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Calle Pedro Lagasca, 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 31 02
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Ranked #2 of 150 Restaurants in Avila
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $28
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Philadelphia
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202 reviews 202 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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
15 helpful votes 15 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
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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3 reviews 3 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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Bangor, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

pretty good compared to other restaurants in Avila. The waiters were a bit disinterested, but the entree was very filling and the main course to follow was too much food.

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Additional Information about Los Candiles

Address: Calle Pedro Lagasca, 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
Phone Number: +34 920 21 31 02
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
Average Prices: USD 12 - 28
Cuisine: Spanish

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