Mallorca is a beautiful island located off the coast of Spain in the beautiful Mediterranean Sea. Plus, it's home to some of the best food in the world. Mallorca is known for its traditional Mallorcan cuisine and there are plenty of restaurants that serve up delicious local dishes. A trip to Mallorca is certainly not complete without eating out at one (or several) of the 5 amazing Mallorcan restaurants.

The first restaurant on the list is Can Parrots, an award-winning Mallorcan restaurant that has been around since 1969. The menu consists of traditional cuisine from the local region, so expect menus such as faves mugs, arròs provens, es parells de la cuina and fangar al forn. Dishes are prepared with local ingredients that are locally sourced and certified organic.

Restaurant la Balanguera is second on the list, this restaurant celebrates traditional Mallorcan cuisine, creatively interpreted by the talented chefs. All the ingredients produced are locally sourced, giving the dishes a unique and authentic flavor that is hard to find elsewhere in the world. In addition to the famous paella, other menu highlights include succulent seafood casserole, stuffed artichokes and baked rabbit. All these signature dishes take traditional Mallorcan cuisine to a higher level with their tasty and beautiful presentation.

Head to El Patio de Marí if you're looking for something a bit more luxurious and a touch of sophistication. This larger, upscale restaurant, with its stunningly elegant decor, serves up classic Mallorcan dishes such as arròs brut, bullit de peix and trampò. The chefs and waitstaff take extra care in preparing delicious, authentic Mallorcan cuisine.

The fourth restaurant on the list is Restaurante El Guia restaurant located on the beautiful Spanish island of Mallorca, famous for its tranquil Mediterranean setting, breathtaking scenery and captivating culture. This family-run restaurant offers a wide selection of local Mediterranean cuisine, with a focus on fresh, local ingredients. The menu also includes a variety of international dishes, such as tapas, pasta, grilled meats and artisan salads to suit every palate.

Our fifth and final restaurant pick is Restaurant Quita Penas, located in Valldemossa, Mallorca, is a much-loved eatery for locals of the city and for visitors alike. Here, you will experience the unique flavors of Mallorcan cuisine, along with a great atmosphere and warm, friendly service.

At Restaurante Quita Penas, the focus is on using fresh seasonal produce, ensuring that their dishes are both full of flavor and natural goodness. Traditional Mallorcan recipes are freshly prepared by their skilled team of chefs, who will provide you with meals that capture the essence and real taste of the island.