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Cuisine of Leon for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

National cuisine has a lot of interesting features; many local chefs prepare dishes following old recipes, fully respecting the culinary tradition. The menu of Leon restaurants would certainly appeal to those who prefer meat dishes. Cecina beef cooked following a special recipe and black morcilla sausage remain the most popular and desired specialties. The place of honor in the national menu is held by soups. Fans of original delicacies would like the spicy garlic soup. Lovers of classics are certainly recommended to taste vegetable soup with noodles.
Padre Isla is considered the main shopping street of Leon. While walking through it, you can find stores of many popular brands, as well as visit interesting gastronomic pavilions and … Open
The favorite local drink is beer; in evenings bars and pubs are full of visitors. Ordering a favorite brand of beer, it is worth considering one important feature. Traditional pint of beer here is called ‘una caña,’ and those who want to order a small glass of beer have to ask for ‘un corto.’ In addition to beer, guests will be served a dish with a variety of snacks; treats are often stodge and hearty.
Local bakery is also worth noting; specialty bakeries are also popular among tourists, as well as fashionable restaurants. It is believed that local monks were founders of this culinary tradition; all branded desserts are affordable and very easy to prepare. Perfect sponge cakes, bizcochos de San Lorenzo and toscas de la Virgen, as well as the original dessert called ‘yemas de Santa Teresa’ made of egg yolks, will satisfy any sweet tooth. Pastries are usually served for breakfast; it is simply impossible to imagine the morning meal in a local cafe without hot chocolate and churros biscuits. Copyright
Leon is a town on north-east of Spain. It is situated on the bank of the Bernesga River right at the foot of the Cordillera Cantábrica. The population of this city estimated 122.7 thousands … Open
For lunch, locals prefer all kinds of tapas; it wouldn’t be difficult to choose appropriate treat in a variety of dishes. Light vegetable dishes, seafood, vegetable and meat broths, and all kinds of sweets - are the main meals offered by local dining places in the afternoon. Lunch is considered the most dense and solid meal. A dinner usually consists of light vegetable dishes and fish. However, a late dinner, which usually begins no earlier than 10:00 pm, is preceded by another important meal, merenda. Evening gatherings with friends in one of the restaurants have become a tradition for most residents.
Palacio Episcopal de Astorga Among hundreds of restaurants in Leon, you can choose the right one to suit every taste. Casa Mando Restaurant housed in a very beautiful historic villa serves the Mediterranean and classic Spanish cuisine. Its chefs prepare simple and hearty dishes, you can try amazing meat and cheese cuts, in addition to which the best wines are offered. The menu also contains a rich selection of fish dishes and those suitable for vegetarians.
In Leon, vacationers with children should definitely visit the main amusement park of the city – water park Islaleon. This water park is outstanding for the fact that it is situated on the … Open
Cocinandos is another restaurant with an extensive menu where you can find the most popular European dishes. All the dishes are distinguished by a unique presentation. Vegetarians will be offered a special veggie menu here. Apart from a rich menu, the restaurant boasts an impressive wine list, so guests have a chance to taste the best wines from many European countries.
Iglesia de San Juan Bautista One of the most prestigious restaurants in town is LAV, which is sure to surprise guests with its elegant and solemn atmosphere. This restaurant serves popular European food, however, many are attracted by its original fusion specialties. To prepare food, they use products and spices from various regions of Spain. Even well-known dishes prepared according to signature recipes may taste very unusual.
The cultural life of Leon is versatile and original; the city hosts both beautiful ancient festivals and interesting modern celebrations. It is worth noting the special hankering of local … Open
Sorrento is a classic Spanish restaurant appreciated for its bright and warm atmosphere. It serves excellent meat prepared over an open fire. A large selection of first courses with meat and seafood, as well as warm and cold vegetable salads, is always available to guests. The restaurant's wine cellar keeps the best Spanish wines brought from different regions of the country.
Iglesia de San Miguel de Escalada Those who miss Italian pizza during their holidays should check out Sapori di Napoli. It offers the most popular Italian dishes, including various types of pasta and pizza, hearty lasagna, and the most common Italian desserts. According to experienced tourists, it is here that you can try the most delicious pizza in town prepared exclusively in a wood-fired oven. Despite its immense popularity, Sapori di Napoli keeps prices at quite an affordable level. The highest concentration of interesting and popular restaurants representing regional cuisine can be found in the historic part of Leon.
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♥   Restaurant 'Delirios' León. Type - Creative. 0 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Pablo' León. Type - Modern cuisine. 0 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Clandestino' León. Type - Creative. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Koi' León. Type - Japanese. 0.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Bodega Regia' León. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Becook' León. Type - International. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Cocinandos' León. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Los Poinos' Valdevimbre. Type - Traditional cuisine. 20.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cuisine and restaurants in the neighbours of Leon

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