7 Restaurants to Go in Salamanca

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The Salamancans have given to the world some fine delicacies, Armaguillos being one not to be missed out. It is a delicious cake, somewhere between biscuit and sponge and is made up of almond, sugar and egg. You must also try their fine cured hams – they are completely irresistible. Here is a list of few of the best restaurants you may turn into:


This place is both a restaurant as well as a Tapas Bar. If you don’t want to stand, you may opt for the seated dining from the A La Carte Menu, which is a bit expensive though. They have got a great variety of food items in their menu, and the quality is amazing as well.

Must Try: “Sole Mio” which is only available after 8PM. Also, one of the best Tapas in town.


  • Name: Casa Paca Restaurante
  • Address: Plaza del Peso 10, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
  • Opening hour: 12:30 – 16:00; 19:30 – 00:00
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Phone Number: +34 923 21 89 93
  • Website: http://www.casapaca.com/


Located just 5 minutes away from the Plaza Mayor, it offers private dining options too for celebrations/events. It is probably the best place to eat out in Salamanca. Croquettes, Bacalau and a bottle of assorted white wine, Ahhh!! what better can one ask for the lunch. They specialize in their wide variety of codfish dishes served in really creative ways. The decor of the interior is equally appealing.


  • Name: Mencia Restaurante
  • Address: Calle Grillo . 11, 37001 Salamanca, Spain.
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Price Range: €11-20
  • Phone Number: +34 923 213 718
  • Website: http://www.restaurantemencia.com/


They have been offering a variety of meats, put along with delicious gravies and chutneys. The service is polite and prompt, despite of only two people to attend for the crowd. The prices ranges from 2 to 3.5 EUR per course. Absolutely delicious! You’ll be served with the best of the wines that will make you fall in love with the place. Prior reservation is recommended as it is one of the hot shots of the town.

Must Try: The mini-hamburger with blood sausage and caramelized onions: Absolute nirvana!


  • Name: Cuzco Bodega
  • Address: c/ Juan del Rey, 37008 Salamanca, Spain
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Opening hour: 20:00-00:00; 13:00-16:00
  • Phone Number: +34-923622458
  • Website: http://www.cuzcobodega.es/

4. LA HOJA 21

Established in 1998, it is one of the premier league restaurant in the country. Best known for fine dining, includes a wide list of specialized items and has a seating capacity for 80 people. The dessert from the house is amazingly good and tops the chart. The service is impeccable and surprisingly fast.

Must Try: Ceviche of salmon with spinach and apples, Lomo de rape con salsa cremosa de foie-gras (MAIN COURSE), and Ensalada de frutas con sorbete de limón (DESSERTS).


  • Name: La Hoja 21
  • Address: Calle San Pablo, 21, 37002 Salamanca, Spain
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Price Range: €21-40
  • Phone Number: +34 923 264 028
  • Website: http://www.lahoja21.com/



If you are fed up of the mundane city choirs and you wish to enjoy your evening, sitting in some cozy little place and talking about life, this sure is the place to be. It is located by the church of San Esteban. Go there to enjoy a relaxed eat-out. But beware! you’ll meet there one of the most friendly staffs you’ll ever encounter in a restaurant – always ready to explain and help you out with making the choices. Wine starts at €2.50 per glass.

Tip: Go early, around 21:00, as it gets really stuffed later.

Must Try: Tuna and Sardine platter, Mozzarella Salad.


  • Name: Vinodiario
  • Address: Plaza de los basilios 1, Salamanca, Spain
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Price Range: €11-20
  • Phone Number: +34 923 614 925
  • Website: http://www.vinodiario.com/


Small place, with 7-8 tables at max, a perfect place for a romantic date. Located in Plaza de Libertab, just a short distance from Plaza Mayor; a reasonable price and friendly staff makes it even better. Prior reservation is recommended if you want to savor their famous apple crumble and get down with the local Ribera Wine. The food is exceptionally well cooked and even better served.

Tip: Choose this for a romantic evening out.

Must Try: Apple crumble


  • Name: Zazu Bistro
  • Address: Plaza de la Libertad 8, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Price Range: €21-40
  • Timings: 14:00-17:00; 21:00-00:00
  • Phone Number: +34 923 261690
  • Website: http://www.restaurantezazu.com/

7. Pizzeria Mambo Italiano

Run by a couple, this place has an aura: charming and welcoming. You’ll be greeted with the most genuine smile from the husband and wife, and will realize that they absolutely love what they are doing. Also you’ll find one of the best pizza in Spain. The best part: it opens 1:30 hours before usual Spanish restaurants do ie. you may start your dinner at 19:00 hrs. And if you’re lucky enough, you might also get complimentary dessert, which sure will make your day.


  • Name: Pizzeria Mambo Italiano
  • Address: Calle Ledesma, 2 | Fray Luis de Granada, 37007 Salamanca, Spain
  • Access: Credit Cards
  • Price Range: €12-35
  • Timings: 13:00-00:00
  • Phone Number: +34 609 22 72 04
  • Website: https://pizzeriamamboitalianosalamanca.wordpress.com/

Have a good trip and travel!