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Bodegas Mezquita Cespedes

) #17 of 770 Restaurants in Cordoba ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Mediterranean, European
Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 10 78 59
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (272 reviews)
“meatballs” (42 reviews)
“berenjenas” (22 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviews (4,592)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Definitely the best meal I had during our 2 week trip in Spain. I do not think these are the typical tapas and food you find in every corner but a higher quality/premium. We tried a cheese selection with tangerine jelly that was really nice,...More

Thank Fernando V
Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our evening in this restaurant very near the centre of Cordoba. The food (we had tapas) was great and the atmosphere relaxed and informal. José our waiter was very entertaining and made the evening great fun.

Thank dickery2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

The place was really crowded when I came here for lunch, and I had to wait for almost an hour, but the food was delicious and the service was a bit slow, but the waitpersons are nice. I had the menu del dia (gazpacho and...More

Thank mayfsi
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Centrally positioned in a narrow alley near the cathedral. Large airy restaurant was nearly empty but still atmospheric Authentic local dishes in large portions. We would have ordered the full rationes but were warned off by our helpful waiter too much food! Not much English...More

Thank david t
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We found this little haven whilst walking through the streets of Cordoba at 10.30pm in 36° heat. Met with a happy and inviting welcome by Jose Criado he totally made the visit worthwhile!! Food was great and incredibly reasonably priced. Lovely atmosphere, easy to find...More

1  Thank Phil B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surprisingly nice restaurant in this overcrowded area with tourists next to the "mesquita". Food offered decent and real Spanish. Service good but a bit slow when the restaurant is full. Price reasonable.

Thank YMML
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best meals that we have had in Spain! The setting was lovely, the service by Pepa was just super and the food terrific. What more can you ask for? We arrived early for lunch - about 13.00 - and by 13.45 the...More

Thank anna26062017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived for late lunch and the place was still packed with people. Waitresses seemed very busy and it took a long time even to get the drinks to table. Also we never got one plate we ordered, but it was still in the bill....More

Thank Tommi M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't know where to eat after a long hot day touring so looked at reviews and we also agree, great food and some nice different choices from what we have had. Nice way to cool off and enjoy sangria. Cod and almond salad, chicken w...More

Thank ddpaddo
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Town location is very convenient and the space is light and airy, with a good, relaxed feel. The extensive menu and excellent service from our waiter, Lolo, made the experience that much more pleasant. The main thing though was the food. There was...More

Thank Eric G
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Nearby Attractions
Mezquita Cathedral de Cordoba
18,261 reviews
.09 km away
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.21 km away
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.16 km away
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Nisha D
Hi, Do they have vegetarian, if any, options?
12 September 2016|
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Response from MimmiMermaid | Reviewed this property |
Most of the food in this restaurant can be for vegetarians,such as "Verduras Salteadas".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 01:00
12:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cordoba  >  Cordoba
  • Phone Number: +34 957 10 78 59
  • E-mail
Bodega Mezquita. Tavern- traditional restaurant located in the Jewish quarter, close to MEzquita Catedral of Cordoba. An exceptional place where you can taste the best plates and tapas of cordovan gastronomy.

Family business which we initiated our path in the 60s, is one of the favourite establishments as people from Cordoba as visitor from our city, when they want enjoy of authentic cordovan tapeo and best wines from our land.

Cuisine which is made with traditional method, is essence of Andalucian gastronomic culture, with the best products from the rich cordovan land: Iberian ham, sheep cheese and meat from Valle de Los Pedroches, olive oil virgin extra, fortified wine from Montilla Moriles...

As could not be otherwise, our specialities are: the famous Salmorejo Cordobes, Berenjenas a la miel, Flamenquin and Rabo de Toro.
Our quality is recognised for numerous prize and honours like SICTED among others and the best guides to national and international travels too.
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