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El Galeo

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Mauri i villar, 3, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972 98 53 40
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 14
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  • 5
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Tapas

Nice ambi for tapas and wine ! A must visit in Palamos 😋. More chairs would-be welcome but the rest is super !!! Been coming here for years !

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

At the top of the steps above the car park is El Galeo. On a Wednesday night, in August, around nine o'clock it was busy but not stacked. We could eat at the bar and found a booth with table in half an hour. The concept is simple, order a drink and eat any food that is on the bar.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Nice ambi for tapas and wine ! A must visit in Palamos 😋. More chairs would-be welcome but the rest is super !!! Been coming here for years !

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Great recommendation. Never ending selection of Tapas brought round for you to choose from, enthusiastic staff. Some really interesting dishes. Be careful as the pile of dishes can mount up especially with 3 teenage boys willing to experiment. Lively atmosphere, didn't feel at all touristy.

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Castle Douglas, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great atmosphere - friendly, helpful staff and tasty tapas! Always eat far too much!! Seems to be very popular with the local people too and that's often a good sign. I think they've started opening earlier now, 7pm instead of 8pm, but check first to be sure. taverna.elgaleo@gmai.com

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Tapas bar in central Palamos. Very friendly and children of all ages catered for. Cold tapas from the bar and hot tapas offered around from about 8pm on our visit. Works by shape of dish the tapas is served on - eat what you fancy then take the empty dishes to the bar to pay. Tapas were really good -... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Put simply..... best Tapas this side of Barcelona and Girona. We eat here regularly throughout the year except when it closed for holidays and redecoration. Super quality Cava, great staff, (although always rushed of their feet). Best thing is the bell being rung to say the hot tapas are on the move. So get them quick before they disappear. This... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Beyond a shadow of a doubt, this is the very best tapas place in Palamos and its wider area. The nice thing is you take what you want, keep the wooden pick and pay for what you had. Girls come by with hot tapas straight from the kitchen. Tapas are supposed to be a little snack with your 5 o'clock... More 

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Salford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Couldn't find this place for ages, even though it was under, or rather above our noses, up some steps above the port. Really busy outside, but, whereas in many parts of England, the crowded situation might feel threatening, the atmosphere was relaxed and friendly, despite the numbers. The bar looks the part, and does not disappoint. Cold tapas are on... More 

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Woking, Surrey
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Great little find in Palamos, thanks to Tripadvisor. Authentic tapas served in a very busy bar which seemed to be frequented more by locals than tourists (which is always a good sign). Hot and cold tapas available, the former being delivered to your table intermittently for you to choose from, the latter being available on the bar. You pay per... More 

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Aarhus
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

We went to this tapas restaurant twice during our week in Costa Brava. We can highly recommend it. Lovely food, prices and atmosphere!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mauri i villar, 3, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: +34 972 98 53 40

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 34
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub, Tapas
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?