Where To Eat In Cordoba? 10 Best Places To Eat In Cordoba

Typical spanish recipe for cordovan salmorejo in a square plate with some ingredients around.

Last Updated on 07/11/2021 by Alfred

If you are looking for restaurants to eat in Cordoba, this list will let you combine your visits to the city with its world-class gastronomy.

With such delicious and traditional dishes as Salmorejo, a cream made with breadcrumbs, tomato, garlic, olive oil, and salt.

Flamenquines, a kind of meat and ham roll that is floured and fried; Rabo de toro, a stew of oxtail or cow; the fried eggplants with honey, which are eggplants served in cubes or sticks, fried and seasoned with honey or the marinated japuta.

The gastronomy of Cordoba is undoubtedly one of the best in the world. 

The list of restaurants in Cordoba below is a small sample of all the options, which is a great selection. It offers different options based on their value for money and suitability for all budgets. These options can be incorporated into any of the routes through the city that we recommend.

After having been to Cordoba multiple times, we have put together this post on the must-see places in Cordoba, and we leave you with this list of our top 10 places to eat in Cordoba with great value for money.

Where To Eat In Cordoba? 10 Best Places To Eat In Cordoba

1. Taberna El Nº10

Tourists and locals alike recommend this restaurant in Cordoba for those who want to experience local cuisine without sacrificing quality and tradition.

It offers several dining options: the terrace, a bar on the street with barrels and high chairs, an indoor dining room, and a terrace in the upper area of the premises. This restaurant in the Jewish quarter is undoubtedly a winner.

Highly recommended are the Salmorejo, oxtail, eggplant, sirloin steak, Flamenquines, and cod.

The price of the dishes is between 6 and 12 euros, depending on the product you choose.

Address: Calle Romero, 10

Opening hours: every day from 12:30h to 16h and from 19:30h to 23h.

2. Casa Pepe de la Judería

A listed restaurant in the Michelin Guide 2020, go for lunch or dinner at Casa Pepe de la Juderia to get a great meal and excellent service in a traditional and familiar atmosphere.

Being very close to the Mosque of Cordoba is also a perfect option to recharge your batteries while visiting the city. You can order its famous salmorejo, flamenquines, ensaladilla rusa, or eggplants.

The price of the tapas is around 5 euros, half portions around 7 euros and rations around 12-15 euros.

Address: Calle Romero, 1

Opening hours: every day from 13h to 16h and from 20h to 23h.

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3. Casa Rubio – One of the most recommended restaurants to eat in Cordoba.

Another restaurant recommended by locals and travelers if you want to enjoy a lunch or dinner with local produce and tradition in Cordoba, this restaurant is also listed in the Michelin guide.

With a terrace that is a wonder, the menu of Casa Rubio stands out for its tapas, among which we recommend the coquinas, prawns, salad, croquettes, flamenquines, and of course, the salmorejo.

The price of the salmorejo is 7.50 euros, the eggplants with honey 10 euros, the oxtail omelet 15 euros and the Iberian sirloin 23 euros. 

Address: Puerta de Almodóvar, 5

Opening hours: every day from 13h to 16h and from 20h to 23h.

4. Taberna Bar Santos

In a unique location, the Taberna Bar Santos is one of the most famous restaurants in Cordoba. Here you can try what they say is one of the best tortillas in the city.

In addition to this delicacy on the menu, they have much more traditional tapas, so making a stop here, either for lunch or dinner, is a sure hit.

Additionally, the tortilla tapa costs 2.90 euros, and the rest of the tapas range between 3 and 5 euros, making it one of the cheapest restaurants in Cordoba.

Keep in mind that it is usually always packed. Therefore, it is advisable to go outside peak hours if you do not want to queue a lot. However, this is usually fast as the service is very professional.

Address: Calle Magistral Gonzalez Frances 3

Opening hours: every day from 1h to 00h

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5. Los Patios de La Marquesa

The Patios de la Marquesa in Cordoba presents a different concept from other restaurants; there are several patios where you can find various food stalls, from the most traditional to the most modern, covering foods from all over the world, with the best taste and quality.

Keep in mind that it is usually quite crowded, although being quite large, there is always room. Highly recommended the croquettes, flamenquines, salmorejo, rice, and fish.

Prices vary greatly depending on the stall, but they are affordable and tailored to fit all budgets.

Address: Calle Manriquez 4

Opening hours: every day from 12h to 00:30h

6. Taberna Los Berengueles

Included in the Michelin Guide, this tavern is another of Cordoba’s most recommended restaurants to eat.

Although it is a little more expensive than the taverns you can find in the area, both the product, service and of course the location and decoration, well worth paying that slight difference.

Highly recommended are the fried eggplant, salmorejo, oxtail, and ensaladilla. The price per person is about 15-20 euros, depending on what you eat.

Address: Calle del Conde de Torres Cabrera, 7

Opening hours: Every day from 13h to 16h and from 20:30h to 00h / Sunday and Monday only at noon.

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7. Taberna Góngora

Known for being one of the cheapest and best value for money restaurants in Cordoba, Taberna Góngora is one of the must-visits in the city if you want to enjoy the local gastronomy.

With an excellent menu and hearty portions, the half portion of croquettes includes 10 pieces. We recommend you try, in addition to these, the salmorejo, eggplant, and oxtail.

Half portions cost between 4-6 euros, so it is one of the most recommended places to eat in Cordoba for all budgets.

Address: Conde de Torres Cabrera Street 4

Hours: Every day from 08h to 16h and from 20h to 23:30h

8. Bodegas Mezquita Corregidor

With its wonderful location, right next to the Mosque of Cordoba, and its menu featuring typical Cordovan recipes, always prepared with care and quality products, this is another of Cordoba’s best restaurants.

This restaurant has 4 locations in the city, although this is the most centrally located and is the best known and frequented by tourists and locals.

Highly recommended any dish of typical Cordovan cuisine, especially eggplant, salmorejo, oxtail, and flamenquines.

The price is also quite tight as the tapas are priced at about 3-4 euros, half portions about 6-8 euros and dishes about 12 euros.

Address: Calle de la Virgen de la Palma, 32

Opening hours: Every day from 13h to 16:30h and from Tuesday to Saturday from 20h to 00h / Monday closed.

9. Garum 2.1

On this list of recommended restaurants in Cordoba, we have this gastro bar that we believe is one of the best in the city. That is a sure hit for anyone seeking an experience where tradition merges with the avant-garde, resulting in an explosion of flavors.

The price of the dishes is more or less 12-15 euros, depending on what you choose. Highly recommended are eggplant, salmorejo, octopus, and oxtail.

Address: Calle de San Fernando 120-122 Casco Histórico De La Ciudad.

Hours: Every day from 12h to 17h and from 20h to 00h

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10. El Abanico Tavern

This cozy and familiar tavern is the last of the restaurants in Cordoba that we include in this selection. With excellent service and an excellent location, this restaurant features traditional Cordovan recipes made with quality products and care, resulting in exceptional dishes.

We highly recommend the flamenquines, eggplant with honey, croquettes, oxtail, and salmorejo.

As well as the menu, the restaurant has a weekday menu that costs 9.95 euros and is highly recommended as one of Cordoba’s best restaurants.

Address: Calle Velazquez Bosco 7

Opening hours: Every day from 12h to 16h and from 19:30h to 23h.

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