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A Coruña Routes

TRADITION CUISINE ROUTE

Although the city boasts an exciting contemporary culinary scene, characterised by a diversity that can be enjoyed throughout its various districts, it has also managed to conserve the gastronomic heritage of its classic restaurants, rooted in its seafaring traditions. Eateries serving homemade food at affordable prices and upscale classic restaurants have all contributed to positioning A Coruña as one of the finest destinations for discovering authentic Galician cuisine.

Points of Interest:

La Penela

  • Address: Plaza de María Pita, 12. 15001.
  • Schedules: 1.30 p.m. – 4.30 p.m. and 8.30 p.m. – 12 midnight. Closed Sunday evenings.
  • Phone: +34 981 20 92 00
  • Email: administracion@lapenela.com
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: One of A Coruña’s truly classic restaurants which also boasts a prime location overlooking María Pita Square from its ground floor premises in a spectacular Modernist building. The mouth-watering dishes include fish prepared Galician style, a magnificent selection of shellfish and a potato omelette that has earned this restaurant an international reputation.

Pablo Gallego

  • Address: Capitán Troncoso, 4. 15001
  • Schedules: 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. – 12 midnight. Closed Sunday evenings.
  • GPS: 43.37042, -8.39484
  • Phone: +34 981 20 88 88
  • Email: info@pablogallego.com
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: A member of a classic saga rooted in A Coruña’s culinary traditions, chef Pablo Gallego is at th helm of this compact restaurant serving classic dishes with an intriguing twist. The fish and shellfish featured on the menu are always of outstanding quality. During the season, he prepares what is probably the finest lamprey in town.   

A Nova Lanchiña

  • Address: Capitán Juan Varela, 30. 15007 A Coruña.
  • Schedules: 11 a.m. – 3.30 p.m. and 7 p.m. – 12 midnight. Closed Sundays and Mondays.
  • GPS: 43.35487, -8.40819
  • Phone: +34 981 23 58 54
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Descripción: A classic, no-frills octopus restaurant where the quality of the food speaks for itself. The relatively brief menu is fully in keeping with the restaurant’s plain-speaking character: octopus (with or without the traditional cachelo boiled potatoes), calamari, Galician  flat pies, local cheeses and cured meats, followed by traditional desserts such as the creamy local cheese served with quince jelly and filloa pancakes. This restaurant has two venues in the city.
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Taberna O Secreto

  • Address: Alameda, 18. 15003.
  • Schedules12 noon – 3.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m. – 12 midnight.  Closed Sundays and public holidays.
  • GPS: 43.367, -8.40498
  • Phone: +34 981 91 60 10
  • Email: info@tabernaosecreto.com
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: A traditional tavern specialising in wine, served with a selection of portions for sharing and a short yet intriguing choice of dishes. The shredded pork, mussels in scallop sauce, deep-fried calamari and zorza – marinated pork loin – are paired with a delightful range of wines served by the glass. (Diners may of course also select their own wine from the extensive list).

Tira do Playa

  • Address: Andén de Riazor, s/n. 15011.
  • Schedules: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 12 midnight.  Closed Sunday evenings.
  • GPS: 43.36848, -8.4135
  • Phone: +34 981 25 71 28
  • Email: carta@tiradoplaya.com
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: Boasting some of the finest views in town, this restaurant serves a magnificent range of simply prepared and unpretentious yet truly delicious fish and shellfish dishes. Razor clams from Finisterre, grilled palourde clams, char-grilled fish, spider crabs, European lobster and seafood rice dishes are the highlights of a menu that also features a range of irresistible classic desserts: filloa pancakes filled with confectioner’s cream, fried cañita flaky pastry rolls or almond tart are just three of the sweet treats on offer.

Manolito

  • Address: Ramón y Cajal, 45. 15006.
  • Schedules: Of 08:30 – 00:00
  • GPS: 43.3556, -8.40229
  • Phone: +34 981 28 20 62
  • Email: info@restaurantesmanolito.es
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: When it opened in the city in 1969, this restaurant already boasted a 15 year history in Chantada, a town in the province of Lugo. Manolito is one of A Coruña’s old-school restaurants famous for dishes such as its delicious salpicón chopped seafood salad in a vinaigrette dressing and monkfish in spider crab sauce, its choice of freshly-caught fish, European lobster rice or the classic lacón con grelos – bot poiled shoulder of pork with turnip greens. 1978 saw the opening of Mesón Manolito, a tavern offering a more informal atmosphere and the perfect complement for the original premises, situated a mere 100 metres away.
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Asador Gonzaba

  • Address: Avenida da Habana, 22. 15011.
  • Schedules: 12 noon – 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. – 12 midnight. Closed Sunday evenings.
  • GPS: 43.36746, -8.41906
  • Phone: +34 981 26 19 16
  • Email: carta@asadorgonzaba.com
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: The menu at this restaurant, which has a sister establishment in Santiago de Compostela, is based on Galician produce and char-grilled dishes. In addition to the delicious char-grilled cod served with cachelo boiled potatoes, house specialities include a selection of veal joints that has earned it a well-deserved reputation. The Galician beef T-bone steak is definitely one of the highlights on the menu.

O Bó

  • Address: Menéndez Pelayo, 18. 15005.
  • Schedules: De 11:00 a 16:30 y de 19:00 a 00:00. Cerrado los lunes.
  • GPS: 43.36312, -8.40765
  • Phone: +34 981 92 72 37
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  • Languages: Spanish.
  • Description: Ideally situated between two of the city’s squares – Praza do Libro and Praza de Vigo, O Bo combines traditional tapa-style cuisine with a selection of equally classic-style dishes. The omelette is a particular favourite with many of the city’s residents, together with its octopus. When in season, the Galician broth and stew are highly recommendable.
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