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Big Als

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Avenida Central 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
+34 971 37 78 09
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There's quite a few restaurants in the square and our biggest mistake was coming here. I had the ribs,it was served with no sauce the meat was hard and bubbling,like it had just came out of the microwave. 6 of us went and All of us will never go again.

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2 Thank Matthew L
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

During our week stay at Cala n Porter we visited this restaurant three times and all three times the food and service was second to none. I am quite particular about my steak and often send it back to be cooked properly but I never had to here, I had sirloin on two visits and both times they were equally... More 

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1 Thank Sarah K
Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

I visited here based on a review where someone mentioned that they were coeliac friendly. Unfortunately when we visited there was a limited menu as they were closing for the season but we were happy with the service and with the food. It wasn't loaded with grease like many other restaurants in the area, I'd definitely have visited again if... More 

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Thank lauraw7788
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Again in August my friend and I visited Cala en Porter and had a few meals at Big Als Ranch. Each & every meal we had was thoroughly enjoyable, freshly cooked, tasty and served by friendly efficient staff. On one evening the restaurant was particularly busy however we were told this immediately upon arrival and given the option of waiting... More 

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Thank Jackie F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

After reading the review from Pauline T on and reading the owners response I thought his response was brilliant so decided to give it a try. Myself and my wife along with our 5month old son went on Wednesday and that's the first time my wife's ate steak and not complained about it she said it was delicious, I opted... More 

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Thank Ste K
Kent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We've been coming to the resort for many years and hadn't used this restaurant. This time we did twice as it was very good. The quality of food is excellent as was the service.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

2nd visit to Cala en Porter and always enjoy our food at this restaurant. Food well presented and hot. Had the steak one evening, steak pie and lasagne the 2nd night and also had breakfast. Friendly staff ,good value for money. Will be back....

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Thank 747johnno
Oldham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

😞 Being a steakhouse were really looking forward to our meal. The place was not busy but still had long wait after re ordering steak dinner so decided to pay and leave waitress informed takes time to cook on hot coals! The chips were like cardboard waitress response everyone loves our chips !

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1 Thank pauline T
JIM S, Owner at Big Als, responded to this review

Hi Pauline T Reviews like this really annoy me, not because it criticises the restaurant but for the fact it is a one sided biased review. Firstly you and your partner were the worse for drink, to such a degree that the "waitress" almost refused to serve you . You received your meals in good time, however you complained your... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

Have been here a few times over the years and have never been disappointed. Would recommend sharing a starter as there's plenty to go around. The pie is lovely and comes with its own gravy boat for you to pour to taste. The staff can't do enough for you; nothing is too much trouble. Will definitely be visiting again next... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We had a nice meal here, although on the night we went, there were a number of items unavailable. This didn't stop us having a enjoyable meal.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $29
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Central 90 | CALAN PORTER, Cala'n Porter, Minorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Minorca  >  Cala'n Porter
  • Phone Number: +34 971 37 78 09

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