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El Rinconcillo

#90 of 1,974 Restaurants in Seville
Certificate of Excellence
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Gerona St. and 2 Calle Alhondiga 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
+34 954223183
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 1:30 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Oldest tapa bar in Sevilla is at least a must stop. If you feel it, stay for dinner upstairs! Ordered some Croquetas and Espinacas that were perfect. Hello to Simon.

Thank Damian W
Tijuana, Mexico
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

They say it is the oldest restaurant in Seville and the best one. The atmosphere certainly takes you back at least 200 years back. The bar below was packed; but they had plenty of space upstairs where it was great. The service was excellent and the food was very nice. It was elegant but not expensive. The meals were high... More 

Thank Arturo S
Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here twice to have tapas standing at one of the high wine-barrel tables. At a typical price of around three euros, the value for money is excellent. The tapas are often simple, but very well-executed, with high quality ingredients. Good selection of wines and sherries, great ambiance.

Thank AAvBox
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An ancient bar in Seville, open since 1670. Part tourist attraction, part old man bar. Black jamones hanging from the ceiling, an antique bar and equally antique bar staff, who will chalk your tab on the bar, so don't bloody well move around, you guiri! Have the fino sherry and jamon platter, they must be eaten together. The boquerones were... More 

Thank RobbieJEF
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this traditional bar on a daily basis during our Seville stay and never tired of the experience. Marvellous ambience, traditional decor and tasty tapas dishes, so it's popular with tourists but that doesn't diminish the experience. I'll long cherish the memories of the barman masterfully slicing the Jamon and keeping our tab on the bar in chalk. Try the... More 

Thank aussiepat2015
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Because we wanted to visit a tapa bar, we decided to visit one with history. This is purported to be the original tapa bar in Seville. We decided to sit at table since we were with a minor, but the service was excellent and the tapas delicious. Though more on the touristy side, the sherry barrels and hanging legs of... More 

Thank Yvonne N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here specifically as it was mooted as the oldest/most authentic tapas bar in Seville. Arrived to find it packed out but found a space at the bar and a very friendly barman. All good! Ordered beers and three tapas. Sadly went all downhill when the tapas arrived as three arrived on one tiny plate and really only looked the... More 

Thank 911prentonpark
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the place. Good jamon, a large of plate of small croquetas, tasty bacalao con tomate, and other goodies. Service was swift and no frills but conscientious when it came to food allergies. The Cruz Campo was delicious but that may have been because it was 38 degrees outside!

Thank frijoles213
Burton on Trent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great tapas an atmosphere, very traditional and a good start to meander down through the back streets. you can see it has been going for a very long time. Well worth a visit

Thank Debray6
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was hands-down my wife's favorite meal of our honeymoon. Every dish was delicious and reasonably priced. Make sure you get here early as it gets PACKED! We would recommend the shrimp scampi, the Iberico Beef cheeks, and "white bait" (deep fried anchovies)

Thank DChoneymooners2016

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $45
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
1:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gerona St. and 2 Calle Alhondiga 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Seville  >  Seville
  • Phone Number: +34 954223183
Located on the Calle Gerona, El Rinconcillo has been serving up Spanish cuisine in Seville since 1760. This historic restaurant boasts a rustic-chic dining room that is dressed up in cosmopolitan clothes. With understated whitewashed brick walls, beamed ceilings, chandeliers and fresh flower arrangements, El Rinconcillo attracts everybody from local celebrities to families who come to enjoy traditional tapas and Sunday meals, and the mosaic-tiled bar with wine barrel tables is perfect for pre-dinner drinks and mid-afternoon glasses of wine. The menu is an eclectic collection of tapas dishes, stews, seafood, meat and sweet flans for dessert, and you couldn���t find a more quintessentially Spanish eatery in Seville if you tried.

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