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Restaurante Jose Maria

Calle Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
+34 921 46 11 11
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cochinillo” (179 reviews)
“tapas” (50 reviews)
Closes in 3 min
All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Calle Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Best restaurant in Segovia for El Cochinillo this was my 2nd visit. Typical spanish - be aware that the restaurant has different seating options - old spanish and modern restaurant. I prefer the old part of the restaurant. High service - and super quality of...More

Thank Zombiemann
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have mix feelings about this place. It's our first visit to Segovia, and by reference of a lot of friends we had to taste the cochinillo. I have a lot of coworkers who travel a lot to Spain and thus their recommendation had to...More

Thank Jose Z
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jose, Thank you very much for your kinds words to our home. Next time you come back, we will cut our suckling pig in front of you, so you will not miss any single moment of it. We are looking forward to meeting you...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We didn't have a reservation but fortunately were given a table in the main room where we could watch and enjoy the busy efficient waiters. We went specifically for the specialty cochinillo - sucking pig which was delicious! The performance as the waiter plated the...More

Thank Jan P
RteJoseMariaSegovia, Propietario at Restaurante Jose Maria, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Jan, Thank you very much for your kind words to our restaurant. We are really glad that you enjoyed our cochinillo - suckling pig and hope you come back soon. Yours faithfully

Reviewed 6 days ago

When it comes to ANY iteration of Roasted Pork, Jose Maria's suckling pig (Cochinillo Asado) is in a league of their own! I have tried many versions of Cochinillo Asado in Madrid, Barcelona and Mexico City; Lechon Asado in Miami, New York, Puerto Rico, Panama,...More

Thank Ernesto L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had reservations for a Sunday lunch. There were 9 of us dining. We all had the cochinillo (piglet), and it was wonderful. The presentation and serving of the pig is all part of the experience. We saved room for the traditional Segovian dessert, Ponche...More

Thank KristinFilut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So many recommend this place you can't go wrong. We made reservations on a Sunday night at 8, but it wasn't needed, the place was half empty. We started with the lamb sweetbread which we loved. We had a bottle of their house red which...More

Thank Nicq
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant was one of the most welcoming places I have ever been in Europe, not just Spain. The waiters were receptive to my vegetarian niece (and my suckling pig loving husband and son!). They brought a plate of outstanding roasted peppers, eggplants, onions, summer...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Every restaurant in Segovia offers Cochinillo and no doubt a lot of them are good. Some are very touristy though. This one was recommended to us by our hotel and we were not disappointed. The service was faultless but friendly, the cochinillo was out of...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Segovia today and went without a reservation to Jose Maria for a late lunch. We started with sweet bread of baby lamb, which was soooo god! As the main course we had the famous roasted milk baby pork (cochinillo in Spanish), which was...More

Thank Esa_K_Traveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This loverly restaurant in the beautiful city of Segovia has a reputation for good food and it did not disappoint. We had the menu that included the specialty of the house . Suckling Pig. All the food was presented well , the local wines where...More

Thank tommyM52
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Ana Mary A
18 June 2016|
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Response from RteJoseMariaSegovia | Property representative |
Hola Ana Mary, Son días de muchas reservas por las fiestas en Segovia por lo que le recomendamos que haga reserva directamente en nuestra sección reservas de la web o que llame al restaurante con la mayor brevedad... More
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Ana Mary A
18 June 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
Recommend to book ahead of time specially party of six ,we went 300 pm . Enjoy.
3 June 2016|
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Response from Boris N | Reviewed this property |
to really enjoy lunch over there you should spend some time and not rush, so, i would suggest to start around 12:30 or so and plan for an hour and a half or two
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$35 - US$69
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
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09:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Cronista Lecea 11 | next to Plaza Mayor, 40001 Segovia, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Segovia  >  Segovia
  • Phone Number: +34 921 46 11 11
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