Some of the best memories of summers on Mallorca are made when eating al fresco by the Mediterranean. The cooling gentle breezes are welcome when the mercury soars – restoring vitality and perking up appetites subdued by the heat. Gorgeous views out to sea or along the coastline soothe the soul and have us reaching for a camera to capture the moment.
There’s something about the whiff of ozone, the play of light and wind on the water, and the sounds by the sea that is captivating …
Mallorca has numerous restaurants around its varied coastline, for lunch or dinner with a view of the beautiful Mediterranean. But for an eating-out experience that will stay in the heart and mind even after the summer has ended, head for one of these amazing waterfront restaurants. And be sure to book your table in advance.
Mar de Nudos
Mar de Nudos has the sophisticated décor and ambience to complement its location at the seafront end of Palma’s so-called ‘golden mile’. Whether you choose the delicious Mediterranean or Japanese cuisine for lunch or dinner, you’ll be looking out at the covetable luxury pleasure cruisers moored beyond the restaurant’s terrace.
This restaurant in the waterfront boulevard of bars and restaurants is known as the extension to the golden mile, at the end of Borne. Book NOW!
[…] Mar de Nudos Restaurant in Palma
And right next door to Mar de Nudos is the Mallorcan outpost of the Arallo brand, the third from the Amicalia Group and opened in summer 2018. Expect a freewheeling menu of Galician favourites presented with a twist, in relaxed maritime-themed surrounds. Plus for even better views over the marina, head up to the 49 Steps bar, a perfect spot for waterfront sundowners.
Set on Palma’s Moll Vell marina, Arallo offers an innovative menu of Galician cuisine infused with global influences, plus a fabulous rooftop sunset bar. […] Lunch at Arallo Restaurant in Palma marina
Set in the swanky Hotel Gran Meliá Victoria overlooking Palma’s Paseo Marítimo, Ikatza offers some fine views over the nearby marina. Ikatza means ‘coal’ in the Basque language, so its no surprise the menu leans towards grilled meats, all cooked on a purpose-designed open grill. It also offers a good choice of wines – principally from Spanish wineries.
Perfectly grilled top-quality meats are a speciality of Palma’s Ikatza restaurant, where wonderful elevated views over the Med are a bonus.
[…] Ikatza Restaurant
If you love seafood, Ca’n Eduardo is your restaurant – right above the fish market, where the catch is auctioned early each morning. Open from lunchtime until late, its specialities include spiny lobster, bouillabaisse, grilled fish and shellfish, and paellas. Gaze out at the cathedral and harbour views while eating.
Enjoy the sea right in the city. Can Eduardo is a lovely restaurant with incredible views in Palma. Book now for dinner! […] Can Eduardo Restaurant
A renowned landmark on Palma’s waterfront for more than 50 years, Pesquero combines tradition with modernity. Open all day, it specializes in rices dishes, paellas, and tapas. As well as a smart classic-style interior, it has a superb large terrace with plenty of shade and a decked area where you can enjoy a drink before or after a meal. It’s a magnet for locals meeting friends for a drink and enjoying those cooling sea breezes.
Eat or drink with a view of Palma de Mallorca’s fishing boats, in the recently renovated Pesquero – a waterfront city landmark for more than 60 years. […] Lunch at Restaurant Pesquero in Palma
Ola del Mar
Located in the old fishing village Portixol and popular with locals, Ola del Mar has its culinary focus on fresh fish, shellfish, and rice and pasta dishes. Indulge in lobster, rock lobster paella, or the flavourful stew known as ‘caldereta’. Look at wave-themed art indoors and the sea from the terrace.
Representing the best of Portixol, Ola del Mar Restaurant, directly on the waterfront, specialises in first-class seafood paired with exemplary service. […] Lunch at Ola del Mar Restaurant
Colònia de Sant Jordi
Positioned overlooking the beachfront promenade in Colònia de Sant Jordi, Salicornia restaurant offers a contemporary Mediterranean vibe with a menu of Mallorcan-inspired cuisine. A buzzy terrace provides a great place to enjoy lunch or dinner, while a rooftop bar provides great cocktails and superb views over the water.
Salicornia Restaurant in Colònia de Sant Jordi is southern Mallorca’s destination for resort-goers eager to try a Mallorcan menu on the Mediterranean coast. […] Salicornia Restaurant
Sal de Cocó
Marta Rosselló is the young chef/patron at this Colònia de Sant Jordi restaurant, in premises which were once the ‘cantina’ for local fishermen – right alongside the charming port. The family-run Sal de Cocó offers a high standard of Mediterranean gastronomy, in the form of tapas, seasonal menu dishes, and the chef’s surprise tasting menu.
