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Los Candiles

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Calle Pedro Lagasca, 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 31 02
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Unbelievably good value for money

Had some goat cheese on a bed of apples and then chulletton. Together with red wine. Very well served, although the ambiance and decoration can be better. But the food makes up for it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Alistair B
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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471 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Had some goat cheese on a bed of apples and then chulletton. Together with red wine. Very well served, although the ambiance and decoration can be better. But the food makes up for it.

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Philadelphia
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231 reviews 231 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

For large helpings of honest "home cooking" style food, Los Candiles is a fine place to have a meal. The restaurant is comfortable, the service attentive, friendly, and efficient. A great (if filling) way to start is one of the local soups, like the tomato/bread soup we ordered, coming to the table piping hot in a cast iron bowl (do... More 

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The best cochinillo I had in spain and I also tried them in Segovia and Madrid. The restaurante ambient is nice and the waiters are very attentious.

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I visited Avila last weekend and read some reviews about this restaurant. The reviews don't to it justice! The actual restaurant decor isn't great, but if you ignore that, it really is a great discovery, great value, service is amazing and the food is really good - homemade and very tasty. The meat is delicious, the salads really fresh and... More 

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Madrid, Spain
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We got a table for the second sitting at 3.30 pm, and were served free drinks as we had to wait 10 mins or so to sit down. The place is small, so it's definitely recommendable to book in advance, especially at the weekend. There was a set menu for 25€ which included a large steak (the speciality in Avila),... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

We had a great experience at Los Candiles Restaurant. Friendly and fast service, and some of the best steaks we have had recently. Huge but perfectly cooked chuletons which were tender and tasty. Excellent simple starters and generous desserts to start and finish the meal and a very pleasant Ribera del Duero all included for 25��� a head. A must... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We had lunch twice there during our two days trip to Avila. A very nice lady helped us to order food as we don't speak Spanish. She recommended the local soup which was so good that we ordered it again the second day. We also tried three different fish dishes, all very good. The service was excellent as well. Will... More 

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Los Montesinos, Spain
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76 reviews 76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

We needed to reserve a table. The service was excellent an excellent menu. We ate from the al la carte sharing their Chuleton. One of the best steals I have ever eaten and overall not too expensive.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Great value for money, quality & service. Solomillo really good quality + tapas good quantity & quality

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Madrid
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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Judiones very tasty, cochonillo and chuleton amazing, though only served with potatoes. Other tables salads looked immense and very appealing. Heard many compliments about the wine selection. Had degustion for pudding and only downside was the cheesecake (Spanish flan-like style) and the apple cake (bit dry for my liking). Restaurant was packed, and understand why. It's quality food at a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Pedro Lagasca, 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: +34 920 21 31 02

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 27
  • Cuisine: Spanish

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