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Best tapas in Seville

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Seville is a city known for its culture, its architecture and, of course, its gastronomy. In particular, tapas are a fundamental part of the Seville dining experience. Whether you're visiting the city or you're a lifelong Sevillian, you can't miss out on some of the best tapas in Seville. Here are a few options that are not to be missed.

Where to go for tapas in Seville: eat well and cheaply

In Seville, you'll find a wide variety of places to eat tapas, from traditional bars to modern restaurants, but first and foremost:

What is a lid?

the tapa de tortilla is one of the best known tapas in Seville.

Tapas are small portions of food served as an appetizer or main course, and are usually accompanied by drinks.

10 bars where to eat the best tapas tapas in Seville

Bar Las Columnas

tapas at Bar las Columnas

Bar Las Columnas is one of the most emblematic tapas bars in Seville and is located in one of Seville's must-see neighbourhoods, at the entrance to the Santa Cruz district.. It is famous for its lively atmosphere and the quality of its tapas. The tapa speciality of the house is spinach with chickpeas.one of the most iconic tapas of Sevillian gastronomy. In addition, there are other delicious options available such as salmorejo, prawns with garlic and Iberian ham. The atmosphere of the bar is very authentic and cosy, with traditional décor and a wooden bar where freshly prepared tapas are displayed. Prices are reasonable, making it an excellent choice for those looking for tapas in Seville.

Address: Calle Rodrigo Caro 1 in the Santa Cruz neighbourhood

Alfalfa Bar

Tapas at Bar Alfalfa

The Bar Alfalfa is a traditional bar located in the Santa Cruz neighbourhoodand is one of the most popular places to eat tapas in Seville. The bar has a very authentic and lively atmosphere, and offers a wide variety of tapas at very reasonable prices. Some of the most popular tapas are prawns with garlic, patatas bravas and meatballs in sauce.. In addition, the Alfalfa Bar has a great selection of wines and beers, which makes it a perfect place to spend a fun night out with friends.

Address: Calle Candilejo, 1

Ideal for tapas less than 10 minutes from the Real Alcázar of Seville.

Ricardo House

Tapas at Casa Ricardo

Casa Ricardo is a popular tapas bar located in the Triana district of Seville, which has been in operation since 1939. The atmosphere is authentic and typical of Seville, with rustic décor and a wide selection of freshly prepared tapas. Among its specialities are aubergines with honey, salmorejo or flamenquines, but without a doubt: the best ham croquettes in Seville. Casa Ricardo is known for its excellent value for money, making it a popular choice among locals, and today it remains an obligatory stop for tapas lovers.

Address: Calle Hernán Cortés 2

El Rinconcillo

El Rinconcillo is one of the oldest bars in Sevilleand undoubtedly one of the best places to eat tapas in the city. Founded in 1670, this bar has maintained its traditional charm, with barrels instead of tables, and offers a wide variety of tapas at very reasonable prices. Among the most popular tapas are the spinach with chickpeas. El Rinconcillo is a very welcoming place full of history, making it ideal for those who want to enjoy an authentic Sevillian experience.

Address: Gerona Street 40

Álvaro Peregil Tavern

Álvaro Peregil is a popular tapas bar located in the Santa Cruz district of Seville, which has been in operation for over 70 years. It is known for its delicious tapas, such as salmorejo, fried aubergines, papas bravas and Iberian ham. It also offers a wide selection of wines, try the popular orange wine. The atmosphere of the bar is authentic and cosy, with traditional décor and an outdoor terrace on a pedestrian street. The prices are reasonable, making it an excellent choice for enjoying Seville tapas without spending too much money.

Address: Calle Mateos Gago 22

Los Coloniales Tavern

Taberna Los Coloniales is a popular tapas bar located in the historic centre of Seville. It offers a wide variety of traditional and modern tapas, such as sirloin steak with whisky, ham croquettes and mushroom scrambled eggs. It also has an extensive wine and beer list. The atmosphere of the bar is cosy and lively, with traditional décor and an outdoor terrace. The prices are reasonable, which makes it a great place to eat. excellent option for those looking to try the best tapas in Seville without spending too much..

Address: Plaza Cristo de Burgos 19

Morales House

Casa Morales is another of the oldest bars in Seville, and is located in the Santa Cruz neighbourhood. This bar is famous for its montaditos. Some of the most popular montaditos are pringá (a mixture of cooked pork), sirloin steak and loin with cheese. Casa Morales also offers other typical tapas, such as spinach with chickpeas and salmorejo. In addition, the atmosphere of the bar is very authentic, which makes it an excellent choice for those who want to try traditional Sevillian tapas.

