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El Vaixell de Pals

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Avinguda del Mediterrani s/n, Pals, Spain
972636824
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting, pleasant atmosphere, attentive staff and most of all excellent food, very well presented. The entrecôte was cooked to perfection and tasted delicious. Great value for money. Highly recommend a visit. Would I come again? Most definitely!!

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ElVaixell, Gerente at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Aperciada Mayte, te agradecemos mucho tu comentario en Tripadvisor. Por nuestra parte seimpre intentamos ofrecer la mejor calidad en nuestros... More 

Verdun, France
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We've been visiting Pals for over 30 years and Vaixelles was always a place we would visit more than once. It was cheap and easy with the kids and the food cafeteria style was always good. Unfortunately the original owner died and the family sold. It's not the same, it's more expensive the ambiance has gone. The Cremats, which used... More 

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haverfordwest
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015 via mobile

Five of us went here for my friends and my birthdays. We didn't make a reservation but there was plenty of space. Our server for the evening was Oscar who had only started at the restaurant a couple of days previously but was very attentive and couldn't do enough for us. The setting is all outdoors with covered areas and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I reviewed this before when it newly opened three years ago, the food is just as good now, we went twice in August this year, enjoyed our meal, the daily specials are good, but it gets very busy and the service was slow and chaotic after 9, I would say go about 7 for a lovely meal.

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ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Apreciada Scottishgirl035, gracias por su comentario en Tripadvisor. Nos alegramos de seguir teniéndola como cliente después de tres años. Seguiremos... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

El Vaixell is a great place to go with family, friends or even with your couple. The food is just brilliant (specially the Turbot or the rice). There's plenty of space so it never feels packed, it's really comfy. The service is very attentive and caring. One of the best places in the area.

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ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Aprciada Anna, gracias por tu comentario en Tripadvisor. Efectivamente, el Vaixell es un gran jardín donde intentamos que todo el... More 

Barcelona, Spain
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015 via mobile

This has been our first time this year in El Vaixell. We come here every year since they opened the new restaurant. As always, we enjoyed our stay. Excellent fish and seafood. The service is friendly and the atmosphere is excellent to have a nice lunch for both kids and grown ups. We always accept the recommendations of the day... More 

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ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Apreciado Daniel, muchas gracias por tus comentarios en Tripadvisor. No hay mejor recompensa para nosotros que fidelizar clientes año tras... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Great place to go whith kids, good food (excelent rice) and excellent treatment, informal. Location is not great but place is, so spend a nice dinner outside

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Thank Tarzanen
ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Apreciado Tarzanen, gracias por escribir tu opinión en Tripadvisor. Nos alegramos mucho de que tu experiencia en el Vaixell fuera... More 

Bournemouth, England
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My wife and I decided to go here for a drink on Thursday evening this week. We were staying literally 150 yards away and heard the live music. Easy to find off the main roundabout in Pals and commercial centre. Plenty of seating outside. Good atmosphere. However, you are asked to order at the bar area. I literally waited 18... More 

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ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Apreciado RUSS1602 gracias por dejar su comentario en Tripadvisor. Lamentamos de veras que su experiencia el Vaixell no fuera satisfactoria.... More 

Girona
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We were there having lunch last Sunday. They've got a nice terrace where you may eat or have a drink (noon, evening, night). We ate some mussels (specially good) and paella. In summary good balance quality price.

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ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Apreciado Xavier, gracias por su reseña en Tripadvior. Celebramos que estuvieras a gusto nuestra terraza y que disfrutases de la... More 

Valladolid, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Vaixell of Pals is a very good option if you are looking for a typical Mediterranean paella. Varied selection of tapas although its most impressive features are its seafood tapas with a varied, fresh and top quality choice of options. Excellent attention.

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ElVaixell, Propietario at El Vaixell de Pals, responded to this review
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Apreciado Josni, muchas gracias por tus comentarios. En el Vaixell intentamos tener una carta variada que se ajuste a lo... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avinguda del Mediterrani s/n, Pals, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Pals
  • Phone Number: 972636824

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