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C/ Carretas, 21, 15705, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
+34 981 56 31 11
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
a good authentic restaraunt

We came there according to our hotel receptionist's recommendation. the restaurant is a bit fancy but the food was great. prices are a little expensive but it worth the experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2015
barakl
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Lliria, Spain
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170 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to this place two days running and had so much food, I did not need to buy lunch.You can dine in the restaurant, or buy tapas of get 'free' tapas with you drinks. I was offered so many tapas I had to turn some down. On each occasion I went I was given 6 or seven tapas with... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

We came there according to our hotel receptionist's recommendation. the restaurant is a bit fancy but the food was great. prices are a little expensive but it worth the experience.

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Thank barakl
San Isidro, Argentina
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222 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

A friend recommended us this restaurant, and we went there the last night at Santiago. It is very near the Obradoiro plaza, but arriving there was not easy due to street renovation works. We ordered typical Galician seafood and fish, with white Ribeiro wine. Service was courteous and friendly. The food was very nice, well cooked, and tasty. A little... More 

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Thank ebertello
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

During our visit to santiago we went to dine out to this restaurant, which was highly recommended not only by TripAdvisor but also by one of the waiters in another restaurant we had vidited the day before. i didnt expect the restaurante to be of such high quality. The service was excellent and the food top quality. If i were... More 

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Castellar del Valles, Spain
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

I used to ne there and remember a a good restaurant. Now the proce is still high but quality is much poorer. Arroz con bogavante was less than normal and meat was not excellent.

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Thank ocxx
Lisboa
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75 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

The restaurant and staff were correct, but we expected more. The cuisine could be more genuine and fresh. The quality/price ratio was not very favorable.

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Thank Mabedui
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

After doing the Camino we got married in La Corticela, we had 24 guests come from Ireland for the wedding. We had the meal in this restaurant. The standard of service we received was top class. They rearranged the restaurant seating plan, took no other bookings for the night, arranged to have their English speaking staff brought up from their... More 

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England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have had this evening the most wonderful dinner at Carretas restaurant. The food was exquisite and very fresh. The lady looking after us learnt English at Salamanca Univeristy and was fluent, a delightful person with a lovely smile. Having had a very dreary October day weather wise, this restaurant brightened up our evening and we will remember this visit... More 

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Thank Officiado
Ireland
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

We decided to eat at this restaurant following a recommendation from a local rather than dining at the busy places nearer to the cathedral. In a word the food was excellent. I had the seafood platter that was beautifully presented and contained a large quantity of various shellfish. My fellow travellers had paella which took 20 mins to prepare but... More 

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Thank GJKy
Windsor, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

We ate here mainly because we couldn't get a table elsewhere but sometimes a restaurant is empty for a reason. It's quite a posh place with very attentive service and a slightly old-fashioned decor and ambience. But the food was really appalling. My husband had grilled gambas which were really gritty and I had cod which was swimming in oil.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/ Carretas, 21, 15705, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  A Coruna Province  >  Santiago de Compostela
  • Phone Number: +34 981 56 31 11

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 56
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?