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Casa Lita

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Paseo Pereda 37, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 36 48 30
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Surrey
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135 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited around 11pm on a Saturday... absolutely packed. Mix of locals and tourists. It was a bit of competition to find a standing spot by the bar, so be prepared to show some patience. Quote a wide variety of pinxtos, very much of the northern Spain approach... lots of creative choices, just need to be adventurous. This definitely isn't southern... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

We called in Case Lita for a lunchtime snack... standing room only.... This is a very popular and busy bar overlooking the sea..... if you are in Santander you should really find this place, it just buzzes with atmosphere and even more of a reason to call - there is a vast amount of choice in their range of Pinchos... More 

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Altnau, Switzerland
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

We heard how good it was and visited. It was beyond our expectations. The place is a typical dark type of wood furniture Spanish Tapas Bar were we were welcomed very friendly. The Tapas on display looked fresh and just amazing. Pleasing to the eyes and to the taste buds. Perfect morsels delicately balanced for flavour, colour and texture. The... More 

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Novi, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

If you go for "pinchos" this is a must. They make the pinchos JIT and you have a lot of options to choose from. I go to Santander every year, and for me it has become even a tradition going at least once per summer. The waiters are very nice always and do their best to attend the dozens of... More 

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Adeje, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Good place to visit all the staff super helpful and friendly. Food great and not expensive at all. Will be returning to the casa lita for sure

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The pintxos here are of exceptional quality and there's a vast assortment of them. Particularly enjoyed the morcilla options. We enjoyed some fantastic rioja with our meal at a bargain price. Our 3 euro glasses of rioja easily would have been $17 in NYC. Service is friendly and enthusiastic.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Visited this tapas restaurant several times. Each visit was short and to sample several of the selections in the display case. Eat inside once. Then, an outside table the second. Enjoyed various selections.To many offerings looked so good. Couldn't try all i wanted to. Generally, everything was good to very good, for the price paid. Wine selected was enjoyed also.... More 

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Thank Isle 'n Sun
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Doesn't look like much from outside but don't let that put you off. Great selection of gin and fantastic pintxos on the bar inside.

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Santander, Spain
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80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

I have to say that the tapas were okay, in some cases a bit oily. Service a tad confusing. The place is okay, typical tapas bar.

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Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

A nice place for a typical pinchos lunch/dinner! Definitely worth going and returning. Just, a little bit tight and messy- we payed for a couple extra pinchos because they dont write them down when you take them.. oh well, not a big problem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Pereda 37, 39004 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 36 48 30
Description
In 2003, we embarked with great enthusiasm in a gastronomic adventure. Our desire was to develop and consolidate Santander Spanish cuisine at its most traditional and popular way: "The pincho" . Reflecting the high quality of our skewers, Casa Lita has received numerous awards and various press mentions and appearances on television, both national and international.


High quality "pinchos" prepared at the moment.

Our cook, Joseba Guijarro , who in his long career has won a prestigious Michelin star , is in charge daily to buy on the market the freshest and best quality products to make "pinchos" you can taste daily in Casa Lita . All our "pinchos" come to the bar freshly made, as they are made ​​to order , so that our customers can enjoy this form of the best Spanish gastronomy through authentic cuisine of "pincho".

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