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“Should be shut down”
Review of Via Colon

Via Colon
Ranked #390 of 1,638 Restaurants in Granada
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Centro - Sagrario
Reviewed 1 April 2013

Popped in here late afternoon for some churros, drawn by the apparent good looks of this café from the outside.
Extremely unfriendly service right from the start was topped off by the fact that, after ordering churros, the waiter refused our four-year-old child some toasted bread and butter. When asked about a reason for this, he said they simply didn't serve toast in the afternoons, and didn't want other customers to see this being served, given the risk that "everyone else might then want it too". Obviously it's more interesting to keep your bread to serve as more expensive sandwiches, rather than keep clients happy. Absolutely ridiculous and above all, appalling to even think one would refuse a child some bread. We walked out immediately as of course such attitude and rudeness deserves no trade, from us or anyone else. We went to the Café Internacional, next door, for toast and churros with a smile.

1  Thank martamM4312SH
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Reviewed 10 March 2013

Been to Granada with a study group from Romania and I wanted to seat down and drink a coup of tea and to eat something! The same thing as everywhere I've been in Spain, the waiter doesn't speak English. But I got used to that. I ordered a coup of black tea which was great, I stayed at one of their small tables and enjoyed the view of the main street. I can say I liked this place for its placement and the looks. If you are in a hurry and you want something quick to drink this is a good place to stop by!

Thank HoriaSzabo
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Reviewed 28 February 2013

The welcome was surprisingly absent, the waiters are not friendly at all.
The meat we ordered was way too cooked, the fries that came with it was like from a kebab fast food. We don't have anything against kebabs, but for this price, we expect better quality!
Overpriced for this city.
Avoid this restaurant!!

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1  Thank cityhopperSylo
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Reviewed 10 February 2013

Appearances can be deceptive. Great place in a central location and the interior looks nice. Good for a drink. But the food was awful. Unusually (in Granada) we were charged for bread but the food was bland and tasteless. Sopa de Cebolla lacked seasoning and the cheese toasts were greasy and bland. The soup lacked flavour. But the most truly awful were the Pimientos Picadillos - stuffed peppers. For 11 euros it was a mean portion of three small peppers filled with a glutinous, brown, cheese sauce again devoid of flavour. It was thickened with flour and the whole thing overcooked to the point where the flour had solidified around the edge of the dish. Olives served were the type with added monosodium glutamate. Tables were dirty, staff largely disinterested. It may be ok for breakfast but I would be very wary of having more than a coffee and napolitana and when I am next in Granada will avoid this place.

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1  Thank julian b
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Reviewed 12 January 2013 via mobile

Located on the main street and not far from our hotel we decided to try the advertised hot breakfast offer. It was a generous serving and just what was needed ahead of a busy day of sightseeing. Service was prompt and a little abrupt but still okay.

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Thank Pendooly
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