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Restaurant at Casa de Espana

9 Ave. Ponce de Leon | Al Lado Del Capitolio, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7259
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Ranked #47 of 625 Restaurants in San Juan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $80
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish, Tapas, International, Puerto Rican
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This is the only Spanish restaurant located in an authentic Old Spanish building from early nineties making the culinary experience very special. From the entrance to the building you are transporting in time and place to 1932 to Spain this place used to be for civic activities of Spanish people living in Puerto Rico. Our Food is classical spaniard cuissine from the most important regions of Spain with an excellent selection of wines but we are also pleased to prepare your favorite dish according with your special specifications. We guaranty an outstanding quality of service and freshness in a fine dinning athmosphere. We have also for private activities our Tasca Manuel Fernandez Juncos room and outside sittings " Terraza" for dinner or wine and tapas party. Inside the main saloon bar you can drink your preferred coctail and tapas.Our location is walking distance major places of interes in Old San Juan ,Hotels and we have as part of our guests services valet parking and armed security guards . For cigar smokers we have an area were you can enjoy with your friends. Every Friday have life music . Open hours from Tuesday to Saturday 11:30 am to 11:30pm Sunday 11:30am to 9:00pm.
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English first
Union City, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The restaurant is housed in what was a private club. The architecture is outstanding and beautifully maintained. This was the feature that attracted us to the Restaurant. I had Lamb Shanks which were superbly cooked. The staff are professional.

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Katy, Texas
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80 reviews 80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

but we were not really impressed with the food at all. The prawns and fried plantains had no flavor and were tough. Someone also had the skirt steak, which was task but also a bit tasteless. The sangria was very good and the bread and aioli was a good way to start the meal. Was a bit expensive for what... More 

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new jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Wonderful restaurant. You must try this restaurant. The service was wonderful and the food was delicious. Everything is first class!!! Don't forget the sangria!!!

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Branford, Connecticut
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

this place is the 2nd stop right off the plane from NYC and the last place to stop before boarding to go back to NYC. Reasonable pricing, great atmosphere and always good food. Thank you Casa De Espana for always making me come back for more. Tom

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Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food is fantastic, the restaurant is set in a Historic Spanish Fraternity House that takes you back in time to spanish colonial days. The owner Mario is there to greet you and he spends some time to chat interacting with everyone. Great selection of wines, we had as an appetizer "huevos estrellados" its not in the menu (ask your... More 

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Wonderful Food! Beautiful location at Casa Espana. My family loves traditional Spanish food and rarely pass up the opportunity wherever we may find ourselves to enjoy a great Paella, Ceviche or Iberco ham tapa. We started off with the croquettas de jamon which reminded me of my grandmothers. They were lightly breaded on the outside and on the inside a... More 

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High River, Canada
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128 reviews 128 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

When I was a very young teen (50's) our school dances were held at the Casa de Espana. So it was a real treat to have lunch with my husband while visitng old San Juan. We started with ceviche which was wonderful. And of course we had to have the lobster risotto(paella). It was beautifully cooked. I know we had... More 

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We went here for our 10th anniversary. What a treat! We honeymooned in Spain & were thrilled to be in this century old building that was once a private club. We truly felt like we had traveled back to Spain. The restaurant is modern but still offers old world cuisine. We each had the pulpo gall ego as an appetizer... More 

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Caguas, Puerto Rico
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This restaurant had been closed for several years and has been consistently improving over the past year. I had dinner there last Friday with a group of friends and we had a very enjoyable time. This Restaurant is tucked away in the second floor of the Casa De Espana, in itself a memorable puertorrican institution representing some of the very... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Recently my daughter got married in old san juan puerto rico...and we needed a decent restaurant to set up a table for 22 people. Casa de Espana was more than accommodating as a last minute venue.after a beautiful ceremony next of the el Morro castle we headed to Casa de Espana for hors d'oeuvres and cocktails. we sat in their... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurant at Casa de Espana

Address: 9 Ave. Ponce de Leon | Al Lado Del Capitolio, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
Phone Number: +1 787-725-7259
Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 80
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, International, Puerto Rican

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