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El Embrujo

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Spanish, Tapas
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Santa Leocadia, 6, 45002 Toledo, Spain
925 210 706
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Long wait but fun evening

A bustling local bar / restaurant recommended by our Toledo host. We turned up about 8.45pm on a Saturday night and despite the promise of a half hour wait it was more like an hour and a half. (When you arrive they'll take your name and put you on a list. Small free tapas get served with drinks as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 15, 2015
flybee
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London, UK
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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London, UK
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

A bustling local bar / restaurant recommended by our Toledo host. We turned up about 8.45pm on a Saturday night and despite the promise of a half hour wait it was more like an hour and a half. (When you arrive they'll take your name and put you on a list. Small free tapas get served with drinks as you... More 

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Spain
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014 via mobile

We've eaten a couple of times at El Embrujo when visiting Toledo. The food is always freshly cooked and prepared, with plenty of salads and veggies to choose from. We've not had a dish that we have not enjoyed. Service is always friendly and efficient, portions are generous, and the local wine is excellent. This is a nice, friendly local... More 

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Wellington
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We are staying in Toledo for 2 weeks and our apartment owner promised to eat with us at El Embrujo and asked us to avoid them so we could be surprised. We were. We actually wish we had our dinner with our spanish hosts earlier, because we would have gone back many time to this, the best meal we have... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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79 reviews 79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

"Raciones" or "rations" are large, shareable-sized plates of food that are the opposite of tapas in Spain. Here, we had planned to eat tapas, but the beautiful Mixto Ensalada (mixed salad, served with fresh lettuce, tomato, beautiful canned tuna, and asparagus) Our wine cost $2 for each glass and came with a little free tapa, and when the salad arrived... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My family of 5 went out for excellent tapas. We had grilled asparagus with ham, duck with raspberry, smoked salmon with mushrooms, and a delicious chocolate cake! Our waiter was very friendly and kept us from ordering too much. We have been in Spain a week and it was our least expensive dinner. Would definitely go back again!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had dinner here, sampling four tapas. Three of the four dishes were pretty "m'eh", but the asparagus dish was very tasty. The sangria was nice as well. There was a bit of a language barrier if you don't speak Spanish, as neither of the fellows there spoke English.

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Yorkshire
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We have travelled to many places, and always try somewhere either different, or off-the-beaten-track, and don't usually go to the same place more than a couple of times, as it's always great to explore. But my, this was a wonderful place to be. Such a lovely quiet location, fabulous waiters, wine and not to mention the food. On our first... More 

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Swanage, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We found this place by reading the reviews on trip advisor and well worth the 10 minute stroll from hotel medina Toledo. The place was buzzing at 10 pm but we only waited 5 mins with our delicious glass of house wine and nibbles at the bar for them to find us a table. The waiter was lovely, he didnt... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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322 reviews 322 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
285 helpful votes 285 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Found this place by serendipity (we had read about it but feel its out of the main drag which suits us fine as this place is worth it) and we arrived around 6:20 pm and they were setting up (were not open) and then locals appeared to show up and before we knew it it was 8 and we were... More 

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Dammam, Saudi Arabia
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18 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Toledo is not an easy place to push a pram around all day. We came upon this place by accident on a windy afternoon when we were desperate to stop somewhere for lunch and, having noticed it near the top of the list on trip advisor beforehand, we were only too happy to be welcomed into a friendly and cosy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Santa Leocadia, 6, 45002 Toledo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Toledo  >  Toledo
  • Phone Number: 925 210 706

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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