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Cafe Balear

Paseo Pla de Sant Joan 15 | Port de Ciutadella, 07760 Ciutadella, Menorca, Spain
+34 971 38 00 05
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Paseo Pla de Sant Joan 15 | Port de Ciutadella, 07760 Ciutadella, Menorca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 195 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

The restaurant has been renovated and remodelled since our last visit a few years ago. It was a lovely day and we sat outside for lunch. The food was as good as ever, the waiters efficient and knowledgable and the prices reasonable for top quality...More

Thank howhit
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would highly recommend this restaurant. It was slightly more upmarket than the majority of restaurants in the harbour. The food was superb and cooked to perfection. The service was second to none. We ate quite early - around 8.15-8.30pm so we always got a...More

Thank Laura186364
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took pot luck here. Arriving fairly early we managed to get a table inside immediately (rain forecast!). Superb food, presented well. We were not rushed at all, even though we also had a dessert and coffee which is unusual for us. I did not...More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with friends last night. Amazing sea food. Queued for 30 mins for a table but was worth it. Fairly expensive came to 140€ for 4 people. Sirlion steak was out of this world as was the swordfish starter. Was too full for dessert.

Thank johnbrent1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at the Cafe Balear on a Friday night with some friends. We got there early, in fact so early we had to go and have a drink in another bar to kill time. At 7:30pm sharp we returned and took a table just...More

Thank Choubi_Chin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

TA guided us here and bar a little mix up initially everything was perfect. I spoke to a staff member in the afternoon and thought I had reserved a table as well as a paella. When we arrived we were told the food had been...More

Thank Dame2007
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic, fresh seafood served in wonderful surroundings at the quieter end of the port. If you want to eat inside then booking is a must and if you want to eat on the outside tables then make sure you are there by 7:30, the kitchen...More

Thank Paddy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very good food, expensive but high quality, great service and very recommendable, need to book in advanced to seat inside (not tapas)

Thank Santi T
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I dare to say this restaurant should be one of the best restaurants in Menorca. For the last 3 years had several dinners at this restaurant and enjoyed everything. I think everything you can eat there is fresh and delicious. A must go.

Thank Raca2011
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were recommended this restaurant by one of the regular tourist. We were glad that we dined here one night during the stay. This restuarant is very busy, people queue to get a table for atleast 30-45mins, so do make sure you reserve a table...More

Thank Gaurangi W
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21 June 2017|
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Response from Mercè C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, meat is also great.
alex g
24 May 2017|
Response from CAFE B | Property representative |
Yes of course, If you want to book, you can phone on 971 38 00 05. The restaurant close on Sundays. Thank you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Pla de Sant Joan 15 | Port de Ciutadella, 07760 Ciutadella, Menorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Menorca  >  Ciutadella
  • Phone Number: +34 971 38 00 05
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It was opened in the 70s, as a tavern in the harbour that welcomed seafarers in the early hours of the morning before they went to work. Over 40 years, the family business gains the confidence of its customers and became the meeting place for many, where they could enjoy all kinds of tapas and freshly caught seafood. At the present time Cafè Balear is a highly-regarded Menorcan restaurant and a must visit in the Port of Ciutadella. Here you will find a lively welcoming atmosphere, where you can enjoy dishes based on fish and seafood, freshly caught by our own boat, the Rosa Santa Primera.
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