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“Great ambience - Lots of tourists” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Rinconcillo

El Rinconcillo
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Ranked #105 of 2,503 Restaurants in Seville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 21 - US$ 43
Cuisines: Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, After-hours, Brunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Located on the Calle Gerona, El Rinconcillo has been serving up Spanish cuisine in Seville since 1760. This historic restaurant boasts a rustic-chic dining room that is dressed up in cosmopolitan clothes. With understated whitewashed brick walls, beamed ceilings, chandeliers and fresh flower arrangements, El Rinconcillo attracts everybody from local celebrities to families who come to enjoy traditional tapas and Sunday meals, and the mosaic-tiled bar with wine barrel tables is perfect for pre-dinner drinks and mid-afternoon glasses of wine. The menu is an eclectic collection of tapas dishes, stews, seafood, meat and sweet flans for dessert, and you couldn���t find a more quintessentially Spanish eatery in Seville if you tried.
Australia
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Great ambience - Lots of tourists”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2012

We visited this bar on the last night in Seville. It was very close to our hotel. We did eat here but the food did not compare to our previous dinners in the area. The ambience is fantastic, meats hanging from the roof, waiters in suits. However 90% of the patrons where tourists, so the autheticity is being tested. Great place to visit for a sherry.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Good, but there is better close by”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

We came early doors as it was close to our hotel...the food and drinks are OK, you're really there soaking up the atmosphere and standing in the footsteps of thousands of others who have come to this little bar.

Visited July 2012
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Oakham, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“A throw back to times gone by”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

Made a note some time ago that Rick Stein rated this old establishment very highly so we were interested in having a look for ourselves.
Lovely old building with a great atmosphere-probably similar to what it was many years ago.
Quite a difficult place to find but worth the effort.
Tradditional tapas and good wines.Old characters serving behind the bar and locals popping in and out for their lunch add to the atmosphere.
Standing room only for the tapas which is a bit of a pain given the walk from the centre in the heat but a small price to pay.
We liked the old charm of El Rinconcillo and would visit again

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“340 years old surroundings - amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2012

The best tapas I ate whilst in Seville, and great service

Visited July 2012
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Old fashioned bar with waiters in traditional garb”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2012

They still keep your tag by writng in chalk on the counter, but i did notice the till was avery modern electric affair. Good place to try a sherry.

Visited June 2012
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