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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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CEVICHE
$10.0
Ceviche
Shrimp & red snapper + lime
$10.0
Scallop & Yellowtail Ceviche
Tomato + piquillo + cucumber + avocado
$12.0
Spicy Octopus Ceviche
Mango + habanero
$11.0
Trio of 3 Ceviches
$8.0
Mejillones Escabeche
Mussels ceviche style + serrano peppe
TAPAS CLASICAS
$15.0
Bocadillo Platter
Chorizo, Lomo, Serrano, Manchego + toast
$27.0
Jamón Iberico
"Pride of Spain"- Free range Iberian pigs native only to Spain
$14.0
Jamón Serrano
An Andalusian classic
$17.0
Cheese Platter
Manchego, Mahón, Valdeón & Crottin
$12.0
Atún Tartare Tower
Ahi tuna, avocado, mango + orange-tarragon
$7.0
Sevilla House Salad
Goat cheese + balsamic
$12.0
Andalusian Grapefruit Salad
Citrus, avocado, sangria dressing
$7.0
Gazpacho of the Day
Chef's choice
$6.0
Champiñones al Ajillo
Mushrooms + garlic
$6.0
Tortilla Española
"Potato Tart" Roasted tomatoes, garlic & goat cheese
ACOMPAÑANTES
$6.0
Seasonal Vegetables
Ajillo style, olives, red onion
$6.0
Pisto la Mancha
Zucchini, onions, eggplant, bell peppers + herbs
$6.0
Manchego Mashed Potatoes
Roasted garlic
BARCELONA'S COCAS
Spain's flatbread
$10.0
Mushroom and Fig
Manchego, fresh herbs
$10.0
Grilled Vegetable
Seasonal vegetables, asparagus, goat cheese
EMPANADAS
Sold in pairs
$9.0
Sold in pairs
Garlic, vegetables & manchego
$9.0
Manchego Cheese & Chorizo
$9.0
Wild Mushroom
Mushroom duxelle
PAELLA
Made with authentic bomba rice & saffron
Single $27.0
Family $52.0
Traditional Paella Valenciana
Mussels, clams, calamari, shrimp, scallops chicken & grilled sausages
Single $26.0
Family $48.0
Meat Paella "Rupestre"
Pork tenderloin, grilled sausages, chicken, lamb chop & flat iron steak
Single $28.0
Family $54.0
Seafood Paella "Marinera"
Clams, shrimp, salmon, scallops, mussels, and calamari
Single $30.0
Family $58.0
Black Seafood Paella
Marinera paella with black rice
Single $21.0
Family $38.0
Grilled Vegetable Paella
Sofrito marinated grilled vegetables
Single $32.0
Family $59.0
Basque Paella
Braised rabbit, green beans
Single $24.0
Family $45.0
Six Sausage Paella
Morcilla, Longaniza, Chistorra, two Chorizos, Merguez
Paella Picante
Make any paella "Spanish" spicy Add $2
AVE Y CARNE
$12.0
Cerdo Asado
Pork tenderloin + spice + honey port sauce
$18.0
Basque Rabbit
Braised + rosemary & thyme
$12.0
Rioja Short Ribs
Rioja red wine
$18.0
Cordero Asado
Grilled lamb chops
$14.0
Grilled Flat Iron
Crumbled Valdeón bleu cheese + Rioja red wine
$10.0
Grilled Spanish Salchichas
Spanish Sausages + brandy flambé
$7.0
Chicken Skewer
Moorish seasoning, red wine sauce
$7.0
Albóndigas al Jeréz
Spanish meatballs + sherry + garlic
$36.0
Meat Platter
Grilled salchichas, Lamb Chops Madrileñas, Braised Short Ribs Albóndigas al Jeréz
PESCADO Y MARISCOS
$14.0
Filete de Pescado
Seasonal white fish, capers, olives, red onion, EVOO
$12.0
Pan Seared Salmon
Chimichurri
$11.0
Gambas al Ajillo
Garlic shrimp, chile arbol + white wine
$16.0
Pan Seared Scallops
Roasted tomato + saffron butter
BROCHETAS
Moorish Spices
$18.0
Carne
Flat iron, garlic,herbs, pepper
$22.0
Cordero
Lamb sirloin, honey, mint
$18.0
Pollo
Chicken, shallot, Moorish spice
$20.0
Mar y Tierra
Shrimp, beef
About
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown Riverside, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. -Live Entertainment
PRICE RANGE
USD 10 - USD 30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Latin, Spanish
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked an expensive pre-valentine dinner for my wife and I. A four course dinner with a show. I did not hesitate even looking at the price because the food here had always been great. On to our review for the night......The show was awesome...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cary_c9
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We chose Cafe Sevilla for my son's 24th birthday dinner because of the reviews, and because my daughter and son-in-law went there for their anniversary dinner and had glowing reports. First thing to go wrong after all of our party was there, was that we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

The dinner show was nice. We paid an extra $20 to have preferred seating rIght in front. Which turned out to be great as the place was full. The guitarist and dancers were great fun and energetic. One of the dancers sang all the songs....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank laurapT9002ZM
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2018

It was so great reading your review! ! I will be pass along your positive sentiments to the team, especially the great feedback for the dinner show. Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! HOLLY | LOSEY Director...More

Reviewed 15 October 2018

The bar is generally a better place for drinks and some pretty good tapas. The restaurant service is suboptimal. The last meal we had was close to New Year's Eve and the meal was marred by slow service and repeated blasts of false alarms that...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank donaldmW2103ZC
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Hi Donald, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us. Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. While I am happy to hear that you enjoy...More

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Recommended to us for a late dinner. Friendly (although not the fastest) service. Ate in the bar area with excellent guitar and drum background music. Spicy octopus ceviche was tender, perfectly tangy with a hint of heat - a ceviche winner. Tuna tartare with mango...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank James_Hytner
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

While we are there we enjoy a beautiful cold glass or piture Sangrila Royal with classic Licor43 and Torres Orange. The drink goes well with all the tapas the have. Our favorite is the olive loaf served with garlic aioli and andalusian tomatoe sauce. If...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank barbarajoe
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

We loved reading your thoughtful review! Thank you for sharing! I will be sure to share your feedback with our team! Thanks and we hope to see you again soon! Also, we are running a craft cocktail $5 special all through the month of September!...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

Have I shared with you how much we love Spanish food??? If not, this should tell you… I do believe this may be our third or fourth (possibly fifth) review on local southern California restaurants that serve Spanish cuisine. We live for these types of...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Rocki C
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I really enjoyed our tapas and sangria. It was a repeat visit for her but I’m from out of town and our meal was a real treat. I hope to come back to town soon and will definitely stop in again!More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Columbo160
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This was a good choice for a working late lunch, because they open at 3 pm for Happy Hour which means a few dollars off all the tapas and drinks on the menu. It’s definitely a low light bar atmosphere, but our waiter cheerfully got...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank strangersblog
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Cafe Sevilla! I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Also, we understand your concerns regarding pricing. I wanted to share with you that we have an excellent daily happy hour where you can enjoy...More

Reviewed 8 February 2018

The restaurant was uniquely decorated. The staff was very nice. They seemed a little confused on where to seat people. The overall service was very good. The food was average, but good. We will give the restaurant a second visit....in the future.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Kelly M
hollyfoxenwells, Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you so much for your kind review! We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope...More

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