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Meson Julian

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Calle Merced 9, 31500 Tudela, Spain
0034 948 822028
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1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 138
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excelent food at good price

The restaurant is very small, just 10 tables more or less, but confortable. The food is a mix between modern and traditional cuisine. Don't miss the Rabbit carpacio!

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
Carey74
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Toledo, Spain
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Toledo, Spain
Level Contributor
83 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is very small, just 10 tables more or less, but confortable. The food is a mix between modern and traditional cuisine. Don't miss the Rabbit carpacio!

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Thank Carey74
London
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176 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is a good restaurant, although I chose badly. My wife loved it. The wild mushroom starter is enormous! The owner speaks no English, but is very friendly.

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Thank jobetim
Tudela, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

My colleagues from Zaragoza were delighted by treatment and highly culinary range we found. Promise we'll make it again!

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Thank imakle
Madrid, Spain
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014 via mobile

#1 ranked by TripAdvisor for a reason. We were lucky to get a table for lunch without a reservation but the place filled quickly. Only a few tables. Many regional specialties not on the menu and a good selection of the produce Navarra is known for. Best to order several dishes to share. To start we tried the cardos and... More 

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Thank Kls001
Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I was travelling from Barcelona to La Rioja. I stopped on a recommendation for lunch. Meson Julian was difficult to find, but that made the experience that much better. Make a reservation, the place is small, and packed (for good reason). You will be delighted with every bite. Don't go if you are in a rush. Good for stellar food... More 

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1 Thank Ignacio M
Bangkok, Thailand
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77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is simply fantastic. A not to be missed culinary experience without the fuss that most known restaurants tend to make. Simple ingredients are transformed into dishes that provide your taste buds with an experience like never before. The quality of the veggies used are super. I doubt that we will ever have better artichokes than at this place.... More 

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Thank RajeevKK15
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My partner and I dined here on Friday night and throroughly enjoyed our meal. My partner had "pulpo a la plancha" grilled octopus and I had " Cordero asado a baja temperatura" slow cooked lamb. The food was equisite, definitely the best lamb I have ever had, it literally fell off the bone. Great atmosphere and service, would definitely recommend!

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2 Thank bethem11
Vilnius, Lithuania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Meson Julian together with Fiance we visited second time this year. And again the second time was same promising and unforgettable. The first what cames into mind in order to explain Meson Julian food preparation concept is simplicity combined with experimentation. They are experimenting with local products, preperation methods and serving ways. Each dish has its unique character! Apart from... More 

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2 Thank Nausikaja
York, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Tucked away in the small streets of Tudela lies the small Meson Julian restaurant. It weirdly says it opens at 2110 but no one answers until 2130 or later! The wait is worthwhile with friendly service and some stunning food. Enjoy their extensive fish range including meaty octopus, cod with tomato, scallops, onion and green peppers and, of course, stylish... More 

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Thank conalgregorymw
Aix-en-Provence, France
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161 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Food was hefty and filling rather than inspired, and the restaurant is shatteringly noisy due to lack of any sound-deadening materials like curtains, so that loud voices all speaking at once echo overwhelmingly. Authentic, but not very interesting.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Merced 9, 31500 Tudela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Navarra  >  Tudela
  • Phone Number: 0034 948 822028

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 36
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Mediterranean
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Thursday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?