Eating in Frias

Eating in Frias

Eating in Frias is synonymous with barbecues; here regional products acquire great value. Although there is little variety in bars and restaurants, this town is full of great places to eat a full meal or tapas. The simplicity of this lovely town creates the most authentic cuisine. Here we suggest the best dishes to eat in Frias and where to try them.

Crowned by its impressive castle, dominating the Merindades region, the medieval village of Frias holds great cultural richness. If you love roasts, you will find cochinillo (suckling pig) y cordero asado (suckling lamb) roasted in firewood ovens and on restaurant menus in Frias. Game meat is also common during the hunting season, mainly deer and boar.

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Fish lovers will enjoy the trout from nearby rivers. Regional products have also become popular thanks to their quality, that is the case for morcillas de Burgos (Burgos sausage), lettuce, cheese and also honey. The mycological kitchen in Frias provides an interesting variety of food; this is possible thanks to the variety of mushrooms that can be found in this town during the humid fall months. And lastly, let’s not forget the home-made pastries that can be eaten in Frias: sobaos (sponge cakes) and pastas de mantequilla (known as ‘italianas’). Additionally, the typical Burgos dessert, the postre del abuelo (consisting of cheese with honey).

Among the bars and restaurants where you can quickly grab a bite and continue your visit, a perfect site for eating tapas in Frias is the Posada de las Merindades; a typical local place that is characterized by its offering of stews with the best ingredients in the area.

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Las Merindades

To enjoy the local products, we recommend you eat at El Rincón del Convento that offers sit down meals and tapas (located in Oña, at 24 kilometers).

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El Rincón del Convento

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