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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 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 650 reviewsTripAdvisor (650)
    $ | Cafe, Deli, International, European, Healthy
    Calle Tarifa 4, 41002 Seville Spain
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  • #2
    Restaurante La Casapuerta
    #2 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 110 reviewsTripAdvisor (110)
    $ - $$ | Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub
    Calle de San Roque No 13 Bajo Izq. está junto al Hotel Colón, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #3
    Ulloa Urrea Tapas
    #3 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 158 reviewsTripAdvisor (158)
    $ - $$ | International, Mediterranean, Fusion, Bar
    Calle Salado 36, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #4
    Sibuya Urban Sushi Bar
    #4 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 404 reviewsTripAdvisor (404)
    $ - $$ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Calle Albareda 10, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #5
    SENZA Cocktail Bar&Restaurant
    #5 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 434 reviewsTripAdvisor (434)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean
    Calle de San Pablo 31, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #6
    Bar Triana
    #6 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 398 reviewsTripAdvisor (398)
    $ - $$ | Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Fusion, Pub
    Calle de Castilla 73, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #7
    Restaurante & tapas El Sella
    #7 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 141 reviewsTripAdvisor (141)
    $ - $$ | Spanish
    Calle Pureza 4 Triana, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #8
    Salsitas
    #8 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 276 reviewsTripAdvisor (276)
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    Avenida de Pero Mingo 12, 41016 Seville Spain
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  • #9
    Bolas
    #9 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 909 reviewsTripAdvisor (909)
    $ | Cafe, Fast Food, European
    Calle Cuesta del Rosario,1, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #10
    Creeme Helado Helado
    #10 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 219 reviewsTripAdvisor (219)
    $ |
    Plaza Museo 2 Museo de Bellas Artes de Sevilla, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #11
    Al Wadi
    #11 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1206 reviewsTripAdvisor (1206)
    $ - $$ | Moroccan
    Calle Jimios 25-32, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #12
    Restaurante Al Sultan - La Alameda
    #12 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1023 reviewsTripAdvisor (1023)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Arabic
    Calle Trajano 49, 41002 Seville Spain
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  • #13
    La Linterna Ciega
    #13 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 611 reviewsTripAdvisor (611)
    $ - $$ | Brew Pub, Bar, Spanish, Gastropub, International
    Calle Regina 10, 41003 Seville Spain
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  • #14
    Restaurante Jamatelo
    #14 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 243 reviewsTripAdvisor (243)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, European, Spanish
    Plaza del Sacrificio No. 3, 41018 Seville Spain
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  • #15
    Milk Away
    #15 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 649 reviewsTripAdvisor (649)
    $ | Spanish, Healthy, International
    Calle de Perez Galdos 32 41004 Siviglia han cambiado de dirección. Anteriormente estaban en Hernando Colón, Ahora en Pérez Galdós, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #16
    Los Valencianos
    #16 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 791 reviewsTripAdvisor (791)
    $ - $$ | Spanish, Deli, Healthy
    Calle Adriano 32, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #17
    El Rincon De Beirut
    #17 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1351 reviewsTripAdvisor (1351)
    $ - $$ | Lebanese, Arabic
    Calle San Fernando 21, 41004 Seville Spain
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  • #18
    Akashito
    #18 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 170 reviewsTripAdvisor (170)
    $ | Japanese, Sushi, Asian
    Calle de Lopez de Gomara 23B, 41010 Seville Spain
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  • #19
    Pizzeria Da Gabri
    #19 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 312 reviewsTripAdvisor (312)
    $ | Italian, Mediterranean
    Calle de Zaragoza 38, 41001 Seville Spain
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  • #20
    Meraki
    #20 of 3,324 Places to Eat in Seville
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 237 reviewsTripAdvisor (237)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Contemporary, Fusion
    Calle de San Felipe No 11 Calle peatonal, 41003 Seville Spain
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