Known as the home of tapas, Seville is also the ideal place to experience the specialties of Andalusia and beyond. Dishes such as pavias de pescado, that is fish marinated and fried in olive oil, or Jamon Iberico de Bellota, are excellent if accompanied by a glass of Manzanilla.
La Andalusian cuisine it was strongly influenced by the Arabian influence, especially distinguishable in the desserts, such as the Torrijas (slices of bread soaked in wine and honey and sprinkled with cinnamon).
If you are visiting Seville, set no limits on your culinary tour. For example, to immerse yourself in the local spirit, you cannot "go for tapas“, That is“ going out for tapas ”. In the tapas bars they will serve you simple dishes that you can enjoy at all hours of the day and night, in the many populated streets of the center.
If you want to treat yourself to dinners in a real one restaurant, the choice is wide, from Spanish to fusion restaurants, passing through classic Italian cuisine. Let's see below what are the places not to be missed for each type.
Tapas bar in Seville
If there is a city in the world that is obsessed with those little morsels of food served as an aperitif at all times, it is certainly Seville. Tapas bars are like a religion: there are the historic clubs, those besieged by young Sevillians and the new bars that aim for a certain innovation.
Most of the streets in the center are lined with tapas bars, and at all hours you will find people of all ages eating tapas, sipping a drink and chatting with friends.
Black Sheep1Calle Hernando Colón, 8, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
In calle Hernando Colon, the “black sheep” has been one of the revelations in recent years. It is the right mix between location and originality of the tapas, and is among other things one of the few tapas bars open on Monday evenings. It is located next to the restaurant Mamarracha, which can be a more than good choice for after tapas.
Yebra2Close a Hotel to Yebra
On Calle Medalla Milagrosa, at first glance the Yebra may seem like a bar like many others in the Macarena neighborhood. But once inside, you will soon realize that you have entered the bar that serves the best traditional tapas in the city. Don't miss the seafood tapas!
The Rinconcillo3Calle Gerona, 40, 41003 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
The restaurant is located on Calle Gerona and is the longest-running tavern in the whole city, almost 350 years. Here time does not seem to have passed, from the furniture all in solid wood, to the menu that includes the most classic tapas. You can eat at the bar or sit at a table upstairs.
Eslava Bar4Calle Eslava, 3, 41002 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
On Calle Eslava 3, his tapas have won several local awards. Impossible not to try the “Yema sobre bizcocho de boletus edilis y trufa”, an egg cooked at low temperatures on a mushroom and truffle biscuit. It is one of the best places to taste revisited tapas at very low prices.
Santa Cruz Winery5Calle Rodrigo Caro, 1, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
In Calle Mateos Gago, in the Barrio de Santa Cruz, just behind the Cathedral: always very crowded for its delicious tapas, friendly waiters and very affordable prices for the location of the place.
A strong point of Andalusia is his culinary culture, which has its roots in ancient recipes based on local ingredients. This makes Seville a "number one" in all of Spain. The task of the restaurants in the city is precisely to give depth to the tastings of Andalusian cuisine offered in tapas bars.
A dinner or lunch served at a table can give you real joys for the palate: from fish to meat dishes, the result does not change. It is interesting to underline that often the proposals of the menus very much respect the seasonality and availability of the products.
Robles House6Calle Álvarez Quintero, 58, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
The restaurant is located on Calle Alvarez Quintero. Originally a local wine tasting shop, today it is a real restaurant. From the ambience to the dishes served, everything here breathes the air of Andalusia. Excellent choice of wines and the view of the Seville Cathedral from the restaurant terrace, which you will certainly appreciate.
Mirador San Fernando7Calle San Fernando, 23, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
this restaurant located on Calle San Fernando is like a surprise in a city where tradition dominates in the kitchen. The San Fernando offers superb Spanish cuisine with a more refined study of dishes. If you visit Seville during the summer, ask for a table on the patio, the atmosphere is truly special.
