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La Xicra

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Calle, 17200 Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972305630
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Hours:
Mon 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Tue 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Sat 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    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
A wonderful experience

We visited La Xicra last Saturday along with a group of friends. We have eaten there before and have always found the food to be exceptional. Yet again we were presented with dish after dish of fine food, made from the freshest of ingredients combined artfully to be a feast for the eye as well as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 27, 2015
Duncan T
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We visited La Xicra last Saturday along with a group of friends. We have eaten there before and have always found the food to be exceptional. Yet again we were presented with dish after dish of fine food, made from the freshest of ingredients combined artfully to be a feast for the eye as well as the stomach. The service... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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104 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

this little restaurant is difficult to find. Do not yet judge based on the entrance of the place. When you made this step you will notice it has a a great ambience, overloaded with painting and with a women's tough. The ladies who run the place, know very well how to serve local catalan ingredients. Do not expect a broad... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My wife and I went to La Xicra for our 25th anniversary, hoping for a very special evening. We were not disappointed. It could not have been more perfect! With only one other couple dining on a late Monday night, it would have been easy to seat us at an adjacent table, but instead our very welcoming hostess brought us... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

You will enjoy very much this small and friendly restaurant owned by locals. Nice seasonal catalan food which combines seafood and meat

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We've been lucky enough to have visited this restaurant many times over the last 25 years... It has never disappointed, whether at lunchtime for just the two of us, or in the evening with a group of family and friends. I read Tudor D's review, and it's a pity he didn't enjoy a couple of the courses on the tasting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

We have been visiting the Costa Brava for over 30 years and have always wanted to try La Xicra but my wife has never fancied it!! I wish I'd listened to her, she's usually correct, wives usually are. I was there alone last week and was determined to 'give it a go' I wish I'd listened to Mrs D. The... More 

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Oppdal Norway
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102 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

By using a Michelin App for my GPS we found this hidden restaurant. We were taken care of by a very nice lady who seemed to manage the whole thing. The restaurant was like an oldfashioned dining room in a private house, but the food and serving was top. From the outside the restaurant was not impressive. But don't give... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

La Xicra is an excellent choice in Palafrugell and nearby beaches. Probably the best combination of quality, price and service. Run by a local family, the attention and service is professional and caring. The food is excellent and based on traditional Catalan recipes. The anchovies, for instance, are the best, by far, that I have tried for years. They are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2012

The Ampurdan is a very privileged area north of Barcelona, and south of Figueras and La Xicra which is in Palafrugell is right in the middle of this beautiful country. It has been our favourite restaurant for the past 25 years that we have been lucky enough to come to this wonderful part of the world. The buñuelos de bacalao... More 

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Washington DC
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2010

My husband and I ate at La Xicra while traveling in Catalonia in September 2010 and we were blown away by the experience of eating at La Xicra. We had duck pate and salmon carpaccio for starters and then duck with truffles and beef cheeks (these are the English menu translations!) cooked slowly with onions for our main courses. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle, 17200 Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell
  • Phone Number: +34 972305630
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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