Eating in Palafrugell

Eating in Palafrugell

The capital of the Low Ampurdan was a domain owned by the knights of the Saint Sepulcher, who fought for centuries to impede the invasion of pirates that many other regions suffered. The gastronomy of the village is based on seafood and local meats. Let’s go eat some quality food in Palafrugell!

Palafrugell is a village that belongs to the region of the Bajo (Low) Ampurda, a place that has a culinary tradition that sums up in a perfect way the essence of the territory. The fact that it is close to the sea is the reason why most of the restaurants of the municipality serve numerous types of fish and fresh seafood.

The interior vegetable gardens provide all kinds of fruits and vegetables for the city. Meat from the local ranching and hunting arrive from the surrounding mountains. Also, the forests are a source of mushrooms and berries. With all of these ingredients many different types of stews, rice, escalibadas and suquets, typical from the Catalan cuisine, are prepared in Palafrugell.

If there is a representative product from the region, that is the garoina or the sea urchin. Its soft meat and intense sea flavor are some of its main qualities. Between January and March the Garoinada takes place. This is a gastronomic campaign where many restaurants offer different recipes that have the garoina as the main ingredient. Complete this gastronomic experience with the local wines, such as the D.O Empordà and the D.O. Cataluña.

gambas peratallada
Comer Palafrugell
plato tipico estartit

Combination dishes, bocadillos… In La Pérgola you will also find tapas, such as the delicious homemade croquetas. Portions and ham bocadillos are served in Centric, Delicious patatas bravas.

Comer Palafrugell bar pergola
Bar La Pérgola
Comer Palafrugell bar centric
Bar Centric

Order some gourmet dishes in Pa I Raïm, a well decorated restaurant with a long career. They offer a varied carte and up to 5 different menus. Our favorite ones are the one to share and the one with seasonal dishes.

In Xando you will find delicious food at a higher price, compared to other restaurants. They combine different gastronomies with cuscus dishes and hake in the same menu. Touches from the Moroccan cuisine are included.

On the beach you will find Tragamar, a restaurant where you can get from a lobster paella to hummus. Very complete! Ideal if you want to eat in a beautiful place with a great look.

Comer Palafrugell restaurante pa raim
Restaurante Pa i Raïm
Comer Palafrugell restaurante Xado
Restaurante Xado

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