Halberdier Tavern8Calle Zaragoza, 20, 41001 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
The restaurant is also famous thanks to its branches in Madrid and Washington DC. The dishes served are typical of Spanish cuisine. It goes from the Cordobese soup with quail eggs and ham to the beef sirloin in red wine with truffle sauce. The restaurant was founded by the priest Fray Luis de Lezama, as a job opportunity for unemployed young people.
In a land that has seen theinfluence of many cultures, it is impossible to think that there is not a series of restaurants that reflect the mix of Seville's traditions. It is therefore easy to find a series of restaurants in the city that offer fusion kitchens.
In particular, the dishes offered come from convergence between Spanish cuisine and Arabic cuisine: Moroccan flavors and also those of the Middle East are associated with flavors that recall the European tradition, especially the Basque Country and Catalonia.
Oriza Restaurant9Calle San Fernando, 41, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
The dishes offered by this restaurant are a mix of Basque and Andalusian cuisine. The restaurant is known for its refined and natural ingredients, and the menu changes according to the season. The location will leave you speechless: you can enjoy your lunch or dinner next to the magnificent Jardines de Murillo.
No-place10Calle Trajano, 16, 41002 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
On Calle Trajano, the No-Lugar restaurant, which literally means “no place”, is the right mix of cuisine and ambience. The place combines retro furniture, Moroccan objects and pieces of craftsmanship. The menu features a fusion of North African, Andalusian and Pakistani dishes.
Meson Don Raimundo11Calle Argote de Molina, 26, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
More a museum than a restaurant, the Meson Don Raimundo displays a collection of typical Andalusian knick-knacks. The restaurant is located in a XNUMXth century building and blends all the culinary influences of the city's past, focusing above all on the Arab ones.
As in all large cities, Seville also offers a series of Italian restaurants: our cuisine is in fact appreciated and imitated in almost every corner of the world. From pasta dishes to pizzas, we arrive at a proposal of more refined dishes.
La Italian cooking it has always been considered among the most genuine and also in this land it is appreciated by both locals and tourists. Restaurants are often run by Italians, which makes the atmosphere even more pleasant. For those who can't give up a good plate of pasta or a wood-fired pizza, Seville will not disappoint you.
Macaroni & CO.12Calle García de Vinuesa, 26, 41001 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
Great food, in what looks like a simple shop at first glance. The restaurant is run by a family from central Italy. Don't miss the tiramisu! All the cooking is simple and the prices are low.
Saint Mark13Calle Mesón del Moro, 6, 41003 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
A chain of restaurants present in various points of Seville. The best atmosphere, however, can be breathed in the restaurant at the Meson del Moro: the San Marco is in fact located in the space previously occupied by the Arab baths of the twelfth century. The advice is not to stop at the pizza, but to experiment with the other dishes.
Al Solito Posto14Alameda de Hércules, 16, 41002 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
Recently opened, the restaurant exudes a typical Italian atmosphere. The staff in the kitchen and in the dining room is Italian and this favors the authenticity of the dishes and the atmosphere that is created. Don't miss the pizza cooked in a wood oven.
As you know, Andalusian cuisine is based more on meat and fish dishes. THE Vegetarians they may therefore think they should only eat salads during their stay in Seville, but in reality the city offers numerous opportunities in terms of vegetarian cuisine: you just need to have some ideas to find the right places that they include in their menus strictly vegetarian dishes. Here are some examples.
Habanita15Callejón Golfo, 3, 41004 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
In this Cuban restaurant, near Sopa de Ganso, an excellent selection of vegetarian dishes is offered; don't miss the frijoles con arroz. La Habanita is also one of the few places that offers vegan cuisine. Vegetarian and vegan dishes are explicitly marked on the menu.
The Mediterranean Garden16C. Capataz Manuel Santiago, 9, 41003 Sevilla, Spain (Website)
In La Huerta, during the summer, you can eat outside in a very hospitable environment. This is a tapas bar that features many vegetarian tapas based on potatoes, vegetables and fried eggs served with honey. All at very low prices.