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Los Candiles

Calle Pedro de Lagasca 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 31 02
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chorizo” (3 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“chuleton” (5 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Pedro de Lagasca 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As the title says - fairly well priced for what it is - 24 euros for a starter, a HUGE steak (and I mean enormous), a dessert, and a drink. What we didn't realise was that, having ordered the wine, we could top our drinks...More

Thank Greg A
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

You will find the tastiest 1-inch thick Chuletón de Ávila here. You will not regret this. I was on a small road trip with a Spanish friend of mine. We sought Ávila for a half-day road trip. After wondering around the walled city we looked...More

Thank Helena G
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Los Candles is located on the first floor in a quiet lane although there are a couple of tables outside on the street. The food was very tasty and the prices are very reasonable. Although the waiter spoke no English he was very helpful and...More

1  Thank rob091
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Los Candiles Restaurante is tucked away on a small side street near the Plaza in Ávila, and is well-worth the quest to find...though reservations are recommended. My Spanish pal and I, visiting Ávila, received word from his gastronomically savvy cousin that this was The Place,...More

Reviewed 8 June 2017

Interior of the place isn't great and the service so-so (we reserved the table and only had till 16:00, the waiter was stressed about whether we would be gone in time). We share among friends several dishes.Next to sepia and the Milhoja de Morcilla (some...More

Thank LesDutchies2003
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We had the best steak ever! It was delicious and huuuuge. Maybe not the fanciest and modern restaurant around but very authentic and with excellent food and friendly staff (they don't speak English but they did the best to understand what we want).

Thank Tamara K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The sizeable portions demanded respect but were attacked with courage, patience and eventually overcome. Victory achieved, withdrawal for relief was carefully contemplated! Seriously though, what gracious service! Enjoyed by all. Thank you.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I didn't expect such a large portion but I couldn't understand the menu in Spanish. But the house menu was very good. The owner/waiter was very friendly and we communicated with a little English and a little Portuguese. The food was excellent. The dessert was...More

1  Thank PhilM5660
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a modern, refine, up class restaurant, you are in the wrong place. But if you want typical Spanish food, unpretentious but solid in taste and well executed, you are in the right place. We had "croquetas", which were delicious, and...More

Thank Nomar A
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The guy who appeared to be in charge of this place could hardly disguise his dislike of us, the waiter was frankly embarrassed at his antics as he created a throughly noxious atmosphere which regrettably spoilt our evening. So good for him, he won. The...More

2  Thank travelmak
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:45 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:45 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:45 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:45 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:45 PM - 11:30 PM
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
8:45 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pedro de Lagasca 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: +34 920 21 31 02
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