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El Aji Restaurant

#179 of 1,002 Places to Eat in Granada
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Plaza de San Miguel Bajo, n0 9, Granada, Spain
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12:30 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good tapas in great surroundings

Following recommendations by lonely planet we stopped at El Aji for a quick lunch. As it was sunny we took a table outside on the square. We ordered pork in salt, tortilla, ham croquets, aubergines with cheese and a green salad, accompanied by freshly baked bread and a jug of sangria. The food was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
LucyCarvalho
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UK
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

we went here Sunday last week, our last day in Granada. the service was a bit peculiar from the off, but we carried on regardless. Food was good and not too expensive. one of the other customers tied a dog up next to a lamppost near us that whined for ages. really irritating and no way to treat an animal... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This is at a square just off the tourist bus , we normally avoid places next to the stops but this one is different family run good food . Try it and free tapa with each drink

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Arden Hills, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This is a small restaurant up in the high, narrow streets of the old quarter in Granada. We stumbled across it, after climbing up the hill to overlook the Alhambra from the city. It was 1 pm, no one else in the Restaurant, but we had read about it in Fodors. Amazing, wonderful food! The best dish was a shrimp... More 

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UK
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117 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Following recommendations by lonely planet we stopped at El Aji for a quick lunch. As it was sunny we took a table outside on the square. We ordered pork in salt, tortilla, ham croquets, aubergines with cheese and a green salad, accompanied by freshly baked bread and a jug of sangria. The food was fresh, well seasoned and well presented... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We had a very good meal here , well served and very tasty. We had the pork cheek which was with mashed potatoe and very tender and tasty. It was a house speciality. We also had a good house salad. The deserts sounded good , but we were full already. It was a good meal and We would reccomend this... More 

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Quorn, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We stumbled into this little cafe while wandering around back streets of the old Arab town. Nothing too flashy to attract you, but don't be put off. Once we walked through the door we were warmly greeted and taken to a small attractively set table. I ordered a Negroni and my wife had mojito. Both were fantastic in quality and... More 

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San Diego, California
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This was a wonderful place to stop and eat at after wandering around for a really long time. The staff were amazing and they were telling me where I ended up since I was wondering and had not clue as to where I had been that day.

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Ilkley, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This modern restaurant is in a lovely little square well up the hill towards the St Nicholas viewpoint. It's small and the food is traditional but with a modern twist. Sea Bass in a leek and cream sauce for instance and the lemon sorbet with stem ginger. There was real attention to detail and the local wine was superb too.... More 

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Munich
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8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The food were good, nothing to complain about that, though we could have eaten larger portions. The price was quite high in this respect

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Singapore, Singapore
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27 reviews 27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This restaurant was near the hotel I stayed at, and was highly recommended by the hotel staff. On the night I was there for dinner, the hotel staff was there to chill too! Food was okay - I had the braised pork cheek and my partner had the roast chicken. Both were too salty for our taste buds, but we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza de San Miguel Bajo, n0 9, Granada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Granada

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?