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
The gastronomic restaurant La Fortaleza is located at the 5-star Cap Rocat – a hotel that’s unlike any other on Mallorca, with a spectacular coastal location. It’s open for dinner only and in fine weather you can eat on the terrace, listening to the sound of tinkling fountains. Chef Victor García has an excellent reputation for his Mediterranean-based cuisine.
Outstanding coastal location offering a most enjoyable full relaxing experience on our island. […] Hotel Cap Rocat
For a glamorous setting and consistently good Italian and Mediterranean cuisine, head for the Longobardi brothers’ acclaimed port restaurant and cocktail bar. Ritzi Portals is open all year – and gorgeous on a bright winter’s day – it’s a place for well-presented food and wine, and daydreaming about owning one of the nearby motor yachts.
Ritzi is an Italian restaurant & lounge bar in the idyllic location of Puerto Portals. Eat á-la-carte, try the daily menu, or enjoy drinks at the lounge! […] Ritzi Restaurant in Puerto Portals
The most prestigious address in Puerto Portals belongs to Baiben, the latest venture of chef Fernando P Arellano – best known for his cuisine at the 2-Michelin-star Zaranda in the Castell Son Claret hotel. Baiben brasserie offers a casual dining experience, with food by executive chef Jerome Rohmer. The adjoining BrassBaiben is the place for cocktails designed by master mixologist Rafa Martín.
Fernando Pérez Arellano’s second restaurant on Mallorca occupies emblematic premises in Puerto Portals. abcMallorca went for dinner shortly after it opened. […] Dinner in waterfront style at Baiben
Popular with yacht owners and Germans, in particular, Spoon has a front-line port location and flair. The carefully prepared crossover cuisine looks and tastes good. Fancy bison fillet or fresh Persian caviar? They’re just two of the dishes on a menu with a good serving of crowd-pleasers. Live music sometimes.
Recognized as one of the better restaurants in the chic harbour of Puerto Portals offering an extenive menu and efficient service. […] Restaurant Spoon, Puerto Portals
Lovers of sushi will want to discover this Port d’Andratx restaurant, where a top sushi chef practises his craft, but there’s more to Sumailla than only excellent Japanese dishes. If you’re not a particular fan of sushi, try the mouthwatering meat plates. The restaurant has a smart interior but the prime spot is a table on the terrace, with its gorgeous Mediterranean and mountain views.
One of Mallorca’s renowned sushi chefs is creating Japanese Peruvian cuisine at this waterfront restaurant, opened summer 2016, in Port d’Andratx. […] Sumailla Restaurant
Check out the picturesque scenery from a table at Hotel Villa Italia, where chef Christian Catrina creates dishes influenced by Italian and French gastronomy. Unlike many places in Puerto de Andratx, it’s open all year and you don’t have to be staying at the hotel to eat here. Villa Italia also offers a traditional Sunday roast lunch.
For some of the best eating-out views of Port d’Andratx, it’s hard to beat this restaurant, in a hotel that’s open all year. […] Eating out at Hotel Villa Italia
Las Terrazas del Bendinat
The Hotel Bendinat, in a privileged position at the end of the residential area, is home to Las Terrazas del Bendinat – which a Spanish publication has named one of Spain’s top ten coastal restaurants. It ticks all the boxes for a great eating-out experience: gorgeous setting, plenty of shade from the heat of the day, relaxing ambience, and a varied menu of well-presented Mediterranean cuisine (including scrumptious paellas). Service is warm and efficient, and led by the welcoming maître d’ Arsenio Ramírez. Whether you come for snacks, lunch, or dinner (a smarter affair, requiring men to wear long trousers), you’re sure to fall under the magical spell of this place.
Famous for its unique location, Las Terrazas Restaurant is everything you’d expect from the paradisical Hotel Bendinat.
[…] Restaurant Las Terrazas del Bendinat
Arrels by Marga Coll
Longing for innovative but authentic Mallorcan cuisine? Arrels by Marga Coll introduces you to the essence of the island’s gastronomy, as interpreted by the talented Marga (chef/patron of Miceli in Selva). Located in the 5-star Gran Meliá de Mar Hotel in Illetas, this fine-dining restaurant offers a delicious Mallorcan five-stage breakfast and has a terrace for al fresco dining with gorgeous views around the bay. Valet parking is a bonus.
