Eating in Zaragoza

Eating in Zaragoza

There is a wide gastronomic variety that will surprise you if you are eating in Zaragoza. In adition its products become a safe bet when trying new culinary delicacies.

It is difficult to eat badly in Zaragoza. It is a city that has a wide and varied cuisine based on the use of regional products, both typical of the place and typical of the Aragonese community in general. The Ebro River is responsible for an excellent quality orchard in a variety of fruits, vegetables and legumes. These include the famous Calanda Peach with D.O.P., tomatoes, peppers, thistles, borage, sweet onions, lentils or white beans of the Boliches del Pilar variety.

The ternasco asado is one of the main protagonists of what you have to eat in Zaragoza, being also usual the rabbit, the chicken, the wild boar or the partridge. Many of these recipes will be elaborated with Aceite del Bajo Aragón with D.O.P. that occurs in the region. In the pastry section, the fruits of Aragon and the “cobblestones” stand out, as well as specialties such as soletilla biscuits, torrijas, guirlache nougat and balsa cakes, all of which are very common when eating in Zaragoza.

The tapas establishments of the Tube (El tubo), in the old town, are a national reference, but throughout the city there are many places to enjoy these attractive samples of miniature cuisine, authentic pilgrimage centers for eating in Zaragoza, especially sometimes like the parties of El Pilar or Holy Week.

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Tapas are a good option for eating in Zaragoza. The El Tubo area is probably the most famous tapas spot in the city thanks to bars such as Doña Casta, Pascualillo, or Texas, whose patatas bravas are considered one of the best in Spain.

Outside this area we would like to recommend some other excellet bars such as Los Victorinos, in the Plaza Santa Marta and with a large bar of pinchos; Cervino, one of the most famous tapas bars in the town; o Melí Meló, an attractive and innovative proposal.


There are numerous options for eating in Zaragoza. La Prensa is a restaurant which trajectory and quality have been recognised and awarded with a Michelin Star. Its cuisine is creative and very innovative while remaining traditional. There is a gastronomic and a degustation menu.

The restaurant El Chalet is located in a house that has been transformed into a restaurant. It has two floors, gardens and private gardens. It has delicious specialties such as steak tartar.

In the Txalupa restaurant, a traditionally blended kitchen is elaborated based on fresh elements of first quality, counting on the incorporation of contemporary proposals, both in the creation and in the presentation.

La Senda has become a benchmark in Zaragoza. It is a restaurant with contemporary cuisine that has very few tables and a seasonal closed menu; It is necessary to book well in advance. Located in the center of the town,

Palomeque is an establishment where homemade and market cuisine is the basis of its menu, highly appreciated among those seeking good food in Zaragoza. On the outskirts of the town is El Cachirulo, a reference of local cuisine thanks to its extensive experience, the quality of its cuisine and its location in a striking building of artistic interest.

Zaragoza also has several restaurants specializing in banquets and celebrations where, due to its large capacity, it can also be easy to find a table. Among the best rated are Antonio, in the center of the city; New Fussión, a classic of the locality; or Gayarre, on the outskirts of Zaragoza and with attractive and big facilities.

Restaurante La Prensa
Restaurante El Chalet

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