Spain – Granada Eats | Alameda

After a week in Barcelona chowing down on a lot of seafood and a day of traveling, I was ready for some food, in particular…meat!  My friend had made a reservation prior to our arrival, so we had to patiently wait until it was time to eat.

According to TripAdvisor this restaurant is a Spanish Contemporary restaurant right in the heart of historic Granada.

We arrived at 8pm sharp ready to eat and noticed there were barely more customers than servers.  As per usual the crowd started rolling in around 9:30-10 pm for dinner, so we were just the weird foreigners having an oddly early dinner.

Alameda outside seating

We sat inside downstairs at it still gets a bit chilly in the evenings and the upstairs seemed to have been reserved, which is unfortunate as it looked much cuter!  Also the downstairs felt a lot less upscale given the paper napkin holder and lack of table cloth, but the wait staff were all dressed quite nicely.

Downstairs seating

Between my friend and I we got a few starters, our own teeny tiny individual burger to make sure we weren’t stuffed, and of course a bottle of wine to share.  In the end, we both agreed our favorites were the tiger prawn and beef carpaccio starters.

What was really nice was that the food was brought out in a very steady pace, starting with the 2 starters, the grilled veggies dish, our mini burgers, and ending with a nice lemon dessert with meringue.  We were able to slowly enjoy each dish over a nice conversation.

Definitely not a cheap eat and I would avoid ordering the vegetable dishes as they seem particularly pricey for what you get, but really enjoyed the starters, the atmosphere, and the people watching.

For our first meal in Granada, I think we did pretty well and really enjoyed the 3 hours we spent eating and chatting.  Hoping our next stop will be a better bang for our buck!

Calvente Guindalera Granada wine (€21)
Langostinos Tigre with a peanut sauce (€14,50)
Carpaccio Ternera (€18,50)
Verduras Guindalera (€13,80)
Burger Rabo Toro (€6)
Lemon y Merengue (€6)
Chocolate with raspberry sauce (complimentary)

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