El Portal del Echaurren
Hotel Restaurant, Restaurant, Spanish
Quite possibly the best restaurant in the whole of La Rioja, El Portal del Echaurren is the restaurant of the gastronomic Hotel Echaurren. The first restaurant in La Rioja to be awarded a Michelin Star, El Portal is headed up by chef Francis Paniego and offers two tasting menus – one based on products from the land and the other focusing on various parts of animals. It features innovative dishes such as cod fillet with a Riojan sauce, and snails and egg yolk with pepper sauce and rooster crests.