Eating in Loja

Eating in Loja

Its unique urban center full of Renaissance buildings was the birthplace of the “Espadón de Loja”, General Narváez, and the scene of the bloodiest peasant uprising in the history of Spain. A population full of history in each neighborhood and of great monumental beauty. If you want to know where to eat in Loja, we recommend it.

Framed in Poniente Granadino, the town of Loja gives you the opportunity to discover the charm of its cuisine. If you want to know what to eat in Loja, you can start by tasting the famous lohña overhúsa, a recipe for beans. To continue, you can have some good Asparagus from Huétor-Tájar, with I.G.P. or some good green asparagus of Loja with the Territorial Quality Mark, “Rural Quality” of the Poniente Granadino or a dish of goat’s cuchifrito, all a delight for the senses. The snails in walnut sauce, mint and chilli pepper are another of the local recipes. And if you are a lover of salmorejo, you can not leave without tasting the porra lojaña, a specialty to which you can add tuna and the great extra virgin olive oil D.O.P. Poniente de Granada (Regulatory Council of the Western Origin of Granada). You can also taste the lojeño lamb, the Riofrío caviar (Loja) “Best Caviar in the World in 2005”, and you can not leave without tasting the exquisite local pork butchery and without drinking the very good water Loja.Pon the finishing touch to your day with the sweetest desserts, like the buñuelos de viento, the Huesos de santo or the famous locos of Loja of sponge cake and merengue, a fusion of Arab and Christian tradition.

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plato tipico loja

In the case that at the time of eating in Loja tapas are the chosen option, there are good locals in the town, especially in the historic center. We highlight Quintana where you will be served a free tapa with the drink to choose from 8 different ones that are updated every week. Another possibility for tapas in Loja is Kastizo Lounge Gastro Bar. Or if you prefer you can eat in any of the restaurants in Riofrío (Loja), 7 kilometers from the city.

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Bar Quintana

There are numerous options where to eat in Loja, all of them adapted to different culinary tastes and purchasing levels. The Flati restaurant is a classic for eating in Loja. Its menu offers a selection of traditional recipes from the area, which include seasonal dishes and products from the region.

In Taberna Cilantro it is possible to find a wide range of meats prepared to the classic way of this Granada land; the kitchen is completed with various products from the surroundings of the town.

In the Alacena restaurant, in the Atracón and in the Pizzeria Fusión restaurant it is possible to find a varied and attractive menu. Of his kitchen they emphasize several local specialties and the pizzas, very well valued by his clientele.

The hotel La Bobadilla, has two different restaurants; The Cortijo and La Finca. The first of them specializes in traditional Andalusian cuisine while the second, with a higher price range, has a gourmet proposal of haute cuisine.

The Fermina restaurant has a large room for celebrations to celebrate all kinds of events and, in addition, it is easy to find a free table. Another place specialized in the organization of weddings, baptisms, communions and all kinds of celebrations is Soto de la Reina.

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Restaurante Flati
comer loja taberna cilantro
Taberna Cilantro
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Restaurante Atracón

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