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El Lagar de San Vicente

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Calle Varguilla 36, 47300, Penafiel, Spain
+34 983 87 31 56
Today
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sun 21:00 - 23:00
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Tampa, Florida, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch at this cozy little roasters during on wine tour of Ribera del Douro. The blood pudding and chorizo appetizer was the best I have ever had. The roast suckling lamb was amazing and worth stopping here for. Desert was also very good. Service was good, especially for Europe. This place is worth a stop and very... More 

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NM
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This is a real asador or roasting place. There is a big, wood fired oven as you come in which is where the serious cooking goes on. The thing to eat is a quarter leg of lamb ("lechazo") which feeds two. All they ask is what you want with it. A simple salad is great and we had the local... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Was told about this place by a local and we went early afternoon. We did not have a reservation (we got very lucky). They did find us a table for 2 though, even though the place was full. Its multi level and the basement cellar is a very neat place! We ate on top level and our waiter was great!... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were traveling through Penafiel and happened on the place. Since we were still eating on earlier North American internal clocks, we had the place to our selves for most of our visit. The service was prompt. The food was quite good.

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Denia, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

As explained by numerous earlier reviews the lamb is amazing. One warning however is that if you want to try the famous Lechazo, you must order at least two hours before your reservation. Fabulous service by a waiter who simply couldn't do enough to please us.

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san francisco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Beautiful meal and wonderful service. We ordered the roasted lamb, the house salad of simple tomato, lettuce, and onion, and the white asparagus. The lechazo was amazing - we have never had lamb prepared this way with the crispy skin and the meat so tender you could cut with butter knife. All the accompaniments were perfect. Take the servers recommendations... More 

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Jakarta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

We stopped on way to Peñafiel. We did not want asado and opted for raciones and the recommended reserve wine. The boletus were delicious as was the revuelto de morcilla. We had the asparagus and foie too. Warm white asparagus is not usual jut the bed of grated veggies and cheese somehow worked. Service and overall experience good -recommended,

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Murcia, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2015

Peñafiel is a little town in Rivera de Duero, cradle of great wines and vineries. The restaurante is very nice, in three level underground, very confortable and reminds you the Spain of the 60´s. The personal was real nice, ant he food just amazing. One of the best lamb you can eat in Spain cooked in a handmade oven. I... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

The lamb leg, was just simply phenomenal. Totally enjoyed every single bite of it. Loved the whole meal actually. We made a reservation for 9pm and were the first ones in the restaurant. Had a wonderful time and experience, checking out and exploring the bodega. Don't see many of those kinds of wine cellars so it was indeed, memorable. Waiter... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

We stumbled across this resteraunt after trying to visit the local castle which was closed. From the outside it looks like a small bar but opens up into a tardis of a place which is full of history. We chose the menu del die fixed menu at 12 euro which had a choice of starters and mains, a bread roll,water... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
21:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Varguilla 36, 47300, Penafiel, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Valladolid  >  Penafiel
  • Phone Number: +34 983 87 31 56

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