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Avenida Central 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
34971377809
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 109
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 14
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Sometimes just has to be done

Sat outside in the sunshine. Reverted to type as "English abroad" and went for the full English breakfast (for brunch). Well cooked, good food. Friendly service

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Very nice Gammon well presented and served by the owner herself. Would have gone back to try a steak or the mixed grill which looked really good but this was the last night of the season.

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

This rates as possibly the worst steak I've ever eaten ! The place was empty bar two families yet we originally ordered chilli and lasagne both off the menu! Reordered a fillet steak asked for medium rare no onion rings large salad a few chips...he ordered a bacon burger,.l some 25 mins later the food came mine was a huge... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Sat outside in the sunshine. Reverted to type as "English abroad" and went for the full English breakfast (for brunch). Well cooked, good food. Friendly service

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Thank EnjoyTravell1ing
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

This place is decked out with cowboys and bison. It's not a place for vegetarians. Beautiful steaks and ribs, nice atmosphere. Chips with everything.

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Thank dotsale
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 via mobile

On holiday in Cala 'n Porter and thought seeing as I was with 'Big Al' couldn't really give this one a miss. Service was slightly slow but the food was good. aaamissmiss.Busy for end of season and do

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Thank KirstyFairy
Goole, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

Arrive here last Friday, and we went into the ranch last night, and it was the nicest place we had eaten abroad, the staff was nice, and the food was amazing, many euro tip left!

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Thank JackLaw852
Cambridgeshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We've been coming to Cala en Porter for many years, and usually made 1 visit to Big Als per trip at the request of the kids. Previous experiences were fairly awful and we used to advise adult diners to steer clear and stopped going ourselves. Friends told us that Big Als had ditched the buffet and they'd had some ok... More 

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Thank RatHunter
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Ate in Big Als Ranch three nights on our holidays, great value for money , huge portions so wont go hungry. Very friendly staff, very attentive. Great family atmosphere , my three year old loved it.

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

Hi OllyJames Thank you for reviewing Big Al's and giving such a positive review. I am delighted that you enjoyed your meals and your three year old also loved it. We look forward to you visiting again. More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

spent ten days in the resort in september 2015 and visited big al's to eat three times plus visited several times just for a drink. great food with large portions in a relaxed atmosphere and prices are very reasonable.

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Thank louise b
JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi louise b Thank you for taking the time to review the restaurant and thank you for the great review. I would also thank you for your support in visiting 3 times and again for drinks. I hope we will see you again in the future. More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Visited twice this year and both times were excellent. Just a couple of starters between 5 of us as the portions are big. I had the best sirloin steak ever had in CP and the food very much enjoyed by all of us. Staff again very friendly and found us a table(with room for Mob scooter) even though it was... More 

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1 Thank Robert G
JIM S, Owner at BIG ALS, responded to this review

Hi Robert G Thank you for reviewing Big Al's and giving such a glowing review. I am glad you enjoyed your starters and steak and thank you for your opinion on the onion rings(galloping g please note) We look forward to you visiting again next year. More 

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Restaurant Details

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: 34971377809

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children

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