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El Capricho

Calle Lope de Vega S/N | Jimenez de Jamuz, 24767 Jimenez de Jamuz, Spain
+34 987 66 42 24
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“ox” (8 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Spanish
Calle Lope de Vega S/N | Jimenez de Jamuz, 24767 Jimenez de Jamuz, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was at this restaurant for the second time a couple of months ago and everything is the same, just fantastic!!! I've ordered the Premium Ribeye steak and was absolutely amazing, what an experience!!! This is realy the best in the world. The location is...More

Thank mavieira28
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for your valuation Mavieira28. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 21 April 2017

Unbeatable Beef in an exquisite surrounding; the restaurant is underground in natural caves, typical of the area meant to store cereals, wine, oil etc. Frankly a singular experience of lifetome.

Thank azvalian
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recomended by some friends and we couldn't be more happy of having followed the recommendation. We booked via website and promptly got the confirmation message. After driving directly from Andorra on our way back to Portugal this stop was like a stairway...More

Thank Tiago O
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I came here in February to try the fixed menu that included some Japanese fusion. If it is offered again in the future then I definitely recommend trying it. The experience reminded me of DiverXO minus all the extra wowness and for much less, 85euros...More

Thank Lynn D
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Go with a group, of at least 4, perhaps 6, to share the memory and respect the Ox you are about to consume. Premium Ox, and amazing sides, paired with a wine list of Spain's greatest, make this an experience of a lifetime. I am...More

1  Thank Clark G
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Tasting one of the best chuleton 'premium' in curious place (the restaurant is a basement cave) with good wine inventory. We ordered 2kg premium steak for 4 adults and 3 kids..awesome lunch

Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Although there are some good qualities about this restaurant, overall this was a great disappointment. The waiter seemed to take it personally when I asked for the meat to be cooked (it is served almost raw, slightly browned on the outside). It came back rare...More

2  Thank It_Wizy_Me
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner stay for three, with introduction in kitchen where they prepared the meat, with guided tour through the underground (former bodega barrel store) restaurant including the special private dining rooms and the wine cellar. This it was just the beginning...! The starters were mouth watering...More

Thank Ralf S
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Saw the movie "Steak Revolution", and had to see the place for myself. Unassuming at first sight, but you will be amazed how beautiful the place is. Had the prime Chuleta. Simply amazing. It's beef like you never tasted. Cured ox was a treat, and...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I'm usually skeptical about places that are heralded as "world's best" and the like, but after experiencing a piece of el Capricho beef at a restaurant in Barcelona, I was sufficiently intrigued to convince 4 friends to make the journey from Amsterdam to Leon, Spain...More

2  Thank MarkMarije
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18 March 2017|
Response from Xavi G | Reviewed this property |
I think there is no good connection with public transport, you can always rent a car and spend the night in Leon or a nearby town
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Stephan H
20 January 2017|
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Yes. You drop them an email and they usually come back the next day.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$115
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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13:30 - 16:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lope de Vega S/N | Jimenez de Jamuz, 24767 Jimenez de Jamuz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Jimenez de Jamuz
  • Phone Number: +34 987 66 42 24
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El Capricho offers those who dare venture into a more original and unknown Spain a whole sensory experience of tastes, textures and flavours. We have a special respect for tradition, quality, the environment and of course, for the oxen.
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