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Il Principale

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Casco Antiguo
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Calle Veronica 1, 50001 Zaragoza, Spain
+34 976 20 20 56
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:30
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Mon - Thu 21:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 21:00 - 00:30
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Ontinyent, Spain
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

After spending the day walking around the old town we were ready for a good, relaxed meal. As we live in Spain we did fancy a change and the ambiance of this Italian restaurant looked like it would fit the bill. We were met at the door by a young man who showed us to a table.The resteraunt had about... More 

Thank AngloSpanish
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015

As vegetarians, we have struggled to find Spanish food that we can eat, particularly in Zaragoza. We struck upon Il Principale whilst wandering the streets for somewhere to eat, and were pleased by the well-priced and wide selection of meals available. The waitress was welcoming and friendly (something which we have found to be rather unusual here in Spain) and... More 

Thank rachelbesenyei
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 June 2015

The food was very good here with a great choice of wine and very pleasant service.The restaurant had fantastic decor with a good variety of food on offer.The only thing against any restaurant in Zaragoza is that they do not open their doors until 20.30.hrs.

Thank Sally K
ilprincipale, Gerente at Il Principale, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. We regret not being able to meet the demand of tourists in terms of times, since it is non-existent by the influx of local customers the service before the medidodia 13.3 and 20.3 per night More 

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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

This restaurant looks so nice and inviting, we gave it a try. The staff is very friendly and helpful... but that is the only positive. Though they are very nice, they seem to be untrained. For example, they do not offer to taste the wine, and make you use the cutlery from the first course on the second. Wine. Well,... More 

Thank MK1Barry
ilprincipale, Gerente at Il Principale, responded to this review
Google Translation

Agradecemos la critica y lamentamos que no haya disfrutado de la visita a nuestro establecimiento. Una vez analizada la situación... More 

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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2014

Nothing against Spanish food, and Zaragoza has plenty of great restaurants, but if you need a break, this is a good choice for Italian. You choose the type of pasta noodle you want and then the sauce you want to go with it. And not just pasta, other dishes as well. Good and well-priced wine list. Excellent overall value in... More 

Thank Flojohn
ilprincipale, Gerente at Il Principale, responded to this review
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Muchas gracias por el comentario, seguiremos trabajando para mantener el nivel de calidad. More 

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
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174 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Average italian food in the city center. My wife had pizza and I had a salad for dinner. Service was good and the bil was very reasonable.

Thank Martorelli
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2013 via mobile

Restaurant that looks like a copy of the La Tagliatella franchises that can be found on different locations in the centre. Same looks, same main dishes, same desserts, but more expensive and less cosy.

Thank MiguelMeyers
ilprincipale, Gerente at Il Principale, responded to this review
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Lamentamos no hayan podido apreciar diferencias entre nuestros productos y su relación calidad/precio con respecto a otros restaurantes. Al no... More 

Poitiers, France
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 April 2013

We ate at this restaurant after a long drive from Marbella. It was last Easter and we thought the place looked really inviting, the smell of the food was lovely, the place was warm. We ordered our food, my husband's food arrived, it was very good, very tasty. My food arrived, piping hot, the cheese bubbling around the sides. the... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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51 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2011

I was in Zaragoza with friends last weekend and we enjoyed a fabulous dinner at Il Principale last Saturday. The restaurant was busy so we had to wait for a table until 23:15, but it was worth every second! I had pasta but friends had rice and they loved their food too. The wine was good, the price fair and... More 

1 Thank AnitaBrazil

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$22
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:30
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Veronica 1, 50001 Zaragoza, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Aragon  >  Province of Zaragoza  >  Zaragoza>  > Casco Antiguo
  • Neighbourhood: Casco Antiguo
  • Phone Number: +34 976 20 20 56

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