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Cafe Sevilla

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3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507-4069 (University)
+1 951-778-0611
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11:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 01:30
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 01:30
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A tapas bar-restaurant, excelente food , nice and well decorated with Spain cultural style. Music live some days, happy hours .

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Thank roberto196111
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a weekend lunch here with a party of six. Although we did not make a reservation, our hostess Drea was very welcoming and accommodating. We weren't too sure what to order or how much food to get but our server, Eric, was extremely knowledgeable and had great suggestions. Excellent service and attentiveness! We got two appetizers and the... More 

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Thank David_258741
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

The food was absolutely terrible. You only two choices for your entre and both were over done and dry. The entertainment was very short kind of a teaser. First time I went to Cafe Sevella they had a wide menus and better entertainment. I don't recommend this restaurant at all.

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Thank Tinas E
Seattle, Washington
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

This was my second visit to this place over an 18 month period. Both times, the service was good and the food was fantastic. Having recently traveled to Spain, the tapas are pretty authentic. I did not try the paella as the portions looked huge. You MUST try their house sangria. Muy bueno!

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Thank JenJenSeattle
Orange County, Ca
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414 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent on this Friday evening. Flat iron steak was perfect! No entertainment on Friday nights but a live band from the bar area emanated through the dining room. Wish it would have been all Spanish music but it wasn't.

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Thank MominOC
Riverside, California
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Café Sevilla is located in downtown Riverside, but not exactly in the center city. It's on the Southeast side of the 91 freeway, so it can be missed by the casual visitor. It's well worth the short trip to come here. They offer traditional Spanish cuisine and, lately have added a few Argentine items, like empanadas, which are delicious meat... More 

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Thank Dennis N
Riverside, California
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29 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

This food is terrible,can t b eleven they called it brunch,two floors ,none of them Worth the money you spend it on.. I would not feed it to my fog

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Thank mmssht
hollyfoxenwells, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your honest review. We take these reviews very seriously and review them each week to ensure we give the best service and food as possible. I would like to pass along your thoughts to our management team regarding your review- was there anything that you can suggest so that we can make your experience with... More 

Riverside, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Best place in the I.E. for real Spanish tapas. Great Tempranillos on the wine list, and their Sangria Royale is awesome. Try the Queso Fundido with Chorizo, the Pork medallions, the Empanadas, and the bread with garlic aioli. Our favs!

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Thank Remmy700P
hollyfoxenwells, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! If you... More 

Riverside, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Sevilla is both an elegant restaurant downstairs and a cozy bar upstairs. There is live music often. The tapas are wonderful, especially the queso fundido, fried calamari, empanadas, and the sangria. The food is from Spain, so not Mexican food.

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Thank Sue S
hollyfoxenwells, Public Relations Manager at Cafe Sevilla, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback with us! Your review is important to us in making sure that we are delivering a great dining experience for our guests. I will pass along your positive sentiments to the team! Thanks again and we hope to see you at the restaurant again sometime soon! If you... More 

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50 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I never was interested in tapas places but my husband wanted to try this place. I'm so glad he took me there. Since that night we have returned with friends and for other date night. The empanadas are so so good! I grew up eating empanadas so I'm picky. Cafe Sevilla has really good ones. Sometimes there's a live band... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Buffet, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:30
Friday
11:30 - 01:30
Saturday
11:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3252 Mission Inn Ave, Riverside, CA 92507-4069
    (University)
  • Public Transportation: Express Catering Services available. Please contact Linda Larrauri at 858-860-0382 ext. 101 for more details.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-778-0611
Description
Cafe Sevilla has been dedicated to providing the true essence of Spanish culture, music and cuisine since 1987. Located in the heart of downtown Riverside, Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer the most authentic Spanish ambiance in their tapas bar, restaurant and nightclub. Café Sevilla specializes in Spanish tapas or small plates, which are great for a sharable dining experience. Menu offerings include a variety of tapas to include ceviche, empanadas, calamari, Spanish meatballs, stuffed dates, patatas bravas and tortilla Espanola. Main dishes include a variety of paellas, fresh seafood and savory meat dishes. We also feature a large variety of Spanish wines and refreshing sangrias. Cafe Sevilla is proud to offer: -Lunch, Brunch and Dinner -Live Entertainment Wednesday-Sunday -Salsa Dance Classes on Wednesday Nights -Flamenco Dinner Shows Every Saturday & Sunday Night -Late Night Dining on Friday and Saturday Nights -Award Winning Brunch Buffet Sundays 10am-2pm -Enjoy Social Hour specials 7 days a week! Join us Sunday-Friday 2:30pm-7pm and Saturday 2:30pm-5pm for Spanish tapas bites for only $3 each and indulge in select sangria, cocktails, wines and craft beers starting at just $4 each. Plus, you can enjoy $3 off items $11 and under and $5 off items $12 and over on our entire menu. -Locals can join the "Sevilla e-Club" and benefit from special menu tastings, preview events, weekly deals and more! Learn more by visiting our website. Membership is FREE! Cafe Sevilla has something for everyone! Ole!

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