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Bodegas Mezquita Cespedes

Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
+34 957 10 78 59
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (286 reviews)
“meatballs” (41 reviews)
“lamb” (36 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Cespedes 12, 14003 Cordoba, Spain
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing dinner here, including some of the best tapas we ever had. There are recommended dishes on the menu, which are indeed simply delicious. My girlfriend had the fried cod with ratatouille which was very wel prepared. Our waiter Manu was very...More

1  Thank Jens V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A little disappointed with this restaurant after reading good reviews on TripAdvisor. Little attention was paid to us on arrival and food was 'dished' out with little service. Particularly frustrated that subsequent to our visit I received an email from 'The Fork' online reservation system...More

Thank Nigel M
Baldomero G, Gerente at Bodegas Mezquita Cespedes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Customer. Thank you very much for your comment because it helps us to improve. I am sorry that your experience in our restaurant has not been to your liking. With respect to your reservation, I apologize, we had problems with our system and it...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here this evening. We had a fantastic meal. My wife is vegetarian and has had difficulty dining out in Spain in the past. Tonight however, was a delight. The waiter, Manu, was very helpful advising in tapas choices in spite of the language barrier....More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really glad we came across this place. Great quality food, good quantity, good price. We ordered the set menu, which you need to ask the waiter for. €14.35 each gets you a big starter, a main, dessert, and one drink. All of which were really...More

1  Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for lunch yesterday.Found the restaurant by accident and since it looked very busy and was also recommended by tripadvisor we decided to have food there.Our experience started with a 20 minute wait for a table and somehow the people behind us who waited...More

Thank Erika L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was by pure accident that we've found ourselves in this restaurant but surely a fortunate one! We tried some wonderful fish and had a lovely chat with Alberto - the nicest waiter ever! We hope to come back soon. ~boardgame couple

Thank Paweł G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tapas menu was delicious and almost too much food! The waiter we had was hilarious and super personable--he even gave me the recipe of the "berenjenas califales" (friend eggplant) when I raved about how good it was! Air conditioning a blessing from God. The...More

1  Thank Amber Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a great place, near the The Mosquee; one could think it is expensive due to its position, but there are great prices and food is very good and tasty. We even got a glass of wine from the house! The gentleman who served...More

Thank Isabela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Saw this place when walking the town and it looked like a good spot. When we went back it didn't disappoint. The Gazpacho was very refreshing, the pork with rice (paella by another name) was very tasty, and the orange and cod salad was tops....More

Thank simongreaves
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in this wonderful little restaurant after a hard days sightseeing in 30° heat It was quite early around seven. There wasn't many people in this early but they made usfeel very welcome. Our waiter Jose Criado was fantastic, he made our meal very...More

1  Thank NewcastleRobin
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Nisha D
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
USD 14 - USD 24
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, 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
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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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