food and generally my wife and I have a starter and the boys don't but all the time we get our starters and hey presto!... More 

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Ante todo agradecerle su sincera opinión, es imprescindible para que podamos mejorar. Estoy totalmente de acuerdo con usted, yo también... More 

Barcelona, Cataluña, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avinguda del Mediterrani s/n, Pals, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Pals
  • Phone Number: 972636824

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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