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Plaza Mayor, 3, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34 969229451
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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 1
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Spanish simplicity at its best

We stayed at the parador but wanted simple unpretentious Spanish food and this small restaurant had it. The meat was grilled in front of us and to perfection. A great simple fresh salad and wonderful local red wine. Authentic great meal and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
Yolande L
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Athens, Greece
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Athens, Greece
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

We stayed at the parador but wanted simple unpretentious Spanish food and this small restaurant had it. The meat was grilled in front of us and to perfection. A great simple fresh salad and wonderful local red wine. Authentic great meal and service.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

This restaurant is located on the left hand side of the main square a short distance from the Cathedral. Dining is alfresco in the main but I chose the Steak and a glass of red wine. Both were excellent. The steak had been cooked over wood and the taste was so good. The size of the steak was enormous and... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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185 reviews 185 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The restaurant looks like any of the thousands of restaurants on plazas throughout Spain. We ate at Mangana our first night in Cuenca. As it was a little chilly, the owner lent my wife a wrap to keep her warm. We had pisto manchego, gazpacho andaluz, and solomillo de cerdo a la brasa. The food is nothing fancy but fair... More 

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spain
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208 reviews 208 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
448 helpful votes 448 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Only had drinks and tapas but what a great atmosphere there was in here! Long and narrow bar so it took us a while to get past the bottleneck however soon found a corner with leaning space. Beware of the olives as my partner smelt of them for 2 days after.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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143 reviews 143 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We had a small lunch break at this restaurant at the plaza Mayor. Service was unfriendly and slow. The food could not reach a good standard. Next time we will look for another restaurant.!

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

Great place, thought the food was delicious. Lentil stew, Jamon iberico, artichokes all delicious. Cheap and cheerful. Don't expect a luxury or fancy dining experience as this is very casual.

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Madrid
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

POSITIVE: - The tasting menu is great! For 24 € each we discovered some typical dishes. Good price, better taste and amount. - Location: Normally I’m quite suspicious with restaurants in such a good location (tourist-oriented), but the Plaza Mayor is great. We enjoyed our meal while pleasantly sunbathing. - Friendly staff: Nice, friendly employees who explained us what we... More 

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New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

We were there in late November -- so it was empty. We found the service prompt and attentive. We thought the food was very good. We had: Pan (2): €2.00 Agua (1): €2.50 Dominio de a Vega Cava Brut: €15.00 Bodega los Llanos Pata Negra Gran Reserva 2002: €14.00 (We always need two bottles with dinner in Spain!) Ensalata mixta:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Mayor, 3, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +34 969229451

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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