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Restaurants in Murcia

Restaurants in Murcia

Murcia, one of Spain's smallest and least known regions (apart from tourist destinations La Manga and Costa Cálida) is renowned all over Spain for its wonderful tapas dishes.

Many tapasrecipes originate from this region, and many bars and restaurants in Murcia offer a mind-boggling selection of traditional Murcian tapas and local disheswhereas coastal restaurants take advantage of the Mar Menor and Mar Mayor and many serve excellent fish and seafood dishes.

Restaurantsin Murcia

Pepe's Corner
Apostles, 34
Murcia
Tel: 968 212 239Murcia'smost famous tapas restaurant, famous all over Spain. Anyone who visits Murciamust have a tapas meal in Rincon de Pepe. Always very full, but service is generallyquick. For dessert try the Paparajotes, a Murcian delicacy made with the leaves of lemon trees. They are delicious and rare elsewhere in Spain. For a one-offvisit, we recommend the Tasting Menu which gives you a taste of the restaurant's most popular tapas dishes. See further description in Spanish, Pepe's Corner.PalaceteRural La Seda
Catalan path
Santa Cruz
968 870 848Thisrestaurant is a 10-minute drive from Murcia and is well worth a visit. Set ina 17th century building originally built as a wine cellar and then used as a silkfactory. Tastefully decorated, this is an elegant restaurant specialized in moderncuisine using local ingredients. One of the most pricey restaurants in the region (tasting menu costs 70 euros), but also one of the most elegant.Hispanic
ArchitectCerdán, 7,
Murcia
968 216 152Affirm favorite among Murcians, the Hispano restaurant serves traditionaldishes in a rustic, comfy atmosphere. Local stews, meats, tapas (of course) servedwith local produce from Murcia's market gardens. Home made desserts, friendlyprofessional service and low prices. Highly recommended.Aquarium
Pl.Puxmarina, 3
Murcia
Tel: 968 219 955Delightfulrestaurant divided into small dining areas on two floors. Innovative and traditionaldishes using first class local produce chosen personally each day by the chef.Friendly and swift service and a good wine list.El Sordo Restaurant
C / Alhorbona s / n 30610 Ricote (Murcia)
Phone: 968 697 209Thisrestaurant is set in the Valley of Ricote, a 15-minute drive from Murcia, in asmall village surrounded by lemon groves. Despite being enormous, you will need to book a table in advance because it is extremely popular with locals. You are also advised to have nothing to eat for at least 5 hours before your meal (and for alot longer afterwards !!) as portions are very generous. A mixture of traditionaland creative cuisine which can be as surprising as it is delicious. The desert is not that great, but by the time you arrive at them you can't really fit themin anyway. The house wine is made locally.Monteagudo
Av.Constitution, 93,
Monteagudo.
Tel: 968 850 064Thisrestaurant is well worth the 6km. drive from Murcia (along the motorway). Attractivedecor, friendly and professional service, a very good wine list with some interesting local wines (ask the waiter for advice according to what you order and how much you want to spend) and, most importantly, excellent food. Traditional dishes givena modern touch and made with first class local produce. Both meat and fish dishesare recommendable, as are the delicious grilled vegetables. And make sure you leave room for the the warm chocolate soufflé.

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