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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” (8 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Plaza Mayor 5, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
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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
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to grab dinner! Fantastic racions good price and excellent service. Couldn't find fault with anything and really good prices. Well worth a visit when you are in Cuenca

Thank mommiedearest59
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and value. Menu has a variety of options a la carte. Menu of the day was great! Location is very quaint. Outdoor seating, nice weather. Service was good.

Thank 127LauraJ
Reviewed 28 April 2017

My fiance and I sat down for a quick bite and ended up devouring a huge pan of great paella. I was low on Euro and didn't want to use my card in Cuenca, but had USD. The waiter accepted my USD. My fiance loved...More

Thank EWPhoto
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We were in Cuenca for three nights the week before Easter and ate here on two of the evenings. Really lovely food, not too expensive and the waiters were very attentive. If we return to Cuenca we'll certainly eat here.

Thank John H
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice during our stay in Cuenca . At first we were a bit doubtfull as the place is right next to the cathedral and we thought it might be a tourist trap like many centric restaurants . It turned out to be...More

Thank Baciu C
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I picked this restaurant only because the restaurant recommended by my hotel was closed. We arrived at 8:30pm which is early by Spanish standards and grabbed their last available table. We both opted for the priced fix menu at $15 each which...More

Thank Len C
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Called here for a meal in the evening - sat inside as it was getting cold but there are tables outside with great views of the plaza, cathedral and mayor's office. The menu was in Spanish no English translations- lucky we had a Spanish colleague...More

Thank HughMc
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Set in this brightly painted square, with friendly staff and good food, eating here was fun and a delight. We actually started off intending to have a couple of glasses of wine, but watching the food being served......no will power! We opted for one of...More

Thank Steve H
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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