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Meson El Rastro

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Rastro 1, Avila, Spain
920 211 218
Today
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 31
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  • 53
    Very good
  • 31
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  • 5
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  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Reliable

fair price, decent food, decent quality. It's a meson: hunk of meat, good wine, some nice appetizer to share and standard dessert. Nothing spectacular, but authentically spanish. I like this place

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 22, 2015
jemfromwales
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chicago
via mobile
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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chicago
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

fair price, decent food, decent quality. It's a meson: hunk of meat, good wine, some nice appetizer to share and standard dessert. Nothing spectacular, but authentically spanish. I like this place

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you want an excellent Chuletón de Ávila not overpriced as in many other touritic restaurants in town, this is the place to choose. Not luxury, not so many alternatives to choose at the menu - but good quality anf fair prices (EUR 40 for two, including one chuleton of 750g and botlle of wine). Don't be afraid if you... More 

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Toronto
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88 reviews 88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2011

Enjoyed this plaza restaurant/bar for a beverage and a meal from the "italian" menu options....caprese salad was excellent, pasta average....I ordered a racion of cabrito (stewed)...(OK, not exactly Italian I admit) that was quite flavourful but more bones than meat.....great place to relax and people watch, and would not hesitate to order the caprese salad were we to return.

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Brussels
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232 reviews 232 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2011

The Avila region is a meat region... Lamb and sucking pigs are are on almost every menu. And Rastro is most probably one of the better places to test those local specialties sitting on their nice terrace in front of the Avila walls. Be careful : No chance to be served before 9 pm for dinner !

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Aalst, Belgium
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2011

The restaurant was recommended by the hotel El Rastro, but is very disappointing: an unfriendly waitress and a very frigid atmosphere. Two dishes we ordered weren't available (altough on the menu): once since summer last year and one was sold out. The fish my wife ordered was hardly to find on the plate and the bill wasn(t correct: the prices... More 

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madrid
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2009

No bad, but not great either. Service was really good though, and the special menu has is good value for money. Seems to be very popular wiht tourists and locals alike

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rastro 1, Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: 920 211 218

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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