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Meson El Rastro

Plaza del Rastro 1, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 12 18
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“ternera” (2 reviews)
“steak” (3 reviews)
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9:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Plaza del Rastro 1, 05001 Avila, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

The restaurant is a very tradicional one, the decoration is very rustic and comfortable. The food is great, we ordered "chuleton" that is very popular in the region, they served very fast and if was great. also the homemade deserts were very good.

Thank Rocio Q
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was recommended to us by Spanish friends so was a must go to. At one point we were the only people eating at 8pm (early for Spain), but the restaurant quickly filled up, including a party of 20 Italian Priests. We chose the...More

Thank Tina W
Reviewed May 30, 2017

We had lunch here and were only sorry that we could not come for dinner too. The restaurant is very attractive, with old farm implements around the walls. The staff were great. We had the menu del dia which is excellent value. Three tastes of...More

Thank Darlene3501
Reviewed May 7, 2017

Absolutely fantastic restaurant serving traditional Spanish food in traditional surroundings. Efficient and friendly staff. The taster menu is a must; Patatas revolconas, Judías del Barco de Ávila & Sopa Castellana as a first course. Then a huge Chuletón de ternera avileña. If you are still...More

Thank IfieldDiver
Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Friends from Madrid suggested this place, and it did not disappoint. Absolutely wonderful Judias de Avila, white beans swimming in a tomato-based stew and cooked with chorizo. I don't really eat meat and dodged the chorizo, but the beans were delicious. As typical as a...More

Thank alya918
Reviewed July 10, 2016

This is a great traditional spot in Avila, which serves delicious Spanish food - nothing like the tourist restaurants you might find around. The menu is full of classic dishes like Costillas, Escalopes, Tortillas, Croquetas... for quite affordable prices. Our waitress was extremely friendly and...More

Thank Alix P
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

I went there 10 years ago. Nothing changed. Same traditional atmosphere. Same menu. Very much in line expectations: good beef offer. Classic Spanish plates. Very friendly service. Rather soft pricing

Thank jamesequity
Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Traditional restaurant with great variety of local dishes. Cooked with care and following original way. Judias, patatas revolconas, torreznos, chuletón, and good wines.

Thank Viajando por a
Reviewed February 2, 2016

As my title explains, we stopped here 30+ years ago passing through on our way north and this is the first time we have able to be back. The restaurant appears to be part of the wall and has an antique hunting lodge feel. Not...More

Thank Montclairite
Reviewed December 8, 2015

I was obsessed with finding a place with the famous chuleton de Avila (big steak essentially) and I knew I wasn't going to find that in the town centre. The real meats in Spain are found out the towns in country asadors; much in the...More

Thank Luke D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza del Rastro 1, 05001 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: +34 920 21 12 18
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