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C/ Acera de Recoletos, 3, 47004 Valladolid, Spain
983 396 043
Today
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food may be ok, service is horrible

We came to this restaurant on a Saturday evening at nine. After we seated on the terrace a waiter appeared after quite a while. We asked if we could have dinner. He asked if we wanted tapas, but we asked for the regular menu (which was also posted at the wall). After another long wait he returned... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed September 11, 2014
AlexAnnemiek
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Netherlands, Europe
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Netherlands, Europe
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We came to this restaurant on a Saturday evening at nine. After we seated on the terrace a waiter appeared after quite a while. We asked if we could have dinner. He asked if we wanted tapas, but we asked for the regular menu (which was also posted at the wall). After another long wait he returned with the menus... More 

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Benalmadena, Spain
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Friends from Valladolid took us for an unforgettable meal at this restaurant. We had morcilla (blood pudding/sausage) for a starter followed by the suckling lamb and salad. The meat was tender and succulent and this is one of the few dishes that one is permitted to eat with the hands, so that every last morsel can be enjoyed. If you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Had the famous lechazo in the restaurant during my trip at Valladolid. What a treat! They provide a little card on the table to explain how to qualify to be the best lechazo in the region. The food is great and the service is good as well. Its located in the heart of the city.

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85 reviews 85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

A classic in Valladolid, offering good tender lechazo lamb, made upon the traditional method. Nice morcilla, ham, croquettes and other things, but the point if this restaurant is the lechazo. The wine list is quite limited, with a good number of references from the region, some Riojas and Galician whites and little else. Wine prices are good, as almost everywhere... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Are you a serious foodie? Well, this is the perfect place to sample the unique flavours of Castilian gastronomy. The suckling lamb is simply out of this world, traditionally prepared in a wood oven, it is the most tender and delicious lamb you´ll ever taste and an experience you will not forget (might sound slightly hyperbolic but trust me, it... More 

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Berkshire, England
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117 reviews 117 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

We had an excellent meal at this restaurant. It was a truly Spanish experience food and language wise. Our Spanish is limited but we did manage to get over that I wanted a starter as a main course. Our first choice had been pork, but it seemed that pork is not available every evening.We chose the restaurant as it it... More 

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Nantes, France
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49 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

The restaurant "El Figon de Recoletos" is an institution in Valladolid, and justifiably so. The decor is laid out with gorgeous earth colors and attention to details and the dishes are all presented in original ways (see photos), When we were there, for a Wednesday lunch, the place was packed, but we always managed to grab one of the waiters'... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2012 via mobile

Every time I come to Valladolid this is a must. A taste you will never forget. The suckling lamb is amazing. The lamb is cooked in the wood ovens and then served up by plates at the table. Price is reasonable, for this quality of food it's well worth it. Small choice of fantastic deserts and topped off with pacharan... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2010

This restuarant was reccommended to us by the concierge at our hotel. We were able to get a table straight away even though we hadnt booked. I had the local speciality, Lechazo (suckling lamb). It tasted amazing. The woodfired pizzas looked good also.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Acera de Recoletos, 3, 47004 Valladolid, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Valladolid  >  Valladolid
  • Phone Number: 983 396 043

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?