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Restaurante San Juan Plaza Mayor

C/. Plaza Mayor, 5, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34(96)9234278
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Ranked #22 of 114 Restaurants in Cuenca
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Cornwall UK
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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

...or even in the old city. We hadn't intended to eat here but stopped by to have a drink before going somewhere else. Looking into the restaurant from the bar it all looked nice and there were several table full. We decided to try it.... My partner is vegetarian which can often limit what she eats in Spanish restaurants, but... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We ordered the tasting menu even though we didn't recognise anything on there and I must say it was quite an adventure. Plate after plate of new experiences was brought before us. First there was a lovely smoked salmon salad, then something that tasted to me like the filling of canneloni. Next up was something a bit like cod and... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Food was cold and tasteless. Very rude staff - treated us like serving us was an inconvenience. They advertised attractively prices menus out the front during the evening then when you sit down they tell you that was only for lunch and THIS is the dinner menu. Overall very poor. Eat elsewhere in Cuenca.

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Jumilla, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Ideally situated in the Cuenca’s old square between the Town Hall and the Cathedral with outside seating and indoor dining. We ordered one of the set menus that offered a typical taste of Cuenca at 20 euros. The food was excellent and plentiful and included the bread, water wine and coffee. They brought a lovely Salad San Pablo which included... More

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London
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were attending a Wedding in Cuenca so we were obliged to eat here as it was centrally located and considered a good meeting point. However I can't say that I enjoyed the experience very much. In fairness, it was a Fiesta and everywhere was a bit frenetic but nonetheless, the service was charmless, bordering on arrogant. The food when... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

How do you even cook calamares a la romana badly? No texture, no taste. We asked for extra lemon to try and save them for which we were charged extra. The rest of the food was ok. Great atmosphere on the plaza mayor. Come here for a drink, but go elsewhere for lunch or dinner.

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Madrid, Spain
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116 reviews 116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We live in Madrid and spent the day in Cuenca to explore this beautiful city. And we are so happy that we followed the recommendations to eat in this delightful Spanish restaurant. In my opinion, it is the best choice for all the right reasons. First, the location right in the Plaza Mayor and near the Cathedral is very inviting.... More

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

If you’re looking for the local café experience, this is a great spot to soak it in. Restaurante San Juan Plaza Mayor is situated in the very pleasant central square in the old town. Although the café was bustling with customers, but what made the experience so pleasurable was that the streets were relatively quiet such that a conversation over... More

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Durham, NC
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The Restaurante is located in the middle of the main square in the old city of Cuena. The old city of Cuenca is just incredibly beautiful and fascinating to walk around. Centuries of old houses, stores, churches, all packed together on top of a little mountain. It’s truly a beautiful and interesting place to explore. The Restaurant is located just... More

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Telford, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Outside tables were nearly all full when we stopped initially for drinks only. We were greeted well and having ordered 2 cokes were were given a sharing plate of pretty good fish paella. Diners were a mixture of tourists and Spanish. Service was always good and having watched and whiled away an hour we plumped for the 10 Euro Menu... More

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Address: C/. Plaza Mayor, 5, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
Phone Number: +34(96)9234278
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca

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