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Restaurante Casa de Espana

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Caribbean, International, Spanish, Tapas, Puerto Rican
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Avenida Ponce De Leon | Suite 9, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
+1 787-725-7259
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: This is the only Spanish restaurant located in an authentic Old Spanish...
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. IS WALKING DISTANCE FROM CRUISE BOATS PORT ABOUT 5 MIN WALK
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  • 93
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious Paella

Went there because my husband and I had been craving for Paella for months. It was totally worth it! For appetizer we ordered octopus, it was very good. Not the best I've eating, but definitely top 10. We drank sangria while wating for our Paella. It was so yummy! Would go back!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Went there because my husband and I had been craving for Paella for months. It was totally worth it! For appetizer we ordered octopus, it was very good. Not the best I've eating, but definitely top 10. We drank sangria while wating for our Paella. It was so yummy! Would go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Very nice restaurant hidden away within a few minutes walk from Castillo de San Cristóbal. Staff and the atmosphere were fantastic, well air conditioned and tastefully decorated room was very pleasing after a few hours of walking through the city. Food was very good and reasonably priced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Went to eat lunch after we did the fort tour. We found this place from trip advisor so decided to try it out. We were the only ones in the place so that was nice. The ambiance was very nice as well. The menu is pricey so if it fits your budget go for it ! The sangria was excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

What can I say about this place that hasn't been said before by long lines of paella engorged patrons except for stating the obvious: this place is f#%kin amazing!!! We just returned from a all inclusive stay in PR and the one meal that we actually paid for ended up being the best of the entire trip!! Hector our server... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We stumbled on to la casa de españa! I am sure glad that we did. It was such a nicely designed restaurant, the service was one of a kind! The food was even better!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

While visiting on vacation, a friend recommended Casa de Espana. It was absolutely amazing food, service and atmosphere. The building is ancient and beautiful, the restaurant is warm and welcoming. The lamb and Galician octopus were top quality and our server was by far the best, most professional we had on our entire trip. He was extremely intelligent on many... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

location is the aft part of the Casa de Espana, nice look into the patio but not stunning. Simple style restaurant, clean, calm. A big TV on one wall. Fried bacalao pastels were deep fried and tasted like potatoe. Langostinos a la plancha were fresh but over cooked.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The staff was very responsive to communications regarding a reservation on the busiest of nights (Valentine's Day). The meal was fantastic, and the staff very attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

One night in PR's San Juan- the Trip Advisors recommendations were spot on. Service was superb, food excellent- well worth it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

The PULPO A LA GALLEGA with the right amount of paprika, coarse salt and tender octopus is the best we have tasted outside Spain. This pleasant an quiet restaurant serves tapas as well as other SPANISH style dishes. Nice atmosphere. No elevator and located a few blocks from downtown old San Juan. Have eaten here 4 times in last 3... More 

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Additional Information about Restaurante Casa de Espana

Address: Avenida Ponce De Leon | Suite 9, 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 - 35
Cuisine: Caribbean, International, Spanish, Tapas, Puerto Rican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenida Ponce De Leon | Suite 9, San Juan 00901, Puerto Rico
  • Location: Caribbean  >  Puerto Rico  >  San Juan
  • Phone Number: +1 787-725-7259

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 35
  • Cuisine: Caribbean, International, Spanish, Tapas, Puerto Rican

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. IS WALKING DISTANCE FROM CRUISE BOATS PORT ABOUT 5 MIN WALK
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

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