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contenedor

C/San Luis 50, 41003 Seville, Spain (Casco Antiguo)
+34 954 91 63 33
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Ranked #24 of 1,519 Restaurants in Seville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $46
Cuisines: European, Mediterranean, Organic
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Casco Antiguo
Description: Slow food restaurant.
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  • English first
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

I cried. I'm not going to lie, I had tears of joy after eating at Contenedor. The duck with crispy rice... THE DUCK! My goodness. You have to go here, even if it's off the beaten path. Reservations are a must (unless you get lucky like we did and get a spot at the communal table). We came back the... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

If you want to have dinner in a diferent ambiance try this restaurant which faces São Luis church.Comfort food.

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Andalusia
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84 reviews 84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Seville has so many great eateries that it takes something really special for a restaurant to stand out and be noticed... and contenedor has it. In spades! Freshly sourced seasonal produce provides the basis. Imaginative ways of preparing and presenting the resulting fare is what comes next. This is followed by attentive, helpful and friendly service. Did I mention attentive?... More

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Providence, Rhode Island
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We enjoyed a truly excellent meal at Contendor in May 2014. The restaurant was very casual, fun and eclectic--a nice atmosphere for a long meal. The food is incredibly fresh, based on whatever is available that day in the market. We particularly enjoyed the crispy rice with squid and squid ink, and we still talk about a dish of seared,... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Would recommend this quirky, cool resaurant to anyone, but especially to someone who likes to try something a little different. The flavours they put together are delicious, I have never had a dish that wasn't excellent!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The food was excellent and ingredients fresh. The duck was incredible and possibly one of the best meals I have eaten (just don't tell my Italian mother-in-law!) It was so good we returned a second time. I wouldn't change a thing about this fab place. Bravi!

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Melbourne, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Loved this place . They sort of do a fusion or something along that line with traditional foods. We had three dishes and all were excellent. We had the hake grilled this came in a butter garlicky sauce with asparagus and beans. Our next dish was lamb cutlets with a cold couscous after that we had the duck confit with... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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334 reviews 334 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had a great first meal here and an OK second meal. There were not nearly as many fresh vegetarian choices the second time. The best salad - green beans, cheese and tomato - was not available the second dinner. And the grilled vegetables were not nearly as good the second time either. As sourcing is organic, I guess they rely... More

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were in Seville last week to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary and were recommended the Contenedor by our hotel. It looked very unpretentious on the outside and not really an 'occasion' venue - but we decided to give it a go. We were really so please that we did - nice informal vibe, great service from people who seemed... More

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HK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We went to this restaurant on last night in Seville and we're pleasantly surprised. The menu is on a food board and I am guessing few dishes rotate every day. We had a portion of green salad, salmon tataki, fish of the day and some beef. All of these were good, though the salmon tataki was bit too salty for... More

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