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Calle Casane, 2, 34002 Palencia, Spain
+34 979 71 09 36
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London
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

I didn't find anything special about the atmosphere but the food is good, traditional Spanish cuisine served with huge portions. The tortilla, on the other hand, is really different. I'm used to those sturdy blocks of egg studded with indifferent potato lumps, this one is more like an omelette. The potatoes are light and delicious housed inside a lightly cooked... More 

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Valladolid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2015

we were positively surprised, everything was great: service, atmosphere and food. We took menu no. 4 and we really liked it. Everything was tasty and fresh. We will be back for sure :)

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Valladolid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 15, 2015

We went to this restaurant to give the famous and multi awarded "Ciri tortilla" (potato omelette) a go. We couldn´t find anything special about it, apart from the liquid texture. Much better tortilla tapas in many bars, without this price tag (2€).

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Leeuwarden
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2015

most of the times I go just to get a drink with a "pincho de tortilla" but to be honest, in my opinion this is not the best they have (I think everybody know the best tortilla is one's mother's, ha ha) but the lamb... I have no words to describe it, we celebrated there the first comunion of my... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

We had read about the quality of the "Tortilla de Patatas" this restaurant is known for. May we say, we had the simplest meal but one of the best I've ever had: We had one "tortilla" and one "morcilla" with some basic salad as lunch. I would not trade that for a Michelin three stars' restaurant even at same price!... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

Not to be missed! It is worth the detour. You can enjoy the mouth watering potato omelette, typical spanish omelette, which has been awarded as the best in Spain on several occasions in the recent past. Moreover, in this sound family run restaurant, they are proud to offer young lamb (lechazo) obtained from the highest quality suppliers in the region,... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

We arrived to the restaurant early (2030) by Spanish standards, but they did not turn us away and served us a first rate meal, albeit in the bar area. This spot is loved by locals, and the bar scene is lively and includes young adults, families with children and elderly folks. Because we were clearly out-of-towners and the maitre'd wanted... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2011

Top notch food. Lovely restaurant with good service! I will be going back next summer holidays.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2011

I was travelling around Spain last September and I must confess in this restaurant I've tasted the best Spanish omelet ever! Actually it is famous for it and also for its lamb, roasted in a wood fire oven they have in the kitchen. There is also a wide variety of Spanish wines to be enjoyed. Finally, the desserts combine tradition... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Casane, 2, 34002 Palencia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Palencia  >  Palencia
  • Phone Number: +34 979 71 09 36

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?