You go to a restaurant in a touristy area of Spain hoping to have a delicious and authentic experience. A host gets your attention and you ask to see a menu.
The host of the restaurant notices that you are foreign and hands you a menu in English. You are thankful, as it seems like a nice gesture. Little do you know, the English menu has the food at higher prices than the original menu. They charge you the “tourist price” and you end up spending much more money than you should for your meal.
Locations: Cities of Spain that are popular tourist destinations, such as Madrid, Barcelona, and Seville. Keep an eye out especially in restaurants near landmarks and other tourist attractions.
If you suspect you are being charged a higher price than normal, ask to see a menu in the original language, or try to find another restaurant in a less touristy area.
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