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El Seco

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Calle Corazon de Jesus, 8, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
+34 953 79 14 52
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traditional Family Restaurant

Called in here for dinner. Although we were the only diners in the restaurant that evening, we had a nice table in a small alcove. The restaurant served a very reasonable three course menu of the day and from the choices available we had salad, swordfish and for dessert, fresh cherries and a crème... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2013
T-SGlobetrotters
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Preston, Lancashire
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  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Midland, Michigan
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105 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

At one time during our visit to Ubeda and surrounding towns, we looked around for a place to eat lunch. Our list of restaurants selected from tripadvisor opinions, included "La Tintorera", "La Imprenta" and "Asador Santiago". We took a look at them and we did not find something enticing in their menus. The day before we had eaten at "Taperia... More 

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I have been to this resturant various times and every time I have left satisified. Not only was everything delicious, I left full and very content by the service given.

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Malaga, Spain
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192 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Restaurante El Seco is a large restaurant that has plenty of light and is beautifully decorated. Teresa and her brothers operate the restaurant, which has been open 20 years already. Teresa also waits on tables and explains the menu. The menu of the day costs 15 euros and is very good. The a la carte menu has moderately priced items... More 

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Preston, Lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Called in here for dinner. Although we were the only diners in the restaurant that evening, we had a nice table in a small alcove. The restaurant served a very reasonable three course menu of the day and from the choices available we had salad, swordfish and for dessert, fresh cherries and a crème caramel and included bread and glass... More 

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Saundersfoot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

quiet family restaurant. good food and would visit again if only for the friendly staff and excellent welcome

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Omaha, Ne
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Highly recommended, we walked to this restaurant. The place was essentially empty which should have been a clue. We were graciously greeted and seated by the waitress. However, some of the tables weren't even set up for diners. The large rolls were very visually appealing, but were hard as rocks and tasteless when broken into; I imagine quite old. Our... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012

We thought El Seco was a lovely family restaurant and would unhesitatingly recommend it. The cooking was excellent - my wife and I started with Spinach in a creamy sauce and Pate Perdiz - (partridge pate) followed by plain griddled cod and lamb chops prepared with a very slightly sweetened sauce. It was all very fresh and the tastes subtle... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2011

The best restaurant we've visited in Spaine. Very good food, a old school, natural fleywor, fresh and tasty. Local and typical Spanish dishes in a very good quality. Perfect and friendly service. Restaurant works for lunch every day and for dinner Fraiday and Sartuday only. The price is not high, as you can expect in such good place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Corazon de Jesus, 8, 23400 Ubeda, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Jaen  >  Ubeda
  • Phone Number: +34 953 79 14 52

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 17 - 28
  • Cuisine: European, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?