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Cafe Real

Plaza Mayor, Salamanca, Spain
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible15%
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“jamon iberico” (3 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (10 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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Plaza Mayor, Salamanca, Spain
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

we were there for the hot chocolate. one member in the group introduce this to us and the hot chocolate was very creamy. service was good and server took pains to ensure each of us got the exact texture for our drink. Tapas was inexpensive...More

Thank NikiKoh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The first place we went on arriving in Salamanca was the Plaza Mayor. After a quick tour we decided to have a seat at Cafe Real and relax. Great choice. Jamon Iberico and Patatas Bravas was the perfect introduction to Spain. Salty, a little spicy,...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Location great and a free concert going on BUT everybody in our group complained about the service. We eventually ordered 2 beers and 2 combination plates. My food was not too bad but my wife's was inedible. The shrimps were definitely off, chips poor. I...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Very classic style Spanish tapas bar. Busy with locals and Spanish tourists. Waiters don't speak English. Ordered two beers and two tapas, only charged for beers. Found out you get a free tapa with each drink in the bar and drink prices are average. Good...More

Thank Hammy12
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The cafe is in a great plaza in Salamanca with some historic buildings around. This was quiet when we got there at 700ish as this is early to eat in Spain but certainly filled from then on. Waiter was good although got stretched. Had a...More

Thank Bucketlist698
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place has really good tapas, made on site and fresh. This was one of my favorites while studying nearby. Went almost every day. Great coffee, and really good jamón! Sandwiches, huevos rotos, jamón on toast, whatever I ordered, it was always good. Good prices...More

Thank Darlingburd
Reviewed 5 July 2016

Now visited here twice, both times with locals, unlike some cities in Spain Plaza mayor here whilst touristy is not expensive so the default avoid approach not applicable here, and this is a real gem for Pincho Moruno and Alhambra beer. First time after the...More

1  Thank Mandeville1322
Reviewed 30 January 2016

By far this is one of my favorite places in Salamanca. I came here 16 years ago, and it was the first tapas place I visited. I return over and over. Great tapas, good wines, and a staff that is part of its history. Plan...More

Thank RCC_21
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

The coating fell off the calamari as it was picked up, it had a slightly fishy taste, and it was just, well, terrible. Too bad. Our sandwiches were actually pretty good. The service was O.K. But it was pretty slow. There was no offer for...More

Thank LostWanderluster
Reviewed 7 August 2015

While visiting beautiful Salamanca we looked at reviews on tapas bars as we were after a light meal after our big menu del dia lunch. Our first choice was closed that night, so we tried Real with hesitation, thinking that the prices might be overinflated...More

Thank Jennifer272015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Mayor, Salamanca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile and Leon  >  Province of Salamanca  >  Salamanca
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