Eating in Santa Cilia

Eating in Santa Cilia

Santa Cilia is a small and beautiful town of the Pyrenees which is really close to other cities and towns such as Jaca, Santa Cruz de la Serós or Puente la Reina de Jaca. It is also near the monastery of San Juan de la Peña and it is a strategic spot of the first steps of the Aragonaise Way to Santiago. Eating in Santa Cilia transports you to the typical flavours of the valley.

The traditional gastronomy of Santa Cilia is based on the orography of the valley. Lamb and veal meat from the livestocks from the area are one of the most valuable goods regarding food. The excellent artisanal embutidos are also a very important part of the offer. The hunting tradition brings products such as the wild pig, the roe deer, the partridge and the rabbit. Fishing in the Aragon river allows fresh fish to come up and is combined with asparagus. Vegetables are key in every elaboration that takes place in Santa Cilia and they come from the orchards of the region. Regarding confectionery, going to Jaca and trying its sweets is a great option.

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esparragos Santa Cilia

If you are looking for eating in Santa Cilia in a informal way or of picoteo, the best option to choose is the Bar Ascaso in front of the Town Hall.

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Bar Ascaso

The options for eating in Santa Cilia stand out for being based on the tradition and being influenced by the recional cuisine. In the outskirts of the town we can go the the restaurant El Bosque which is located in the camping Pirineos. It is an excellent place for eating in Santa Cilia if you look for a nice service and a menu based on local dishes.

In Puente de la Reina de Jaca you can go to the restaurant Mesón Anaya, which is a very good option to take into consideration as it is specialised in grilled meats, roasted ternasco and traditional potajes.


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Restaurante El Bosque
Comer Santa Cilia meson anaya
Mesón Anaya

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