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“good value for money”
Review of La Villa

La Villa
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Average quality but good alternative and totally OK, not a gastronomic experience, decent stuff with efficient service.

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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Enjoyed our lunch time visit to la Villa - sat outside, and had a really great meal!
Cantabrian bean stew to start was excellent as was the fish cream. Mains and desserts very good too.
Highly recommended in this very tourist-y town.

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1  Thank audies
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

We stopped here on our way to Cudillero. We each had the menu of the day, which offered a several choices. So my wife and I each choose different dishes. All were good, and very filling - almost too much food. I had the fabada, which was ok, although in Asutrias itself, we had better versions. My wife had a mushroom risotto which was also good. Prices for the meal which included a full bottle of wine, dessert and water, were very reasonable. The restaurant filled up with many Spanish tourists - no other Americans were there. Seemed like the most popular place in town when we walked around after lunch. Overall as decent place.

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1  Thank Eugene L
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Reviewed August 29, 2012

When we arrived at Santillana del Mar we originally made reservations for dinner at our Parador, Gil Blas. As we were walking around the town we looked at different menus, one of which was at La Villa, which is right around the corner from the parador. We cancelled our parador reservation which would have been an expensive dinner and took a chance on La Villa and we were very pleasantly surprised.

The restaurant itself had a lower dining room and an upstairs dining room. All the tables were neatly set with linen or cotton tablecloths. We sat in the room upstairs which was warm and cozy which we especially appreciated since it was very chilly outside.

For 15 Eu we each ordered off the prix-fixe menu. An example of the offerings from the menu were our first night dinners: Two of us had very large bowls of a white bean stew (regional specialty) to start and one had a bibb lettuce salad with fresh tomato quarters, olives, hard boiled egg quarters, shredded carrots and tuna on top. The entrees were entrecote of veal and hake. The entrees came with a mixture of cooked broccoli, cauliflower, Italian green beans and carrots. For dessert there was flan and apple torte. We were shocked to find out that the bottled water and large bottle of wine was even included in the 15 Eu price.

The food was excelllent with nice presentation and it was obviously made from fresh ingredients.

Our server was very pleasant and the service quick.

We liked the restaurant so much that we returned for dinner on our second night.

2  Thank Anne P
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Reviewed August 27, 2012 via mobile

Authentic food, fabulous flavours, great value, helpful service. Lovely restaurant in a lovely (though a bit touristy!) village. Avoid the places with pictures of food outside, just go straight to La Villa. Best meal we have had so far.

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