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“Stunning views over the marina, good quality food, relaxed atmosphere”

Restaurante Botavara
Ranked #30 of 182 Restaurants in Cala d'Or
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Visited this restaurant on our first night to Cala D'or in early Sept (we have visited many times before so know to expect good service and quality food). The same Management staff seem to be on hand every year we visit which to us is a good sign and makes us feel that we've come home. This restaurant I am led to believe mainly serves good quality fish dishes, however my partner is not a fish fan but has no trouble finding an equally good meat dish. He had lamb kebab which just melted in your mouth. I has garlic sea bass which was sublime. My only grumble would be that I never feel full afterwards - could just do with having a few more veg/potatoes to bulk it out a bit - on a plus side I guess it leaves room for dessert!
I would recommend and will certainly return.

Thank STAR1980
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We visit Botavara on Cala dOr marina every time we visit Mallorca. It's very good especially the fish. All the waiters are friendly and extremely efficient. A pleasure .

Thank _k_blenkinsopp
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

One of the the best meals we had in Cala D'Or, just pipped by Aquarius (opposite) and on a par with C'an Trompe (centre).

Great setting on the marina, very attractively lit at night. The best of the marina strip on that bank by some way, charming and efficient service.

The menus in Cala D'Or tend to deviate astonishingly little, so quite fun to take it in turns to try things at different restaurants. We were a group of 6 so plenty of room for this!

Long menu, but you only need to worry about the sea bass in salt or chateaubriand, served at table. Delicious. Wash down with a a bottle of Pesquera. Excellent.

Thank Bear5308
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Although we were staying in a hotel, with half board (breakfast & evening meal), we wanted a special meal to celebrate our Ruby Wedding. We took a walk to the marina in Cala D'or, and found the restaurante Botavara. The menu looked good, and we sat in a local cafe looking at internet reviews which were (nearly) all good. We went back to the restaurant and asked if we could book a table for 2 for the following day, as it was our anniversary.
On arriving the following evening, the restaurant was very busy, unlike some others we had passed which were empty.
We were shown to our reserved table for 2, at the front of the restaurant, with fabulous views of the boats in the marina.
When our waiter came with the menus, he also had glasses of champagne on the house, and wished us a happy anniversary..... more than we got at our hotel, where our special day was completely ignore!
The menu is extensive, and not cheap, but we expected to pay more, having looked at prices before booking. We don't mind paying extra if the food is good!
Food: husband had prawns in garlic oil, which arrived in a red hot dish, still sizzling. He has tried this dish in other restaurants over the years, but he said these were the best he'd had ever! I chose the prawn cocktail, which was delicious; the prawns were huge and plentiful.
For mains we had a steak with pepper sauce and lamb fillet. When the plates arrived we looked at each and both thought 'is that all?'. The large plates looked half empty, HOWEVER.... when we'd finished eating both realised that it was the right amount. We felt full without feeling bloated....... just enough room for a sweet!
I read some reviews that said the service was slow, we had excellent service, and were made to feel very special.
I would definitely return to sample the rest of the menu when we next stay in Cala D'or.

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Thank JanP72
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Meal lovely not expensive staff all friendly could not fault this place well worth a visit th a salmon with tagatelli is worth trying

Thank janice m
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