The tried-and-true tortilla de patatas is Spanish food at its best.
It can’t get much simpler. All you need are some potatoes, eggs, salt, onions (though that’s up for debate) and olive oil. This classic dish reflects the heart of Spanish cooking: how simple ingredients come together to make something truly delicious. That being said, there are some tortillas that seem to go above and beyond. We’re not sure what it is that makes these the best tortillas in Seville, but trust us! Here’s where you’ll find this Spanish dish at its best in the Andalusian capital.
If you’re looking for simple, delicious tapas, La Taberna is the place for you. This family-run spot serves up some seriously delicious traditional food, including one of the best tortillas in Seville! Miguel and María immediately help their guests to feel at home in their uniquely decorated bar that has been a local favorite for years. Whether you’re stopping by for a casual lunch or as a stop on your evening tapas crawl, this is one tortilla you can’t leave Seville without trying.
Address: Calle Gamazo, 6
It’s no surprise that Santa Marta is home to one of the best tortillas in Seville. As this family-run bar’s current owner puts it, “we haven’t just been making it for 45 years continuously. We’re making it every single day, from the moment we open until we close.” Located just off of beautiful Plaza de San Andrés, it’s the perfect place to enjoy traditional tapas washed down by an ice-cold beer.
Address: Calle Angostillo, 2
Bodegas Dos de Mayo
This lively tapas bar is popular for good reason. Bodegas Dos de Mayo serves one of the best tortillas in Seville, as well as one of the most unique! Their extensive menu includes a version with jamón, eggplant, and balsamic vinegar. In addition to their fabulous tortilla creations, they also serve up some of the most delicious traditional tapas in town, with a focus on seafood. You might have to elbow your way through a crowd of locals to snag a spot at the bar, but that just adds to the charm.
Address: Plaza de la Gavidia, 6
As the oldest bar in Seville, it shouldn’t be any surprise that El Rinconcillo does just about everything right when it comes to food. After all, they’ve had nearly 350 years to perfect their recipes! Among them, you’ll find one of the best tortillas in Seville, made with only the highest quality products. The result is a perfectly gooey tortilla—neither raw nor dry—that will practically melt in your mouth. We recommend enjoying it with a glass of the bar’s fabulous sherry.
Address: Calle Gerona, 40
Restaurante José Luis
Locals rave about the fabulous tapas at José Luis, among them one of the best tortillas in Seville. With plenty of eggs and the freshest potatoes possible, everything comes directly from local producers to guarantee quality. Here, they typically serve it as a generous tapa which is perfect when washed down with crisp white wine.
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Life is too short to speak one language and stay in one place. In 2015, this philosophy took her from familiar Ohio to sunny southern Spain. Usually drinking tinto de verano, reading Lorca, or attempting to dance flamenco (not all at once). Follow her blog, Viatic Couture, for more.