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calle San Pablo 66-80, 28006 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923265022
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
good for a simple lunch

not special, average food and service, we ate here because many other places were closed at Monday, it is a relatively cheap place and one can eat outside

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Delft, The Netherlands
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  • French first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I was alone and wanted a light dinner, but the places near my hotel were disappointing-- everyone seemed to be drinking and nobody was eating, which made me wonder if their food was any good. So I kept walking til I found this cafe. I had planned to order tapas but changed my mind and ordered lamb chops instead. Best... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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329 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed in the NH hotel right up the street from this cafe, and had intended to stop by for breakfast, but a surprise rain decided us to go there for a light tapas meal rather than get soaked elsewhere. The tapas were excellent, and not just the replay of standard items....my partner really really liked the tosta de foie... More 

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AZ
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Salamanca has so many spectacular options for tapas and paella. Cafe Dominicos is not one of them. The tapas are not bad, but only mediocre with so many other options. The restaurant survives on location alone. There are beautiful views when sitting outside. The service is abysmal, even by Spanish standards. Our server had a hard time remembering what we... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
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386 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

not special, average food and service, we ate here because many other places were closed at Monday, it is a relatively cheap place and one can eat outside

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Madrid, Spain
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We made the mistake of stopping in for breakfast this weekend. It was packed with tourists, which should have been a tip-off there. The locals all go to a cafeteria just down the hill or a little restaurant around the corner. They were busy, but severely understaffed, with one waiter handling inside and out. The menu is straight-forward, which should... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This was the best meal we had during our fortnight in Spain. We stopped off at this quiet little restaurant but were told the kitchen didn't open till 830 pm. But the ones on the main street all seemed rather loud and franrtic, so we had a red wine and waited while working out what to order. You get 3... More 

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Province of Salamanca, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The very first thing you'll notice when you arrive are the unbeatable views of the St. Stephen cathedral. The restaurant is located in one of the best areas of Salamanca. Inside, the atmosphere is, most of the time, soothing - there's always jazz or bossa nova playing in the background - perfect for reading, having a chat or even for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I go to Spain a few times per year, and this managed to be the worst restaurant I have ever been to. Don't be deceived by the view - the convento san Esteban just across the road is gorgeous. But sit outdoors and you'll be exposed to foul smells from the drains, a swarm of flies and the constant noise... More 

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Cambridge
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105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Right opposite the Convento de San Esteban, this place is a delight. We went for coffee and came back for tapas. For anyone who hasn't quite got the hang of tapas, this is where to learn. The fixed price cost of a glass of Rioja and three tapas, explained on the menu in various languages, is reasonable and the generous... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We appreciated the excellent service of Juan Jose de Andres whose competence not only as a waiter but as an acquaintance of England, including the Premier League, came as a big surprise! It was wonderful talking to him and sharing many an anecdote that made both the meal and the atmosphere such an experience. At a time when everything is... More 

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Address: calle San Pablo 66-80, 28006 Salamanca, Spain
Phone Number: +34 923265022
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
Cuisine: Spanish

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  • Address: calle San Pablo 66-80, 28006 Salamanca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 923265022

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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