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Sa Volta - La Cueva

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Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 72 44 22
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00:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 00:00 - 23:30
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Moscow, Russia
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101 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't expect too much from this place. They have some signature dishes - but all of them are very nice. The prices are not high, the service is very good, but you are to be ready not to be understood - only one of the waiters speaks English. So you will have to use your finger as a pointer very... More 

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Thank Natalia S
Bremen, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of Mallorca's best kept secrets when it comes to tapas bars. It's almost secretly located below ground, right off of a pathway of restaurants. The tapas are fresh, authentic served to order. And the portions are generous at a very decent price.The atmosphere is warm and the service top! We were really impressed!

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Thank veng2fly
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Found this great hole in the wall place 7 years ago, couldn't wait to get back, been 3 times this year and will return tonight for great fresh tapas and great local wines. The waiters have always been nice to us and we have sent loads of people there.

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Thank Ross K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We arrived without a booking and they squeezed us in. The food is all freshly made and is very good value. The beer and wine are great and good value. Get off the main road and try this

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Thank John D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

You would walk past this place and right it off. First appearances are of a so so tapas restaurant that churn out average quality. It's far far better than that. All dishes are super tasty and fresh plus great value. We always visit on our first night in Palma

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Thank xSuperMotardx
Sollentuna, Sweden
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

The atmosphere is typical Spanish. The food is excellent and the staff very nice. We have been here three times and can definitely recommend this restaurant. Not very expensive.

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Thank johanrogeholt
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198 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We were taken here by friends and the food was really great, big portions for sharing. I really enjoyed the mushrooms, cheese, aioli and the boqueroni Fritos were superb, really divine and we had great service. Only complaint the food came too quickly I would order in 2 tranches rather next time

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Thank Tania d
Toronto, Canada
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115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here last night and it was a good experience. The food was delicious and the portion size was generous. The restaurant has a lot of character, it feels like you're in a cave. I will probably go back one more time while I'm in Palma. Don't take it personally when the staff is not overly friendly, they are... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

OK food, OK Service. But large plates! Easy to make a mistake and order too much. The best bit is the speed. Food arrives very quickly so great if you want to just nip in.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I visited the restaurant this evening for a meal with my wife. The food itself was perfectly adequate - far from incredible but acceptable for what it was. My issue was with the rude, dismissive waiter serving us. The issue came from me trying to speak some Spanish when ordering my meal. I am unfortunately not by any means great... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
00:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:30
Thursday
00:00 - 23:30
Friday
00:00 - 23:30
Saturday
00:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Apuntadors 5, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca
  • Phone Number: +34 971 72 44 22
Description
Sa Volta and La Cueva were two adjoining Tapas bars owned and run by the Nieto brothers. (I think their parents established them.) Sa Volta was TINY but they have now connected the two bars and they are packed out every night. The food is incredible. The service is excellent.

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