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Restaurante Los Penucas

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Calle Marques de La Ensenada 35 | C/ Marques de la Ensenada, 35, 39009 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 94 45
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Sun - Sat 1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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County Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the reviews I read here I was expecting something amazing. Pretty disappointed however. The rabas was fine, like any you would get all over northern Spain. My wife and I both got Paella, even though it is a starter, as a main each. A number of people had reviewed it as the best in Spain. They must not have... More 

Thank EndaOrla
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Santander doing "The Way/El Camino" and decided to splurge one night. What a treat it was indeed! It was kind of off the beaten path in the "Fishing Neighborhood-Barrio Pesquero of Santander. The service was quick, attentive and we left having eaten extremely well. It was well worth the 50 euros drinks included for two.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was excellent; exactly how it should be, no messing around, it just melted in your mouth. I cannot praise this restaurant enough! The staff were friendly, attentive and spoke good English; it has a great atmosphere; And the value for money was incredible!

Thank 10ttie
Briones, Spain
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62 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

This is the place for taste a really good PAELLA. If you are interesting in eat a real Paella , you must Visite this restaurant. The service is good a fast , and the price is really economic. go and enjoy

Thank jaimeespino
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

The walk from Santander centre out to Los Penucas is worth it as the fish is fresh and expertly cooked. We had the menu of the day which consisted of seafood paella followed by whole seabass and ice cream for dessert. Included in the €15.40 lunch was water and wine. Excellent value. The staff were very friendly also. Definitely worth... More 

1 Thank clontarf1
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Food ok Location average, rather quiet Staff nice enough all in all it was good ;) Wi-fi sucks :( No one speaks English ;)

Thank Vi B
Madrid, Spain
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

We went for a dinner. It is a very casual restaurant, where you can eat sardines, white tuna.... Traffic in that area is very light, so children were able to play outside.

Thank mmmo1973
St. Andrews, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

These guys specialise in fish and other seafood, and they are very good at serving delicious varieties of it. Down in the Fisherman's Quarter, which is obviously down by the harbour. The main restaurant area is typical Spanish (seafood) establisment - plain decor, simple tables and chairs, tv with the futbol on, but the service is food, and the food... More 

Thank RobbieJEF
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food best service , good local fish and testy shrimps, nice warm waiters , the wine was also very good! Recommend

Thank sarat39
Miami, Florida
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83 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This restaurant is in an area called “Barrio Pesquero” (Fishing town). My wife and I arrived early for lunch at around noon. The place was empty, but we were seated and soon after others started arriving. I had an urge to eat grilled fresh sardines and as soon as we sat we ordered some. I was shocked to see the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marques de La Ensenada 35 | C/ Marques de la Ensenada, 35, 39009 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 22 94 45
Ideal for enjoying the best seafood cuisine, where quality, value and great service, coupled with the originality of our dishes, will delight the most discerning palate and surprise the most curious Restaurant. Cuisine full of flavor and sensations, which include dishes such as seafood paella, meats, fresh fish and seafood.

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