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Plaza de San Lorenzo, 2, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
918 90 33 30
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Brussels, Belgium
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We went there for the tapas bar because we didn't want to eat a big menu. It was nice! The bar is cosy and the tapas were very good and often well presented. The wine was good too. If you want to spend a relaxing evening with friends or family, the bar is great. And the price was more than... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Really enjoyed the place and it's history, the decoration and the ambience us stunning, it's food is a very nice mixture of traditional and nouveau cuisine, and it's service was just perfect.

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Granada, Spain
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88 reviews 88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Recommended by our hotelier as a place to dine.. Cynically we suspected some kind of vested interest on his part, but no, it turns out he has never eaten there or even set foot in the place.He steered us towards the restaurant based solely on all of the positive comments made by his hotel guests following their dining experience there.... More

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Naples, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Amazing food proud people loving what they do perfect views incredible food fantastic memoeries of a beautiful place go there

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Amman, Jordan
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I recommend this place to eat in,they need to get an english menu,but the staff is so freindly and will do his best to please you ,we had a good meal and nice evening

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Ascot, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We have eaten in this place several times over the years and have not been dissapointed. We normally go for the set menu. The choice is good, some of the portions are large, so you nned to watch out how much you cane eat. But if you are a big eater you will not have a problem. When we go... More

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Rude service and food that was just okay. Tough steak and awful espresso. The decor is old, but not graceful old, just really faded. This cannot be ranked 1 in TripAdvisor, there must be a better place in town.

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Wautoma, Wisconsin
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

We had read about Fonda Genara, and after our tour of El Escorial, set out to find the restaurant. It is on the square, but we had a little trouble finding the entrance. The restaurant is up some stairs. It is a beautiful restaurant. We sat in front of open windows, and enjoyed the view of the square. The service... More

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

Our hosts suggested this place for lunch and for tapas. The menu was in Spanish only so we took our chances with what we ordered. The tapas was better than the lunch. The quality of the food was good; I just couldn't eat such a large portion of only 1 item at lunch. The servers seemed grumpy, but that could... More

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Madrid, Spain
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

We came 2 times to this restaurant. Once on a saturday for lunch and despite we made a reservation, we had to wit 45 minutes until we get a table, we were not proposed a drink nor a seat while waiting, waiters did not care at all. The meals were good, well elaborated. The second time was for diner on... More

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Address: Plaza de San Lorenzo, 2, 28200 San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Spain
Phone Number: 918 90 33 30
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Community of Madrid  >  San Lorenzo de El Escorial

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