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Cafe Sevilla

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3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507 (University)
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 1:30 am
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 1:30 am
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Riverside, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best place in the I.E. for real Spanish tapas. Great Tempranillos on the wine list, and their Sangria Royale is awesome. Try the Queso Fundido with Chorizo, the Pork medallions, the Empanadas, and the bread with garlic aioli. Our favs!

Thank Remmy700P
Riverside, California
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sevilla is both an elegant restaurant downstairs and a cozy bar upstairs. There is live music often. The tapas are wonderful, especially the queso fundido, fried calamari, empanadas, and the sangria. The food is from Spain, so not Mexican food.

Thank Sue S
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never was interested in tapas places but my husband wanted to try this place. I'm so glad he took me there. Since that night we have returned with friends and for other date night. The empanadas are so so good! I grew up eating empanadas so I'm picky. Cafe Sevilla has really good ones. Sometimes there's a live band... More 

Thank Natasha K
Moreno Valley, California
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for my Birthday celebration with a friend and my husband. I was sorta disappointed that there was no dance show (being a Saturday night and all) but our waiter Eric really made our experience awesome. It was our first time going here and none of us had ever had SpaniWent here for my Birthday celebration with a friend... More 

Thank MariaRod
Riverside, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've never had Tapas, try Cafe Sevilla. They know how to show you a great new cultural treat! YUMMMMMMM!

Thank Theresa H
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Great selection of dishes for the brunch buffet including seafood paella, eggs benedict, strawberry mousse, the best bacon on the face of the planet, and a chocolate fountain. A CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN!!! The line for the made-on-demand omelettes and crepes got pretty long, but I'm 99.9% certain that my bananas and nutella crepe (which I ate with chocolate dipped bacon) totally... More 

Thank ginak806
Riverside, California
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

The food was delicious The service was quick and very helpful We really enjoyed the tapas (anything with manchego) and the bread pudding I have no complaints

Thank reece411
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! If you... More 

Riverside, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

We had a tapas special where you choose several from an extensive menu. They were delicious, and the service was friendly and helpful.

1 Thank Jack H
Riverside, California
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

What a great place to relax and gobble down some delicious tapas. The sangria is great too, but so are the other drinks. Prices are really decent, so for atmosphere and a great meal, this is the place.

Thank no1balo
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We recently went in for happy hour, and were not disappointed! The service was great, and our waitress was super helpful with her suggestions. The ambiance is great! And the food was amazing! We had several of the tapas, and Paella. I look forward to coming back to this place the next time I'm in this area!

Thank Chyla D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
11:30 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507
  • Public Transportation: Express Catering Services available. Please contact Linda Larrauri at 858-860-0382 ext. 101 for more details.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: 19517780611
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown Riverside, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer: -Lunch, Brunch and Dinner -Live Entertainment Wednesday-Sunday -Salsa Dance Classes on Wednesday Nights -Flamenco Dinner Shows Every Saturday & Sunday Night -Late Night Dining on Friday and Saturday Nights -Award Winning Brunch Buffet Sundays 10am-2pm -Happy Hour Specials Sunday-Friday 2:30pm-7pm w/ $3 Off Items $11 and Under and $5 off Items $12 and Over on Entire Menu. Enjoy award-winning Spanish tapas starting at only $4 each and indulge in sangria, cocktails, wines and craft beers starting at just $5 each. -Locals can join the "Sevilla e-Club" and benefit from special menu tastings, preview events, weekly deals and more! Learn more by visiting our website. Membership is FREE! Cafe Sevilla has something for everyone! Ole!

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