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El Balco


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Steakhouse, Barbecue, Argentinean
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service

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All reviews steak ribs black pudding scallop salad potatoes tiramisu rabbit the rib eye small vegetable superb food great atmosphere great wine cooked to perfection friendly service last night charcoal meat
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best selection of meats- we loved the sausage, veal and ribs. Order salad, appetizer prior to main course meat selection. Friendly wait staff and English speaking to help with understanding menu and food allergies.

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank jenniej393
Reviewed May 28, 2019 via mobile

We were in Girona a week and getting a little fed up with all the ‘fine dining’ options. We were lucky to discover El Balco and it gave us an excellent meal and something more atmospheric and authentic. It’s very unassuming from the outside but...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank Mixipixie
Reviewed May 24, 2019 via mobile

El Balco specialises in meat, from sausages, ribs, rabbit, iberico pork to some of the finest steaks around. All of our meats were grilled to perfection by the grill master who has 30 years experience behind the grill. The wine and service was also very...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank SimonW-England
Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

We went here because most of the recommended spots were closed and this was one of the remaining ones. I can tell you it was well worth it. Definitely make sure you reserve because on a blue monday they are still full. The food was...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank thisisjazzy
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Went on last night after 3 days cycling....the red wine, steak and black pudding were superb Excellent friendly service too

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank ileech555
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Had the Argentinian steak. Best we had in Girona. Friendly, welcoming service and a fun local vibe. At the top of the list the next time we're in Girona

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank DharmaBum23
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

After spending 4 nights in Girona with 7 friends we booked our last night meal here. So very pleased we did, as we all agreed out of all the restaurants we’ve ate in whether for lunch or dinner during our stay in Girona, this came...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank 833shirleys
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We read about El Balco on Trip Adviser and so decided to pop in at lunch time and make a reservation for that evening ( it opens at 8.30 p.m.) and were recognised and warmly greeted on our return that evening. The menu is comprehensive...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Margaret K
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Five of us turned up without booking and were seated with no problem , service was great and they were happy to split down the cost of the black pudding so we could all have one each . Steak was superb , and though it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ArtVanderlay69
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Nice setting for a meal . Great ribeye steak and Rhind steak . The meal is all about the steak as you only get a potato and a very small pot of veg . Also a beautiful sauce to accompany steak which really adds to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank bradpitstuntman
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