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AVENIDA CENTRAL 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
0034971377809
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great honest food

If you are looking for good honest great value food then Big Al's is a no brainer. We have used the restaurant for the last 3 years and have never been disappointed. The staff are very friendly and the ambience is also very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Safetyman636
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Swindon
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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English first
Swindon
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

If you are looking for good honest great value food then Big Al's is a no brainer. We have used the restaurant for the last 3 years and have never been disappointed. The staff are very friendly and the ambience is also very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We've been for a meal twice and had a takeaway tonight. The food is outstanding! Grilled chicken, burgers, steaks! All so tasty! Big portions too! Staff are so lovely and friendly! We will be back before we go home on Saturday!

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your very favourable review, it is good to hear from someone who has tried our take away service as well. Linda and the staff also appreciate your kind comments, and look forward to you visiting before going home. More 

St. Neots, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We visited here twice during our stay and both times we were very pleased. The first time we went I had already eaten so much bread during the day that I didn't want anymore, but fancied pulled pork which is a burger. The lady who served us said that it was no problem not to have the bread and to... More 

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Claire Thankyou for your good review and recommending people to visit the restaurant. I trust you had a good holiday and hope you will visit Menorca and our restaurant again. More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

We finally ate here after 3 years of coming over to menorca in early or late season & it being closed.We were not disappointed & it was well worth the wait!Absolutley amazing food & service was very friendly & efficient.We will definitely be eating here next time we are in menorca.

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Chloe Thank you for your kind comments and I have past these onto Linda and her staff. Our location means alot of people walk past to go to the centre of the village to eat and don' try the off the main street restaurants, I'm glad you did. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 via mobile

been coming here for years and have to say the breakfast is like being back at home!! Absolutely spot on and excellent value, recommend to anyone in Cala en porter

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Jimnibob Thank you for your kind comments, I'm glad you enjoyed the breakfast. This is our first year doing breakfast and are delighted that we are prioviding what customers want. I hope you will visit us again. More 

Darwen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I've walked past Big Als Umpteen times over the years . I don't know why ??? Being a solo traveller you often get overlooked in restaurants for tables with multiple people on , but not in Big Als . I couldn't have felt more welcome by Linda the owner and Callum and Natasha waiting on . They're all really warm... More 

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Andy Thanks for the great review, and Linda, Karen and the rest of the staff also appreciate your positive comments and very balanced and considered view. It is our aim to make all our customers feel welcome whether on their own or in a party, I am glad that we achieved this. We also look forward to seeing you... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

If you are in Cala En Porter downtime & have a chance to go to this restaurant, you can experience something different! You can tell that the owners run the place & that they love doing it from Breakfast to Evening Meals :) :) The moment you walk in, they will make sure that you know everything about their menu... More 

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi 5outhkins Thank you for your enthusiastic and positive response. It is reviews like this that make all the effort that Linda and her staff put into the restaurant worthwhile. I trust you also enjoyed the resort and had agood holiday. More 

Barnoldswick, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I think we had high expectations for this place with it being quite different to other local restaurants. We both had large full English breakfasts-have to admit I'd expect two pieces of toast with a large! Nice to have beans though and the lady waitress was very friendly.

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi JaxHod I'm sorry you were disappointed with your breakfast, and we welcome your comments. With regards to the toast if you wished another slice, if you had asked one of the waitresses they would have been happy to provide more toast. More 

Jarrow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This i a western style saloon bar restaurant with memorabillia photo's alround wall's keep's you entertained working out who the tv & film cowboys are while waiting for meal. Which has to be said are man size portions also kids menu which includes juice & ice cream with their meal. We visited twice during our weeks stay in resort second... More 

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Gren T Thank you for your positive comments and we are delighted you enjoyed your meals and the surroundings. We look forward to you visiting again if you return to Menorca on holiday. We hope you recommend the resort and island to your friends. More 

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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very friendly service and good menu choice ensured all tastes catered for. Food was good, decent portions. Service a little on slow side but it was quite busy. Definitely worth the money. Would go again

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JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Andy, thanks for the positive review and I am glad your kids liked the cowboys etc.and I assume they liked the shop the best. I'm sorry you thought the service was a bitt slow, we are always trying to improve but as the meals are cooked fresh the service does tend to be a little longer than in some... More 

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Address: AVENIDA CENTRAL 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
Phone Number: 0034971377809
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Minorca  >  Cala'n Porter
Average Prices: USD 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: AVENIDA CENTRAL 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Minorca  >  Cala'n Porter
  • Phone Number: 0034971377809

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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