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Penela

Plaza Maria Pita, La Coruna, Spain
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Ranked #68 of 530 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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73% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

Fantastic location in the heart of Plaza de Maria Pita. The slow roast - and very reasonably priced - Carne Asada is very special. My wife and her family are from Galicia and we're equally impressed!

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Midlands, UK
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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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