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El Fondin

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Plaza de Trascorrales 20, 33009, Oviedo, Spain
34646665597
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1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Sat 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This elegant restaurant is located in the Plaza de Trascorrales which we reached by walking through the old town, a pedestrian district much prettier and more authentic than the touristic zone to which our hotel concierge had directed us, with locals of all ages sitting at tables on patios outside bars and restaurants eating tapas, sipping wine, beer and cider,... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place with good food for an evening out with friends. very tasty local dishes and good sidra.

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Thank Restful M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

After two weeks travelling northern spain, we were truly delighted by the cuisine of this tiny restaurant. Fresh and excellent i gredients appeared to be the basis of the dishes we had: We specially limed the anchovies with tomato salad, the calamares en su tinta, the fabe with mussels and the juicy tortilla with gambas. Very kindhearted staff!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

... And this is one of those times. If you see the reviews for El Fondino you notice a high avg. score and according to our visit, it is well deserved. The fabes con almejas that my girlfriend took and the risotto de chipriones were both deliciously prepared in a tiny kitchen next to whwre we sat. The waiter also... More 

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Thank Goran Ž
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The love details, it what you feel enteering and enjoying this place. Really nice food with a mix of tradition and modernity and exceptional prices. A must in Oviedo.

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Thank IsmaelSC
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Small, cosy restaurant in the very centre of the old Oviedo town.Food was delicious. If you choose to go you need to make a reservation in advance.

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Thank osky1900
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013 via mobile

If you are in Oviedo and fancy a nice dinner, please visit El Fondín at Pza Trascorrales. It houses only a few tables so make sure to either book a table or be early - you do not want to miss out this. We had the ravioli with foie, it was magnificent. Dessert was deep fried milk (never had before)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de Trascorrales 20, 33009, Oviedo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Oviedo
  • Phone Number: 34646665597

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?