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AVENIDA CENTRAL 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
0034971377809
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Ranked #11 of 24 Restaurants in Cala'n Porter
Price range: $0 - $30
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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English first
Derby, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Western themed steak house just off the main drag.British owned and totally aimed at the Brit tourists(the waitress even warned us about the sausages,they`d run out of British ones and they`d had complaints that the Spanish ones were `a bit herby`). The food is excellent,the service fast and very friendly They do need to work on the extraction,the fumes from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Excellent food plenty of it. Great value for money. Well worth a visit. Will definitely go back next year.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Thought would give this a place a go but wish we hadn't.. u had to pay up front for your meal.. not what I expected and didnt particularly enjoy the food.. will not return.

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Wymondham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We have promised ourselves to try Big Al's when we next visited Menorca. We did and were not disappointed. Located in Cala'n Porter, Big Al's Ranch offers a great range of meals at very reasonable prices for the huge amount you receive. We found the staff very friendly and chatty, the food was plentiful, well cooked and extremely tasty. We... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Very good place to eat especially if you like meat. Had 2 meals here and both very good. Best steak I had in a fortnight. Good service and reasonably priced . Will return next year

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Hemel Hempstead
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We are regulars in Calan Porter but had never been to Big Al's since it was taken over. We had heard that the service was below par bit we had no problem. It was prompt and efficient. We shared the Surf & Turf, with sides of onion rings, garlic mushrooms and corn. All the food was excellent, although the steak... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Terrible. Service was 90 mins. With no explanation or apology. (If anything, it was our fault for turning up!). Restaurant was half-full at best, but obviously the Owners didn't want to 'waste' money on staff - the very people that build a restaurant's trade! Twice during the evening, the place was flooded with acrid smoke. No apology. A waitress explained... More 

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

I am very sorry that the standard of service was not up to standard, unfortunately our senoir waiter was admitted to hospital on 18 Sept and we were already a staff member done as a result of illness. It is illegal in Spain to employ people without a contract and therefore it was not possible for us to employ temporary... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

The best place in Cala en porter for food! Great for families with really friendly staff. The food is incredible left with a happy tummy :). Would definitely recommend the place!

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Tenby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

8 of us ate here, none of us enjoyed it, slow service, bland tasteless food, and they got food and drinks order wrong. Then had to ask three times for the bill, which never arrived, so had to go to the till to pay. Avoid.

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Bideford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed in Cala N Porter during the last 2 weeks of August. Knowing where to eat and trying to please the starving Kiddies on Holiday is always a bit of a Tricky Gamble? We have chosen to give each member of the family choice of Resturant, taking it in turns to choose a place each evening! Tonight was Sofia's... 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 0 - 30
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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