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La cocina del Principal

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C/ Fernando El Catolico 13, 50680 VM kmu Sos del Rey Catolico, Spain
+34 948 88 83 48
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1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff

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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
a fine place to eat

We ate here for dinner and came back the next day for lunch. Not many choices in Sos, but the food here was tasty, straightforward and very reasonably priced. Particularly enjoyed the veal cheeks. Service was friendly, space is handsome (with excellent art for sale on the walls).

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
David C
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White River Junction, Vermont
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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White River Junction, Vermont
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

We ate here for dinner and came back the next day for lunch. Not many choices in Sos, but the food here was tasty, straightforward and very reasonably priced. Particularly enjoyed the veal cheeks. Service was friendly, space is handsome (with excellent art for sale on the walls).

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Barcelona, Spain
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Although I am from the most northeastern part of Spain, I have some of my family roots around the Navarra/Aragón area, and have been traveling there since I was a kid. I am familiar with the traditions, the accent, the folklore and of course the food. I was happy to discover this place. It managed to delve into key dishes... More 

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Paraparaumu, New Zealand
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

We stayed two nights in Sos del rey Catolico and ate here both nights. As others have noted the food was very good. We had the tasting menu the first night and then went back for our favourites the following night. Alfonso was fantastic, recommending wines, which were really good, and he made us feel very welcome.

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Tiberias, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The food was good but nothing special. The staff was very pleasant, and the seating and atmosphere were very nice. Make a reservation. We couldn't get in the first of our two nights.

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Sydney, Australia
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123 reviews 123 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

There is no need to go on about the food, it's very good. The service is superb and the ambience is, well, medieval - with electricity. There are not a lot of choices in this town but this one should be on your 'should try' list. You need to navigate through a bit of a maze at the entry but... More 

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Fowey, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

We tried the tasting menu which was delicious, it gave us a chance to try lots of delicious dishes the service was good and in an unusual setting

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Wokingham, England, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The service at this restautant was excellent, as was the food and the wine. I tried the tasting menu which had a little bit of everything. I particularly liked the liver pate.

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Madrid, Spain
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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Having been slightly disappointed by the large number of diners/lack of service in the Parador (the meal was good, but for the price you expect more than just good food...) we sought out the number one restuarant in the village according to the reviews in tripadvisor: it's not so hard to locate in the tiny historical centre! If it looks... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It was recommended by hotel. Easy walk. Quality food. At the upper end of our mid-range budget, but worth every penny!

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had a very enjoyable meal here. The views are fantastic, building beautiful and the food excellent. The degustation menu was great value at €25 each as it gave you smaller (not that small) versions of lots of courses which were really tasty. Wine was also reasonable. Staff were friendly and helpful - don't know how the owner/manager managed to hold... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Fernando El Catolico 13, 50680 VM kmu Sos del Rey Catolico, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Aragon  >  Province of Zaragoza  >  Sos del Rey Catolico
  • Phone Number: +34 948 88 83 48

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 37
  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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