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Spanish River Grill

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737 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3101
+1 386-424-6991
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Paris, France
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I first came here for a birthday dinner in 2011, and my mind was blown! I came back five years later, and the place is still as good. Everything is delicious. It's a good idea to reserve as the place is always packed.

Thank g k
Brunswick, Maine
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I try to go about once a month. The menu turns over frequently. They pride themselves on local availability for their food. Henry and staff provide tremendous quality delivered in a very convivial style. Just wish they would take the paper off the tablecloths. A little hard to find in a shopping plaza but very worthwhile searching... More 

Thank tander
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic drinks, excellent food and the service from all was stellar. Excellent appetizers - the Jelly Donut appetizer (conch fritters) were incredible as were the mussels. Ahi tuna was ordered all around and did not disappoint. And the desserts - wow. You can really tell how much love is put into SRG. Well done! Will certainly visit again!

Thank Adriana P
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is constantly excellent. The whole fish is highly recommend among with the Sangria. The wait staff is friendly and pays attention to their tables. I would recommend the Spanish River Grill for any occasion.

Thank Rkistall
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We had mediiocre food, at best. The chicken and rice came out cold and undone. The pork chop was dry and tasteless. Can't figure out how they can charge so much for such terrible food!??? Never go there!

Thank NikE531
afefuss, Owner at Spanish River Grill, responded to this review

Hello Peter, Thank you again for your response. Please let everyone know that it was the voucher you were disputing and not the food as you previously expressed. No one in our industry is in the business of providing 2 guests with FREE 3 course menus from the Chef (not offered to other diners) without payment. Yours was offered for... More 

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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

We had said we would not go back here. But, friends from out of town wanted to try it so we gave in and went with them. None of us will be going back. The high price is not the issue...It's just not great food. Lots of better choices in this town.

Thank Littletommy2
Roanoke, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

This Spanish restaurant is top notch! From the imported cheese board paired with the Tempranillo wine to Taco Tuesday night, the pork belly & chicken liver taco...wow! We went back twice in just three days! Best server in the world, Jeb, took us on a culinary adventure and made us feel like family, as dueling guitars serenaded Spanish classics, creating... More 

1 Thank Amelia G
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016

The food is perfectly prepared, interesting and unique. Just order whatever your wait staff offers as the special of the night and you will be off on a tasty adventure; from appetizer to dessert. Chef Henry creates dishes that pleasure your palate.

Thank Karla C
Oviedo, Florida
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

First time here in 3 plus years - this was my favorite place in NSB. Service and atmosphere were great - food quality, while still very good, his slipped down some. You can have spicy and bold flavors, but the food didn't taste fresh or original. Sangria is still outstanding.

Thank UCF_MP
Inverness, Florida
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

We visit Spanish River Grill when we are in New Smyrna Beach on vacation. We usually visit when their two entertainers from Orlando are there with their Latin/ Classical/ Jazz music. We missed them this trip but found the service to be excellent with our waiter Jared. He knew the menu well and the preparation and presentation was excellent (except... More 

Thank Ron K

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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
$10 - $20
Spanish, Caribbean, Latin, Seafood, Cuban
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 737 E 3rd Ave, New Smyrna Beach, FL 32169-3101
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  New Smyrna Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 386-424-6991
With a modern approach to Latino cuisine, husband and wife team, Henry and Michele Salgado, prepare a blend of regional ingredients strongly influenced by the bustling barrios of Latino neighborhoods and the traditional Spanish countryside.

Chef Henry and his team of chefs work to prepare the freshest local seafood and seasonal vegetables available to provide the Spanish River Grill guests with an exceptional celebration of food.

From start to finish, the philosophy at the Spanish River Grill is that the intimate craft of preparing food should be exceptional and something the culinary and service teams take seriously. Each night the goal is to create a memorable journey of flavors and an experience to be shared with friends, family, and those you love.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?