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FREE TAPAS, Granada: 10 reviews and 8 photos

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Before our visit, we had heard about a great custom in the bars of Granada whereby you get a free tapas with every drink you order. So to put it to the test we went bar-hopping in the city to see if we could get a full meal without paying for any food. And it worked!

In the very first bar the waitress brought our beer and we thought the free tapas was either an urban myth or something that only the locals got. But eventually a small plate of potatoes appeared. And so it continued at the next 4 bars we visited. We were drinking wine and beer mostly so it kept everything cheap. After tapas in 5 bars we were fairly full and just a little drunk. But it was a fun way to discover this great local custom.

I've since learned that Granada is one of the few places in Spain to continue this tradition of free tapas with a drink, and it seems almost every bar or cafe in the city participates.

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Oct 5, 2009
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