Minorca - Eating
The island’s signature dish is (unsurprisingly) seafood – caldereta de llagosta, or lobster stew, to be precise. Also, look out for pork with apples or plums and dozens of variations of oliaigues, or garlic soup. Unless you are of a robust constitution, do not be tempted by a Minorcan breakfast – neat gin!
Club Nautic Cas Quinto
Club Nautic Cas Quinto is a high-class seafood restaurant with outstanding views of the harbour, and food to match. This is the best venue in town for trying lobster stew.
Restaurante Molí d´es Racó
Restaurante Molí d´es Racó invites you to traditional Minorcan dining in the confines of an old windmill. Specialities include partridge with cabbage and roast suckling pig.
Restaurante Sa Figuera
With four fishing boats and 10 waiters, the chances are that your fish will be fresh and the service attentive at Restaurante Sa Figuera. They prides themselves on the set menu of 4 or 5 starters followed by one main course. Good selection of top-class white wines.
Restaurante Itake is a restaurant in the heart of Maó harbour that likes to be different. It serves up traditional recipes with a modern twist. Expect ostrich, kangaroo and other ‘alternative’ dishes on the menu.
Restaurante Es Port
Having its own boat is a good sign that the fish at this Fornells restaurant is going to be fresh. Tables are available in and out, the latter providing good opportunities for watching quayside strollers.
Pizzeria La Caprichosa
Pizzeria La Caprichosa is famed for its Minorcan-style pizzas, but also serving a gamut of grilled meats. The terrace tables are literally four paces from the harbour. Inside seating is in a cave-like environment.
Haiti is a Caribbean styled restaurant located in Ciutadella. They offer a bit of everything such as traditional Minorcan food, Spanish dishes, Indian dishes and vegetarian cuisine.
The Cobblers Restaurant
The Cobblers serves Mediterranean in a lovely a pretty courtyard, that is when the weather permits or else they have a cosy space inside. The menu is divers with good options for children too.
Bar Espana will not let you down. Their menu is a mix of European, seafood and excellent Spanish dishes with waiters that will always great you with a smile.
Cala Mitjana is a fresh welcoming experience. They have a wonderful Mediterranean menu consisting of salads, paellas and different steak dishes. The restaurant has a warm atmosphere and is child friendly.
Pan y Vino
Pan y Vino serves delicious French food and is a fabulous place if you have a special occasion to celebrate. Needless to say, as this is a French restaurant they have a great wine list.
Can Bernat des Grau
Can Bernat des Grau specialty are fish dishes. It is a family-run restaurant serving local cuisine, they also have delicious meat and vegetarian options.
Ca Na Marga
Ca Na Marga serves typical Mediterranean barbecue in a lovely setting. Just about anything goes on the grill, meat, chicken, fish and vegetables, everything tastes equally as delicious.
El Castillo serves homemade tapas and great pizza which you can wash down with tasty cocktails. This is not only a dinner place but also a great place to go to for your Sunday coffee.
La Perla de La Habana
La Perla de La Habana has a big terrace where you can enjoy their food. As understood by their name, the menu is Cuban inspired but they also serve snacks, pizza and salads.