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Casa Lita

Paseo Pareda 37, Santander, Spain
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Ranked #10 of 365 restaurants in Santander
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Probably the most famous tapas bar in Santander, very popular with locals and tourists.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Probably the most famous tapas bar in Santander, very popular with locals and tourists.
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Houilles, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

They have just win the regional competition of best pinchos and you unserstand why. Pinchos are delicious and they propose a large choice of wine or beer. Moreover the place is nice and staff so kind !

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Tasmania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Our party of three adults ate lunch here. Fabulous food, amazing vibe and friendly, helpful staff. A great experience enjoyed by all. Thoroughly recommend. Don't go if you want a quiet, boring restaurant or a la carte service, this is a traditional experience and lots of fun and most importantly good food, wine and service!

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

I've been coming to Santander on a yearly basis since the last 13 years, Casa Lita features one of the best, if not the best pinchos in town, excellent taste and quality. You have to be patient though, and make your way through to get to the waiters attending at the "barra", during weekends is quite crowded. Best to be... More

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We sat down on the terrace outside overlooking Puertochico. Although they only speak Spanish, they are very helpful to make a choice from the many mouthwatering pintxos (tapas). All pintxos (except the sweet dessert kinds) are 3 euro's! Try 3/4 different kinds to have a good lunch! Order a carafe of sangria too!

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Helsinki, Finland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

As a non local, you will be overlooked and probably you don't get any service. Zero points from me. Go somewhere else instead!!!

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3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Certainly one of the best Tapas restaurants in Santander. Freshly made tapas arrives all the time with a good choice of wine. They will talk to you in English and even happy to make you a cup of tea! Friendly staff and spotlessly clean. Just be aware that Casa Lita is closed on Mondays!

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Santander, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Over priced for mediocre food and the beer is rubbish. Was not happy with service really they seemed more interested in the locals rather than the tourists.

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Stopped by at this place which is recommended by Brittany Ferries as a good place to seek tapas when in Santander. Excellent range of food available, service spot on with our server making great efforts to engage with us in English - sadly my Spanish isn't so good - and prices highly competitive at 2.50 Euros per plate. Obviously extremely... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We searched on tripadvisor and found casa Lita had good reviews, it's definitely visited by the locals, therefore well worth a try in our opinion. It's tapas only, the trays are constantly arriving behind the counter, they are no doubt it's freshly made but the quality is standard. The staff were friendly and helpful in the dish description, although most... More

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Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Came across this by chance but while enjoying the large and varied selection of pintxos saw that Casa Lita's chef has worked in Michelin starred restaurants. Creativity and quality shows.

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