The best holiday memories are often of fabulous meals – and Mallorca is a gourmet’s paradise, where you can eat amazing food and discover the superb-quality wines produced here.
Seven restaurants have the coveted Michelin star: Zaranda (two stars), Es Fum, Bou, Es Racó d’es Teix, Jardín, Simply Fosh (recently renamed as Marc Fosh) and Andreu Genestra.
There are now seven Michelin star restaurants on Mallorca. Here’s an overview of the chefs who have held the prestigious award for years. […] Michelin star restaurants on Mallorca
Besides these, there are plenty of others offering delicious cuisine and friendly service at amazing value for money. Here is abcMallorca’s selection of the restaurants not to miss on Mallorca . . .
Recommended Restaurants along the west coast
Oliu close to Port Andratx
A newcomer in 2013 this is a restaurant that quickly built a reputation for its innovative cuisine and creative use of local products. Excellent value for money in a beautifully restored roadside finca.
This restaurant has a great reputation for innovative cuisine. Well above the average for food, decor and service. Highly recommended.
[…] Oliu, Cuina Mediterrania
1661 Cuina de Banyalbufar
Don’t be deceived by the simple location and décor: the Mediterranean food offered is well-above average. As it is for us, this is sure to become one of your favourite dining experiences on Mallorca.
This is an outstanding family restaurant in the heart of the beautiful village of Banyalbufar. When you eat here you will remember it for years! […] 1661 Cuina de Banyalbufar
Bens d’Avall close to Sóller
Superb waterfront location on the dramatic west coast, the third-generation chef Benet Vicens shows his passion for preserving local culinary traditions presented in new and exciting ways.
Located on the spectacular west coast of Mallorca with incredible views, chef Benet Vicens and his wife Cati have been running this popular restaurants for many years. Highly recommended. […] Island-inspired tasting menu at Bens D’Avall
Ca’s Xorc close to Sóller
A romantic setting in the hills above the valley of Sóller, this finca hotel is one of the most beautiful on the island. Local chef Guillermo Igarza offers innovative dishes created from locally grown products.
Ca’s Xorc, one of Mallorca’s most beautiful small hotels, with commanding views of Sóller offer an authentic Mallorcan ambience with delightful cuisine. […] Restaurant Ca’s Xorc in Sóller
Sa Barca Port de Sóller
This German-owned restaurant in Port de Sóller offers excellent Mediterranean-fusion cuisine in a stylish setting. For a dinner with gorgeous sunset views, be sure to book ahead for your table.
Sunset dining at Sa Barca seafront restaurant in Port de Sóller is a real pleasure. This seaside favourite serves wonderfully fresh Mediterranean cuisine with a touch of Asian flavour. […] Sa Barca Restaurant
Sebastián in Deià
The German owner and chef of this hideaway location in the beautiful village of Deià has built a loyal following over the years. Mediterranean cuisine with a hint of Asian influence in an intimate setting makes this a memorable experience.
A family run restaurant in the beautiful village of Deià offering Mediterranean food with a hint of Asian influence. Booking is highly recommended in season. […] Restaurant Sebastian Deià
Argos in Puerto Pollensa
This restaurant opened in 2015 and was a revelation, offering superb innovative cuisine for a rare fine-dining experience in the resort of Puerto Pollensa. Argos’s talented young chef was a finalist in an Iberian culinary competition; it shows . . .
A very talented and innovative chef Álvaro Salazar is making a name for himself in this new stylish restaurant in the northern town of Port Pollensa – Argos is the hot place to try right now! Reserve! […] Argos Restaurant in Port Pollensa
La Celtika in Puerto Pollensa
Another recommended restaurant in Puerto Pollensa, La Celtika offers French fine-dining in an intimate setting. Enjoy tasting menus of dishes comprising ingredients that the chef/patron sources with great care.
