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“Las Palmeras - the best steak I've ever had”

Restaurant Las Palmeras
Ranked #35 of 249 Restaurants in Cambrils
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Essex
Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“Las Palmeras - the best steak I've ever had”
Reviewed 15 July 2012

We celebrated a special occasion with family here and thoroughly enjoyed it. 3 generations were all made to feel very welcome in a hugely pretty courtyard full of flowers and plants overlooking the most devoted chef/owner cooking his tremendous food on an outdoor wood grill. Between us we tried the steak, the ostrich, the ribs and the chicken - all cooked to perfection. On our second visit I had the steak which was outstanding - huge slab of meat, tender and perfectly cooked to medium rare.

Really tasty sangria - which tastes like its made on site rather than from a carton. Lovely cava and nice nibbles of chorizo and olives served with the bread as cover.

I cannot recommend this place highly enough. Cambrils is chock full of over priced, bustly seafood restaurants. This gem is a quiet, meat oriented oasis, very reasoanbly priced and with delightful staff. It will be a pleasure to return.

  • Visited June 2012
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Cambrils, Spain
Level 5 Contributor
69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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“Best place for grilled meat”
Reviewed 6 April 2012

If we choose meat for dinner, we always go to Las Palmeras. The name comes from the big palms in the terrace, a lovely garden with different plants and flowers. It's a family-run restaurant, and lots of customers repeat the experience because the meat is high-quality, and especially because it is prepared in a wood-fed grill, live cooking.
I especially recommend entrecotte, salmon and duck breast. As a starter, don't miss the home-made gazpacho.

  • Visited April 2012
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Leyland, Lancs
Level 5 Contributor
91 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
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“Cambrils is not all about seafood”
Reviewed 7 November 2011

It's quite easy to miss this excellent restaurant, tucked away in the pedestrian area a few blocks from the main 'strip', but it's not too difficult to find, and is very popular.

Unlike the restaurants overlooking the port, where seafood is the main speciality - Las Palmeras has a wide variety of grilled meats on offer. Portion size and quality are excellent, as is value for money. Menus are available in half a dozen Languages, and the staff are courteous and attentive.

Seating is mostly in a courtyard garden, screened off from passers by on the adjacent streets.

It gets very popular - so get there early if you want a table!

  • Visited September 2011
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