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“Very local very nice”
Review of Restaurant El Timo

Restaurant El Timo
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Ranked #6 of 160 Restaurants in Palafrugell
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Restaurant menu and breakfasts. Daily menu : 11,50 € weekend menu 17,00 €
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Local and casual place where we enjoyed traditional dishes. We had the menu of the day. Avoid the wine of the house. Rest was great.

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

"El Timó" is a " home" restaurant. That means ,that you eat as if you were at home. People from Palafrugell like eating there, good price and good quality. The waiters are really kind & friendly, especially Sandra, the owner. The place is nicely decorated in a "maritime style", they take care of the little details, the toilets are clean with a nice air-freshener.
At lunch time, they offer a daily menu for 11,50€ , they also book tables but it's likely you have to wait for a while because they have lots of people, so better go at 13h or after 15:00h if you don't like queuing. I recommend you the
"gazpacho" and the "tuna pastry" also highlight the side-chips they include in the second dishes, they are crunchy and delicious.
By sure we'll go back

Thank Natàlia S
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

If you have been to Palafrugell, but haven't been in El Timo, you haven't been to Palafrugell. This is a restaurant where the locals eat; they are friendly, it is cosy, the food is good - it is the whole package. Even if the restaurant is full, just wait and you will get a table. If you order wine, you get a bottle on the table and you drink as much as you like. The menu of the day is the waiter (so she said), they read it to you from a little handwritten paper. Our kids are loud, but it didn't matter because it is a lively family restaurant. As well as a vegan you can eat here well.

Thank Esther P
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Reviewed 13 November 2016

Although it seems this might be a fish food restaurant, it´s really hard core meat orientated. I have been 3 times and always loved the place and the really kind customer service and exceptionally nice waiters. .However I probably won´t go back as the food is really traditional, huge portions but really heavy for the digestion; I guess it´s the oil and stock they use. It´s a great place for atmosphere, lovely decoration and full of locals and completely ideal in every way. Just a pity my stomach isn't up to the food .

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Thank HelenaE1
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

El Timo is the place where workers go for lunch and where families have their Sunday brunches.
The food is fresh and simple and of great quality. The menu is traditional Spanish or Catalan family food and it is prepared with love for the food and respect for the customers.
The lady serving is a sweetheart. Her father, running the bar, a friendly old man.
We have been here several times. And every time we feel we have eaten very well and gotten a lot of value for little money.
And don't worry about the wine. Take the red, it is served cold and a very tasty local wine also nice to enjoy as tinto de verano. I guarantee you a good meal in a friendly place. Go where the locals go!

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Thank LvdG_12
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