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Pasteleria Limon y Menta

C/ Infanta Isabel, 2, 40001 Segovia, Spain
921 462 141
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Ranked #14 of 160 restaurants in Segovia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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81% Recommend
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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103 reviews 103 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stopped in to try the specialty, which was good but very rich. They look small but could be split by two people. Staff wasn't the friendliest we encountered in Spain...but they weren't rude or anything.

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Washington State
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I just had a coffee break here and enjoyed trying the ponche. Service was just ok and the small cake was €3. Similar treats are less expensive away from Plaza Mayor but it is a nice bakery.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We took a coffee break here and tried the Segovian specialty, ponche, quite nice. We also had some thin cookie with slivered almonds in it, also good. They also had many other beautiful desserts there that looked quite tempting!

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167 reviews 167 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Located on Plaza Mayor, it is hard to miss this local bakery. They have a very small cafe in the back and make a good cup of coffee to accompany whatever you choose from the front. I like their "cheesecake" with forest fruit jam on the top but the eclairs are good too. Service is spotty.

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Montreal, Canada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

HEAVENS! This dessert is something you need to try when you go to Segovia! It is delicious!!!! I believe that trying this dessert is as equally important as trying the cochinillo at Jose Maria!

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St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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112 reviews 112 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Lovely pastelleria beside Plaza Mayor. Great quality continental breakfast. E3.80 each including fresh fresh OJ Nice place and good quality

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Montana Rose
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214 restaurant reviews
246 helpful votes 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We stopped here for a quick lunch (ham & cheese croissant) and to try the 'ponche segoviano'. Both were delicious. Don't share the croissant (you won't want to, it's sooo good), however, the ponche segoviano is really rich and heavy, so you can easily split a little one between two people. The ladies in the shop/cafeteria were also very nice.... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Pasteleria Limon y Menta is a great little cafe just off the Plaza Mayor in Segovia. We visited twice on the same day. We stopped for coffee before visiting the Cathedral, and we like it so much that we returned for lunch/brunch afterwards. It is a little tight on the inside and on the rainy day we stopped in there... More

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We read about Limón y Menta in a guidebook and it was the perfect spot to recharge with a quick cup of coffee while in Segovia. While all of the items in the display case are tempting, you have to try it famous "ponche segoviano" marzipan cake. It's very rich, so 2 people can definitely share it!

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London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Stopped for a spot of afternoon tea at Limon y Menta on Saturday whilst on my trip in the gorgeous Segovia! Pastries were very good and fresh! We had a caramel créme brulee type pastry, a strawberry,cream and custard tart and a lemon moose cake! - All excellent and very authentic! Tea and coffee was not so good so I... More

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