Mesón de María – Jerez de la Frontera
Monday /Wednesday- Sunday: from 8 am to 00:00 pmPayment by card: Yes
At this Venta, Right in Jerez city centre, you will enjoy stews and traditional dishes in a close and friendly atmosphere. This and much more you can find at the Mesón de María, a family business which also highlights the best cuisine from Venta Medina Sidonia Cuatro Caminos, a place which they also used to own.
The restaurant has been decorated using some elements from the previous business which include some charming elements of rustic style which are characteristic for Ventas. It has a dining room, a bar area and two terraces. Also in winter you can eat next to the heary fireplace in the main hall.
Start your day with a breakfast that includes authentic country bread that you can eat with loin in homemade butter. In the afternnon you can taste their excellent selection of tapas which combine perfectly with more traditional recipes, stews, retinto meats and game specialities.
And that is one of the most attractive things on their menu, the way they have managed to combine the spirit of a Venta with more urban specialities and fresh market ingredients from the area, such as fish from Sanlúcar and El Puerto de Santa Maria..
It is difficult to recommend only some dishes but, among others, they would like to mention: Tagarninas(thistle), croquettes, cabbage, seafood, coquinas, acedias(plaice fish) cuttlefish, mullet, corvina , Retinto meat from la Janda,Beef Meat from Salamanca, just at the right state of maturity, bull’s tail, daily stews, game specialities, rice, or “Maria´s antojo”.
And after your lunch or dinner, you can try some of their spectacular homemade desserts.
Definitely a good alternative to eat well in Jerez.