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Cafe Alianza

#656 of 2,247 Restaurants in Seville
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Casco Antiguo
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Calle Rodrigo Caro | Barrio de Santa Cruz, 41004 Seville, Spain
+34 954 21 76 35
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Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a beautiful outdoor venue in a shade , relatively quiet square adjacent to a major tourist attraction. So, they can get away with tourist-quality food. In fact the food was okay, but not anything special. You come here for the peace, beauty and traditional hospitality of Spain. However, the staff here was shockingly rude. Apparently the outdoor seating... More 

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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I ordered the Rabo de Toro and Spinach Seville-Style to share. The oxtail was meltingly tender and delicious and the spinach had an interesting and delicious hint of (I think) coriander. We were served by a very pleasant young man. Altogether a delightful meal for us.

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Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were too early to visit the cathedral on Sunday so we had some time to visit Alianza. Normally a place we would avoid - too touristic - however, conveniently nearby. They had some nice tables in the shadow and a free table (it was quite busy). The waiter was fast and provided use with some decent meals. I do... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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295 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Alianza for lunch while on a day visit to Seville. We sat outside. Restaurant location is good. The server made it quite clear that he was busy and we should get a move on in ordering our food. When the food finally arrived the French Fries we had ordered had been replaced by potato chips. We were... More 

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Edegem, Belgium
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682 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2017

We stopped here for lunch. Lovely location, just next to the Alcazar. We had a nice meal but it was a little bit pricey, service was quick and friendly.

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Thank Hugo_Nina
Janet Sevilla L, Propietario at Cafe Alianza, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a comment. I'm glad you enjoyed your meal. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Went to Cafe Alianza at the recommendation of friends who had had the opportunity to enjoy the company and food of Jose and Maria. What genuine, welcoming people who serve terrific food in their restaurant. If we were spending more than 2 days in the city we would go back. It is on my list for next time. The oxtail... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Some of the reviews of this most pleasant little restaurant seem to have mistaken it for the sterile nameless place next door. Alianza is a reminder of how a small establishment can make its customers feel great, even in a tourist area. Staff Maria and José could not have been more pleasant. Owner and chef Janet comes to your table... More 

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Thank endre m
Janet Sevilla L, Propietario at Cafe Alianza, responded to this review

Hello Hungary! Without a single doubt the most outstanding aspect of the Alianza Restaurant are the wonderful customers such as yourselves!!!! We're so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again the next time you are in town. Thank you for taking the time to post your comment!!! Regards Janet More 

Liege, Belgium
1 review
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The staff is friendly but it is all. We found plastic in our food, and the tortilla was as bad as at Mc Donald's. Very disappointed. Get away.

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Thank Pierre C
London
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141 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Had lunch here at the weekend. Lovely little square. Good service. Tasty food. I had a pork stew which was delicious and my husband had stew of squid which is hard to cook properly but was also delicious. Great value restaurant.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We had the meatballs which tasted like processed sausages, squid in ink which was very glutinous and rich, garlic prawns which were very overpriced at 17 euros - didn't really have much of a garlic flavour, there were not many and they were very small. We did like the melon and ham but you can't really go wrong with that!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$23
Cuisine
Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Rodrigo Caro | Barrio de Santa Cruz, 41004 Seville, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Seville  >  Seville>  > Casco Antiguo
  • Neighbourhood: Casco Antiguo
  • Phone Number: +34 954 21 76 35

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?