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Calle Lope de Vega S/N | Jimenez de Jamuz, 24767 Jimenez de Jamuz, Spain
+34 987 66 42 24
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13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
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Valencia, Spain
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71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Unbeatable Beef in an exquisite surrounding; the restaurant is underground in natural caves, typical of the area meant to store cereals, wine, oil etc. Frankly a singular experience of lifetome.

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Thank azvalian
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This place was recomended by some friends and we couldn't be more happy of having followed the recommendation. We booked via website and promptly got the confirmation message. After driving directly from Andorra on our way back to Portugal this stop was like a stairway to heaven. From the attention of the staff, the bodega environment, to the incredible wine... More 

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Thank Tiago O
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I came here in February to try the fixed menu that included some Japanese fusion. If it is offered again in the future then I definitely recommend trying it. The experience reminded me of DiverXO minus all the extra wowness and for much less, 85euros a head. All the plates were delicious!! I've never ate ox meat besides oxtail in... More 

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Thank Lynn D
Seoul, South Korea
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109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Go with a group, of at least 4, perhaps 6, to share the memory and respect the Ox you are about to consume. Premium Ox, and amazing sides, paired with a wine list of Spain's greatest, make this an experience of a lifetime. I am grateful.

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1 Thank Clark G
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Tasting one of the best chuleton 'premium' in curious place (the restaurant is a basement cave) with good wine inventory. We ordered 2kg premium steak for 4 adults and 3 kids..awesome lunch

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Thank JANGHYOK R
Madrid, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Although there are some good qualities about this restaurant, overall this was a great disappointment. The waiter seemed to take it personally when I asked for the meat to be cooked (it is served almost raw, slightly browned on the outside). It came back rare and my plate bloody. The waiters attitude toward me was rude, verging on humiliating. I... More 

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2 Thank It_Wizy_Me
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Dinner stay for three, with introduction in kitchen where they prepared the meat, with guided tour through the underground (former bodega barrel store) restaurant including the special private dining rooms and the wine cellar. This it was just the beginning...! The starters were mouth watering and absolutely tasty, the sides (vegetables roasted on charcoal, typical land bread) were setting the... More 

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Thank Ralf S
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Saw the movie "Steak Revolution", and had to see the place for myself. Unassuming at first sight, but you will be amazed how beautiful the place is. Had the prime Chuleta. Simply amazing. It's beef like you never tasted. Cured ox was a treat, and dessert was sensational. Go for the yogurt foam/saffron ice cream thing. Delicious.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

I'm usually skeptical about places that are heralded as "world's best" and the like, but after experiencing a piece of el Capricho beef at a restaurant in Barcelona, I was sufficiently intrigued to convince 4 friends to make the journey from Amsterdam to Leon, Spain to find out firsthand how good el Capricho's beef and ox really was. In short,... More 

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2 Thank MarkMarije
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Like many before, I read the reviews in Time, the guardian etc and decided to give this a try since we were going to be not too far away and it appeared to promise one of those rare, not to be forgotten, experiences. And they certainly made good on the promise. The locale is almost grotto like inside with convivial... More 

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Thank Pablo C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$34 - US$47
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Monday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Lope de Vega S/N | Jimenez de Jamuz, 24767 Jimenez de Jamuz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Leon  >  Jimenez de Jamuz
  • Phone Number: +34 987 66 42 24

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?