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El Pitillo

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Rua Alta 3, 36002 Pontevedra, Spain
+34 986 87 23 22
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great quality the service a little bit slow. Totally recommended. recommended . recommended recommended

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Thank Francisco L
Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

If you want to have Galician/Spanish food in an unpretentious place, this is very good. Don't be appalled by the long line of people waiting, it goes pretty quickly. Good tapas and good prices.

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Thank NushySC
Cologne, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We visited tge El Pitillio two times with friends, because we loved it. It is located in a side street on a little place. If you want to get a table come earlie enough, otherwise you have to wait. We orderd on both evenings several different meals and all were perfect. We loved the service und the way they handle... More 

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Thank Mstedt
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 July 2016

Really good quality tapas bar for a really good price totally in a budget. Calamari, tortilla and zorza amazing. Totally recommend this place.

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Thank Bei C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Superb food, lots of it, hot and totally delicious. Great service, attentive. Atmospheric. Worth finding in the old town.

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Thank Ann G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

As a local and a frequent diner here, I'm in 2 minds as to whether to write this review. As you'll find if you go there in the spring, summer or autumn of a dry evening - they don't do lunch - the place thrives on local custom and doesn't need any endorsements to foreigners. But, anyway . . .... More 

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Pontevedra, Spain
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016

You can try a wide variety of local dishes in this budget restaurant. Good place to explore Galician specialties. Prices are affordable. You have to wait to get a table, and when it is dinner time at the weekend you sometimes have to wait for a while. The waiting time is ok because you will surely enjoy your meal.

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Thank PichiSpaniards
London
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

A classic in Pontevedra for tapas. Everything is good quality and very good value for money. Friendly service with no thrills. Local traditional dishes. Very good quality of fish. A reference among tapas places. Tends to get crowded on weekends.

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Thank Meketrefe
london
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57 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

If you want a typical Spanish meal with very good tapas at a very affordable price then try this place You won't be disappointed

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Thank David V
London
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Reviewed 17 April 2015

The restaurant serves, as one might expect from Galicia, mainly seafood but it is good and inexpensive. The people there are so kind with generous free tapas and on our last night in the city we were treated to all sorts of local drinks, all on the house. It gets busy so it's best not to leave arriving in the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Alta 3, 36002 Pontevedra, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of Pontevedra  >  Pontevedra
  • Phone Number: +34 986 87 23 22

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