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Plaza Santa Teresa 8, 05001 Avila, Spain
0034 920 220 011
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8:30 am - 12:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:30 am - 12:30 am
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 24
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  • 26
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 4
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A simple, homely lunch~

We visited Avila that day with our tour group and stopped in here for lunch. Lunch was a pre-ordered group meal, a simple three-course meal. We had sautéed snow peas with finely-chopped bacon as a starter, pan-fried chicken leg with chips for our main course, tiramisu ice cream for dessert. I... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Cecile_CC_CHIU
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Taipei, Taiwan
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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Taipei, Taiwan
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We visited Avila that day with our tour group and stopped in here for lunch. Lunch was a pre-ordered group meal, a simple three-course meal. We had sautéed snow peas with finely-chopped bacon as a starter, pan-fried chicken leg with chips for our main course, tiramisu ice cream for dessert. I thought the sautéed snow peas tasted very home cooked;... More 

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Portugal
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

On a trip to Madrid, going to have lunch in Avila and stop by in this restaurant, witch was a excellent choice due to the great relation quality/price and good menu that you can choose. You can choose some tapas and after some good spanish dishes, like a nice paella or some meat, that you can do at your table.... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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394 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

We came here, because it seemed like more of a local restaurant than the more heavily tourist oriented ones within the walls. It was very busy the first time we tried to eat here, but on the second day, we were able to arrive rather earlier and sat upstairs in the more formal dining area. The service was excellent. We... More 

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Bay City, Michigan, United States
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013 via mobile

We were a group of nine English speakers. Waiter brought menus and an older English version of the same. Food was very good - lots of choices to suit everyone. Very quick service and good value.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

We were there a night before friends's wedding. Good selection of wine and food. Enough space to hang out inside and outside. Their calamari was especially great just coming out of the kitchen. Tapas should not be missed.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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149 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

We found this restaurant in a nice square just a few minutes walk from the walls. It seemed pretty popular but that might have been because there were very few places open near the old town as compared to the main street taking you back to the train station. The service was fine and the food was good but unless... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 295 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Gigantic portions and delicious food. 3 of us ordered 2 set meals - our main courses were grilled beef with potatoes, and calamari with salad. Aside from that, we ordered a huge sandwich €4. The sets were €16 each. The portions were so large that we had to request them to pack the leftovers for us to take back -... More 

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Zionsville, Indiana
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

We enjoyed this restaurant very much, for its creative, fresh food and friendly service in addition to a fine location. Home-made ice cream was the crowning touch--apparently a specialty of the manager/chef. We were very grateful for the uncomplicated attitude towards kids, Americans, and all of our quirks.

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2009

Creative restaurant, nice presentation, excellent service. The food is very good and far from all the traditional dishes served in touristic restaurants of area. Good value for money.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Plaza Santa Teresa 8, 05001 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: 0034 920 220 011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 13 - 19
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 12:30 am
Monday
8:30 am - 12:30 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:30 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:30 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:30 am
Friday
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 1:00 am

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