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El Paseo

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C/Paseo del Alamo, 26, 28280 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
918 900 484
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 30
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Hidden gem in El Escorial

The secret of El Paseo is lunch. You are offered a three course meal with wine and water for €14 per person. The appetizers ranged from an excellent salad, to fish and meat dishes. Main courses were equally tasty and desert was wonderful. Best of all, this restaurant is somewhat hard to find... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 17, 2014
John K
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Berlin, Germany
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Local cuisine
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70 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Berlin, Germany
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

The secret of El Paseo is lunch. You are offered a three course meal with wine and water for €14 per person. The appetizers ranged from an excellent salad, to fish and meat dishes. Main courses were equally tasty and desert was wonderful. Best of all, this restaurant is somewhat hard to find and seems not to be on the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Excellent service, with very good entrees. I went there twice as I was extremely satisfied with my very first experience. It was by far the best restaurant I visited during my week stay in Spain. I strongly recommend the chocolate cake!

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Segovia, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We went with friends last sunday and I can't be happier! The menu is great and gives you very different alternatives. The rice with "bogavante" is delicious, and the "pulpo asado con verduritas" an excellent way of starting a perfect meal with friends. It is not so easy to find, it is in a pedestrian path next to the Palace's... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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139 reviews 139 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This was the first time I’ve used TripAdvisor to do cold research by location. We were going to visit Phillip II’s Palace, the Monastery of San Lorenzo del Escorial and wanted to find a place for lunch. Thanks to TripAdvisor contributors (especially uwman, Laurel, Maryland) we discovered El Paseo, although it was not so easy. Our GPS did not recognise... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

An outstanding find. Places near the Monastery of San Lorenzo look pretty touristy. This is a bit of a walk, down a dirt road with steel gutters, down toward the train station. It looked closed when we got there, with no customers visible. But they were all inside the nicely air-conditioned dining room. We easily got a table, but an... More 

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2011

The place has a great atmosphere and the waiters are nice and polite. The food is great - definetly better than most Spanish tapas places. Nice and peaceful - do try it ;-)

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Taiwan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2011

El Paseo is on a quiet pathway, opposite a walled woodland just below Philip II's enormous palace/monastery in this wonderful corner of the country, near Madrid, abutting the mountains and always with clean air and cooler temperatures than the capital. The restaurant looks like so many traditional restaurants but there is magic here -- the waiters are friendly, knowledgeable and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/Paseo del Alamo, 26, 28280 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  San Lorenzo de El Escorial
  • Phone Number: 918 900 484

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40 - 55
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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