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Bar Santos

Magistral Gonzalez Frances, 3, Cordoba, Spain
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Ranked #83 of 448 restaurants in Cordoba
Price range: $1 - $4
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This place conforms to what it is....tortilla heaven. It doesn't want nor need to be happy, welcoming and entertaining. It does tortilla and it does it very well. If you are looking to patient service then this is not the place. The amount of local people here was a great guide and cheap beer plus tortilla is my idea of... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

A tiny Tapas bar right outside the Mezquita serves legendary tortillas (spanish omelette). They are gigantic but you pay by the slice. Newspaper articles cover the walls about the first-class recipe kept secret by the owner. Shame the place didn't extend to first-class service. We had an exceptionally rude waiter who didn't give me what I ordered, claiming out loud... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

The first tip this small, unassuming bar is worth a visit is the hordes of locals calling in; the place was buzzing every time we walked past. Most people are there for one thing: the tortillas. It's not hard to see why; light, fluffy and utterly moreish! Wash it down with a pleasingly cheap (for the location) San Miguel.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

It was on the list of things to do!!! It was very busy during the day so we decided to go in the evening. The staff were rude and ignorant, not at all helpful - seemed like they couldn't be bothered, esp with Engish customers!! We got the food almost thrown at us, there was no goodbye and to top... More

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Tenerife, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

The famous torilla is ok, but the true is that the only special thing about it is that is very high, but that is all. The service was bad, careless and cold. Probably they don’t care about tourists since they have a great location in front of the Mezquita cathedral. There are better place to eat in Cordoba.

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Gloucestershire
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

An evening out should start here, you can order a beer and a tortilla and eat it outside sat on the wall outside the mesquite. The egg and potato tortilla at Bar Santos are a local legend and one you should try.

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Munich, Germany
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65 reviews 65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

We came because it is kind of "magic" to eat tortilla next to the mezquita. The service is quite slow and we had to wait for a while. The tortillas are good but dont expect the one you make at home. Anyway if you are very hungry (as it happened to me) they are wonderful! If you go and see... More

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Montreal
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

We stopped in because we had heard about the famous tortilla. We ordered the tortilla, salmorejo, pisto con bacalao, and pimiento en plancha with beer and sat at the little table looking out at the Mezquita wall. Everything was very tasty, especially the grilled peppers, and the waiter was friendly. Great food, location, atmosphere and service. All over good value... More

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Wales
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We were recommended this place by a local and the tapas was excellent. We had the chorizo, patatas bravas, tuna and tortilla - good portions, enough for a lunch for 2. The bar is very small, with only one small table and 2 chairs, but there is a wall outside where you can take you drinks and food. Very close... More

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Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We chanced upon this tiny bar and went in out of curiosity. Had no idea of its TripAdvisor rating or reputation. Saw the huge tortilla and, as someone sitting at the bar was having a slice, we said "We'll have 2 of what he's having and a beer and a wine" and the total cost was around 9 Euro. Very... More

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