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San Jaime

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Rua Raina 4 15.705 Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
981572257
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London
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132 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here today for our first visit. Often disappointed with the quality of the food in Santiago, not today! The steamed mussels were superb as were the pimientos de padron and the oven cooked octopus. Really excellent service too which is so often lacking here in Santiago. We were made so welcome by various members of staff and... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

I really loved my stay in Santiago and I was delighted to dine in San Jaime. My friend was a little sick so she ate a grilled sole that was very fresh and simple as she requested. I ate a portion of prawns and it was very good. I love the cañas of course and the small offers that come... More 

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shanghai
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507 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

we'd read good reviews for this place unfortunately it did not live up to them at all. Poor service and not great food and less atmosphere. We were there about 21.30 admittedly downstairs to check it out and have a few tapas and then decide if we would eat in their restaurant. We left not even finishing our wine or... More 

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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127 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

We ordered the yellow rice with lobster dish for 2 which was pricey but sounded gòod. The lobster shell came shatterred into tiny pieces,which made eating the lobster practically impossible.

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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We had lunch on the ground level twice. Big portions, delicious food and wine, very reasonable price. Great location. Some waiters could not speak English but it was not that important. Could be very busy. Would recommend it.

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

We were a party of 12 for dinner and we were seated straight away as the restaurant wasn't busy. The waiter was hopeless at taking our orders and because some members of our party didn't have starters, that completely threw him. He couldn't even get the drinks orders right. He got annoyed with us twice and showed his displeasure when... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

It is good for anyone and any situation. We had having Lunch moths ago and today we went just to pick something light. We orderer "revuelto con grelos" ( eggs with local vegetables) and "zorza" (local speciallity spicy pork meet with chips). We ordered for drink 3 glasses os local wine (mencia) With beverages restaurant invites to eat something (for... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Cosy restaurant and friendly service. I tried the "menu de la casa", octopus for starter and clawed lobster rice. Both excellent and highly recommended. The rice could have been hotter though, so it would keep longer but this was just a minor detail. On the negative side, one major fault. Desert had 3 options, one of which was vanilla ice... More 

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26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

11 ladies arrived at Santiago after finishing the Camino and we found this restaurant for lunch. At first we sat downstairs but then when they realised there were 11 of us they put us upstairs but still let us use the slightly cheaper downstairs menu. It was great food and the waiter was really friendly. We thought it was so... More 

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Seoul, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

I've been there 3 times in my 4 days trip- two times in the first floor which is a bar and the last time in the restaurant in 2nd floor. They have amazing seafood with reasonable price! If you are alone, octopus with clam is the must eat dish! And if you are more than two, seafood platter is highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Raina 4 15.705 Santiago de Compostela, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of A Coruna  >  Santiago de Compostela
  • Phone Number: 981572257

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?