Eating in Baena

Eating in Baena

Between the extensive Cordovan plain and the Sierra Subbética, Baena hides an important archaeological and architectural heritage that dates back to the time of the Iberians. His extraordinary oil has made him famous both in Spain and internationally. Also, you will eat mice here. Yes, you read it right. If you want to know what we mean, read our section ‘What to eat in Baena’. You’ll be surprised!

The famous town of Baena stands out for the cultivation of the vine and the olive tree, thus offering the opportunity to enjoy the authentic Baena Oil and the Montilla Moriles Vinegar, both with D.O.P. To start eating, ask for a delicious salmorejo or a gazpacho (very similar but with different thickness) and accompany it with beans, almonds or cucumber, very typical varieties of the area. Walk the streets in search of the best tapas, where cheeses, cold meats and crushed olives are some of the most popular.

Taste the local agricultural products, protagonists in a variety of traditional recipes at the time of eating in Baena as the baan jumble, asparagus and garlic, the empedraillo of rice and legumes, or oranges in oil with figs and cod.

But if you are a lover of meat, do not miss the known as mice: skewers of kidneys, loin and pork, which you can accompany with a potato sauce called carnerete.

The most acclaimed fish dish is represented by the beanense cod, that is, with tomato, pepper, onion and olive oil. Accompany all this gastronomic experience with the great D.O. Montilla- Moriles and put the sweetest golden clasp with the must with coscorrones or panetillos del cortijo, of clear Moorish influence.

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To eat tapas in Baena, one place you should consider is the Mesón Casa del Monte. Good fried cod and delicious aubergines with salmorejo. And what about the flamenquín!

Now we are face to face with the best tapas and raciones: the Magaluf brewery. The croquettes must be tasted, as well as its anchovies in vinegar. Home cooking in an average traditional establishment. If you like meat we suggest the sirloin in cranberry sauce. This establishment shares ranking with the Picoteo bar, where as its name suggests, you will find rations and varied tapas with which to eat tasting different products. From 10 toast of shrimp au gratin, its cuttlefish pan and Iberian ham.

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Mesón Casa del Monte
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Cervecería Magaluf

The options to eat at Baena are all quality proposals based on the gastronomic tradition of the mountainous area of Cordoba. The restaurant Casa del Monte, located in the center of Baena, is an establishment whose menu is composed of specialties typical of the cuisine of Cordoba; highlights the salmorejo.

The restaurant La Casa Grande is another classic at the time of eating in Baena. It stands out for its large hall of celebrations, with enough capacity to find a table without difficulty or to celebrate weddings and any other kind of event.

In the Bodega Palacios restaurant you can eat a la carte or tapas. Its cuisine is traditional, of Andalusian style, and for its preparation it uses first quality products. It has large rooms and is specialized in the organization and celebration of different events, family or business.

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Restaurante Casa del Monte
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Restaurante La Casa Grande

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