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Casa do Pulpo

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Rua Juan de Austria 15, 32005 Ourense, Spain
988 013863
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Lajas, Puerto Rico
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you are ever in Ourense and want to try area food specialties, this is the place! Clean, rustic restaurant with courteous and friendly waiters, ready to suggest what is fresh and available.

Thank Carmen N R
Boston, Massachusetts
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166 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

What they do is Pulpo (octopus) and they do it very well. We went there for a quick lunch and the pulpo was spectacular. If you think you have had octopus in the US, you need a "reset" -- this is nothing like what you have had, it's not rubbery or chewy, it doesn't taste like nothing in particular, it's... More 

Thank Isambard40
Gijon, Spain
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Service is pretty quick even when the place is crowded. Food is good with reasonable prices and amounts. I tried pulpo, salmon with cheese and pimientos and they were fine. I go to the place every time I visit Orense.

Thank rafa_friends
Stuttgart, Germany
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155 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We had lunch here at a table in the empty dining room. There's a bar, too. We ordered the pulp a feira (octopus)-it was SO GOOD. We also ordered a meat/cheese mixed plate and it was enormous and delicious, along with bread and wine. Decent prices and good food.

Thank EJTravel5
Glasgow West
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Tasteless tapas and grumpy, bored barman. Can't comment on restaurant but my advice is to avoid the bar. We had our bag stolen in here and the batman was unhelpful and aggressive when we returned to ask about it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
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Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Juan de Austria 15, 32005 Ourense, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of Ourense  >  Ourense
  • Phone Number: 988 013863

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