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El Rinconcillo

#104 of 2,184 Restaurants in Seville
Certificate of Excellence
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Gerona St. and 2 Calle Alhondiga 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
+34 954 22 31 83
13:00 - 01:30
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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

What an authentic tapas bar! It is the oldest one in Seville & had so much character. This was our 1st time to Seville & I had read several articles that recommended this place. It was our 1st stop when we arrived in Seville & it did not disappoint!

Thank Tmiller01
Toulouse, France
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place is very famous in Sevilla. I think the bar part with the tapas is better than the restaurant. The dishes are not exceptional and are expensive. Too touristic.

Thank Lews31
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We never had tapas before and decided try one in this place. Being so clueless about everything, first we sat at the restaurant table, the staff was kind enough to explain to us about how to order tapas and guided us to the bar. We ordered spinach with chickpeas, omelette, fried octopus, croquettes, and many more, and we loved all... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spotted this place when I walked to my hotel, and a quick look on the internet showed it was a well known tapas place, so I headed back later in the evening to have a bite to eat. From the outside, it reminded me of some of the cosy tapas bars I've been to in Bilbao, which have a... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Bartender asked us if we wanted some ham and bread to go with our beers, which usually is included in the price of the beer in places like Granada, Salamanca and Leon. He then charged us 22€ euros for the plate of ham, which was not even an option listed on the menu. Had it been this alone I would... More 

Thank poolside93
york england
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115 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited last night. We didn't do the bar but did the restaurant next door. Had 3 tapas and several beers sat at the bar. The good here is superb and some of the best we've had in seville. Our favourite was the risotto and steak with mash. Will be returning before the weeks out

Thank msbYorkEngland
Leicester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our hotel advised us to eat here and what a recommendation. A restaurant full of character and great service. Great menu and quality of food was excellent.

Thank ChrisBull186334
Beynac-et-Cazenac, France
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52 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Renowned traditional tapas restaurant with tremendous ambience - hanging hams and tiled walls Service was quick and the food fresh, Lots of fun.

Thank acpackhouse
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119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Something of an institution, it is supposed to be one of the 'homes' of tapas, it is certainly worth visiting at least once. My partner and I went to El Rinconcillo on our first night in Seville, after visiting the nearby Metropol Parasol and its amazing views over Seville at sunset. The two provide the perfect introduction to Seville. There... More 

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Looe, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This bar has become a must every time we visit Seville. Despite its long established reputation, amongst locals and tourists alike, it always feels authentic and is a fascinating place for a few drinks and tapas. Bar staff continue to chalk your purchases on the counter, as they have done for decades (probably centuries) and the atmosphere is always fascinating.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 43
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 01:30
13:00 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gerona St. and 2 Calle Alhondiga 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Seville  >  Seville
  • Phone Number: +34 954 22 31 83
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?