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Restaurante Mencia

Calle Nicolas de Brujas 14, 24401 Ponferrada, Spain
+34 637 85 11 44
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
3 weeks ago
“Pilgrim meal was good”
4 weeks ago
“Amazing, authentic food with great service ”
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Spanish, Mediterranean
Calle Nicolas de Brujas 14, 24401 Ponferrada, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy cafe restaurant, and the staff coped very well. We had a pilgrim meal for 10 Euro which was 4 courses, with wine and coffee. Excellent value.

Thank Andy M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here quite late in the evening approximately 10pm. The restaurant was empty except for one other table. The waitress was extremely patient as we spoke little Spanish and this place was obviously an authentic Spanish restaurant. She offered us both the Pilgrim's menu...More

Thank wai2go
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I was with friends in restaurant, 4 of us were there. We Are peregrinos so we ate peregrino menu. For 10 euros we got 4 courses: Frost sliced ham and cheese, then kind of russian salad, after that we got spaghetti bolognese, in the end...More

Thank Irenawithfriends
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Food was amazing and very authentic. Service was amazing. Lots of choices and menus to choose from. No credit card so bring cash.

Thank Emily B
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

This is a espically good resturant with a €10 menu for pilgrims. The barman was super helpful, friendly, and obviously enjoying his work. The 4 courses were more than even I could finish. The quality was excellent. Not more than 5 minutes walk from the...More

Thank Timothy W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We called in during a lunch stop while on a coach tour. Reasonable priced good food along with very nice capachino coffee. My wife & l speak very little Spanish. The staff on duty only spoke a little English but we managed between us.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A Great place to eat in Ponferrada good wholesome food. Nice wine. Very friendly and great value for money. 10 euros for a large lunch including wine water and bread

Thank tadpole02
Reviewed 14 April 2014

If you are interested in good quality, homemade food at a reasonable price served in unpretentious surroundings - then the Bar Restaurante Mencia is highly recommended. And if you are a hungry “peregrino” then I would suggest that you couldn’t do better in Ponferrada -...More

2  Thank whereisnick
Reviewed 1 September 2013

I had the menu del peregrino for 10 euros including a glass of wine. The food was superbe. The owner is a great friendly guy. It is a relaxed and pleasant place to go after walking or biking the camino. I highly reccomend.

Thank FlaviaPacheco
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 58
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Nicolas de Brujas 14, 24401 Ponferrada, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Ponferrada
  • Phone Number: +34 637 85 11 44
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