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Taberna Espanola

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Ayolas 631 | c/ General Diaz, Asuncion 1234, Paraguay
59521443798
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun experience

This is a fun experience. As soon as you walk in the door and up the stairs into the restaurant you know already that this is going to be different.. very likely you will either love it or hate it. No room here for middle ground. Idioms or wisecracks (based on your point of view) vie for wall... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
KANewYork
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New York
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New York
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234 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This is a fun experience. As soon as you walk in the door and up the stairs into the restaurant you know already that this is going to be different.. very likely you will either love it or hate it. No room here for middle ground. Idioms or wisecracks (based on your point of view) vie for wall space. Shells... More 

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Thank KANewYork
Province of Buenos Aires, Argentina
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

I've veen here many times (I am now) and I have enjoyed each visit. The seafood is extremely tasty, some dishes are quite traditional. I can't describe only one dish as I have had many and had never gotten disappointed. You must try as much as you can. The price is certainly worthy and not as high as you might... More 

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Thank Sergio G
Asuncion, Paraguay
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Very nice and cosy place in the elderly part of the city with a balcony to sit outside. Good food and service!!

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Thank marie p
Vienna
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69 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This place offers an excellent spanish cuisine (notably the paellas!), friendly waiters and a decoration that will blow your mind. Nice if you once want to get away from the normal Paraguayan staple diet.

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Thank Pablo E
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The restaurant's walls are literally covered in what must be hundreds of spanish sayings and quotes. Before even eating, your senses are filled. And the food does even better-great Paella, soups, salads, and a killer wine list. Don't miss this while in Asuncion.

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1 Thank zachary c
Asuncion, Paraguay
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If I can only suggest one dish, I'd say "sortido de tapas" as a starter. Quite nice atmosphere and decoration. Not that expensive.

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Thank Marcelo B
Copenhagen, Denmark
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120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

It is unfair to expect tapas at a Spanish level but this restaurant makes a decent effort in tapas and paella dishes. The service is great and highly entertaining.

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Thank mikkelholm
Ashburn, Virginia
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102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I used to go to this restaurant often when I lived in Asunción over twenty years ago. Then we moved away but have recently moved back. We decided to try it out and see if the food and service were still as good as we remembered. It was. We should have known, a restaurant doesn't stay around for that long... More 

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1 Thank vern C
Asuncion, Paraguay
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The restaurante is located in the downtown area or Centro de Asuncion. The building is old, and the ambience is lovely, when you step into the door you can read proverbs and sayings that are painted all over. I´ve been there for Tapas and Paella. The Sangria is very good. It has a smoking and non-smoking areas.

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1 Thank Roxanna N
Brasileia, AC
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241 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Sunday morning / early afternoon in many parts of Asuncion is much like visiting a ghost town -- almost every store and restaurant is closed. Taverna Espanola is open and the walk down lonely, crumbling streets will be well worth the effort. At first appearance you may not notice the sign with the restaurants name, but when you walk in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ayolas 631 | c/ General Diaz, Asuncion 1234, Paraguay
  • Location: South America  >  Paraguay  >  Asuncion
  • Phone Number: 59521443798

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 25
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?