We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

El Almacen

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Carretera Salamanca 6, 05002 Avila, Spain
+34 920 25 44 55
Website
Today
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

463 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 23: English reviews
Angeles City, Philippines
Level Contributor
32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant with views of the walls. We got there right when it opened and was seated immediately. The waitstaff were very friendly and patient with us since we had difficulties ordering in Spanish. We had the loin and the avila steak. It was a but much for us but everything was very tasty! I personally loved the loin. The... More 

Helpful?
Thank avsnep
Willemstad, Curacao
Level Contributor
121 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a wonderful dinner at the El Alacen, which boosts real Spanish, but also very international food, the staff is extremely friendly, the ambience pleasant and reasonable quiet, so it is possible to hear each other when conversing, good choice of excellent wine against very good prices..

Helpful?
Thank Lyn D
Reston VA
Level Contributor
77 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

We took a taxi from downtown, though you could walk it in 20-30 minutes. Smallish food selection but each dish exquisitely prepared. We were four and we had both fish and pork dishes which were all great. I will not describe them in detail, since the menus changes regularly, we had the in house daily prepared ice cream, today "Frutos... More 

Helpful?
Thank Argentinaexpert23
Doha, Qatar
Level Contributor
122 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

The best food, best view and best staff we encountered on our eight day tour of Spain. The restaurant is just outside Avila's historic city walls and across the river on the west side of the city. On entering the restaurant we were ushered one floor down in a small elevator to a beautiful outdoors area where our table for... More 

Helpful?
Thank JoshMainka
Level Contributor
54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

Excellent wines with one of the most complete wines list. Kind people and view to "Las murallas de Avila". Try the Arenques or Nudo I de Morcilla.

Helpful?
Thank Fernanda F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

One of the best restaurants I have ever been. The service is exquisite. The wine choice immense. And every single course: starters, main courses and desserts, are all delicious... You can feel the quality and freshness of the products. Let the maitre to give some advise...you won't regret it!

Helpful?
Thank Ernesto Z
Level Contributor
66 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2015

I chose this restaurant because of TA reviews, but we were positively surprised. Everything was top class (we`ve been to Michelin rated places). Service- from welcome through food advice, wine serving to preparing for us in fact menu degustacion (we wanted to share 3 starters and 4 main dishes between four of us and were served one after another dish... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank kshishan
Preston, Lancashire
Level Contributor
408 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

We wanted to experience this restaurant because of its high reputation in a number of travel guides. The meal did not disappoint. We deliberately chose two different starters and main courses and each was well prepared and presented with delicious flavours. Service was polite and attentive and there is an english menu for non Spanish speakers. Overall cost of €73,... More 

Helpful?
Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Grimentz, Switzerland
Level Contributor
69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2015

Set in a renovated warehouse with views overlooking the Avila city walls, the interior has a modern "design" feel to it. Traditional local dishes, including the famous Chuleton of Avila, so come hungry! Mixed tapas to start with were very good. For those interested the bar has an extensive collection of single malt whiskys.

Helpful?
Thank Gillian R
Kansas City, Missouri
Level Contributor
294 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2015

This restaurant outside the Avila walls is not within the usual path of an Avila tour but it is worth the extra ten minutes or so, to cross the bridge. An old warehouse has been converted into a fine dining restaurant with windows facing the legendary walls. The day we visited the appetizer special was grilled, and then lightly gratinated... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank martinezcm

Travelers who viewed El Almacen also viewed

Avila, Province of Avila
Avila, Province of Avila
 
Avila, Province of Avila
Avila, Province of Avila
 
Avila, Province of Avila
Avila, Province of Avila
 

Been to El Almacen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Salamanca 6, 05002 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: +34 920 25 44 55

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of El Almacen and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from El Almacen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?