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El Portalon

Plaza Mercado Chico 4, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 43 29
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Overview
  • Excellent5%
  • Very good10%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible51%
31 Mar 2018
“Mala calidad”
6 days ago
“Filthy”
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CUISINES
European, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Plaza Mercado Chico 4, 05001 Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The whole Plaza is empty by day. Life comes in the evening. The meny was not too tempting. Both the meny itself and the glasses were filthy, so we did not risk to order the food.

Thank Eme B
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Standard large Restaurant with outdoor sitting in plazA del Mercado. Typical a la carte and set inexpensive menu. Quality and preparation of food very ordinary. Although not expensive, no value for money. José Campo,CHA

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Aunque solo vinimos a por un café no nos gustó la atención. El café sabe malo, necesitas anticipar que pagarás con tarjeta, y el sándwich que pedimos era vergonzoso. No lo recomiendo. We’ve just came here to have a coffee but the service and the...More

Thank Joaquín L
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I are very experienced travellers and rely on Trip Advisor to select places to eat. We went to El Portolon for dinner without checking the ratings. Then went back for lunch the next day because we enjoyed the previous evening. When I...More

Thank Barryu
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The food was really good, the staff was ok, but the service is really slow, I waited more than an hour to have my dish. I didn't have time to had my desert, because everything took too long.

Thank AndersonLopesN
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Although the place wasn't busy we waited a long time for our meal in the inside restaurant. When it came it was cold. We told the waitress - who was rather off-hand. She took it away and after another long wait brought it back -...More

2  Thank Maria P
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous find, a great cafe bar. Jazz playing in the background. People happy. Views into the square. Good atmoshere and food.

Thank Margaret P
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We chose from the set menu for €12 for 3 courses. The food was ok, service was good. The restaurant has seating outside and inside. We sat outside in the plaza which was nice and quiet. This restaurant seems like a fast food joint but...More

Thank penelope_pit_stop123
Reviewed 8 July 2016

El Portalon is a Spanish restaurant in the heart of old Avila city center's Plaza de la Victoria Square number 4. The owner was very accommodating offering three different fixed menus including drinks,first, second and dessert for €10.90 to 18€.

Thank Luis L
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Didn't have any food but enjoyed the free tapas. Lovely couple of glasses of wine and beer. Service was very fast and waiter understood what we wanted. Ideally situated in the main square.

Thank holidayfan55
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Mercado Chico 4, 05001 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: +34 920 21 43 29
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