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Restaurante San Juan Plaza Mayor

Plaza Mayor 5, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34 969 23 42 78
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
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“paella” (10 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Mayor 5, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It just outside the cathedral of Cuenca. A beautiful place to sit and have a relaxed lunch. And it has good food.

Thank Trishna N
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch when we arrived and had menu di dia for 15euro ea so much food and good . salad, calamari, pork, bread, wine friendly waiter . We came back for dinner and had paella and it was a big pan with...More

Thank Siciliani2013
Reviewed 7 June 2018

If you are in Cuenca old town you must try this bar and restaurant. The fixed menus are excellent value and the food is great

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 April 2018

we had lamb chops and paella, the paella was fine, but either we were cheated about the lamb chops or else the portions were just too small. we had ordered for 2 - payed 32 ish euro, and got one small plate . when asking,...More

Thank mnielsen1974
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

On our trip to Cuenca we are not eating out in the evenings but taking long lunches . We came here right off the train on our first day and found the food good, fresh and unpretentious. The Ensalada Mixta is very good as is...More

Thank Trev G
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

This should have been a good place except that the price of our beers seemed to depend on what the person behind the bar wanted to change - €2 each the first round, €1.80 the second, €2 each the next day and then they were...More

Thank sbf67
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We ate here for every meal during our stay in Cuenca. The tapas were excellent, and they stay to the old tradition of a free tapa with every drink order. The bar area was lively, and the restaurant section buzzing with conversations.

Thank donf798523
Reviewed 15 December 2017

After the amazing tour with PAblo (Cuenca Viajes) we went to San Juan for dinner and everything I had was truly delicious. I didn't try any meaty dishes as I'm a vegetarian but all their veggie dishes that I tried were yummy! :)

Thank Maja S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The San Juan Restaurant was a positive surprise...very good food...I had a local lamb that was tasting very well and my wife and friends had a nice Local paella with “rape and gamba”...be careful, it’s a little spicy! I do recommend this place!!

Thank Fabio M
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Service was quick bearing in mind that the outside terrace was full and it was a hot summer Saturday evening. We ordered a Paella for 2 persons which was preceded by bread and drinks and in the end took some 20 minutes to arrive. Once...More

Thank caracoisdasso
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Mayor 5, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +34 969 23 42 78
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