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El Galeo

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Mauri i villar, 3, 17230 Palamos, Spain
+34 972 98 53 40
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Wed - Mon 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a family of 5. Been around area for 3 weeks and only found this. What can I say absolutely excellent. Best tapas we have had by far, cold tapas on bar, staff then come round with selection of hot tapas, everything including gambas, squid, calamari, chicken croquettes, chorizo, pork kebabs, chicken kebabs, Mini burgers, Amazing desserts including... More 

Thank Lozzaroy
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great meal, great service! Good price. We were first time visitors and really enjoyed our meal. We will certainly go back. I highly recommend this place.

Thank misterjg72
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with some European friends who wanted to try Spanish tapas. It was the best. There were a lot of traditional and more fancy version of tapas. The location was perfect. I recommended 100%

Thank Esti C
Corfe Castle, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I tried the "hedgehog" - delicious! Actually a sea urchin but tasty either way. Had lots of of the other dishes, never disappointed. Great service and friendly staff.

Thank Jolly S
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

I visit El Galeo as much as I can, being English living in Palamós has opened my eyes to a wide range of new foods and there's no better place to experience all of this than in El Galeo. The tapas is outstanding although I don't know what half of it is as my Spanish is rusty it's worth trying... More 

Thank wood1910
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The servers were not attentive and seemed to care less that they had customers. From requiring us to clear our own tables and bring in plates and bottles (so they could give us bill) to not seeming to care, I wasn't impressed. The saving grace was the food. The Tapas were delicious and presented nicely. The sangria was not very... More 

Thank davidhG9225TS
Rickmansworth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Brilliant tapas and even better welcome and service from all staff. Gets very busy, especially at weekends, and there's a reason for it! We go every time we're in town and are welcomed like long lost friends. Food and drink are fantastic, can't wait to return.

Thank madowl_uk
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This is a place everyone had to visit when in Palamos. The food, tapas and pintxos, is very good. The atmosphere is great.

Thank Jessica S
Korbach, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

Tapas galore! We have been going here for many years. Arrive at 7 to get a seat, otherwise you will probably have to stand for a while. They will come around with the hot food, the cold stuff is on the counter. When you leave they count the plates (like in some sushi bars) and ask you what drinks you... More 

Thank WaldeckMatt
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Delicious, traditional style tapas. Small place (i.e. not for large groups), casual/informal, short but rich menu. If you want to experience how locals enjoy tapas, this is the place.

Thank Adrian F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $33
Mediterranean, Spanish
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mauri i villar, 3, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: +34 972 98 53 40

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