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Restaurante de la Posada de San Jose

Ronda Julian Romero, 4, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
+34 969 21 13 00
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spring rolls” (2 reviews)
“scallops” (2 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
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Mediterranean, Spanish, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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Ronda Julian Romero, 4, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Food as I have never tried before. Everything was local and different. Book in advance and go early to enjoy the views. Owner is a native English speaker, which makes communication easier.

Thank Yeniset S
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went here with a party of 10 to celebrate a friend's 60th Birthday and were given the balcony overlooking the gorge and Parador. We had the most delightful evening. The food was delicious, recommend the slow cooked lamb, pork tenderloin, scallops, baby broad beans...More

Thank Richard K
Reviewed 7 April 2017

As you would expect in this part of Cuenca, the building inside and out was lovely. We had an evening meal so couldn't really benefit from the views but we had visited Cuenca during the day. They have a menu in English as well as...More

1  Thank Ihalton
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Spanish people lunch at 2pm, if you go at 1pm you have table otherwise you may not. Better reserve if you can plan. Start with the 4 plates of degustacion together with a craft beer, then a shrimp brochetta and to finish a steak well...More

Thank Pedro_Diener_Pereira
psanjose, Propietario at Restaurante de la Posada de San Jose, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2017

Thank you very much for giving this kind advice to future customers. It is best to have a reservation but sometimes, as you discovered, if you come early you can be lucky and have a table, even near the window. We are glad that you...More

Reviewed 12 December 2016

I walked in here for breakfast, food was very scarce, orange juice was not fresh (ew), coffee was good. My waitress was extremely serious but attentive. What made my review rate average was the service, it was good. Not impressed by the food....or lack ofMore

Thank CocoFranco43
psanjose, Propietario at Restaurante de la Posada de San Jose, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hi CocoFranco43, We have listen and take note about your comments, you must visited us in the certain moment when the Buffet was emptier than usually because many people should have been having breakfast just before you. Normally there is enough variety and quantity of...More

Reviewed 26 October 2016

Spent a night at la Posada de San Jose and enjoyed breakfast here in the morning. Nice basic food not to fancy but good quality. Coffee was great :-)More

Thank NilsRump
psanjose, Propietario at Restaurante de la Posada de San Jose, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2016

Thanks a lot for your visit and your comment. We have improved our breakfast with home-made cakes, muffins or cookies, as you say, its not fancy but we always serve the highest quality. Our "Café de Puchero" is a very useful partner to vistit Cuenca....More

Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We started with appetizers on the terrace. Drinks (Campari), wine, and sangria were all good, and the food was good; scallops were excellent, but I wouldn't order the mushroom spring rolls again. Dinner inside was very good also, with attentive service. We had the baby...More

1  Thank Vrsol
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Well located in the centre of town.Try to get a table overlooking the gorge. Food was above average but the service was rather surly.

1  Thank Hotpot2014
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The view from the terrace is stunning. I would recommend reserving a table on the outside terrace. The pork tenderloin in apple and cider sauce was excellent. The meat was tender, juicy and tasty. The service was excellent from the owner's son who spoke very...More

1  Thank manctraveller071
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The food was typical local food. Nothing against the taste, but the quantity offered on the plate was short compared to the price payed. We tried it because we stayed at the hotel and because of the views, but I would not specially recommend it...More

1  Thank Roberto R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, View
Open Hours
08:30 - 11:00
13:00 - 15:30
08:00 - 10:30
08:00 - 10:30
19:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 10:30
19:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 10:30
19:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 10:30
19:00 - 22:30
19:00 - 22:30
08:30 - 11:00
13:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ronda Julian Romero, 4, 16001 Cuenca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Castile-La Mancha  >  Province of Cuenca  >  Cuenca
  • Phone Number: +34 969 21 13 00
  • E-mail
Located in this building S. XVII, in our restaurant we offer big a variety of dishes with one of the most iconic views of the Hoz del Huecar. Among them we can find are a variety of home-made tapas and rations (Croquettes, Mushrooms "Spring Rolls",...) For visitors and locals can taste the typical dishes of the region (Morteruelo, Pisto, Gazpacho Pastor, Ajo Arriero, Manchego Cheese, Lamb, Cod, ...) and others of different influences and with new elaborations (Rabbit confit, Iberian Pig Meat, Red Tuna, ...) All with excellent wines and finish with our homemade desserts (Tiramisu, Rice & Coconut Puding, Lemon Mousse, Brownie, ...). We regularly offer "off the menu" suggestions to tempt the most demanding palates. Our employees have been informed of food allergies and intolerances related to our menu, which is kept up to date so that clients have all the necessary information on hand, even in the menu.
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