Address: Calle García de Vinuesa 11

El Patio San Eloy

Tapas in the Patio San Eloy in Seville

Patio San Eloy is a traditional tapas bar in the historic centre of Seville. It offers a wide variety of traditional and modern tapas, such as roquefort sirloin steak, fried aubergines and homemade stews. The bar is set in a beautiful Andalusian courtyard, with a charming rustic décor. We recommend a caña de cerveza with a tapa. It is a must for those who want to experience the true gastronomic culture of Andalusia.

Address: 9 San Eloy Street

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Pelayo Tapas Bar

Pelayo is a traditional bar located in the Plaza de la Alameda de Hércules, one of the liveliest areas of Seville. This bar is famous for its tapas of Iberian ham and its montaditos (small sandwiches).which can be enjoyed at very reasonable prices. In addition, Bar Pelayo has a great selection of wines and beers, and its atmosphere is lively and full of life.

Address: Calle de Placentines, 25

La Azotea

La Azotea is a group of restaurants that offer creative and sophisticated tapas in various places in Seville. Although the prices are a little higher than in traditional bars, the quality of the food and the atmosphere of the restaurants make it worthwhile. Some of the most popular tapas include salmon tartar, prawn ceviche and Iberian carrillada. In addition, La Azotea has an excellent selection of wines and cocktails, and its restaurants have a modern and elegant décor.

Address: Calle Conde de Barajas, 13

7 Recommended and popular tapas to order in Seville

croquette tapa
  1. Croquettes -They are made with a creamy béchamel sauce and, to taste, you can add chopped Iberian ham, chicken or other ingredients. Fry until golden brown and crispy on the outside, but soft and creamy on the inside. Croquettes are one of the most popular and delicious options. They can be found in many bars and restaurants in Seville, but some of the best places to try them are La Brunilda, Casa Ricardo and Las Columnas.
  2. Salmorejo - Salmorejo is a cold soup typical of the region of Andalusia, the most popular is in Cordoba. It is made with tomatoes, bread, olive oil, garlic and vinegar. The result is a smooth and tasty cream that is served cold. It is often accompanied by chopped cured ham and hard-boiled egg. One of the best places to try salmorejo in Seville is at the restaurant El Rinconcillo, which has been serving this delicious cold soup since 1670.
  3. Flamenco Eggs - They are made with eggs, cured ham, peas, tomato and red pepper. Everything is cooked together in a casserole until the eggs are cooked. It is served hot and is perfect for sharing. Some of the best places to try huevos a la flamenca in Seville are Casa Morales, Bodeguita Romero and Casa Paco.
  4. Garlic Prawns - They are made with fresh prawns, garlic, olive oil, chilli and parsley. Everything is sautéed in a hot frying pan until the prawns are golden brown and the garlic is golden. Serve hot with some bread to dip in the delicious sauce. Garlic prawns are one of the most popular tapas in Spain.. Some of the best places to try garlic prawns in Seville are La Pepona, Bar El Comercio and La Azotea.
  5. Aubergines with Honey - They are made with battered and fried aubergines and served with a little honey on top. The result is a dish that combines the crunchiness of the batter with the sweetness of the honey. It is a perfect dish for those who like to experiment with sweet and savoury flavours. Some of the best places to try aubergines with honey in Seville are Casa Robles and El Rinconcillo.
  6. Carrillada - Pork cheek is a dish consisting of pork cheeks braised in red wine, onion, carrot and aromatic herbs. The result is a tender and juicy meat with a deep and delicious flavour. It is usually served with chips or mashed potatoes. Some of the best places to try carrillada in Seville are El Rinconcillo, Casa Morales and Eslava.
  7. Pringá Montadito - The montadito de pringá is a typical tapa of Sevillian cuisine made with a mixture of stewed and shredded meats, such as pork, beef and chorizo. It is placed on a piece of bread and served hot. It's a tasty comfort food not to be missed in Seville. Some of the best places to try the montadito de pringá in Seville are La Pepona, Casa Morales and Bodeguita Romero.

Excursions to Seville from Malaga

Tapas in Seville is quite an experience. However, if you are in Malaga and you want to visit Seville, enjoy in Seville with our day trips from Malaga:

As you can see, Seville is a place where you can find delicious and affordable tapas in a wide variety of bars and restaurants. Whether you prefer traditional and authentic places, or modern and sophisticated restaurants, there are options for all tastes and budgets. We hope this list has given you some ideas on where to eat tapas in Seville well and cheaply, and that you enjoy your dining experience in this beautiful city in southern Spain.

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