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Restaurante Casa de Espana

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Spanish, Caribbean, International, Mediterranean, 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, 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
Good for: Families with children
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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  • 97
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
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
Perfect Elegant Old World Restaurant

I loved it the moment I stepped inside. Elegant Spanish Charming...like stepping into history. The staff where marvelous. The food outstanding. Jeffrey and Jeri

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Jeri1003
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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful house with a great arquitectural of Spanish essence. Located in the Old San Juan it truly deserves to visit this jewel. Great food and with a quite and nice atmosphere.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

I loved it the moment I stepped inside. Elegant Spanish Charming...like stepping into history. The staff where marvelous. The food outstanding. Jeffrey and Jeri

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

This beautiful structure has to be visited to know that Puerto Rico has fine buildings its a place that great events as well as fine food can be enjoyed.

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

In my opinion, this is the best Spanish restaurant in the island. A classic menu and restaurant with a quiet, nice atmosphere. The chef is excellent and prepares very authentic Spanish delicacies. It is never crowded but if you plan to go with a group, call for reservations. The staff is very courteous and efficient. A must for foodies.

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Thank 750DRD
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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116 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This restaurant is a step back in time. The wait staff is attentive and knowledgeable. The building housing the restaurant is beautiful and you can vision how the Spanish lived centuries ago in old San Juan. The restaurant is in the back of the building.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Visit on a Sunday for Lunch; call ahead if party of 3+, order a cochinillo! Small roasted piglet. Just like at Casa Candido in Segovia, Spain. Amazing value, dress casual elegant or black tie, there seems to be a big mix on this. Even saw a few tourists wearing jeans and polo shirt. Amazing everything!

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Thank Roberto M
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

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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Thank Claudia N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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Thank Irena T
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

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 via mobile

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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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: Spanish, Caribbean, International, Mediterranean, Puerto Rican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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