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Capitan Torres Spanish Restaurant

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73 Liverpool St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Linlithgow, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

First visit to this restaurant. First night in Sydney. We went because we have a house in Spain and so are used to and love Spanish food. Very noisy with a party of at least fourteen people at the adjacent tables in a small space. I ordered the medallions of fillet steak. Medallions they were not - more like lumps... More 

Thank Sheenagh A
Melbourne, Australia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was traditional Spanish. We shared 4 tapas, plenty for two. Then had churros and Spanish coffee, both awesome. The service was absolutely fantastic, food great. Lovely place that will become a regular in Sydney!

Thank Bec M
New Lambton
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482 reviews
200 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We first went here back in the 1970's ( it opened in 1973) and haven't been back for a while. So revisiting was a nostalgic experience. The decor is still the same- dark Spanish wood etc- but, most importantly, the food is still excellent. We had three tapas dishes, and I had a beef main course. The garlic prawns were... More 

Thank Gregory D
Canberra, Australia
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203 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service was great. We ordered mixed seafood dish and paella which we were kindly allowed to have each as a single serve. When the dishes came out they looked great. Big serves with plenty of seafood. However most of seafood was over cooked and the sauce for the seafood was too salty. Promising, but fell short.

Thank WigglyWorld
Canberra, Australia
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I normally stay at the Meriton on Kent St when in Sydney and my wife and I strolled aacross the road to this restaurant one night and have been back every trip since. Good service, tapas, mains and of course desserts - mmmm churros. Spanish beer, sangria - what more could you want? Four and a half stars

Thank Dzmac666
Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Service is terrible. You're treated like you are to come in, eat and leave. Drink service... worst. I could have asked for a lemonade ten times and not gotten it. Lovely food though their chorizo... beautiful!!!

Thank lukec694
Melbourne, Australia
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I only had two items - sardines and mushrooms. The produce was very good and adequately prepared. More skilled cooks would have seasoned and presented better. It is important for restaurants to continue learning, and improve their offerings. It takes very little extra effort to produce simple, but great dishes and ensure that customers talk and return.

Thank Ellipsisrabbit
Canberra, Australia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

My wife and I recently visited and thoroughly enjoyed the tapas menu. Mushrooms, calamari, chorizo and prawns with a bottle of Sangre de Toro which was superb.

Thank Sean G
Melbourne, Australia
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Lovely little Spanish tappas restaurant. You can choose as many dishes that you like - most are around the $14.00 - $16.00 range. Crusty bread also served. Drinks also reasonably priced. On one night, three of us dined well for under $70.00 (drinks not included). Two of us returned a few nights later and ate & drank very well for... More 

Thank KenMahon
Canberra, Australia
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200 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Good menu, tasty food, excellent service, good atmosphere and reasonably priced. We did not book on a Wednesday night and got the last table. Next time we will book.

Thank michaelbN5695YM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Liverpool St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: 9264-5574

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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