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“Awesome”

Taberna San Cristobal
Ranked #14 of 1,059 Restaurants in Cordoba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$18 - US$35
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: The cuisine at the "Taberna San Cristobal" is rich and varied uses high quality products with the best professional worked. It combines traditional dishes from Cordoba who make the founders, eggs and mayonnaise salmorejo, medallions, pomfret and streets to the current recipe made ​​with its own mess in the house, fried eggplant, oxtail, cod with tomato and spider from others. It is considered one of the best pubs and the best tapas in Cordoba.
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We are staying in Tryp Cordoba and thanks to trip advisor comments we decided to go to this place which is not far from the hotel. Warn you its not in the main street but worth going to this place if you would like to have a typical Spanish food. No regrets and I'd recommend it. It's not one of these typical tourist joints. As you enter you find most of the clients are locals which gives the first good impression about the place.

The place has very Andalusian look and the service was friendly, quick and good. We are about altogether 11 people including kids.

We had typical Spanish dishes such as "Salmorejo, Spanish omlets, prawns, calamares, egg plant, salad etc...

We left the place very satisfied.

Thank Kamalakar S
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Recommend by my Spanish friends - Taberna san cristobal is a must visit when in Córdoba. We skipped breakfast to ear here for lunch.
Had the feel of an "old manny pub" back home with sport on the TV and locals drinking and reading newspapers. We sat in the bar but the restaurant in the back had may tables.
Staff were so accommodating despite my lack of Spanish. Very proud of their heritage which could be seen in the decor.

To start we ordered a glass of Moriles de la casa - delicious local white wine which tasted like Sherry but with the crispness of a dry white which was very refreshing and needed coming inside from 37 degrees heat!

To share we picked:
Berenjenas (fried aubergines) with honey - we had these at almost every Tapas bar we ate at but these were the best and you got to apply your own honey!
Araña (which translates as "Spider" but is actually white fish) This was the stand out plate for me - I would go as far to say the best fried fish I've ever ate!
Flamenquín (pork and ham rolled up together, covered in breadcrumbs and fried) unbelievably tasty!
Last but not least: Rabos de Toro (Ox Tail) it was rich, meaty, fell off the bone - we took great pleasure letting our chips soak up all the juice before eating them.
When we asked for our bill we got a wee glass of sweet wine and a mini pastry - very yummy to finish things off. I love it when you get a complimentary piece at the end!

As you can see my girlfriend and I had ordered far too much for 2 people but we managed to eat most of what was served - every mouthful was a taste explosion.

It was also one of our more cheaper meals we had on this holiday - €46 for 6 wines, 2 bottles of aqua con gas and enough food for 4 people is very responsible based on the quality we got. It pays to head off the beaten track and eat like a local.

2  Thank stewcaat
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Went here on our first evening in Cordoba. So glad we did. The waiters were amazingly friendly, recommending various very traditional dishes. The pisto ( slightly sweet ratatouille) was wonderful and the oxtail was delicious- so tender and tasty. Great place- full of locals. Would recommend this to anyone who wants the real tapas experience.

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1  Thank B W
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a gem: we went there on a bank holiday and it was packed at 4pm. Reservation recommended! We hadn't, yet the very friendly servers were accommodating and found us a table in a few minutes. For two, we ordered two salmorejos, a tortilla, tuna a la plancha and swordfish a la plancha. The server had the honesty to recommend changing our order to one salmorejo based on the size of the portion, and he was right. All dishes were excellent and simple, yet sizable. With 2 beers and 2 coffees, we paid less than 50€.

Thank Glloq
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Reviewed 8 November 2016

While staying in Cordoba I was taken, very eagerly, by my partner to this lovely traditional restaurant. The tapa was delicious from the outstanding San Marejco to the excellent arana frita. The atmosphere is wonderfully welcoming and our waiter was a particularly, humble but charming man who didn't require a script to make the experience memorable. From having had far too many "chain restaurant" meals over the last few years this is why it's such a pleasure to eat at San Cristobal,

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Thank charles t
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