Dreaming of eating authentic Mallorcan cuisine by the sea? Arrels Restaurant in Illetas offers an exquisite tasting menu in a 5-star hotel location. […] Arrels by Marga Coll at Gran Meliá de Mar
coast by east
Eating on the extensive decked terrace of coast by east could inspire dreams of owning one of the sizeable luxurious vessels moored here in the Starck-designed superyacht marina. The best restaurant in Port Adriano is tastefully styled and comfortable, and is the place to see and be seen. Delicious Asian/Mediterranean cuisine is offered in this all-day, family-style establishment – which also boasts a swimming pool with terrace at the front. After dinner here you could head to the smart new ‘uppereast Mallorca’ club to dance the rest of the night away.
The COAST Seafood, Grill & Bar boasts a dream location overlooking the Port Adriano marina in south-western Mallorca. Make your reservation NOW! […] coast by east Restaurant
Sóller and Port de Sóller
Dine on the terrace of Cap Roig at the Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa for a spectacular sunset view you’ll never forget. As well as savouring fine cuisine and five-star service, you may even spot the fabled green flash phenomenon, as the sun sets on another day in paradise.
This Easter, escape and unwind at heavenly destination Jumeirah Port Sóller Hotel & Spa with special accommodation packages and Cap Roig restaurant menus. […] Jumeirah Port Soller Hotel & Spa
Named after the ‘flower of love’, Agapanto is set apart at the far end of Port de Sóller’s Platja d’en Repic, with glorious views not only across the horseshoe-shaped harbour, but also the dramatic Tramuntana mountains behind. Open for lunch and dinner, owner Ana Maria Sturm’s long-established favourite has a unique ambience and is particularly romantic at night. Dining on the candlelit garden terrace – looking across at the lights around the port reflected in the sea – stirs all the senses.
The excellent cuisine has Mediterranean and Mallorcan touches and features local produce, as well as interesting vegetarian dishes and luxury tapas. Talented local musicians and singers perform here some nights.
Romantic seasonal waterside restaurant in Port de Sóller, with live music some nights. […] AGAPANTO flor del amor
The contemporary-style Sa Barca is owned by a friendly German couple who brought their talented Korean chef here from their previously owned restaurant on Sylt. On their discreet smart terrace enjoy Mediterranean cuisine (including tapas), harbour views, and the sounds of the sea lapping and delightful wooden trams passing by.
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
The hideaway family-owned Bens d’Avall has a tranquil location off the coastal road between Deià and Sóller, and has welcomed diners for more than 40 years. The large terrace has a spectacular outlook and is a beautiful setting to appreciate chef/patron Benet Vicens’s delicious gastronomy, based on high-quality local produce.
This spectacular north-coast restaurant ticks all the boxes for a memorable eating-out experience: picturesque location, great gastronomy, and warm service. […] Bens d’Avall Restaurant
A stunning seafront location and oozing its two trendy owners’ style, Randemar offers lunch and dinner, drinks and tapas, with good choices for vegetarians. The restored old Mallorcan house has several indoor dining spaces, terraces, and a chill-out lounge. If it’s good enough for Barbra Streisand and James Brolin…
Situated in the heart of the Port de Soller, this attractive Mediterranean restaurant offers a wide choice of fresh fish, meats, sushi, pastas, and pizzas.
[…] Randemar Restaurant in Port de Sòller
Ca’s Patró March
No visit to Cala Deià is complete without eating at the long-established Ca’s Patró March, overlooking the pretty cove. Scenes from the hit TV series ‘The Night Manager’ were filmed here, further boosting Ca’s Patró March’s appeal to visitors. For the 2017 season, there will be 60 new parking spaces and improved road access.
The beautiful Cala Deià is the location of this popular fresh-seafood restaurant perched on the cliff overlooking the sea. Booking highly recommended! […] Ca’s Patro March Restaurant in Cala Deià
Popularly known as ‘the paella restaurant’, this rustic cliff-side eatery takes its name from the impressive rock it faces. The paellas are cooked over wood fires and tantalising aromas greet you on arrival. The family-run Sa Foradada is open only during the day and accessible only on foot or by boat. A memorable experience.
Discover what made celebrity chef Yotam Ottolenghi visit Sa Foradada for his TV series ‘Ottolenghi’s Mediterranean Island Feast’. […] Paella and sea views at Sa Foradada
Mediterranean inspired cuisine prepared with quality local ingredients makes up much of the menu at this charming waterfront restaurant. It was opened in 1988 by French chef and restaurateur, Gerard Deymier, and continues to be one of the favourite eateries in the area – thanks partly to its lovely views over the Cala d’Or harbour.
Freshly prepared, Mediterranean dishes and unbeatable views make Port Petit a very visited restaurant in Cala d’Or. Even King Juan Carlos has been here! […] Port Petit Restaurant Cala d’Or
Port de Pollença
Puerto Pollensa is the home of Argos restaurant, within the contemporary-styled La Goleta Hotel de Mar. Although opened only in 2015, it won its first Michelin star for 2017. Go for a bistro-style lunch or gastronomic treat at night. Eat Álvaro Salazar‘s exciting creative cuisine indoors or on the small covered terrace.
