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Bar Marucho

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Chowder
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Calle Tetuan, 21, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942273007
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh seafood, bustling atmosphere

We went to this place on recommendation of a local. Being slightly on the late side for lunch, we had to wait for about half an hour, the waitress took down our mobile phone and called us when a table freed up. At that time we had the first glass of wine outside and nibbled on the snacks from the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Madrid, Spain
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Madrid, Spain
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85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went to this place on recommendation of a local. Being slightly on the late side for lunch, we had to wait for about half an hour, the waitress took down our mobile phone and called us when a table freed up. At that time we had the first glass of wine outside and nibbled on the snacks from the... More 

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Washington, DC
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66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I had dinner at the Bar Marucho one night in mid-May and appreciated the wonderful freshness of my meal. The restaurant was full and the bar packed, creating a lively atmosphere. I was fortunate that a couple left just as I arrived; after that, the line grew outside the door. My server managed an interesting balance of brusqueness and friendliness:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We were looking for a seafood restaurant away from the waterfront. We read about Bar Marucho on tripadvisor and decided to give it a try. We were not disappointed. The sopa de mariscos (seafood soup) was incredible with big pieces of shrimp/prawns in a delicious broth. Also very tasty was the calamari in ink sauce with rice. The menu can... More 

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LONDON
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

We had a lovely meal in this place. We order as a starters oysters, baby crayfish (spanish "cigalas"), barnacles (spanish "percebes") and clams in sauce. As a main we order "machote" fish (white fish). We had a lovely house white wine perfect, match perfect with the food. We finished with a couple of desserts, spirits and coffee. Everything was absolutely... More 

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Edinburgh
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015 via mobile

My sisters and I had a great time in this tiny restaurant last night. We ordered mussels in tomato sauce, battered anchovies and squid cooked in ink with rice all accompanied by a bottle of Rioja. Everything was very fresh and perfectly cooked, but the black squid was definitely our favourite. By 9pm the place had a long queue of... More 

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England
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

What an amazing place. They turn out dish after dish of delicious fresh fish from a tiny kitchen, served with smiles and good advice - we we warned that the main courses were best between two as we were also ordering starters. Highlights were goose barnacles, flattened and fried anchovies as starters and the hake and lemon sole main courses.... More 

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Ellenton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This wondeful place has been reviewed many times and we found it just fantastic. Wonderful welcome when we arrived just after opening and was so good to talk with the locals and fantastic staff. We felt like regulars and the seafood is just First Class. Wish we had more time to stay but will be sure to make a return... More 

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Donetsk, Ukraine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

They sell pleasure here, and the main part of it is meal. We've taken 1 menu del dia for two people which included a bottle of wine and a bottle of water. As for non-professional the meal was great. Even the chesecake was special/ And the price was law. We came at 9pm and took the last free table. Those... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I went to Bar Marucho dor lunch, and I liked it! When I arrived ( 13.30h, very early for Spain) there were only a couple of clients. The place is small and the tables are very close one to the other. Clients are told to have coffe and digestif after the meal at the barra( counter) to leave the table... More 

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carlisle
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91 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Full to overflowing with a great atmosphere, staff were very friendly and really helpful and food was really tasty. One of the best restaurants from our weeks stay in Santander

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Address: Calle Tetuan, 21, 39004 Santander, Spain
Phone Number: +34 942273007
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
Cuisine: Chowder

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Tetuan, 21, 39004 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942273007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chowder

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