Porto Cristo is one of the most beautiful ports in Majorca and has a working harbour, so it's not a surprise that many of the restaurants here serve the delicious local seafood. Many also dish up tapas, grilled meats and there are some dishes aimed more at the British tourist. The eateries along the seafront are a pleasure to dine in, with views of the bay, but stray away from the harbour to find more cosy and truly authentic Majorcan restaurants.
Tr3nta-1 is the prime spot for tapas in Porto Cristo. The quality and attention that goes into each dish is remarkable, whether they are grilled fish, locally reared meats or vegetable medleys. The tasty sharing platters can be washed down by a refreshing jug of sangria and followed by a slice of rich and creamy cheesecake.
Head chef Roland experiments with culinary magic to serve the most original and high-quality cuisine in perhaps the whole of Majorca. You'll be hard-pressed to find a more versatile menu of delights, and they're all served in a cool and modern environment. Set back from the water's edge you can just catch a glimpse of the sea from your elegant seats on the terrace.
Savour the moment as Savor, for it's one of the most memorable dining experiences available in Porto Cristo. You'll find the service is absolutely impeccable, with friendly, but not overbearing, staff who will recommend dishes and let you pick the fish you'd like – all freshly caught. The head chef walks the tables after dinner to chat with customers about their meal.
Set yourself down in the beautiful rustic garden of La Magrana where the overhanging plants and pastel shades of the walls offer an atmosphere unlike anywhere else on the island. In the summer evenings this little eatery twinkles in the night and is the perfect place to cuddle up and enjoy a rich tapestry of healthy Mediterranean treats.
Quince overlooks the mooring yachts and motorboats at Porto Cristo. This atmospheric environment is unique and casts a certain glamour over the meal. Quince serves delightful dishes of fresh fish, from the ocean just beyond, and a long list of traditional and international drinks to wash them down with.
If you're looking for a candlelit dinner, beautifully prepared dishes and grand service, SA SAL is the place to be. Whether a group or a couple, it strikes the perfect mood either on the shady outdoor courtyard, or in the dimly-lit interior.
Las Golondrinas has been described as a fish-eater's paradise due to its incredible range of freshly-caught seafood up for grabs. You can easily walk straight past this petite restaurant, so make sure you look out for it. You're sure to have one of the best meals of your holiday.
For incredible traditional food and a classic Spanish experience, look no further than Signature. They take care to get everything perfect for you, right down to the tiniest detail. You can choose from a range of great Spanish mains, to big slate platters of tapas to share. Whatever you're after, it's got your name on it!
Grab your fork and dig in to plate after plate of Spanish tapas. From fresh mussels and patatas, to grilled meats and veg, El Pino has it all. If you've got room for it after, their sweet tarts come highly recommended and top off the meal nicely.
You'll look in awe upon your plate, piled high with squid, seabass and huge king prawns, and want to capture the moment for a Facebook post. Sa Pedra is a particularly family-friendly fish restaurant like no other, specialising in the incredible bounty of the deep ocean.