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Penela

Plaza Maria Pita, La Coruna, Spain
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Ranked #39 of 520 restaurants in La Coruna
Cuisines: Spanish
Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Midlands, UK
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263 reviews 263 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

Penela is in the corner of the main square and as such I assumed it would perhaps not be as good because it would play to visitors more than local people. This did seem a bit the case as it was busy very early (2100) but yet it was certainly not a tourist trap or anything of the sort. The... More

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Cary , NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Went on a recommendation from a friend in Madrid and were not disappointed. On Sunday night we went to the Taverna da Penela and on Monday night we went to the original La Penela since the Taverna was closed. Both had the same menu but Taverna had a slightly less formal venue. Don't forget to ask for their juicy Betanzos... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2008

Great omelettes

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2008

Try the Pimientos do padron, mejillones rellenos, and the famous tortilla de Betanzos! As dessert the tarta de almandras. Great!

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