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Los Candiles

Calle Pedro de Lagasca 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
+34 920 21 31 02
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
2 weeks ago
“Amazing Meat”
4 weeks ago
“Get the chuleton (the steak) ”
Opens in 15 min
All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Pedro de Lagasca 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interior of the place isn't great and the service so-so (we reserved the table and only had till 16:00, the waiter was stressed about whether we would be gone in time). We share among friends several dishes.Next to sepia and the Milhoja de Morcilla (some...More

Thank LesDutchies2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best steak ever! It was delicious and huuuuge. Maybe not the fanciest and modern restaurant around but very authentic and with excellent food and friendly staff (they don't speak English but they did the best to understand what we want).

Thank Tamara K
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The sizeable portions demanded respect but were attacked with courage, patience and eventually overcome. Victory achieved, withdrawal for relief was carefully contemplated! Seriously though, what gracious service! Enjoyed by all. Thank you.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 6 October 2016

I didn't expect such a large portion but I couldn't understand the menu in Spanish. But the house menu was very good. The owner/waiter was very friendly and we communicated with a little English and a little Portuguese. The food was excellent. The dessert was...More

1  Thank PhilM5660
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a modern, refine, up class restaurant, you are in the wrong place. But if you want typical Spanish food, unpretentious but solid in taste and well executed, you are in the right place. We had "croquetas", which were delicious, and...More

Thank Nomar A
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The guy who appeared to be in charge of this place could hardly disguise his dislike of us, the waiter was frankly embarrassed at his antics as he created a throughly noxious atmosphere which regrettably spoilt our evening. So good for him, he won. The...More

1  Thank travelmak
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Walked to this restaurant from our hotel to make reservations for dinner. I asked politely if he spoke English. He immediately said "No English" I asked for reservations for dinner in the little Spanish I know. He kept repeating "No English". I finally understood. No...More

Thank MikekMyrtleBeach_SC
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Hard to find as only a small sign outside indicates it being there.Superb and hearty food, great house wine and a set price make this worth the hunt. Full of locals enjoying a slow and relaxed meal, with beef being particularly popular. We felt happy...More

2  Thank biggs
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The food here is brilliant, much like a lot of good restaurants in Spain. But the local speciality, chuleton was outstanding. A huge beef chop, grilled to your liking is the order of the day and it was succulent and delicious. Think 1.5 inches thick...More

Thank keyskore
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We chose this restaurant based on reviews here, but were a little disappointed. We chose croquettes for our first course. There were two different kinds: ham, which were very good, and another kind (chicken?), which were only so-so. The chuletón de Ávila (steak) was massive...More

Thank luisafernanda
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
20:45 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:45 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:45 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:45 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:45 - 23:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:45 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Pedro de Lagasca 5, 05001 Avila, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Avila  >  Avila
  • Phone Number: +34 920 21 31 02
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