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Bodega Santa Cruz

Calle Rodrigo Caro, Seville, Spain (Casco Antiguo)
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Ranked #35 of 1,511 restaurants in Seville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Casco Antiguo
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

Thank you very much, very much, the dishes are very tasty and varied, the service top class, very cool

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Turin, Italy
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18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

One of the best place where I eat tapas! A mandatory stop when you visit Sevilla! First at all, they serve you their specialities. Then you could continue with other hundred different tapas. I suggest you to have a dinner at the counter to appreciate and inspire you for the next tapas!

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Lincoln UK
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Sevilla for three nights and were really lucky that this bar was so close to our hotel. We went in each night and ate and drank stood at the bar. The kitchen is visible behind the bar and the tapas and service was excellent. The guys behind the bar were pure theatre especially when they flicked coins... More

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brisbane
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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

one of hemingways hang outs - E3.10 for 2 drinks was a bargin - no free tapas though & I suspect the locals got that - lol -free tapas seem more common in madrid and barcelona then saville ?

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Thornham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Busy, particularly at weekends and late in the evening. Not dominated by tourists like most places in the barrio . Great atmosphere on Mateus Gago and close to the Giralda. Service usually brusque, if not quite surly and food distinctly basic, but that's not why you would go there.

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Dublin
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Loved this place, always hopping with locals and tourists as they tapa around seville, tapas great, service brisk, crowd diverse and ever changing. Great little place give it a try, it is right by the cathedral.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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154 reviews 154 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

One of the cheapest tapas places near the cathedral - most tapas €2 with the specialities €2.10, tinto de verano (red wine & lemonade - very refreshing) €1.50. We tried 3 tapas (lomo, tuna and tortilla) and they were all delicious! The waiters write your tally in chalk on the bar in front of you and we found them to... More

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Harwell, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Amazing spot just up the road from the cathedral. Gets busy at around two, but if you can squeeze up to the bar, this is one of the most fun meals out. The food is tasty and simple, although don't expect fine dining, and the beer is petty decent too. The bar men understood coeliac disease and were able to... More

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Average food, high prices, nice but artificial decoration. Vermouth served warm, withour orange, only ice. Waiters indeed typically Spanish - unfriendly, slow, unpolite. Some tables outoors (not beeing cleaned up for hours), but not comfortable. NOT a Tapas-Bar to really recommend (written by a Spaniard making tourism in Andalusia).

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Seattle, Washington
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This place was jam packed every time we walked by it. There are tables outside but no chairs, so there are just a bunch of people standing around and drinking (awesome) sangria and having a great time. They had a large selection of tapas and friendly bartenders that were so quick. It was a fun time.

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