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La Candela

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Amboy Rd and Gifford's Lane, Staten Island, NY
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good23%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible23%
Mar 6, 2018
“Home style Spanish”
Jul 3, 2018
“Delicious Food”
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Amboy Rd and Gifford's Lane, Staten Island, NY
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant by chance because the restaurant we wanted to go to was closed this week. What a pleasant surprise. The food was delicious and the prices reasonable. We will be back.

Thank Dianer315
Reviewed March 6, 2018

La Candela has been serving good food in Great Kills for many, many years. I am happy to report the food is still wonderful is the sangria.

Thank Peter F
Reviewed August 16, 2015

Always good. Service always wonderful. The bean dip and chips are addictive, salad delicious. Paella marinera delicious. Seafood with green sauce so good.

Thank SueeC321
Reviewed July 22, 2014

Still draws people, we now have better restaurants with type of food on Staten Island.....service not great, food, ok?

Thank Kathybooboo12345
Reviewed July 21, 2014

I'm not sure why I sat down. As soon as we walked in, the musty smell almost knocked us out. My wife always said this place was great many years ago. It was my first time and it was filthy, and the food was actually...More

Thank littleboyman
Reviewed February 27, 2014

Friends, and my husband and I went for dinner very recently. I knew when I tasted their red sauce and chips things had changed. We ordered lobster tails with "crabmeat", this was the worst lobster and no crabmeat I ever had. The Spanish potatoes were...More

Thank lumickey
Reviewed December 26, 2013

My wife's family has been going to this restaurant for many years (perhaps as many as 15 years). My Father in law is "friends" and on a first name basis with the owner and many of the staff. In particular, the family goes to this...More

2  Thank Andersons6_5
Reviewed November 18, 2013

Food was good, service was very good. Menu was diverse if you are going with people that aren't into the Spanish/Mexican food. Sangria was ok...thought $28 a pitcher was a little pricey considering 1/2 of the pitcher was ice....then add the fruit...a little pricey. for...More

Thank debdoodleNewYork
Reviewed April 23, 2013

Always excellent service, food, atmosphere! Sangria is the best!! Manhattan-style all the way. A favorite of ours.

Thank Marie M
Reviewed April 12, 2013

The ambience is OK, romantic which is nice, but the dining room gets really loud. Food is good, but not a place i have to get back to in a hurry. Parking is an issue.

Thank jennifer821
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Amboy Rd and Gifford's Lane, Staten Island, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
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