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Casa Lita

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Paseo Pareda 37, Santander, Spain
+34-942364830
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Probably the most famous tapas bar in Santander, very popular with locals...
Probably the most famous tapas bar in Santander, very popular with locals and tourists.
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  • 194
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  • 48
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  • 8
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We went here 3 times in a seven day stay for the award winning pinchos-tasty and innovative, staff were very helpful and nice surroundings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This pinxtos bar was recommended by a local to us as being one of the most authentic ones in Santander. We weren't disappointed! After having visited several pinxtos bars at the Basque coast in the previous week, we knew what to expect. At Casa Lita it was quite crowded with visitors, both Spanish people and tourists, but the logistics have... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

What a disappointment, not one to complain, but I don't get the hype about this place. We love our food and are not picky eaters. But this place reminded me of petrol station tapas if they had it. Barely luke warm with soggy bread. Would not go back considering the quality every where else.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great food and lovely staff. Best place found all week in Santander for pinchos, which are varied during the day.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We went here 3 times in a seven day stay for the award winning pinchos-tasty and innovative, staff were very helpful and nice surroundings.

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Braunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

In Santander for 3 nights, our hotel owner recommended Casa Lita as one of the best in Santander for Pincho's. There was a large selection to choose from and my wife and I had 3 each, one with Serrano ham and mushrooms, another with a type of Bolognaise sauce and peppers and the third which I believe was sweetbreads but... More 

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Johnstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Located on the seafront in Santander. We have visited this tapas bar a few times and always received friendly, helpful service. Always very busy so you may have to stand or lean against the bar. Great selection of different tapas not just the usual tortilla etc. Staff advised us of what the different tapas consisted of so we were able... More 

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lancashire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We found Casa Lita last year when travelling to Santander to catch the ferry and made a special effort to return again two weeks ago. On both visits we found the staff friendly and someone with good English prepared to take the time to describe the various tapas selections to us. The food is really tasty, very different from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Really nice tapas bar. Highly recommend. Were siting outside, maybe that's why service was abit slow and unwilling. But it's all compensate by tapas. Drop there for brunch or later to have a snack and you'll enjoy it!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Tried this place and it was packed... too packed. They do not accept bookings. Surly front of house staff member was rude and dismissive. Because our spanish was limited it was clearly easier to fill our table with someone easier and quicker to serve than us. It appears arrogance comes with award winning pinchos. Thanks but no thanks ... customer... More 

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Houilles, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

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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Address: Paseo Pareda 37, Santander, Spain
Phone Number: +34-942364830
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
Cuisine: Tapas

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  • Address: Paseo Pareda 37, Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34-942364830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Tapas

Description

Probably the most famous tapas bar in Santander, very popular with locals and tourists.

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