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Rua Carretas 21, 15705, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
+34 981 56 31 11
Tue - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nicely-decorated formal restaurant (linen table cloths etc.) We arrived early (9:00) and found ourselves in mixed tables of US and French tourist groups. Later, Spanish families drifted in, plus a huge group of people in period costumes. In place of bread rolls, each diner receives a small loaf of bread! We had steak in pepper sauce (really good, loved... More 

Thank familyoftwins
London, United Kingdom
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125 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

We tried to have dinner at San Clemente but they close on Monday and we were directed to the Carretas which was close by. Lots of locals having tapas in the front but the smart rear restaurant was empty. This concerned me, but needlessly. The starters of asparagus and baby scallops were very good, particularly the latter. The mains of... More 

Thank Jeff H
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

I went with a Group Menu but as I am allergic to seafood they kindly changed the starters for ham, cheese (both spectaculars) and other non-seafood starters. For the second dish they let you choose in a wide variety of meat and fish (even in a group menu). I took a steak that was perfect, I loved it. The dessert... More 

Thank David C
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

With the many wonderful dining choices available in Santiago, I am hard pressed to understand why the concierge at my hotel directed me here when I asked for a recommendation. I am staying at the Parador and they should know better. I will be sharing this review w the concierge desk as well as here on this site. Perhaps both... More 

Thank Ladydi814
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

I tried this place after a Fodors recommendation. My Spanish brother in law recommended I try the scallop and barnacles - they were delicious! And so was the desert! A little bit more expensive that others in town but well worth it for the authenticity and freshness.

Thank AussieVG
Lliria, Spain
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222 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

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 

Thank tony b
Tel Aviv, Israel
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 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.

Thank barakl
San Isidro, Argentina
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281 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 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 

Thank ebertello
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4 reviews
4 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 

Thank joniandnicole
Castellar del Valles, Spain
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

Thank ocxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $56
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood, European, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Carretas 21, 15705, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of A Coruna  >  Santiago de Compostela
  • Phone Number: +34 981 56 31 11

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