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Bodegas Mezquita Cespedes

Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 10 78 59
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (342 reviews)
“meatballs” (54 reviews)
“lamb” (41 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We came upon this restaurant during an expected rain storm. The restaurant is nicely furnished with a well stocked bar. Funny thing... when we walked in, the waiter asked if we had a reservation even though the restaurant was completely empty. We were told that...More

Thank Extraordinary746155
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Tried this place due to great reviews on tripadvisor. It’s a lovely restaurant and our waiter was friendly and helpful. We found the food very oily and the half portions huge. The deep fried aubergines in honey were disappointing and just tasted of oil. Perhaps...More

Thank Dolly007Gateshead
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dropped in here with our guide to have a long lunch prior to entering the adjacent Mezquita. Tried various of the local Tapas dishes and a few half portions and all were flavoursome and enjoyable. Rafael, our waiter, was excellent with his service and advice...More

Thank HarareScotsman
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in towards end of lunchtime but were made very welcome and never felt rushed. Own artisan beer was excellent and went well with the delicious lamb ‘stew’ and chicken tagine we ordered. Rafael was charming and attentive and we really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Expedition569988
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience to see the story of the history told through the building and its development over time.A place not to miss

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Thank 313des
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Served by Juan Jose who was extremely helpful and attentive to our needs. Very nice chap. Food was great but deep fried items were very oily so I would request them to be dried with a towel first before serving. Other than that, brilliant. A...More

Thank OmairNaz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

nice food and fantastic service. Thank you Rafaël to be an excellent waiter! Tapas os recommended! Manu choices

Thank Edith C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was just perfect. Very tasty and original food. Juan was very nice and helpful. Beautiful environment !!

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Thank Cgets2323
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were walking through the area and stopped for lunch at the restaurant. Excellent food , good ambiance and service ! Highly recommended

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Thank Soha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is no shortage of restaurants in old Town, if anything there may be too many spots creating an overwhelming sensation when choosing a spot to eat. I suggest you just go for it when you run into a place that looks right. That was...More

Thank AleksandarS668
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Nisha D
September 12, 2016|
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Response from MimmiMermaid | Reviewed this property |
Most of the food in this restaurant can be for vegetarians,such as "Verduras Salteadas".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$14 - $23
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 12:00 AM
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cordoba  >  Cordoba
  • Phone Number: +34 957 10 78 59
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Bodega Mezquita. Tavern- traditional restaurant located in the Jewish quarter, close to MEzquita Catedral of Cordoba. An exceptional place where you can taste the best plates and tapas of cordovan gastronomy. Family business which we initiated our path in the 60s, is one of the favourite establishments as people from Cordoba as visitor from our city, when they want enjoy of authentic cordovan tapeo and best wines from our land. Cuisine which is made with traditional method, is essence of Andalucian gastronomic culture, with the best products from the rich cordovan land: Iberian ham, sheep cheese and meat from Valle de Los Pedroches, olive oil virgin extra, fortified wine from Montilla Moriles... As could not be otherwise, our specialities are: the famous Salmorejo Cordobes, Berenjenas a la miel, Flamenquin and Rabo de Toro. Our quality is recognised for numerous prize and honours like SICTED among others and the best guides to national and international travels too.
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