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“Traditional Cooking”
Review of Meson El Rastro

Meson El Rastro
Ranked #34 of 241 Restaurants in Avila
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This restaurant was recommended to us by Spanish friends so was a must go to.
At one point we were the only people eating at 8pm (early for Spain), but the restaurant quickly filled up, including a party of 20 Italian Priests.
We chose the set evening menu plus a bottle of very good wine. Delicious. 3 traditional soups each, plus the enormous piece of beef to share. A T Bone steak, without the bone. Then pudding. We were stuffed.
Great food and ambience, with some lovely bits and pieces dotted around the walls.
Would definitely recommend.

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Thank Tina W
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We had lunch here and were only sorry that we could not come for dinner too. The restaurant is very attractive, with old farm implements around the walls. The staff were great. We had the menu del dia which is excellent value. Three tastes of traditional dishes, a gigantic steak (very tender) and a delicious dessert. Don't miss Meson El Rastro if you are in Avila.

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Absolutely fantastic restaurant serving traditional Spanish food in traditional surroundings. Efficient and friendly staff. The taster menu is a must; Patatas revolconas, Judías del Barco de Ávila & Sopa Castellana as a first course. Then a huge Chuletón de ternera avileña. If you are still hungry - then a good selection of desserts. The price is very reasonable as well. Couldn't recommend this highly enough.

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Thank IfieldDiver
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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Friends from Madrid suggested this place, and it did not disappoint. Absolutely wonderful Judias de Avila, white beans swimming in a tomato-based stew and cooked with chorizo. I don't really eat meat and dodged the chorizo, but the beans were delicious. As typical as a good restaurant can get. Have the divine flan for dessert.

Thank alya918
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a great traditional spot in Avila, which serves delicious Spanish food - nothing like the tourist restaurants you might find around. The menu is full of classic dishes like Costillas, Escalopes, Tortillas, Croquetas... for quite affordable prices. Our waitress was extremely friendly and the service was quite fast. Would absolutely recommend!

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Thank Alix P
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