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prizat Nov 18, 2009 06:13 AM

Anyone have a favorite few tapas spots in Segovia? Will be there only one night, and would like to a do a tapas crawl. We will hopefully be staying in the center of town, so anywhere within walking distance would be great. Thanks, Zot

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    danishka RE: prizat Dec 5, 2009 10:01 AM

    Without a doubt, Meson de Candido is a must-see. It is probably mentioned in guides, but locals from nearby Madrid flock there on weekends to have the suckling pig (cochinillo) and the baby lamb (cordero lechal).

    I would recommend having the "aperitivo" at a couple of places near the center (start at one place, the ask the waiter where to go next). Have one tapa and one drink (vermouth on tap is delish) at 2 or 3 places, then head over to Candido's for the main course. I assure you if you just go for tapas you will regret having missed that delicious and typical Segovian dish.

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      PhilD RE: danishka Dec 9, 2009 11:30 AM

      Good advice. I thought the tapas were pretty average, or at least the ones we tried were (although we had just driven down from San Sebastian).

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