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El Bodegon


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Mediterranean, Spanish
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

Came here based on reviews. We got here just after opening. All the outside tables were full but the restaurant was empty. Within about 10 minutes, this too was full. Ordered the prawns with a side of marinated bacon. Partner had ratatouille. All lovely stuff....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank scott j
Reviewed April 15, 2018

The Pisto Manchego was delicious. Service was very good. Place was full of mostly locals. About 15 minutes walk from the cathedral.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank rhbaehr
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Chose this restaurant based on TA reviews and we were not disappointed. Very friendly waiter I think his name was Juan Antonio. Tremendous house salad more than enough for 2. We were going to order the chuleton steak and ribs but JA said will not...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

This is a lovely traditional restaurant in Cuenca. They specialize in grilled meats and we had beautiful steak served on a hot plate. They also do a good range of tapas and salads. A bit tricky to find but it is in a pleasant courtyard....More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I had lunch there & we both had the "menu del dia" for 10 euros. The portions were huge & delicious. We both had the melon with ham, escalopes de cerdo & pudding. The presentation was lovely & service excellent.

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

This is a spot where all the locals eat. . true gem. We got there at 8 30 pm and it was almost full....very popular. 1. post mancheo (Local dish) 2. wild asparagus 3. spring lamb cutlets all good. We were well cared for by...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed June 6, 2016

Sunday night in Cuenca out of season and their is not a huge amount of choice for places to eat out. The area that we ended up in was recommended by the owner of the apartment that we rented but number 2 and number 5...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Rob T
Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

A hidden find! I had the lunch set that costs 10euros! Portions were huge and I was full by the second course. The staff here doesn't speak English so we had to ask for the wifi password to use Google translate to order. Bread &...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank amandacsm
Reviewed July 30, 2015

El Bodegón is hidden away in a narrow side street, in the center of Cuenca. It is a rustic, "tavern" like establishment, with a long history. The midday lunch menu for 10,00 € is incredibly good value, and the quality/preparation/presentation of the food is excellent....More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank Braddy21
Reviewed August 30, 2014

Our favourite restaurant in Cuenca, we visited twice on a four night trip. Cram packed with locals every night of the week, this hard to find gem is really worth a visit. If you want to get a table in the courtyard you might want...More

Date of visit: August 2014
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