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Xado

Corts Catalanes, 12, Girona 17200 Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972304428
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Ranked #5 of 107 Restaurants in Palafrugell
Price range: $36 - $144
Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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235 reviews 235 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

When you come to the Palafrugell area as often as we do, if there's one thing that pees you off it's that lack of choice of food. There's loads of restaurants, but they all serve a choice from a short list of foods unless you're into shellfish and other exotic sea creatures which I'm not. We are well and truly... More

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Overveen, The Netherlands
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45 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spain still has a territory in North Africa and I guess the owners or the chef comes from there, as the menu mentions dishes like humus and couscous. We went for the Pica Pica Seafood menu, €27,50 pp. Pica Pica stands for shared dishes and we got 7. Grilled bread with tomato and achovies. Deep fried baby eels. Squid. Two... More

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sta cristina d'aro
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40 reviews 40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Restaurant recommended by friends.Decor pleasant,service friendly,food tasty,wine from Emporda drinkable,all in all worth visiting. Hummus starter delicious.Lamb tagine a little sweet.Value for money-slightly over-rated. Would return.

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Good value for money, different dishes cooked with high quality fish. A nice place for lunch, good service and great air conditioning in Summer.

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

We loved our dinner at Xado. It is not the first time we go, but everytime is even better. We enjoyed some Anchoas de la Escala (anchovies) made at home, some clams and th best of all, Gambas de Palamos (if you haven't tried them you have to, this is some of the best Spanish food, together with Jamon de... More

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We had heard of this restaurant and were pleasantly surprised by the friendly and attentive staff, the excellent food and the competitive prices, for a totally pleasant experience. We will definitely go back!

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London
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

I very much enjoyed our meal here. The menu was both typical Catalan and also some Moroccan dishes. We tried some of each and liked it all. I had arroz negres which was very tasty. The puddings were interesting - crepes, walnuts and gin and tonic ice cream. I don't normally have a pudding but was intrigued by the novel... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

This restaurant alone is worth a drive into Pallafruguel. The chef de cuisin is a very experienced and frequently honored cook, who loves his job. That you can tell by the delicious taste of the dishes. The Arroz negro Xado (black rise with fish) is a topper!

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Waalwijk, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

We really enjoyed the food of this nice restaurant. If only I had known that the steak was that huge (and tasty) The restaurant doesn't have a scenic view but the quality and service greatly make you forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2010

Simply excellent : table presentation as it should be , refined food, wine assortiment and service are great.

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