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El Fondin

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Plaza Trascorrales 1, 33009, Oviedo, Spain
+34 619 41 12 74
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13:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 21:00 - 00:00
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went to El Fondin with my parents last month. We didn't have a reservation, but I would recommend making one. They were able to accommodate us and we were happy that they did. We sat outside (plaza trascorrales) and had a lovely time. The food was delicious! We will go again!

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Thank Angela P
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This charming restaurant is in a pretty little Oviedo square. Friendly service and delicious food, especially the fish and seafood. Well worth a visit - local and not at all touristy.

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Thank Joe W
Toronto, Canada
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

This elegant restaurant is located in the Plaza de Trascorrales which we reached by walking through the old town, a pedestrian district much prettier and more authentic than the touristic zone to which our hotel concierge had directed us, with locals of all ages sitting at tables on patios outside bars and restaurants eating tapas, sipping wine, beer and cider,... More 

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Thank Drew B
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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95 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

A good place with good food for an evening out with friends. very tasty local dishes and good sidra.

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Thank Restful M
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015 via mobile

After two weeks travelling northern spain, we were truly delighted by the cuisine of this tiny restaurant. Fresh and excellent i gredients appeared to be the basis of the dishes we had: We specially limed the anchovies with tomato salad, the calamares en su tinta, the fabe with mussels and the juicy tortilla with gambas. Very kindhearted staff!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

... And this is one of those times. If you see the reviews for El Fondino you notice a high avg. score and according to our visit, it is well deserved. The fabes con almejas that my girlfriend took and the risotto de chipriones were both deliciously prepared in a tiny kitchen next to whwre we sat. The waiter also... More 

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Thank Goran Ž
Madrid, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

The love details, it what you feel enteering and enjoying this place. Really nice food with a mix of tradition and modernity and exceptional prices. A must in Oviedo.

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Thank IsmaelSC
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2015 via mobile

Small, cosy restaurant in the very centre of the old Oviedo town.Food was delicious. If you choose to go you need to make a reservation in advance.

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Thank osky1900
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013 via mobile

If you are in Oviedo and fancy a nice dinner, please visit El Fondín at Pza Trascorrales. It houses only a few tables so make sure to either book a table or be early - you do not want to miss out this. We had the ravioli with foie, it was magnificent. Dessert was deep fried milk (never had before)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 17:00
21:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 17:00
21:00 - 00:00
Thursday
13:00 - 17:00
21:00 - 00:00
Friday
13:00 - 17:00
21:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 17:00
21:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Trascorrales 1, 33009, Oviedo, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Asturias  >  Oviedo
  • Phone Number: +34 619 41 12 74

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?