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Meson Cervantes

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Plaza Mayor 15, Salamanca, Spain
34 923 217 213
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:45 am - 12:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 132
    Very good
  • 73
    Average
  • 31
    Poor
  • 32
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful waiter

It is our first night after a long trip from Virginia. We were so tired and napped but decided to get up and go see Plaza Mayor. The hotel clerk mentioned it to us. We waited a while but then a gracious young man came up and made it happen. He suggested the tapas that we ordered, a beef with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
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Richmond, Virginia
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
  • Bar scene
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Richmond, Virginia
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41 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

It is our first night after a long trip from Virginia. We were so tired and napped but decided to get up and go see Plaza Mayor. The hotel clerk mentioned it to us. We waited a while but then a gracious young man came up and made it happen. He suggested the tapas that we ordered, a beef with... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It is full of tourists and the food is nothing special. Some friends recommended it but I would never recommend it myself to friends, as there are definitely better places in Plaza Mayor to have tapas!

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North Carolina
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I've been to Cervantes every time I've visited Salamanca, but our service and experience here was by far the best we have ever had. We had a wonderful waiter who knew us completely by the time we left because we visited so often. Every time we visited, he gave us something on the house... a glass of wine, a coffee,... More 

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Granada, Spain
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I found this bar very typical. Located just in the corner of one of the best main squares in Spain. Food is good, but the quality of the ingredients is not the best in the market. Free tapas are generous. Really difficult to find a good place to take a sit.

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Ireland
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Good value Bar / Restaurant on Plaza Major. Two glasses of Vino and two Tapa (good sized) for €5.60 (March 15). Friendly staff and very popular with locals and tourists.

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Caracas, Venezuela
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Just the location, anything else. When we got there the waiter told us it was not time to dine, that it was just too early. It is the Spanish way, I know. But if you are going to be touristic, then be. Because food is not the reason you are going to go there. Food was just too average. It... More 

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houston, tx
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

After a rocky start - shunted from front room (with a view of Plaza) even though there were available tables to back room, then a waiter who made us seem invisible for about 10 minutes, things picked up. Waiter was actually pretty good and food was very good. A very busy place and the bar scene appeared to be a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I know, that it's and old restaurant with rich history, but it didn't strike me. I was there with a couple of friends. I wouldn't say, that the place is bad, just ordinary place to have a drink with somebody. Adequate prices,

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London, United Kingdom
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158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a restaurant located in the Plaza Mayor so has great views and people watching attraction. Unfortunately the food is awful, pricey and the service isn't too good either. Salad is limp iceberg lettuce with sliced tomato thrown on too. The patas bravas was like crisps and the steak was shoe leather. It was by far the worst meal... More 

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Central Coast, NSW, Australia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Okay so the food is not Michelin quality, the staff don't speak English, it is noisy and crowded (with locals, which is always a good sign), you have to climb a couple of flights of narrow stairs to get to the bar and dining area (avoiding waiters rushing downwards to serve dishes to the tables in the square), and you... More 

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Additional Information about Meson Cervantes

Address: Plaza Mayor 15, Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 34 923 217 213
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
Open Hours:
Monday 7:45 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 7:45 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 7:45 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 7:45 am - 12:00 am
Friday 7:45 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Tapas

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Mayor 15, Salamanca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
  • Phone Number: 34 923 217 213

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
7:45 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
7:45 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
7:45 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
7:45 am - 12:00 am
Friday
7:45 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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