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Meson del Cid

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$$ - $$$
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Plaza Santa Maria 8, 09003 Burgos, Spain
+34 947 20 87 15
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was very disappointed as this restaurant was highly rated. It had no atmosphere, extremely quiet and not very relaxing. The host stood almost over you when eating. Very uncomfortable indeed. The food was ok but insufficient and was also very overpriced. 50 eur for two small mains and two glasses of wine. We were glad we had sampled some... More 

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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Extremely friendly restaurant and a place I visit each time I am in Burgos. Next to teh cathedral. Food is always excellent. Wine list is eye opening if you want to try great wines of the region, and there are many great red wines here. Soup and roast suckling lamb were both delicious. The family who owns this place are... More 

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Thank Jeff L
Hong Kong, China
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We came to Meson Del Cid as we had heard the lamb was superb- we were disappointed as the lamb chops were totally overcooked and small and were dry and crunchy. Also, the roast lamb was somewhat stringy. Nice staff, average ambience. The mixed salad and starters were very nice. Shame about the lamb. The highlight is the view of... More 

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Thank sydney d
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221 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast here. Nice bright open room with very nice staff. We felt it was with my he 10€ cost before we headed out for the day.

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Panama City, Panama
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182 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We went to dinner and we had expected a Spanish Meson-type restaurant, but that is not what we found. This is a modern, clean restaurant, with good food. We had a fish soup, merluza in green sauce and leche frita for dessert. All was very good, service was excellent to the point one of the waiters walked us to our... More 

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Thank Bruni B
North Wales
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175 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Cost 100 Euros for two courses with win and water, admittedly we did not have the set menu but even so ! Perhaps the set menu would be better ? The food was good though.

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Thank chattypops
Bordeaux, France
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101 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016

I personally highly recommend the Pilgrim menu. It is not cheap but it is typical from northern Spain, as far as I understood. Funny place with waitresses in costume.

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Thank Eric P
Boston MA
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552 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Not far from the cathedral, this place is a gem. We sat upstairs overlooking the cathedral. Wonderful local wine. Shared a leek pancake which was actually creamy leeks between brioche bread. One had the hake with a potato wafer on top. I had the entrecote steak with fries and grilled peppers. Done to perfection!

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016

i was walking the Camino from France. i had been told that food wise, Burgos was about Lechazo(Baby Lamb) and Morcillo(Black Pudding). My hotel recommended here. the waitress' wear some sort of national costume. the service is adequate. So what! i was given a leg of lamb in a casuela dish, red wine, bread. that's it! i know, i ws... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

I have tried many restaurants in Burgos to find the best suckling lamb and the conclusion is Meson del Cid. The lamb is very tasty and tender but not dry. I highly recommend it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$153
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Santa Maria 8, 09003 Burgos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Burgos  >  Burgos
  • Phone Number: +34 947 20 87 15
  • This restaurant is at Meson del Cid

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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