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All 373 Salamanca Restaurants

El Alquimista

Plaza de San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
923 21 54 93
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Ranked #4 of 373 Restaurants in Salamanca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thu - Tue 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Fri 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Athens, Greece
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209 reviews 209 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

we chose the restaurant following tripadvisor reviews … the food was ok… however for a famous restaurant in salamanca it is not acceptable not to offer an english translated menu since the personnel speaks almost no english and it is difficult to communicate….everything we tasted was nice however, we had better dinners in spain…generally recommended...

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La Massana, Andorra
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I was spending 1 week in Salamanca for learning Spanish (still, review in English:)) and wanted to have one good meal after many "student" meals. I was following the recommendations in TA and was not disappointed. I arrived at ~20:30, Thursday, alone. the place was EMPTY. I was asking if I can have a table and they were checking it... More 

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Annemasse, France
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401 reviews 401 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
188 helpful votes 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 via mobile

The tasting menu at 36€ is indeed a deal. Especially enjoyed the calamari perfectly cooked with a tasty thai citronella-laced sauce. Our monkfish was also absolutely perfectly fresh and impeccably cooked. THe porc main course was less successful to our French tastes. The wine list was full of half bottles which was very welcome. The service was kind and attentive'... More 

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Le Mesnil-Villeman, Basse-Normandie, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We found this restaurant via Trip Advisor and it did not disappoint, in fact it exceeded our expectations. Close to the city centre, El Alquimista looks quite unassuming from the outside but once you enter, it is stylish and smart. The restaurant is run by the husband and wife team who own it. The staff are attentive, friendly and knowledgeable.... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

A fabulous restaurant. Had a wonderful birthday for my wife last night at El Aquimista and would return in a heartbeat. By far the best restaurant we ate in over six days. Lovely presentations, lovely prices and food with a flair that made no effort to replicate the standard fair in town. Asian inflected fusion Spanish. Michelin recommends it and... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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92 reviews 92 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This place deserves to be full every day it is open. The food is of the highest quality, the service was very good, and managed to be unobtrusive. I had the Monkfish (Rape) and the Cheese with honey and nuts for dessert. Four of us in the party and every single meal was of the highest quality. I would consider... More 

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Povoa de Varzim, Portugal
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Small nice restaurant. Service almost perfect. I was happy as they designed an interesting menu for a balanced price in a record time for a group.

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dublin
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89 reviews 89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

This is located in a quiet square in a mainly residential area of the city. While very close to the main tourist centre around the Plaza mayor, it is well off the tourist trail, and seems to be frequented mainly by locals. It is well worth seeking out. The food is excellent - well up to the standard of top... More 

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Alfortville, France
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163 reviews 163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Following Tripadvisor recommendations, we ended up in this surprising design place, off tourist areas. Absolutely unbeatable good value for money, and great sophisticated food. Wine choice at a remarkable low price yet astonishing 13€ bottle served. On that Sunday evening, we were the only two customers, so we got the staff all for us. Yet no English spoken, at all:... More 

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Lugo, Spain
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We visited this restaurant previously and were aware of it´s location which unfortunately is somewhat offputting, however once inside it´s an interesting design. It used to have paintings but these we were told were on loan as an exhibition and therefore the plain brick walls were a little stark. Possibly needs another exhibition or some prints! However this point aside,... More 

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Additional Information about El Alquimista

Address: Plaza de San Cristobal 6, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: 923 21 54 93
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm  1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm  8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm  8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 1:45 pm - 3:30 pm

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