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Restaurante El Buche

Avenida de La Republica Argentina 1, 24004 Leon, Spain
+34 987 25 00 28
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling lamb” (2 reviews)
“croquetas” (3 reviews)
“ceviche” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida de La Republica Argentina 1, 24004 Leon, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to find a good restaurant in tripadvisor in Leon, because in generally it difficult to find restaurant, not tapas bar. We liked the fotos of the plates and we come, Everything is good but simple, we have been in many restaurants as like...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Torinka77
Reviewed September 2, 2018

The owner/chef of the restaurant greeted us warmly as we entered the restaurant. He went over the menu carefully in English with us as we don't speak great Spanish. It was clear he wanted us to have the best experience possible. And we did! The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank LynnMSP
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This little gem of a restaurant is a bit off the beaten path, but it is well worth the short walk and you may appreciate getting away from the hustle bustle of the old city. We were not too hungry, but the three items we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank DavidAmdur
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Very nice restaurant in the town of Leon. Mostly local diners. Nice mid-sized menu of fish, seafood and meats. Croquetas (potato and ham) were freshly prepared and delicious, and the lamb chops were perfectly cooked. Nice selection of wine and good service. Recommended.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank tradewinder
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommended. We had a great Sunday lunch including 18 hour slow cooked ribs, perfectly prepared lamb chops, and very nice croquetas. A must in Leon the cuisine capital. Oh an try the local wine Pricum Prieto Picudo from Leon.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Juan_in_Pretoria
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

We stayed on a Tuesday evening in this restaurant with a Group of 8 people and the usual Spanish late night dinner. We were very pleased to see a good selection of delicious light staters and a great fish as main course. The waiters were...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Pascal P
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Went for wedding anniversary celebration. Food was excellent and the personal attention from chef proprietor was outstanding. Thoroughly recommended

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank jerryluckett
Reviewed March 10, 2018

Over the years I have probably eaten in most places in Leon. For potential visitors to the city I would first like to tell them that many places that appear in the list for this city are not even restaurants, but simply bars that give...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Very unassuming entrance reveals a real treasure. The owner/chef was fantastic at guiding us through the local food and wine choices. Cured beef, tuna belly, another lovely fish dish, suckling lamb, white chocolate soup. All great. Very nice local wine choice (Albarin) . Staff friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank StuartM798
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Four of us went having seen the reviews on trip advisor. We were not disappointed. Although we arrived to an empty restaurant at 2 PM on Sunday by 3pm it was busy and buzzing( this is Spain of course) The chef himself advised us what...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank carlym518
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de La Republica Argentina 1, 24004 Leon, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Leon
  • Phone Number: +34 987 25 00 28
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