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C/ Corts Catalanes, 12, 17200, Palafrugell, Spain
+34 972 30 44 28
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13:00 - 16:00
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Thu - Tue 13:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 20:00 - 23:00
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cheshire
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108 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

This Moroccan restaurant continues to serve an interesting cuisine, and the fixed price lunch menu is excellent value, at €14. That includes wine. Service is quick and friendly. We ate here for family lunch on a Friday. It was packed with locals. It is situated behind the sports hall, off the ring road around Palafrugell, and there is public parking... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

This restaurant hidden in a corner nearbthe swimming pool in Palafrugell serves great local dishes Run by a family , professional , immaculate Lunch three courses with wine for under 15 euros Delicious paella (arroz a la cassola) , local and dishes from morocco .. Home made yoghurts

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cheshire
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108 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015

Had a great meal here Friday evening. Restaurant fairly quiet as we came in 2100 approx, just a few couples, a party of 8 came in rather later. Service was most friendly and quick. Enjoyed our meal of calamares, monkfish, and meatballs. Full marks for wine list. Interesting selection but most welcome was choice of 50 cl bottles! Great evening.... More 

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Begur, Spain
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

Great restaurant! Exceptional Menu del Dia, go for the Moroccan pastries and mint tea for pud, best I've tasted outside of Morocco. A few Moroccan dishes available, Cous Cous and Tagine as examples, but the fish is always fresh and tasty!

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Carbondale, Illinois
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2015

I was looking for countryside real food and was extremely pleased with the authenticity of their dishes. In the winter, areas far from the sea "retreat" on a more moutain-like type of food that sticks to your ribs without necessarily being heavy. Absolutely a must visit in this area near the volcano!

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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406 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 397 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

When you come to the Palafrugell area as often as we do, if there's one thing that pees you off it's that lack of choice of food. There's loads of restaurants, but they all serve a choice from a short list of foods unless you're into shellfish and other exotic sea creatures which I'm not. We are well and truly... More 

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Overveen, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2014

Spain still has a territory in North Africa and I guess the owners or the chef comes from there, as the menu mentions dishes like humus and couscous. We went for the Pica Pica Seafood menu, €27,50 pp. Pica Pica stands for shared dishes and we got 7. Grilled bread with tomato and achovies. Deep fried baby eels. Squid. Two... More 

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sta cristina d'aro
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2014

Restaurant recommended by friends.Decor pleasant,service friendly,food tasty,wine from Emporda drinkable,all in all worth visiting. Hummus starter delicious.Lamb tagine a little sweet.Value for money-slightly over-rated. Would return.

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Dollar, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

Good value for money, different dishes cooked with high quality fish. A nice place for lunch, good service and great air conditioning in Summer.

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Thank Cecilia C
Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2013

We loved our dinner at Xado. It is not the first time we go, but everytime is even better. We enjoyed some Anchoas de la Escala (anchovies) made at home, some clams and th best of all, Gambas de Palamos (if you haven't tried them you have to, this is some of the best Spanish food, together with Jamon de... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$27
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Corts Catalanes, 12, 17200, Palafrugell, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Palafrugell
  • Phone Number: +34 972 30 44 28
Description
Restaurant Xado , invites you to enjoy their cuisine . Here you will find them a mixture of the best of Morocco and the Baix empordà . Come to find aromatic flavours with our tagines , couscous , salads . Enjoy a fantastic black rice , try the original symply of carpaccio or best quality of fish and seafood from Palamos. Also from mid-January you have the Garoinada

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?