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La Cocina de Tono

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Calle Gran Via 20, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
+34 923 26 39 77
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11:00 - 16:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It took a while for me to get here, but it was worth it in the end! It's shut on Sunday night and Monday. The first time I came, it was full of locals in the bar area, and this is where I sat and had the menu al día - excellent value and really good food - 5 lovely... More 

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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Encouraged by the Lonely Planet guide recommendation and a high Trip Advisor rating, we went there for lunch. My high expectations were significantly exceeded: each of the half dozen tapas we ordered was either very good or (more often) delicious. I was particularly impressed with the octopus carpaccio and the mini lamb burger. The wines did not disappoint, either (we... More 

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Thank Kamil K
Hightown, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

If the locals are in there is is usually a good sign, we got a seat by the bar and tried a variety of tapas with local wine except for her ladyship who is a gin drinker and this bar sold gin, not all do. Good attentive service and good variations of tapas. The place filled up so quickly with... More 

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Melbourne
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

This place is the authentic local tapas scene. It gets packed by 8.30pm with locals eating a wonderful range of tapas & drinking wine & beer. The tapas pre made behind glass on the bar are fresh & delicious & even more exciting offerings are available to order. There is a menu in English & the busy staff are nevertheless... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

We had a great meal, friendly and professional service. Isabel took good care of us. Many locals.. not your typical tourist trap. We had traditional tapas and the solomillo,which was cooked just right as I requested. This was our 5th visit. The deserts excellent. We just wanted a couple of glasses of wine and the waiter suggested 1/2 bottle which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We had a disappointing meal in a touristy restaurant on our first night in Salamanca so we looked at TA and found this delightful place the following day. It was a wet and windy Tuesday evening and we arrived just as they opened at 8pm. We were warmly welcomed and ate in the restaurant which soon filled with locals who... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015

our group (incl spaniards) went here on the repeated advice of a few locals. large group and thus able to sample a large portion of the menu. setting inside for semi-formal dining is nice, service quick and warm, and most dishes were excellent... ...but special words are reserved for the young pig (cochinillo) - simply otherworldly. crisp skin contrasted with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2015

We chanced upon this restaurant on the Grand Via. Very friendly staff, we even managed some conversation though my Spanish is poor and they did not speak English. We tried a few dishes and they were all fresh cooked and excellent quality. Solomillo tapas was perfect. We went to other bars and restaurants but on the second night we went... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014 via mobile

It's definitely the best restaurant in Salamanca!!! It's not cheap but it's worth the money. Their solomillo tapa was the best mini steak I have ever eaten.

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2014 via mobile

I write this comment after my third visit here. I come regularly in Salamanca and I much like the traditional Spanish cooking you can find in this restaurant. A seducing 6-course dégustation menu is always available for around 35 €. But you may also want to choose diverse meals at good price. I personally recommend the conchinillo :-). Convinced ?... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Gran Via 20, 37001 Salamanca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
  • Phone Number: +34 923 26 39 77

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?