This is the best restaurant in Port Pollensa using the best of ingredients, combined with a very passionate chef and the flavourful result, adds up to an unforgettable experience. Bon Appetite! […] La Celtika Restaurant in Port Pollensa
Recommended Restaurants in the East & Southeast
Es Pinaret close to Ses Salines
A beautiful garden in the rural finca home of a German couple is the setting for a romantic dining experience in the southeast of Mallorca. A good choice of well-priced Mallorcan wines awaits you.
Restaurant Es Pinaret close to Ses Salines offers a unique fusion of Mediterranean, Asian and German cuisine in a charming, romantic setting. Highly recommended! […] Es Pinaret Restaurant
Sal de Cocó in Colonia de Sant Jordi
Located right by the fish market in Colonia de Sant Jordi, southeast Mallorca, and offering market Mediterranean cuisine from the kitchen of clever young female chef/patron Marta Rosselló.
Mallorcan chef/patron Marta Rosselló has been described as a ‘gastronomic alchemist’. Dinner at her restaurant in Colònia de Sant Jordi reveals why. […] Sal de Cocó Restaurant
Sa Sal in Porto Cristo
Porto Cristo is home to this dinner-only restaurant, tucked away in a side street back from the seafront. Chef/patron Mario Hekke’s excellent food and the restaurant décor more than compensate for the lack of a sea view.
A choice of traditional Mallorcan house or a romantic patio for alfresco dining, Sa Sal is a memorable experience offering creative Mediterranean dishes. Highly recommended! […] Sa Sal Restaurant in Porto Cristo
Recommended Restaurants in Palma
Nuru in Palma
Excellent contemporary fusion cuisine and warm service in Palma’s Santa Catalina area – where this is a stand-out restaurant for lunch or dinner, with an appealing contemporary décor.
Nuru restaurant, considered to be one of the best new eateries in Palma. Amazing flavours, freshest ingredient, and warm, friendly service…. means this is an excellent choice. […] Nuru Restaurant in Palma
Quadrat in Palma
Escape the bustle of Palma in this 5-star-hotel restaurant in the Old Town. Chef Simon Petutschnig’s ‘MediterrAsian’ culinary offerings include a great-value set lunch. Eat alfresco in a lovely courtyard garden setting or in the stylishly renovated former stables of this handsome restored mansion.
This restaurant is making a big impact on the gourmet scene in Palma. Restaurant Quadrat, located within the 5-star boutique hotel Sant Francesc is a must try. Book now! […] Quadrat Restaurant at Hotel Sant Francesc
Forn de Sant Joan in Palma
Owned and managed by two brothers, this long-established stylish restaurant in the busy La Lonja area of Palma ticks all the boxes. Besides the wonderful service they serve ‘probably the best tapas in town’. Their weekly set lunch menu is extremely good value.
Dining is on three distinct floors: the Celler, Cristal room (complete with chandeliers), and romantic top floor Red Room. Great for tapas too! […] Restaurant Forn de Sant Joan Palma
Recommended in the Central Region
Santi Taura in Lloseta
If you are lucky enough to get a table here, as there is a four-six months’ waiting list, you will be dining at one of the best restaurants on Mallorca. The artisan chef has turned traditional Mallorcan cuisine into something exciting, modern, and sophisticated at an incredibly affordable price for the set lunch and dinner menus.
Santi Taura is one of a new breed of excellent young innovative chefs on the island. His restaurant in Lloseta is booked-up months in advance so getting a table here can be tricky! […] Restaurant Santi Taura Mallorca
The 101 Best Restaurants of Mallorca 2016
You can now read the new abcMallorca 101 best restaurants guide for 2016 online.
Whatever your budget, taste, style or location, we have a superb option for you in our thoroughly-researched list of the best restaurants on Mallorca in 2016. Read Now! […] 101 Top Restaurant Guide 2016
See the full listing of the Best Restaurants on Mallorca.
We hope you found this selection of our Recommended Restaurants on Mallorca useful and that you have many memorable meals as a result of our recommendations.
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