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La Fabrica del Gel

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Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
972 600 408
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Four adult members of my family had dinner at this restaurant in Palamos and truly enjoyed the excellent seafood and the chuleton ( big stake for two). The service was very attentive and professional. Highly recommended for locals and tourist alike

Thank Vincent B
Frankfurt, Germany
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect service , nice clean calm ambience, staff very friendly and helpful , the sea food was fresh , delicious, the portions were a bit small or French as I call it , but that's more of a personal thing , and it is fine dining after all , wine list is good and fairly priced , the restaurant itself... More 

Thank Jason C
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Fresh products with local seafood, welcoming staff . The menu priced at 40 euros is recommended , everything is included . Very good !

Thank ERIC F
Palamos, Spain
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224 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

If you want fru-fru plating with lots of dribbles, squiggles and micro flowers, don't go here. Nor if you want cheap quick food that you can eat anywhere else on the planet. Nor if you want egg yolks that taste like apricots or want liquid nitrogen concoctions. What Fabrica del Gel does well is to serve innovative, very tasty food,... More 

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Bernac, France
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Everything we had was AMAZING! Scallops, langoustine, catch of the day, squid. Wine list was good, service excellent. If you like fish you'll love this restaurant. Lovely surroundings also!

Thank Charente_Gite_BandB
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

The pear croquetas with full green colorant wasn't looking nice, the cod i didn't liked and the dessert was hard and horrible

Thank goodfood30
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely very good. If you like a nice atmosphere, white linen, artistic and well tasting dishes you will have a pleasant time.

Thank Gunnar L
Oppegård, Akershus, Norway
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Good food and good wine with both traditional touch together with exclusive touch. And not too expensive or to crowded. Very good service and nice climated location. Clean and light interiour that made you feel welcome and comfortable.

Thank JonKulsrud
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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454 reviews
262 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

From the moment you enter you can feel the hostility towards foreigners. Poor English, abrupt service with the only sign of warm contact was the efficient submission of the bill. The menu is both simple and confusing but the prawn salad and Anchoivies was ample and tasty, as was the price! Avoid fresh fish catch of the day as it... More 

Thank Spithead
County Cork, Ireland
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

I had spotted this lovely restaurant on Trip Advisor some days ago. We tried other places first which, in hindsight, was very stupid. While the other places are mediocre to barely ok they are also tourist traps. You can hand over a lot of money for poor dining and the staff are not interested in serving you! However, Le Fabricia... More 

Thank RabbiVanHelsing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Sant Pere, 6, 17230 Palamos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Palamos
  • Phone Number: 972 600 408

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