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El Rapido

Rua Franco 22, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
+34 981 58 49 83
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“mariscada” (2 reviews)
“paella” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Spanish, Mediterranean
££ - £££
Rua Franco 22, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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1 - 10 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vibrant, full of fun and laughter. Such warm, friendly welcome by the staff. Great seafood, Sangria and everything else. We warmed to the cheers of Aussie Oi Oi Oi. Certainly an evening to remember.

Thank Shoo Zee Q
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We were more or less lured into this restaurant by a very persuasive waiter. It was delicious. We ordered the scallops, and they were incredible, so good in fact that we ordered a second round. We followed that with razor clams, plus a special sample...More

Thank gingerlee13
Reviewed 1 June 2017

we had intended to go to another restaurant nearby but it looked closed or had a special event. we started to look at other restaurants. some are very pushy when you start to look at menus. this place was helpful rather than pushy so we...More

Thank davidbI9176CB
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were approached by the waiter who was outside the entrance and convinced to go and have lunch here. The place is very busy and the variety of the offer is extensive and includes lobsters, crabs and all seafood as well as meats. Our lunch...More

Thank Ivano62
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Greeted by the funny and welcoming Joseph for a delightful supper. The shared T-Bone was excellent . Met fellow Camino pilgrims , which was amusing and watched Champions League football. Could not ask for more.

Thank Manners05
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a cold, rainy evening at 11 pm and were warmly greeted and quickly seated. The restaurant is a good size with a nice atmosphere. We speak little Spanish, but the menu is in Spanish, English , French, German. No problems communicating with...More

Thank Deb W
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Service was very slow in el rápido however the food was delicious! We had a mariscada to share between four - and for 90 euros we felt this was very reasonably priced compared to other restaurants.

Thank NaimahCallachand
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The restaurant has excellent location on the very crowded street. We had seafood platter with extra fish dish, bottle of wine, water and dessert. set us up for 100 eur. Food was ok, but nothing extraordinary. Service should improve radically. you ask for something and...More

Thank Lukas K
Reviewed 7 August 2016

If you want to pamper your palate with delicious galician cuisine (Cocina Gallega) this is the place. friendly staff will convince you to have the best plate not the most expensive

Thank lltovar
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This was a very nice restaurant. Extends much further back than expected from the view on the street. We sat just before the outside area to avoid the smoke but still had a nice airy feel. Ordered the seafood paella for two and had some...More

Thank mctrvl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Franco 22, 15704, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of A Coruna  >  Santiago de Compostela
  • Phone Number: +34 981 58 49 83
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