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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
    Bollywood Indian Restaurant Sevilla
    #1 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 106 reviewsTripAdvisor (106)
    $ - $$ | Indian
    Calle de Felipe II 28 Local 8B, 41013 Seville Spain
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  • #2
    Cocome
    #2 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 875 reviewsTripAdvisor (875)
    $ | Cafe, Deli, International, European, Healthy
    Calle Tarifa 4, 41002 Seville Spain
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  • #3
    Fabrica de Helados
    #3 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 99 reviewsTripAdvisor (99)
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    Calle de Garcia de Vinuesa 17 Nº17, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #4
    Abaceria del Postigo
    #4 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 308 reviewsTripAdvisor (308)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Mediterranean, Wine Bar
    Calle de Tomas de Ibarra 4, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #5
    Virgin Coffee
    #5 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 120 reviewsTripAdvisor (120)
    $ | Cafe
    Calle Regina, 1 Local 6, Seville Spain
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  • #6
    MareaViva
    #6 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 127 reviewsTripAdvisor (127)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle de Luis Arenas Ladislao 151, 41005 Seville Spain
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  • #7
    Arabesca Restaurant
    #7 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 626 reviewsTripAdvisor (626)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Arabic
    Calle de San Fernando 23, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #8
    Al Wadi
    #8 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1719 reviewsTripAdvisor (1719)
    $ - $$ | Moroccan
    Calle Jimios 25-32, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #9
    Creeme Helado Helado
    #9 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 251 reviewsTripAdvisor (251)
    $ |
    Plaza Museo 2 Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #10
    Petra
    #10 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 342 reviewsTripAdvisor (342)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish
    Calle Alfalfa 5, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #11
    Sibuya Urban Sushi Bar Sevilla
    #11 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 759 reviewsTripAdvisor (759)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Calle Albareda 10, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #12
    Bar Triana
    #12 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 589 reviewsTripAdvisor (589)
    $ - $$ | Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion
    Calle de Castilla 73, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #13
    Ulloa Urrea Tapas
    #13 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 226 reviewsTripAdvisor (226)
    $ - $$ | International, Mediterranean, Fusion
    Calle Salado 36 Esquina con constancia, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #14
    Restaurante Al Sultan - La Alameda
    #14 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1287 reviewsTripAdvisor (1287)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
    Calle Trajano 49, 41002 Seville Spain
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  • #15
    Akashito
    #15 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 196 reviewsTripAdvisor (196)
    $ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Calle de Lopez de Gomara 23B, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #16
    El Rincon De Beirut
    #16 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1609 reviewsTripAdvisor (1609)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Arabic
    Calle San Fernando 21, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #17
    Salsitas
    #17 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 304 reviewsTripAdvisor (304)
    $ | Fast Food, Spanish, Mediterranean
    Avenida de Pero Mingo 12, 41016 Seville Spain
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  • #18
    Restaurante & tapas El Sella
    #18 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 442 reviewsTripAdvisor (442)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Mediterranean
    Calle Pureza 4 Triana, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #19
    Bistro Los Tulipanes
    #19 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 260 reviewsTripAdvisor (260)
    $ | Dutch, International, European, Spanish, Mediterranean
    Calle del Almirante Ulloa 8, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #20
    Bolas
    #20 of 3,539 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 970 reviewsTripAdvisor (970)
    $ | Cafe, Fast Food, European
    Calle Cuesta del Rosario,1, 41004 Seville Spain
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