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“food poor-average and service terrible”

Pensio Restaurante La Marina
Ranked #12 of 17 Restaurants in Cala Figuera
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Reviewed 9 August 2013

Yesterday evening we went to La Marina with family (7 adults and 3 kids). We are Spanish and know the area quite well, and it was our first time there (and last).

The place has great views, but the food is not fresh, I would guess frozen. We tried the typical trempó mallorquí but it was quite bad. When they brought the main dishes, they forgot to bring one (a pizza). We reminded the waitress: she apologized for forgetting to write it in order. She promised that the dish would come in 15 minutes. But 15 minutes later, when we asked again, she simply said that, after all, the pizza would not come (they had forgotten again), We called the manager and asked for the book of complaints, which is an official form to place complaints at hotels and restaurants. But they said they didn't have one. This is illegal and we thought of calling the police. But it was late and online reviews are probably more useful...

Avoid this place!

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Thank Victor M
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Reviewed 14 April 2013

Food is OK, prices rather high and you will be charged for everything (including a bread roll). All was just about tolerable until we had paid the eighty quid bill. Then we were hurried out without the slightest courtesy, when it wasn't even busy. Bottom line is 'cynical'; meaning strictly for clueless tourists which they know will never return anyway. You can eat well in Cala Figuera, but not here.

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Reviewed 1 March 2013

We had a very enjoyable light lunch here. There are not a lot of restaurant choices in this wee little town in the winter. The Waiter/Owner was very nice. The view/location is beautiful. I think there menu is way too long (and they have it in 4 languages). They are on the expensive side, and they really should have a "menu del dia", and focus on the items they do best. That said, they do have a page that lists their specialities (the Tapas Variados was one of them), and that's what we ordered. It had croquettas, sautéed mushrooms, peppers de padron, tasty little fishes in herbs and oil, and calamari rings. We also got the olives and bread. All this was plenty for two people. It was the perfect variety and it was all very good (except the calamari rings which were avg). With a couple glasses of wine, the price is about the same as a "menu del dia" anyway. 3.5 stars

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Thank MTRose
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

Great service! Good food! Great views! Very welcoming and charming owner! Well worth a visit lunch or evening.

Thank MMK1981
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Reviewed 18 September 2011

The veggis are poor and too expencive. 13.50€ for a few black grilled veggis. Never again!

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Thank lucky218
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