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Corts Catalanes, 12, Girona 17200 Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972304428
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh n tastey

Great restaurant! Exceptional Menu del Dia, go for the Moroccan pastries and mint tea for pud, best I've tasted outside of Morocco. A few Moroccan dishes available, Cous Cous and Tagine as examples, but the fish is always fresh and tasty!

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 17, 2015
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Begur, Spain
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Begur, Spain
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great restaurant! Exceptional Menu del Dia, go for the Moroccan pastries and mint tea for pud, best I've tasted outside of Morocco. A few Moroccan dishes available, Cous Cous and Tagine as examples, but the fish is always fresh and tasty!

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Carbondale, Illinois
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was looking for countryside real food and was extremely pleased with the authenticity of their dishes. In the winter, areas far from the sea "retreat" on a more moutain-like type of food that sticks to your ribs without necessarily being heavy. Absolutely a must visit in this area near the volcano!

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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210 restaurant reviews
328 helpful votes 328 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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49 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Corts Catalanes, 12, Girona 17200 Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell
  • Phone Number: +34 972304428

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36 - 144
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?