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“Excellent meal” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Meson Espanol

El Meson Espanol
Benigno malo 5-112 y Juan Jaramillo, Cuenca, Ecuador
+(593)2824979
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Ranked #37 of 265 Restaurants in Cuenca
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Boynton Beach, Florida
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Excellent meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Great tappas, pity we could not order the paella, as they only make it Thursday through Saturday. Quality was excellent, truly Spanish extraction, and very competitively priced.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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elmeson1, Gerente at El Meson Espanol, responded to this review, February 4, 2014
Thank you for months now since the paellas do every day of the week, we had demand.

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  • English first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
New York City, New York
1 review
“Great for travelers and locals”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

The food was authentic, especially the paella and we ended up eating at El Meson on two separate occasions, once for dinner and once for breakfast. The service was great as well, plus there's free wifi.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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elmeson1, Gerente at El Meson Espanol, responded to this review, January 2, 2014
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Gracias por su opinión, el mesón español esta destinado a todos los publicos, nacionales, viajeros.... dandoles a conocer el sabor y la intensidad de la comida española. Nos alegra que le haya gustado, y esperamos verle pronto por aqui. Gracias
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Conway, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Wonderful Service, Excellent Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 via mobile

We visited El Meson Español for lunch with our two young daughters. Daniel was a superb host! He was very welcoming of my crazy toddler and talkative baby. My husband, my father and I shared a jarra of the sangria, the best we've had since we visited Barcelona in 2008. We all enjoyed an exquisite, creamy soup of potatoes and chorizo and then shared the Paella de Valencia. There was enough for us three and more! They even made a special plain spaghetti dish for my picky toddler. We will definitely be revisiting the restaurant!

Visited December 2013
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elmeson1, Gerente at El Meson Espanol, responded to this review, December 25, 2013
Thank you very much for your view, for us it was a pleasure to attend, and has beautiful children, I much liked our food glad I work every day to improve, to innovate, to give her clients a Spanish flavor in Spanish, thanks and I hope soon.
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“Absolutely Fantastic!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013 via mobile

Met friends here for dinner tonight. We shared a variety of tapas dishes, pulpo, garlic shrimp, croquet pollo, and a variety of other delicious items. We agreed the sangria was the best we had ever had! We were happy to learn the restaurant is also open for breakfast and plan to return soon to sample that menu. Our host, Daniel, provided excellent service and spent the time explaining the dishes and their ingredients.
One of the best meals I've had in Cuenca!

Visited December 2013
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elmeson1, Gerente at El Meson Espanol, responded to this review, December 25, 2013
Thank you very much for your review on tripadvisor, we work every day to improve in flavor and dishes so that our customer can enjoy a unique taste, a Spanish flavor.
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Cuenca
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Congrats ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Going to Meson del Español was an experience that is not easy found in Cuenca Ecuador, from the welcoming to the restaurant the service environment was really spectacular in its simple cosy style, the food was a traditional home style of Spain making the only place in this city with a great ethnic Spanish food for sure each visit to the city it will be going to eat here.

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elmeson1, Gerente at El Meson Espanol, responded to this review, December 25, 2013
Thank you very much for your review on tripadvisor, we work every day to improve in flavor and dishes so that our customer can enjoy a unique taste, a Spanish flavor.
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