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El Meson

This longtime Village eatery allows you to tour Spain and its colonies. Traditional Spanish tapas and paellas find their place next to Cuban dishes like ropa vieja and picadillo a la criolla and Mexican dishes like fajitas and enchiladas. With its dark wood and booths lining the walls, the spacious restaurant has the feel of a taverna. The extensive wine list includes choices from the New World as well as the Old.
  • Price: $$
  • Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 11:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.; Sunday 12-9 p.m.
  • Outdoor seating: Open-air patio
  • Alcohol: Full bar
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Parking: Lot available, On-street, Valet
  • Extra Services: Catering, Private-group dining