Innovative young chef Álvaro Salazar leads the kitchen at this one-Michelin-starred contemporary restaurant in Puerto Pollensa. Make your reservation now! […] Argos Restaurant in Port Pollensa
Muro and Platja de Muro
Royal Beach Gastrosenses
Its prime beach location, stylish new contemporary décor, and exciting cuisine make the renamed Royal Beach Gastrosenses on Platja de Muro a must-visit this summer. The sensory pleasures here include Caribbean-like views, luscious cocktails, delicious cuisine, and music with appeal to a wide audience. New for this year, the menu features dishes designed especially by talented Mallorcan chef Andreu Genestra – whose eponymous restaurant near Capdepera has a Michelin star.
The new-look Royal Beach Gastrosenses teamed up with Michelin-starred restaurant chef/patron Andreu Genestra to create their culinary offering this summer. […] Royal Beach Gastrosenses restaurant
People come from all over Mallorca for the Ponderosa Beach experience. On Platja de Muro, this cool venue is a summer must-book-ahead for long lazy lunches, memorable beach dinners, cocktails and the best DJ and live music. Bury your toes in the sand beneath you, gaze out at the turquoise waters, and enjoy a high standard of food. Love paellas? They’re made here by an award-winning master of the craft.
Prepared to be succumbed by everything that one of the TOP trendiest beach clubs in Mallorca has to offer? Ponderosa Beach is proud to open its doors for you! […] Ponderosa Beach in Playa de Muro
Melassa by Melbeach
This gastronomic restaurant within the smart adults-only Melbeach Hotel & Spa in Canyamel has the benefit of Mexican chef David Moreno‘s superb talent. The amiable young chef moved from the Michelin-starred Andreu Genestra, near Capdepera, to be at the helm of the kitchen in this beachfront establishment; David’s experience shows in every creative dish you’ll eat here.
A privileged end-of-beach location, relaxed adults-only setting, and chef with Michelin experience await you in Canyamel. […] Seafront eating at Melassa at Melbeach Hotel
Its cliff-top location in a 5-star adults-only hotel makes this a more tranquil place to eat by the sea. In Can Simoneta, the views are sumptuous and Pablo Tamarit’s high-quality cuisine complements the setting. At lunchtime they offer a bistro menu; at night there’s à la carte dining. The terrace offers divine views.
The waterfront location in the garden of the finca hotel Can Simoneta, the exceptional service and delicious cuisine makes this restaurant highly recommended. […] Can Simoneta Restaurant
The group that owns the nearby 5-star Park Hyatt Mallorca also have this charming beachside hotel, where the restaurant has a good local following. Vintage 1934 offers tasting and à la carte menus, the restaurant is probably best known for its astonishing lobster ‘tank’ and signature lobster, fried eggs and potatoes dish.
Canyamel is becoming a cool corner of Mallorca. abcMallorca dined at Cap Vermell Beach Hotel’s stylish “Vintage 1934” restaurant to find out why. […] Restaurant Vintage 1934
Quince has the best terrace of any eatery in Porto Cristo, with views of the fishing boats below. Apart from reliably good food, customers enjoy friendly and professional service from a team that loves what they do. There’s a warm welcome for families and children can choose from their own menu.
Views over Porto Cristo’s harbour are offered from this former old house, where tasty regional and international dishes are accompanied by friendly service. […] Quince: A waterside eatery in Porto Cristo
With an expansive view of Portocolom‘s picturesque harbour, HPC has been a landmark for 12 years. The terrace is spacious and offers the best views and, during the cooler months, patio heaters keep you cosy. Open for lunch and dinner, with a good choice of dishes on offer, HPC is also open all year – unlike a number of waterfront restaurants on Mallorca.
One of the splendid restaurants in Portocolom. Delicious plates of modern Spanish food, a wide range of long drinks and a great ambiance. […] HPC Restaurant
A rather grand-looking restaurant interior, with a fireplace and life-size bull sculpture, is complemented by a relaxing terrace, offering a view of the picturesque Mallorca harbour across the road. One of Portocolom’s best restaurants, Colón does come with a corresponding price tag, but the Austrian chef/patron’s cuisine makes it worthwhile.
Modern art, a splendid bull sculpture, stone walls, dark ceiling, candlelight, and large stone fireplace are combined with great cuisine and views here. […] Restaurant Colón
Port Colom is one of the most interesting gourmet towns on Mallorca. Within a very close proximity you will find five excellent restaurants. Bon profit! […] Restaurants in Portocolom
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