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Taberna la Montillana

San Alvaro 5, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 47 95 18
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Ranked #16 of 469 Restaurants in Cordoba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $31
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This tavern is situated adjacent to the central San Miguel Square. Serving guests on three floors, the eatery belongs to the touristic consortium “Tabernas de Córdoba”. According to notes of Cordoba annalist Francisco Solana, the tavern has been existing since the beginnings of the 1940s.La Montillana’s menu list features dishes typical for the Cordoba area, including traditional Salmorejo, oxtail, Flamenquín, eggplants, suckling pig and codfish. There are different daily recommendations, depending on the respective season.The first floor harbors a hall with capacity for 50 - 60 guests. The second floor has another hall, which accommodates smaller gatherings. Both halls have a bathroom and a wardrobe. Large windows allow perfect views of the San Miguel Church with the large rosette in the facade.La Montillana’s decoration reflects the bullfight tradition. Among other items, the life-sized painting „Picador“, created by local artisan Fernando García Herrera, is impressive. Also worth mentioning are the works of painter López Canito, including paintings depicting the so-called five caliphs of bullfight – Lagartijo, Machaquito, El Guerra, Manolete und El Cordobés.This tavern also has an extensive wine list. Guests can choose from more than 50 wines.
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Munich, Germany
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014 via mobile

We went for the 1 kilo T-Bone steak from Galicia and it was just perfect! Our pleasant waiter had very good knowledge of the food and drinks served. The T-Bone (1 kilo, serves 2 easily) steak was remarkable, done to perfection. I can only recommend you try it and also follow our waiter's recommendation to enjoy it together with their... More

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derflop, gracias por el comentario. Nuestro chuletón de 1kg de carne de buey gallego es una carne de excelente calidad,... More

Worthing, United Kingdom
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152 reviews 152 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

From the outside this looked like a typical local bar, and to be honest is not the kind of restaurant we would normally have chosen. But that would have been our mistake. It was actually recommended to us by our host at our hotel so trusting in his advice we went in. Although the English was limited, and our Spanish... More

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Silvertravelsurfer, gracias por el comentario. Nos alegramos que conocer nuestro establecimiento fuera una agradable sorpresa. Efectivamente, las berenjenas con miel... More

Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This tapas bar/restaurant was recommended by our hotel (Hospes Palacio del Bailio) along with a couple of others. This is the best one: the food is very good, very reasonably priced and served with good humour and a lot of courtesy by our waiter who spoke very little English. Lots of locals using this place which gave a lot of... More

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Estimado cliente, gracias por su comentario. Nos alegra saber que le gusto nuestra comida y nuestro servicio. Esperamos volver a... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Being encouraged to write a review by the restaurant: This is not the place to go to. The tapas aren't anything special and overpriced.

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Estimado cliente, gracias por su comentario. Nos hubiera gustado saber qué tapas y el porqué no fueron de su agrado.... More

San Francisco, California
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26 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

If you are staying in Cordoba and looking for an authentic tapas experience, look no further. The waiters here speak almost no English, so you have to figure things out, but they want to help and the food is delicious. We spent a very enjoyable evening here. Our waiter Sergio was great and very patient with us.

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Estimado cliente, gracias por su comentario. Es cierto que tenemos una asignatura pendiente con los idiomas, pero como usted bien... More

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7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When you stay in hotel San Miguel you have to eat in this restaurant. You can't miss it as it is adjacent to the Plaza San Miguel. The restaurant has only 4 tables at the outside as the plaza is occupied by tables of other restaurants as well. Still it's a nice start to have your starters and wine outside... More

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Estimado Robert, gracias por su comentario. Nos alegra saber que le gustó conocer los vinos de nuestra tierra. Saludos y... More

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15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

What a great place and what great food Highly recomended: Spinach salad with marinated quail "Ortiguillas" (Fried sea weed) "Cochifritos" Deep fried and tender pork rinds And to top it all the best fino "sherry" (Dry) ask for "Electrico" brand You will love every minute of it

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Estimado Fernando, gracias por su comentario. Saludos y hasta pronto. More

boston
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very good tapas in a nice atmosphere. Menu was different enough and food quality was excellent. Great waiter (Angel) who pleasantly asked us to review the restaurant.

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Estimado cliente, gracias por su comentario. Saludos de Ángel y nuestros. Hasta pronto. More

Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We booked Taberna La Montillana 4 months before. The staff were very helpful though we couldn't speak Spanish but whatever we asked they couldn't be more cooperative. I had grilled fish and my husband grilled Ox cooked on hot rocks. I asked for chilli they brought this amazing home made chilli sauce. Jose our waiter was very happy to get... More

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Estimado cliente, gracias por su comentario. Saludos de José y nuestros. More

Tauranga, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This restaurant recommended in Lonely Planet, for good reason. Friendly service, lovely old bar with fascinating old black and white photos relating to bull fighting and matadors. Try the tapas of smoked sardine with black garlic, absolutely divine! Loads of different sherries to try.

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Estimada Susan, gracias por su comentario. Saludos y hasta pronto. More

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Additional Information about Taberna la Montillana

Address: San Alvaro 5, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
Phone Number: +34 957 47 95 18
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cordoba  >  Cordoba
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 19 - 31
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas

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