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“Fabulous Buzzy Restaurant”
Review of Forn de Sant Joan

Forn de Sant Joan
Ranked #32 of 2,320 Restaurants in Palma de Mallorca
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $59 - $71
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: La Llotja-Born
Reviewed June 18, 2013

Must be one of the busiest restaurants in Palma. The staff manage it very well. The contemporary tapas menu has some more unusual dishes. The decor is quirky and this is no naff tourist trap. Well worth a visit, booking is essential in the evening and even then you will wait in the bar for your table. The lively atmosphere is worth any inconvenience.

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Thank Peter M
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

the food is exciting, perfectly executed. the cocktails and wines were superb. the service is slick.

Thank Lauren W
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Reviewed June 18, 2013

What can I say that I have not already said. Lost count of the times we have eaten here in the past twenty years - must be at least 35!
Never fails to impress. The decor is brilliant as is the atmosphere. The staff are incredibly attentive and pull out all the stops and offer some of the best service we have ever experienced.
Carlos & Chris, the brothers that run this restaurant, have got this down to 'near perfection'.
The food gets better and more adventurous every time we have visited with exiting new items on the menu. The chef from the much missed Es Baluard is now installed here - good move lads!

On our first visit of this holiday we both had tuna tartar. Delicious cubed tuna on a bed of pureed avocado - so good I had it on our second visit whilst Paul had Gazpacho with mozzarella ice cream!! First visit mains were Venison and Tagliata entrecote. They were great but paled into insignificance with our second visit when we had Turbot and Monkfish - words cannot describe the taste, quality, presentation and quantity. A real winner. Shame we were not in Palma long enough to make it a third visit - but there is always next year.

Can't thank Carlos, Chris AND the fantastic team enough for making our visits really special.

Keep up the good work and see you in 2014 - Stephen and Paul.

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Thank LondonWeary
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

The restaurant was busy but the food was fantastic, beautifully presented and exquisite flavours. The service was superb. We spent alot (worth it) on an eving meal but went back for an equally good lunch where the fixed price menu was very reasonable and just as good!

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Thank Fran T
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

Friendly staff, good food but not great. The art on the walls was more impressive. It's very expensive and this could be because when we arrived there were more members of staff than there were customers.
It was quite a pleasant experience but one where you look back and feel like you've had your leg lifted.

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Thank Barstander
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