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What to Eat in Seville

It may seem like you can find tapas — or traditional dishes served in small, shareable portions — in just about every major city these days, but the tapas options in Seville are the tried-and-true originals. Plan to try two or three of these varied small plates per meal. Taste favorites like tortilla de patatas (a quiche-like potato dish) or venture for more daring options like rabo el toro (bull's tail). Some places will have menus in English, but it will be helpful to learn Spanish words like plancha (grilled) and frito (fried) to make sure you're ordering something suitable for your taste. For some of the best takes on classic tapas, try the restaurant Tabernera Los Coloniales or the oldest tapas bar in Seville, El Rinconcillo (both spots can be found in the El Centro neighborhood). If you're looking for a more modern twist on the signature dishes, head to upscale restaurants like Vinería San Telmo (located in Barrio Santa Cruz) or Restuarante Egaña-Oriza (in El Centro near the Universidad de Sevilla). Regardless of where you dine, you'll likely taste lots of olive oil; Andalusia is the top exporter of olive oil in the world, and it's frequently showcased in the region's cuisine.

Don't forget to save room for dessert: Try arroz con leche (rice pudding), torta de aciete (sweet, crispy flatbread) or churros y chocolate (long pieces of sugary fried dough and rich hot chocolate for dipping). And if your guilty pleasures lean more toward booze than sweets, be sure to order a Cruzcampo — the hometown beer brewed right in Seville. And vino del verano is a blend of red wine, Sprite and a twist of lemon that is particularly popular among Sevillanos on the hottest summer days.

Meal times may come as a surprise to those not accustomed to Andalusian culture. Sevillanos enjoy late lunches that usually start around 1:30 p.m. and flow into the 2 to 5 p.m. siesta time frame. Dinners are also traditionally late (think 9 to 11 p.m.) and nightlife continues into the wee hours of the morning.  

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  • #1
    Cocome
    #1 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 785 reviewsTripAdvisor (785)
    $ | Cafe, Deli, International, European, Healthy
    Calle Tarifa 4, 41002 Seville Spain
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  • #2
    Arabesca Restaurant
    #2 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 387 reviewsTripAdvisor (387)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Arabic
    Calle de San Fernando 23, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #3
    Abaceria del Postigo
    #3 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 199 reviewsTripAdvisor (199)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
    Calle de Tomas de Ibarra 4, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #4
    miss TEM
    #4 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 300 reviewsTripAdvisor (300)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    Plaza de San Francisco Número 9, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #5
    Bistro Los Tulipanes
    #5 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 208 reviewsTripAdvisor (208)
    $ | Dutch, International, European, Spanish, Mediterranean
    Calle del Almirante Ulloa 8, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #6
    Restaurante Jamatelo
    #6 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 311 reviewsTripAdvisor (311)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    Plaza del Sacrificio No. 3, 41018 Seville Spain
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  • #7
    Bar Triana
    #7 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 518 reviewsTripAdvisor (518)
    $ - $$ | Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion
    Calle de Castilla 73, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #8
    Creeme Helado Helado
    #8 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 246 reviewsTripAdvisor (246)
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    Plaza Museo 2 Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #9
    Sibuya Urban Sushi Bar Sevilla
    #9 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 605 reviewsTripAdvisor (605)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Calle Albareda 10, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #10
    Restaurante Al Sultan - La Alameda
    #10 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1204 reviewsTripAdvisor (1204)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
    Calle Trajano 49, 41002 Seville Spain
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  • #11
    Petra
    #11 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 198 reviewsTripAdvisor (198)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Alfalfa 5, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #12
    Restaurante & tapas El Sella
    #12 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 351 reviewsTripAdvisor (351)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Mediterranean
    Calle Pureza 4 Triana, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #13
    El Rincon De Beirut
    #13 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1482 reviewsTripAdvisor (1482)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Arabic
    Calle San Fernando 21, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #14
    Ulloa Urrea Tapas
    #14 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 219 reviewsTripAdvisor (219)
    $ - $$ | International, Mediterranean, Fusion
    Calle Salado 36 Esquina con constancia, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #15
    Salsitas
    #15 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 292 reviewsTripAdvisor (292)
    $ | Fast Food, Spanish, Mediterranean
    Avenida de Pero Mingo 12, 41016 Seville Spain
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  • #16
    Al Wadi
    #16 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1479 reviewsTripAdvisor (1479)
    $ - $$ | Moroccan
    Calle Jimios 25-32, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #17
    La Linterna Ciega
    #17 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 672 reviewsTripAdvisor (672)
    $ - $$ | Brew Pub, Bar, Spanish, Gastropub, International
    Calle Regina 10, 41003 Seville Spain
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  • #18
    Restaurante La Casapuerta
    #18 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 202 reviewsTripAdvisor (202)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    Calle de San Roque No 13 Bajo Izq. está junto al Hotel Colón, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #19
    Bolas
    #19 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 967 reviewsTripAdvisor (967)
    $ | Cafe, Fast Food, European
    Calle Cuesta del Rosario,1, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #20
    Meraki
    #20 of 3,432 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 306 reviewsTripAdvisor (306)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
    Calle de San Felipe No 11 Calle peatonal, 41003 Seville Spain
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