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Restaurante Jose Maria

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Calle Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 46 11 11
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10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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Gatineau, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Yes it is a tourist machine. But we were lucky to have come during a special week when suckling pig was on sale at most restaurants in Segovia for half price. The food was excellent and the house wine paired well with the piglet. The local dessert- almond cake - was a nice finish. after such a large meal we... More 

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NY
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

Many people recommended Jose Maria, and we looked forward to dinner with a genuine sense of anticipation. The moment we were "greeted" however, things went downhill. Not only is there nowhere to hang your coat, but when my wife asked for a place to put her coat so that it was not hanging over the back of her chair, she... More 

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Thank mhljones
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

We had very good food (chorizo and suckling pig), but very poor and unfriendly service that at times was rude. The dining room is a good sized room that is brightly lit. The pig was very good but presented poorly (although we saw other waiters being much more attentive and providing better service). While the food would be worth a... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit. On a recommendation. It was full of locals with a lovely atmosphere. Well not disappointed tried several wines with the wonderful variety of tapas offered. We could have stayed for hours as we just loved the place. If you want to have great wine and food visit this place.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

The only reason we walked into this place was due to the maximum reviews (3000+) on TripAdvisor. This place fails to impress on every count and was the only place in Segovia where we had a poor experience. Extensive wine menu but expensive. Ordinary food with nothing special to crow about. And poor service, although the restaurant wasn't crowded. Avoid... More 

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RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this review

Dear customer, we feel if your visit was not what you were expecting. The wines of our menu have a high price as they are all very well known and high quality wineries. Our over 3000 good reviews on Trip Advisor shake our fame, acquired after 34 years of experience. A greeting from the city of the Aqueduct More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

We made the reservation because it was really crowded. Popular with the locals. Comes with free gifts as well. Cheers

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Grand Blanc, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

We were here with a group of 21. Service was excellent but the food was even better. We were given a whole tutorial on the suckling, very interesting. They give quite a show on cutting the suckling to serve it. Best pork I've ever had. Not to say that the rest of the meal was also excellent.

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Caracas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

If you are in Madrid take the train to go to this restaurant, its the best Cochinillo in Spain, all the food its very good and the wines are unique.

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

Have always wanted to try Spanish suckling pig. Read about this on TA and decided to book it. The place was very crowded, half with tourists and the rest locals. The restaurant was split into a ground and underground section. Would prefer the ground section but we were shown the underground one. Food quality wise was very good. The pig... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

There is 3 things I look at in a restaurant - service food and ambiance. In this restaurant I was not impressed with either one of them. The service was just OK - The waiter was not really interested in us and he spilled red wine on the plate which he did not come back and remove. When it comes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$32 - $65
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 1:00 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 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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