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“Don't wait to go to the Flamenco show”
Review of Cafe Sevilla

Cafe Sevilla
Ranked #9 of 703 Restaurants in Riverside
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Buffet, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: University
Transit: Express Catering Services available. Please contact Linda Larrauri at 858-860-0382 ext. 101 for more details.
Description: 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 -Enjoy Social Hour specials 7 days a week! Join us Sunday-Friday 2:30pm-6:30pm and Saturday 2:30pm-5pm for select Spanish tapas bites for only $3 each. Plus, you can enjoy $3 off items $11 and under and $5 off items $12 and over on our entire food and beverage menu. -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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“Don't wait to go to the Flamenco show”
Reviewed August 25, 2012

I've lived in Riverside for more than three decades and have always enjoyed the consistently good Spanish (not Mexican) food and ambiance at Cafe Sevilla. A few weeks ago I went to the Flamenco show for the first time! Wow, what a great experience.TOTALLY authentic. The performers even spoke Spanish to one another during and between sets. We felt like we were in Spain.The food was plentiful and we took home half of the excellent paella. I've waited way too long to try out the show - and will be back!

  • Visited July 2012
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California
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18 reviews
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“Music, food and beautiful women”
Reviewed August 15, 2012

I have been to Sevilla many times over the years. Sevilla can be pretty much what ever you want it to be. A nice chill dinner, date night, girls night out, drinks with the boys, brunch, night club etc etc. I have always had a good time here.

Visited June 2012
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Calimesa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Overpriced for the value.”
Reviewed July 9, 2012

Overpriced for what you get. We ordered during happy hour but they charged us full price. After the manager was called he adjusted it back to the advertised price.

Visited October 2011
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El Segundo, California
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Food Poisoning”
Reviewed July 8, 2012

was there for a 50th bday party. I forgot what I ordered because everything I had that night went straight out of me in an hour! Was sick the next few days.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Charming Spanish restaurant with great drinks and food”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

Hubby and I had drinks and dinner here for his birthday and father's day, just the 2 of us. We went straight to the bar because it was happy hour (on Saturday!) until 7PM. We arrived around 5:30PM. We ordered several tapas which were delicious! Handmade empenadas and beef marinated in red wine sauce. We drank sangrias and sangria margaritas. Everything was so good that we decided to order dinner. The sea bass was great and so was my hubby's file mignon with manchego cheese mashed potatoes! Our server noticed we were having such a great time that she offered us a porron de garabato (combination of beer, white wine and lemon soda) poured high above our heads into our mouths. On the house, no less! It was a great time and we will go again for sure.

  • Visited June 2012
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