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Casa Balbino

Plaza Cabildo 14 | Cádiz, 11540 Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
+34 956 36 05 13
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“shrimp” (13 reviews)
“tortillas” (11 reviews)
“tapas” (63 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 17:00All hours
CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Plaza Cabildo 14 | Cádiz, 11540 Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
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1 - 10 of 129 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very good seafood restaurant. Very clean and the staff is friendly. You have to bring the food by yourself to the table.

Thank Kit H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Proper traditional tapas, absolutely packed full of Spanish. Self service system works well. Very tasty & fresh. Don't miss out

Thank Swissmisstraveller
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

¡Thanks!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are here twice while in Sanlucar and each time it was really busy but we managed to get a table outside really quickly. The food was great and the staff taking the orders were obviously really busy but were patient and helpful with my...More

Thank Natthebat
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for coming! As you say, it is quite an experience to eat here

Reviewed 19 August 2017

This place is excellent. Been coming here for over 10 years and it is consistently good. Can be a hectic atmosphere inside but that adds to the atmosphere - great seafood, tortillas de camarones and prawns wrapped in a thin aubergine slice are 2 of...More

Thank chrisbA8350KL
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

¡Thanks!

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We went here after reading all the rave reviews and visited San Lucar for a day. We had been in Andalusia for a month so quite used to fresh, cheap, good sea food. The place was rammed, which we took as a good sign. Ordering...More

Thank Fran M
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Hello Fran! We felt that you were disappointed with our food. We respect all opinions but we do not agree with all as is the case. Our food is fresh, it is the philosophy of the house. In fact, thanks to the number of people...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017

Fantastic atmosphere. The pace is frenetic.. waiters rushing to get the best gazpacho, shrimp "pancakes", gambas, tuna and anything under the sun to you. Best to eat at the bar to get the full atmosphere and ensure you have a chilled glass of manzanilla to...More

Thank Andrew S
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Good note to include a glass of wine for the gastronomy of Sanlucar We hope to see you soon here!

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This tapas bar is situated in the main square in Sanluca. My wife and I stopped there on the first afternoon of our visit and found that we had struck it lucky to the extent that we never ate anywhere else.! Once we understood the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thanks for this opinion and for appreciating all the important things: the place, the service and the quality of our food. Yes, it is difficult to choose. There is the key as we compelled to repeat. A hug.

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Tapas as it should be. Be brave, if your Spanish is as bad as mine worry not, the staff are fantastic and will try very hard to understand. Great value, great theatre and great location.

Thank stotty007
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

¡Thanks! Your opinion is important

Reviewed 9 June 2017

We always bring our visitor friends here! Casa Balbino is a must visit for lunch in the colorful, busy, Sanlúcar plaza where you and your server call each other by name and you order your food at the tapas bar. You make your selections from...More

Thank patg
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you for recommending us to your friends! It is important to convey the Balbino legacy so that we continue to be the gastronomic reference of Sanlúcar. If you go for lunch ask for the dish of the day You will not be disappointed!

Reviewed 6 June 2017

Went here on Rick Steins recommendation,and it didn't disappoint, we ordered the shrimp fritters,lovely and crispy, also octopus, so tender melted in your mouth, Hake and prawn dish, heavenly, also a pork dish we didn't think we ordered but so tasty didn't query it. PRice...More

Thank cleveland16
Regla María T, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Casa Balbino, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Thank you very much for leaving such a beautiful opinion! Although this time did not give you time to return, to Andalusia you have to come at least twice in life and the next time we hope to see you here. Hugs.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 17:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Cabildo 14 | Cádiz, 11540 Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Cadiz  >  Sanlucar de Barrameda
  • Phone Number: +34 956 36 05 13
  • E-mail
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