10 Things to eat in Seville and where

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Seville is in fact known for its good food, tasty and simple, which promises to conquer anyone who wants to taste it. Among the various dishes that the city offers you you can taste cold soups based on vegetables, meat, fried foods and desserts; what more could you want? If you are curious, keep reading and find out what the 10 dishes you absolutely must try in Seville.


  1. toasts
  2. Churros Y Chocolate
  3. Huevos alla Flamenca
  4. Gazpacho
  5. Bravas potatoes
  6. Rabo de Toro
  7. Pipirrana de Pulpo
  8. Sirloin
  9. Tortillas de camarones
  10. Tocino de Cielo
  11. Where to eat: best restaurants, typical bars and street food
  12. User questions and comments

1 - Tostadas

The breakfast typical in Seville is based on bread. For this we propose the toasts to accompany your morning coffee. It is lightly toasted bread, seasoned with oil or butter, to which local specialties are frequently added, such as the famous Serrano ham or tomato.

  • Recommended to: Breakfast
  • Average cost: € 2,00
  • Main ingredients: bread, oil, butter, ham, tomato

2 - Churros Y Chocolate

I Churros they are inevitable in a day in Seville. These sugar-coated pancakes, usually served with hot chocolate to dip them into, are generally served for breakfast, but this does not mean that you can enjoy them at any time of day.

  • Recommended to: breakfast, snack
  • Average cost: € 3,00
  • Main ingredients: flour, butter, egg, sugar, chocolate

3 - Huevos alla Flamenca

It is a fairly simple dish, made up of few ingredients but very tasty. It is a egg fried, topped with tomato sauce and the famous sausage, a particular sausage omnipresent in Spanish cuisine

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 9,00
  • Main ingredients: egg, tomato, chorizo

4 - Gazpacho

If you love Seville cuisine you can't miss the Gazpacho. Particularly suitable in the summer months, it is a cold soup of tomato, cucumber, olive oil and garlic, which is also flavored with paprika and vinegar. Tasting it is very simple, since it is a common dish practically everywhere in Seville.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 4,00
  • Main ingredients: tomato, cucumber, garlic, olive oil, paprika

5 - Patatas Bravas

Le Bravas potatoes they are perhaps one of the best known dishes of Spanish cuisine. These potatoes, generally served as caps, are cut in a rather "coarse" way and often seasoned with a sauce based on tomato, paprika and vinegar, but there are also other variations, among which the most famous is certainly the garlic-based aioli sauce. Very tasty, but take it easy if you have a date in mind.

  • Recommended to: dinner
  • Average cost: € 3,00
  • Main ingredients: potatoes, cheese, sauces

6 - Rabo de Toro

If you are a meat lover, we have the dish for you. This is the Rabo de Toro, one of the most popular dishes in Seville. You will find the oxtail served in different ways: you can enjoy it both as a main course and as a sauce for pasta, like a "normal" ragù.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 12,00
  • Main ingredients: bull's tail

7 - Pipirrana de Pulpo

Suitable for fish lovers and those who love strong flavors, the Pipirrana de Pulpo is a very common cold salad in Seville, made with octopus, mixed with black olives, potatoes, onions and peppers.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 10,00
  • Main ingredients: octopus, black olives, potatoes, onions, peppers

8 - Solomillo

Another typical dish of the Seville tradition is the Sirloin, the omnipresent pork fillet in every taperia worthy of the name. You will find it seasoned in every way, even if one thing will never change: it must be strictly accompanied by patatas bravas.

  • Recommended to: dinner
  • Average cost: € 10,00
  • Main ingredients: pork fillet

9 - Tortillas de camarones

If you love fish and savory dishes then you can't not taste them tortillas de camarones. They are small shrimp omelettes, served both as tapas and as a real dish.

  • Recommended to: lunch and dinner
  • Average cost: € 8,00
  • Main ingredients: squid, egg

10 - Tocino de Cielo

In Seville there is a dish that you absolutely must taste: the Tocino de Cielo. This typical dessert of the city consists of a caramel pudding, which you will generally find accompanied with Aljarafe, a sweet and fortified wine of the Andalusian translation.

  • Recommended to: always
  • Average cost: € 4,00
  • Main ingredients: caramel, pudding

Where to eat: best restaurants, typical bars and street food

Seville is one of the largest cities in Spain and, also for this reason, offers several occasions to enjoy excellent typical food, proposed in numerous restaurants and clubs. The cuisine of this Spanish region, Andalusia, is strongly characterized by Arab influences, given the proximity to Africa, and for this reason many dishes are enriched with spices and dried fruit, such as almonds and pistachios.

The best place where to find most of the restaurants that can offer typical cuisine is Plaza Triunfo but, if you want to taste the dish that par excellence represents Seville and its culinary peculiarity, namely tapas, you must undoubtedly head to the neighborhoods of Triana and La Macarena.

1 - Bar Triana

  • Description: small bar in the heart of the Triana district, where you can stop for a typical aperitif
  • specialty: tapas
  • Average price: from 10,00 per person
  • Address: Calle de Castilla 73, Seville - Get Directions / Website

2 - Freiduria Reina Victoria

  • Description: small and informal place in the Triana district, very popular with locals; specialized in frying
  • specialty: fish fry
  • Average price: from € 15,00 per person
  • Address: Calle Rodrigo de Triana 51, Seville - Get Directions / Website

3 - La Escalona

  • Description: restaurant in the historic center, which offers typical cuisine with excellent tapas elegantly served
  • specialty: Paella
  • Average price: from € 25,00 per person
  • Address: laza de la Alfalfa 12, Seville - Get directions / Facebook page

4 - Restaurante Eslava

  • Description: local in the alleys of the center of Seville, it has won several awards for its tapas
  • specialty: tapas
  • Average price: from € 30,00 per person
  • Address: Eslava 3, Seville - Get Directions / Website

5 - Uno de delicias

  • Description: restaurant near the Torre d'Oro, with welcoming and kind staff; offers typical Spanish cuisine
  • specialty: Tortilla Of Potatoes
  • Average price: from € 20,00 per person
  • Address: paseo de las Delicias 1, Seville - Get directions / Facebook page

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