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El Rinconcillo

Calle Gerona, 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
+34 954 22 31 83
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (408 reviews)
“jamon” (55 reviews)
“peas” (18 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Calle Gerona, 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

El Rinconcillo was our first Tapas bar for our honeymoon. We dropped off our bags at the hotel and wandered over during the lunch rush. It's hard to argue with a bar that opened in 1670. You have to go if you're in Seville, but...More

Thank TheHeatandtheNoise
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend and it certainly lived up to its reputation..for non Spanish people traveling to Spain and visiting tapas bars you have to understand that it's MAD..it's chaotic..it's noisy..yes the staff can be a tiny tiny bit rude...but they deliver...More

Thank mick m
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, mick m: Thank you for leaving us your opinion, for coming to visit us and for the recommendation. We are very happy that you enjoyed the experience at El Rinconcillo and we hope you visit us again soon. A cordial greeting.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I...and the 3 ladies sitting at the next table...had a very disturbing experience at this very cold (temperature) and mediocre (C+ food) place. Most importantly, the waiters were very aggressive and rude, which I assume is because they have a local clientele...More

Thank wclegends
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello, wclengens: Thank you for taking a few minutes to leave us your assessment, which we take into account to continue improving the quality of our services. We regret that you have not enjoyed a positive experience at El Rinconcillo. In any case, we always...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered beef steak, pork shoulder, and large clams. Foods were nice, and the service was good. We payed about 55 euroes total.

Thank Seongjin P
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Seongjin P: Thank you for taking a few minutes to leave us your assessment. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed a pleasant experience at El Rinconcillo and we hope you will visit us again on another occasion. A cordial greeting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We popped in for a drink. This place has been here since 1670 and the history oozes from every nook and cranny. Great service and drinks and super cheap. It's packed with locals so you know it's awesome. You must make time for a visit...More

Thank 749David
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, 749David: Thank you for visiting us and for leaving us your opinion. We are glad to know that you have enjoyed the experience at El Rinconcillo and we hope you will come back another time. A cordial greeting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a drink and tapas after a long day on our feet. The atmosphere and the bar itself are just what one would expect-old Wood, aged Jamison hanging up and aged barmen serving. Lots of locals and it’s cheap but the food...More

Thank Nightflight
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Nightflight: Thank you for taking a few minutes to leave us your opinion. We are pleased to know that you have enjoyed a positive experience at El Rinconcillo and, if you return on another occasion, we hope to improve ourselves. A cordial greeting.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere is amazing. The staff are friendly and happy to help. The food was delicious with a varied menu. Will definitely be going back.More

Thank Dinigexpert
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Matt K: It is a great satisfaction for our team to receive ratings like yours. The daily work in the pursuit of excellence has its fruits when our customers express their gratitude. Thanks for your words. We will be happy to receive you when...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The oldest tapas bar in Spain - this place has a wonderful relaxed, historic vibe. We stood at a barrel / table and had some simple tapas and a glass of red wine. Nothing pretentious about it, and still very much a place for locals...More

1  Thank MJMCD67
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your opinion. We are glad that you enjoyed El Rinconcillo; a bar where, as you say, our regular customers mix with the tourists that visit us. We hope you visit us again on another occasion....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was in Seville for a few days and visited this bar at least 3 times. In the evening and late afternoon, the latter being far less crowded. It's a traditional place with the expected spanish style decoration and ambience. The staff can appear serious but...More

1  Thank Chris P
Javier1670, Gerente at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Chris P: Thank you very much for taking a few minutes to leave us your assessment. We are very happy to know that you have enjoyed the experience in El Rinconcillo, so much so that you have repeated it several times. We hope you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cool place nice staff easy and interesting typical food wines and beer, very central. I recommend it.

1  Thank Gilberto B
Javier1670, Propietario at El Rinconcillo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, Gilberto B: Thank you for giving us your opinion. We are very pleased to know that you have enjoyed El Rinconcillo. We hope to see you again here on another occasion. A cordial greeting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Monday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Friday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Gerona, 40, 41003 Seville, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Seville  >  Seville
  • Phone Number: +34 954 22 31 83
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Description
Located on the Calle Gerona, El Rinconcillo has been serving up Spanish cuisine in Seville since 1760. This historic restaurant boasts a rustic-chic dining room that is dressed up in cosmopolitan clothes. With understated whitewashed brick walls, beamed ceilings, chandeliers and fresh flower arrangements, El Rinconcillo attracts everybody from local celebrities to families who come to enjoy traditional tapas and Sunday meals, and the mosaic-tiled bar with wine barrel tables is perfect for pre-dinner drinks and mid-afternoon glasses of wine. The menu is an eclectic collection of tapas dishes, stews, seafood, meat and sweet flans for dessert, and you couldn���t find a more quintessentially Spanish eatery in Seville if you tried.
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