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Cafe Sevilla

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3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507 (University)
Express Catering Services available. Please contact Linda Larrauri at 858-860-0382 ext. 101 for more details.
19517780611
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Today
11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 1:30 am
Mon 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish...
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown Riverside, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Cafe Sevilla also features live entertainment, salsa dance classes an exciting Flamenco Dinner show every Saturday night! Cafe Sevilla has something for everyone! Ole! Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. Cafe Sevilla offers live entertainment in the tapas bar, salsa dance classes, lunch offerings, a killer happy hour, late night dining until 1:30am on Friday and Saturday nights and a Flamenco Dinner Show every Saturday night at 7pm.
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 16
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We were only going to have appetizers, but they were so good we ordered dinners to share too. Five of us shared eight wonderful different appetizers to indulge in a tapas dinner. So good we went on and shared two entrees and three desserts to complete our shared meal. I would have given them five... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
joanelmc
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Greenwich, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I haven't been here is a few years and I don't know why... the food here is really good and the server was very friendly and helpful with the menu. We ordered my favorite which was the madjool dates stuffed with blue cheese and wrapped with bacon... so good! Also ordered the diver scallops with a saffron sauce, chorizo empanadas... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Some business associates and I enjoyed an amazing tapas experience the other night. We were in time for happy hour, so the check was inexpensive. We each ordered and shared, ranging from - succulent chicken, delicious bacon wrapped dates, a fluffy and tasty Roja Vieja, melt in your mouth short ribs, shrimp and beef Birchers, and a flavorful butter salad... More 

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Highland, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We enjoyed the food but service was really slow. We might try this place again. There was a lot of suggestions for tapas on the menu, but it took so LNG for the food to be brought out to us.

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Greenwich, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We were only going to have appetizers, but they were so good we ordered dinners to share too. Five of us shared eight wonderful different appetizers to indulge in a tapas dinner. So good we went on and shared two entrees and three desserts to complete our shared meal. I would have given them five stars if it hadn't been... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We wanted to sit upstairs in the tapas bar so I made reservations because there are very few tables and they fill up fast. I definitely recommend reservations. There was a little band playing traditional music from Spain and people got up to dance. We got an offer of yelp and did a check in and received a free sampler... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We came here for the first time last night and had dinner in the main dining room (it's a pre-set menu if you want do have dinner at the Flamenco show, so we skipped that since we wanted to order our own items). We tried the white sangria and house (red) sangria and both were fantastic - with hints of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Over the years I have enjoyed the dinner shows and paella. This time we simply dined on the tapas which were delicious and everyone enjoyed the terrific variety of flavors. The atmosphere reminds me of Sevilla, Spain which I visited a few years ago. Very authentic food and ambiance.

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Riverside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Cafe Sevilla has been in Riverside for many years. But we hadn't enjoyed Brunch there before. The many choices were a bit of a break from the traditional but with many of the old favorites. They have an awesome carving station with a variety of sauces to compliment the different meats. Great omelets, cheeses, fruit, & the desserts were amazing.... More 

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Riverside, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

So many great foods to try and all wonderful. Omelettes made as you wish before your eyes. Salads and seafood. A wonderful selection well worth the money! Great service too!!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I have been here several times and have always enjoyed the tapas such as calamares frito, kalamata olive baked bread with aioli and tomato sauce, patata brava, queso fundido, gambas al ajillo, abondigas de jerez and a pitcher of sangria. One day I will try the pealla. The service has always been wonderful and it is cozy to hang out... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Sevilla

Address: 3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
Phone Number: 19517780611
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:30 am
Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
Cuisine: Tapas, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
    (University)
  • Public Transportation: Express Catering Services available. Please contact Linda Larrauri at 858-860-0382 ext. 101 for more details.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: 19517780611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: Tapas, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Doing business, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic

Description

Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown Riverside, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Cafe Sevilla also features live entertainment, salsa dance classes an exciting Flamenco Dinner show every Saturday night! Cafe Sevilla has something for everyone! Ole! Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. Cafe Sevilla offers live entertainment in the tapas bar, salsa dance classes, lunch offerings, a killer happy hour, late night dining until 1:30am on Friday and Saturday nights and a Flamenco Dinner Show every Saturday night at 7pm.
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:30 am
Monday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:30 am

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