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Barbacoa Can Padres 2

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Pizza, Barbecue, Chicken Wings
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Carretera Pals-regencos,, 17256 Pals, Spain
+34 972668170
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Takeout

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good value for money

You must try the chicken which is very crispy and fries home made, excellent for lunch or dinner with a pot of Sangria. Good value for money but it is very busy so noisy.. Try also the aioli which is very (very!) tasty !

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2014
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Although it has a truck stop feel to it the food is of a high quality and the chicken and chips is like no chicken I have ever tasted. We are here three times during our stay we loved it so much.

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Vilvoorde, Belgium
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Chicken is very popular! The chicken is ok, not top end but the fries not so for a belgian person:-)

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Begur, Spain
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Spotlessly clean ! We have eaten here many times during the last 25 years or so and have at no point been disappointed. They simply do the best chicken around at a very reasonable price. Since our last visit we talked about the quality of their green salad. Simply outstanding. How do they do it ? So this time we... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Our family have loved visiting the original Can Padres nearer Pals village for coming up for fifty years. We were very pleased when the new restaurant opened in the 1990s. Not the prettiest of buildings, very clean though and very noisy inside, but that adds to the atmosphere. Staff always friendly and efficient. Although you could never beat the chicken... More 

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Paris
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

You must try the chicken which is very crispy and fries home made, excellent for lunch or dinner with a pot of Sangria. Good value for money but it is very busy so noisy.. Try also the aioli which is very (very!) tasty !

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Went with the family. Our main courses came in less than 5 minutes which alarmed us all. We all ordered chicken after reading the reviews. It is definitely fried the chicken, and was very much more like a less battered KFC than a rotisserie Chicken which is not what I was expecting. Flavour yes and masses of chips if you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is my first review but I felt I needed to write this place up for anyone interested in a reasonably priced restaurant that specialized in grilled chicken and pork. I was with my wife and two children and drove by the location near Pals several times but only decided to stop the last few days we had left on... More 

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Wow: the chicken... The quality of the chicken, the taste, the tenderness. Everything is wonderful. The place is ugly: plastic chairs and tables, but the food. WOW! The fries are delicous too. You can see the chicken being roasted and sometimes they'll even let you pick one. If you are finished, you can bring home the unused ketchup and mayonaise.... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

I visited this restaurant on Wednesday, 11th September. Why is that date significant? Because the next day it closes for the winter and doesn't re-open until the next June. What a pity. This is a great place for having a rotisserie and chips - chicken, rabbit, lamb and pork. It doesn't really do much else, but that's what the 200-or... More 

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

There are two C'an Padres restaurants near Pals and we've been to them both many times. Both have both inside and outside tables and plenty of car parking. C'an Padres 1 offers chicken only with salad or fries but the chicken is fresh off the spit and always delicious. There are usually queues both for tables and for the chickens... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Carretera Pals-regencos,, 17256 Pals, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Pals
  • Phone Number: +34 972668170

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 23
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Barbecue, Chicken Wings

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