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El Pilon

Calle Can Cifre 4, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
+34 971 71 75 90
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (48 reviews)
“tumbet” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Can Cifre 4, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 150 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two very good meals here. The restaurant is in a central position and a very interesting building. The welcome is great and service very professional. The menu can be tapas or more traditional. I had,twice, the best tuna tartar I have ever had....More

Thank DaoHaddington
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Cute place. Very small and tiny place so get there early during the high season. A bit pricey but food was about average. Octopus was tender and soft. Bread was so so. Service was attentive and fairly quick. Did not wow me but it was...More

Thank 56003Richard
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Tucked away from the main shopping street we stumbled on El Pilon one lunchtime. This place didn’t disappoint. Very busy as most tables were reserved (we now know why) but we did manage to secure a small table at the back. The variety of tapas...More

Thank ferg17
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Wonderful Tapas and Paella - all served with a smile. A great choice of Tapas on the menu. Quite small probably should book.

Thank graham044
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Tucked down a side road this is a quaint little restaurant with a great atmosphere and friendly service. Book in advance for a great table. The portions are generous and food very tasty, freshly made. Good value for location. Great place for lunch or dinner....More

Thank justhadtosay
Reviewed 4 February 2018

One of Palmas oldest tapas bars, an original cueva, specialising in fish, small expensive but fabulous. One may have to wait , and try to avoid the busy periods. Its worth it...

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We visited this little tapas bar down a side street off the passeig del born. A traditional tapas bar at extremely reasonable prices and great food. I would highly recommend the house crianza rioja around 15€ a bottle. The pictures i have attached will speak...More

Thank Torquay D
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I had a great tapas lunch here last week. Travelling solo it can be tricky finding the right spot for lunch, but wow, what a nice place.

Thank siobhanhull
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We were in Palma for the day and it was raining so naturally all the restaurants were busy. We had to queue for 45mins to get in which shows how popular this place is built into the arches and having an authentic feel to it....More

Thank Speedbird747
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Great little cozy spot - hidden away from the main streets. Good tapas and big portions. Good service. Very nice and authentic.

Thank Anna F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Can Cifre 4, 07012 Palma de Mallorca, Majorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Majorca  >  Palma de Mallorca>  > La Llotja-Born
  • Neighbourhood: La Llotja-Born
  • Phone Number: +34 971 71 75 90
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