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Dona Francisquita

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Calle Alvarez Quintero 43, 41004 Seville, Spain
+34 954 21 31 50
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Providence, Rhode Island
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The worst culinary experience in many years. Made me feel like a fool for not walking out on such pathetic excuse of a meal. Rice so dry and burnt it practically had to be chiseled out of the pan. Cold, canned paella would probably have been better than what was served to us. The Seville Chamber of Commerce should close... More 

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Thank jfallaux
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to sit outside and soak in the atmosphere. Arrived quite late, so nice to get served. Vegetarian option was good, which wasn't the case for a lot of places in Seville

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many good restaurants to choose from so don't choose this one. Bad service. Food very average. Waste paper bin by the table with a nappy in. Need I say more! We just saw paella and sat down. Big mistake.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a bit ashamed to fall into this tourist trap, but the nice location and the sweet sun got me confused. Bad service, small portions and very average taste. Better go elsewhere.

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Thank shmulr
Bern, Switzerland
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This has been literally the worst food experience in Spain. The food is overpriced and it tastes aweful. Drinks are twice as expensive as most other restaurants in town. Service is slow. Also, if you pay with credit card make sure that you pay in Euros and not your home currency as you will pay another hefty 10% surcharges.

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Thank Kay L
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Christmas eve and trying to find somewhere to eat as most places are closed. This place was open!. The choices for me were Spaghetti Bolognese, Lasagne, Meat Pizza. I ordered the Pizza. about an hour later it arrived, it was a Pizza base with Bolognese sauce on. I think no matter which of the three dishes available to me, they... More 

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Thank RT_51
Ankara, Turkey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Terrible food. Over oily and sweet salad. The worst paella. They even managed to burn the rice. Total rip off.

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Thank tenset
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

My wife, two children and I ate dinner here in Seville in December 2016. Dona Francisquita is located in a side street with many restaurants not far from the Seville Cathedral. I started with a so-called Caesar salad that was for a lack of a better word horrible. But my mushroom risotto was very good. The waiter messed up my... More 

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I wish I could assigned zero or negative stars. Unfortunatley, I failed to check the TripAdvisor rating until after we sat down. At first, I thought someone had a grudge because of all the one-star reviews, but we soon lerned the service and food really was that bad. A number of other reviews complained about the Paella. If you're going... More 

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Thank jfsinmsp
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4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

The paella was not fresh, just warmed o the oven... The pasta was tasteless... Just one single bread to eat with other starters was 1.5 euros... Most part of the desserts of the menu were not available... The service was terrible, even without almost no client... I didn't have courage even to ask for a coffee at the end...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alvarez Quintero 43, 41004 Seville, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Seville  >  Seville
  • Phone Number: +34 954 21 31 50

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