The Best Restaurants in Majorca

Majorca, the largest Balearic island, has been at the crossroads of flavors for hundreds of years. With influences through its history from Roman, Mediterranean, Moor/Muslim, Catalan and Spanish flavors and recipes. Modern Majorcan cuisine adds a contemporary feel and style to these established tastes.

The best fine dining restaurants

1. Dins Santi Taura

Rooted in tradition, but adding a modern twist, this Michelin 1-star restaurant is a fine-dining must in Majorca. Located in the historic centre of Palma, the restaurants exudes a contemporary coziness. Grab your seat at the bar and watch master chef Santi Taura and his team do their thing or opt for a quieter, more intimate dinner in the restaurant. Make your way through the tasting menu for a true meandering or appetize yourself with artichokes in white wine followed by the Menorcan Red Beef Turnedo Sirloin. Using recipes passed down through the generations, the charismatic chef continues to produce masterpieces. Be sure to head up to the rooftop bar for a drink!

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2. Marc Fosh

Another premier dining experience in Palma, Majorca is Michelin-starred Mark Fosh. With an avant-guard style both in the decor and the cuisine, Mark takes your taste buds on an adventure through the local tastes and produce of the Balearic Islands. The artisanal wine collection from the new and old worlds compliment your meal, whether its the recommended tasting menu or the a la carte. Don’t miss the Cochinillo mallorquín (Majorcan suckling pig with its cheek, rhubarb, green anise and potato-chives skins). Enjoy the open spaces and the setting in the 17th century Hotel Convent de la Missió.

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The best tapas restaurants

1. La Bodeguilla

For authentic Mediterranean flavors and an extensive wine list in a sleek and contemporary setting, La Bodeguilla in Palma serves up quality goods. Beautifully plated tapas and a la carte choices. Sample the wine and tapas with a twist in the wine shop, or take a seat in the dining area and let the chefs entertain your palette. Using seasonal, local produce, the dishes are rich in textures and flavors earning the restaurant a Micheline plate award. Try the lobster stew with aquarellist rice and sample the wine list.

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2. Buscando el norte San Miguel

Let your guard down and get prepared to be blown away by the authentic cuisine and fresh, young atmosphere at Buscando el norte. Their extended menu of meat, fish, salads and tapas delights the palette as does the wine selection to enjoy your chosen dishes with. With a charming interior resembling an antique store, its a refuge of good food and relaxation in busy Palmas. The croquetas and margaritas are a must

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Other top restaurants

1. Vent de tramontana 

In Port D’Antrax , Venta de tramontana welcomes you for excellent Spanish fare in a magical garden setting. This family run restaurant serves delicious, quality dishes using fresh local produce. Authentic tastes of Majorca and the Mediterranean and a great selection of wine too. Enjoy the lamb under the trees and, if you’re feeling adventurous, try the tuna tartar!

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2. Sumaq 

At Sunmaq, you’ll experience dishes bursting with flavor from Peruvian roots. Creative chef, Irene Gutiérrez, creates an interesting range of fusion dishes in a beautifully decorated space in the bustling Santa Catalina neighborhood of Palma. Order the carefully crafted seafood dishes or the Australian steak. Make sure to finish off with a Pisco Sour – a Peruvian cocktail.

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3.Ca’n pescador

Explore the north of Majorca and make a stop at Ca’n Pecador at Playa de Muro. Steeped in Mediterranean traditions, the menu is based on rice dishes, tapas, fresh, locally sourced meat, and fish and paellas. A wide variety of fresh local fish is available and a selection of artisan ice-creams to finish off the evening.

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