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La Candela Espanola

3921 Amboy Rd, Staten Island, NY 10308
(718) 356-8798
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English first
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79 reviews 79 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We've been here several times and always enjoy the experience. I skip the appetizer because I like the stuffed lobster and its a lot to eat. The lobster is always fresh and the stuffing of lump crab meat delicious. My partner had pablano peppers and reported them just fine. Service is good and the decor though getting long in the... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

the food was very good, the service was great and the prices were reasonable. I would go back there again.

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Staten Island, NY
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

La Candela Espanola is the Best Spanish Restaurant on Staten Island. My wife and I eat there once a week. Their red sangria is the best I've ever had anywhere. They serve a salad with every meal that has an unbeatable home made Spanish dressing that is far better than any dressing sold in supermarkets. My favorite dish is their... More 

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West Orange, New Jersey, USA
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18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Very good Sangria made me hopeful that the Paella would be good as well but instead it was fairly disappointing. Kind of dry and without the flavors being given adequate time to blend. Over all not great but not bad either. I need not return anytime soon.

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NYC
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71 reviews 71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I would never eat here again. When we arrived, myself my husband and daughter, I spoke with someone who said they would seat us. About ten minutes later a couple arrived and was seated as we stood there waiting. Why? Because the waiter I spoke with disappeared and the couple who arrived after us spoke with a different person. We... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Excellent Spanish food. Very small mexican menu, but the spanish part of the menu is extensive. Many different sauce's to have your entree served with... Its very authentic spanish cooking. All the dishes are excellent...I never had a bad meal here. I go at least twice a month...My favorite Spanish restaurant

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Staten Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

La Candela Espanola on Staten Island is my favorite restaurant. My wife and I eat there every Saturday night. If we're busy on Saturday, we go on Sunday. La Candela has the best Sangria in the world. This is not just my opinion. Everyone that I talk to that has been there says the same thing. Their food is superb... More 

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Additional Information about La Candela Espanola

Address: 3921 Amboy Rd, Staten Island, NY 10308
Phone Number: (718) 356-8798
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Spanish

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