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Vargas 33-35, 39010 Santander, Spain
+34 942 07 57 41
Tue - Sat 13:30 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Had some good wine & food for a reasonable price. Service was not that friendly. Food was just put on the table. I visited more places were nobody speaks English but still got very friendly service. I guess it's me, I like to exchange a smile. Still, the wine was good...

Thank Mediatrics
Englewood, Florida
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

It's all about flavors in La Vinoteca. I got there at 8.45pm to be first to arrive (late for me). Koldo (owner/manager?) is the face and personality of La Vinoteca but also has a competent staff with him. His English is better than he admits. It was slightly confusing in that the al a carte menu is the basis of... More 

1 Thank 192PaulD192
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

The price was more than the value. The ceviche was the best thing on the menu. The lobster lasagna was cold and too watery for my taste. Squid in ink with rice also excellent. Staff was excellent.

Thank Peter E
Manchester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

I doubt we will get better than this as we drive South. As we knew the starter would be large, we shared it. The waiter then suggested we share everything we had chosen so that we could each experience more flavours. Excellent idea. Everything was beautiful to look at and delicious. Great selection of wines, some I had not seen... More 

1 Thank SouperSue
Exeter, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

For me, food and wine have become two of the most attractive reasons for travelling so this was a venue that could not be missed on our short break to Spain but it is not the easiest to find or the most obvious of locations. It is however well worth the effort. Meal times are a bit different in Spain... More 

1 Thank DST100952
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Impeccable service, gastronomic knowledge, attention to all details, exquisite flavors, cozy yet elegant and comfortable dining room, and ultra fresh ingredients are the best descriptors for this excellent restaurant in the heart of Santander. We had an exquisite mushroom cream, lobster lasagna, grilled grouper with steamed vegetables and jumbo shrimp in japanese sauce. An unforgettable Finca Terrerazo red wine made... More 

3 Thank nontroppo
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Even though we arrived early, we were warmly received and served wine while we waited. The service continued at this superior level throughout the evening. The atmosphere is comfortably elegant. The food is exquisite and the wine selection is excellent. We would recommend this restaurant to anyone who enjoys delicious food, warm service, and comfortable atmosphere.

Thank George K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Wonderful restaurant and food. If you visit Santander, you must try it. We had the monkfish ceviche (delicious and beautifully presented) and the steak. The service was equally impeccable, with the head chef/waiter carefully translating the Spanish menu for us.

1 Thank Matt B
1 review
Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Very good service, nice interior, exceptionally good wine and, for Spanish standards, delicious food. Recommendable! (Written by a Belgian)

Thank Noelia G
Exeter, United Kingdom
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351 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

The two of us had lunch here. Order taken (and recommendations) by owner and chief chef. English spoken. If you love your food you must come to this restaurant and give it a serious try. Starts with probably the best bread in Spain and continues to deliver. Left very satisfied that we found somewhere to eat which was VERY good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$39 - US$56
Fusion, Healthy, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
13:30 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 16:30
20:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vargas 33-35, 39010 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 07 57 41

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