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Restaurante Jose Maria

Calle del Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 46 11 11
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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9:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Calle del Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is huge and is run well. Service is quick and the food is of a good quality. However, the prices are extremely high. Recommended if you want to try some of the best food Segovia has to offer, just be prepared to pay...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank robpolding
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Reviewed January 1, 2018

Eating suckling pig in this restaurant is an experience to have on your bucket list! The pig is slowly baked in the oven at 200 degrees for the perfect tenderness inside and crunchy skin at the outside. The carving is done with the side of...More

Date of visit: December 2017
4  Thank Evi55
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2018

Dear customer, We really thank you for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here on the recommendation of a local and weren’t disappointed. It is very traditional restaurant serving local specialities including suckling pig. Good service and a great atmosphere. Some of the food was fantastic, all of it was tasty and the bill was not...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear client, Thank you very much for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our hotel recommended this restaurant as a must try in Segovia. Only try this restaurant if you are going to get the suckling pig. Expensive but did not disappoint. We also started with the chorizo and croquettes. I would pass on the soup. We went...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AMJ222
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear client, Thank you very much for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 1 week ago

The cochinelle (suckling pig) was delicious. It was really tender. If you want anything other than the pork you need to order it separately. You might want to get a starter of a salad or vegetables to go with the pig. The bread they bring...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jbg74
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear client, Thank you very much for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible, the best in Segovia. We tried the piglet and also fresh artichokes. Unbeatable! Great service.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ValerieF151
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valerie, Thank you very much for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Many had recommended the Cochinille, suckling pig, and to have it cut with a plate. Had it but no plate cutting. It may have needed more people. The pate was to die for, the pig was ok, but not outstanding. Also had the queens beans...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hardfatharry
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear friends, We appreciate your positive comment on our gastronomy and our house wine, Pago de Carraovejas Autor. As regards the suckling pig, it is not always cutting with a plate, it is depending the number of servings. We really sorry that you could not...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top place in the heart of Segovia. The restaurant offers classic food with some new dishes. The service is professional. We had thair famous suckling pig and ham. It was perfect.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cheflife7
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear client, Thank you very much for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional restaurant with great atmosphere, full all the time but we didn't wait to long for table. Everything is just wow. Service was friendly and helpful, excellent homemade wine, and incredible food. We eat ham for starter and pig for main. Amazing!!!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mana1989
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear client, Thank you very much for your appreciation for our restaurant. Yours faithfully

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

We went to Jose Maria on our second night we heard the suckling pig was the best here. Well it did not disappoint; we were seated down stairs and the waiter was friendly and efficient. We both ordered the suckling pig as well as others...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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anamarya2015
June 17, 2016|
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Response from RteJoseMariaSegovia | Property representative |
Hola Ana Mary, Son días de muchas reservas por las fiestas en Segovia por lo que le recomendamos que haga reserva directamente en nuestra sección reservas de la web o que llame al restaurante con la mayor brevedad... More
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Response from bintal44 | Reviewed this property |
Recommend to book ahead of time specially party of six ,we went 300 pm . Enjoy.
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Response from Hipayay | Reviewed this property |
I would make a reservation for 2pm. You can arrive a bit earlier (1:30pm) have a drink at the entrance bar and wait to be seated. Go for the leg. The ribs are very fatty.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$34 - $68
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Monday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Friday
9:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 46 11 11
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Description
This iconic restaurant has been a place for people to meet and celebrate since 1982. The teamwork and the personal attentions of José María make it a gastronomic benchmark for the people of Segovia, as well as for visitors from all continents, including renowned figures from politics, culture, science and the media, both from Spain and abroad.
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