Traditional Majorcan food restaurants
Walking through the streets of the city of Palma de Mallorca we find a wide range of bars and restaurants where you can eat typical Mallorcan dishes.
Fried, snails, cod, tumbet or rice brut are just some of the many dishes that Mallorca offers us.
The problem with the restaurants in the centre of Palma is that they are difficult to reach by car, and even more so if we don’t want to have to park far away. For this reason, the best option is to tour the city by bike.
Call&Ride recommends the following typical Majorcan food restaurants:
These restaurants are in Palma de Mallorca or its surroundings and it is possible to get there easily by bike since the city of Palma is perfect for bicycles circulation because of its widely bike lane. If you are thinking of tasting the authentic Majorcan food, you cannot leave the island without trying some of the following restaurants:
Ca Na Joana
Family restaurant with more than 25 years of history, with a close staff, that offers a wide traditional food menu at a very good quality-price ratio. Among its dishes we can highlight “tumbet mallorquín”, loin with cabbage, cod with garlic cream or snails with a Majorcan sauce. The restaurant is located in Camí del Reis, 2 in Génova. www.restaurantecanajoana.com
Celler Sa Premsa
Restaurant founded in 1958. It stands out for its rustic, classic and open space indoor. Its menu is distinguished by a big variety of dishes with a good quality-price ratio. The dishes that can be highlighted are pig, paella, omelette, lamb, and “frito mallorquín”. It also has a winery with the best Majorcan wines. The restaurant is located in Plaça del Bisbe Berenguer Palou, 8. www.cellersapremsa.com
Family restaurant founded in 1956 located in la Lonja. It stands out for its traditional seasonal cuisine with a touch of avant-garde. In its menu we can find different dishes. Among them we can highlight “tumbet”, “frito mallorquín”, “pa amb oli” and its stuffed aubergines. The restaurant also has a wide menu of the best Majorcan wines. It is located in calle de Felip Bauzà, 2.
Family state, founded at the beginning of the 20th century, with a lovely indoor patio. The restaurant is decorated with the work of the Cuban artist Alexis Leyva Machado, one of the leading members of the Cuban new art generation. In this restaurant you will find seasonal food with dishes as marinated tuna cake, bull tail with a red wine sauce, steak tartar, in addition to its rice, fresh fish and its homemade desserts. The restaurant is located in calle de la Reina Maria Cristina, 7. www.casamaruka.com
Great restaurant known for its Mediterranean homemade traditional cuisine with a good quality-price ratio. It has a midday menu from Monday to Saturday in which you can choose between five entrée and five main dishes. Among its dishes we can highlight noodles, marinated rice, “brut” rice, “frito de lomo” or beef ragout. In its menu you will also find exquisite pizzas and hamburgers as well as excellent “pa amb olis”. It is located in calle Despuig, 7.
Restaurant located in Santa Catalina’s neighbourhood next to its market. In recent years this neighbourhood has become a Majorcan leisure reference and counts with lots of restaurants and plenty of bars where you can have a drink afterwards. This restaurant offers a traditional cuisine with a touch of modernity at a very reasonable price. They use high quality raw materials varying the menu everyday depending on the seasonal products. It is located in calle Pursiana, 14.
If apart of having lunch you want to get to know the city of Palma, do not hesitate to make a guided tour with us!