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“So friendly and tasty!”

Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio
Ranked #11 of 97 Restaurants in Santa Teresa
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$25
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Why Tapas? Converse, share, taste and enjoy.A fun way to understand Pura Vida through gastronomy.A sampling of the Mediterranean cuisine presented in small portions, made from scratch and prepared the traditional way, updated to modern times.Healthier, lighter, low fat recipes.We challenge your taste buds with the best selection of cheeses, hams, cold cuts with Designation of Origin, accompanied with wines and Cavas from outstanding wineries of our country.All our tapas are made using the freshest ingredients of the cattle ranches, farmers and fishermen of the area, thus contributing to the controlled growth of the economy of the local community. Helping sustainable fishing and organic farming of the area, with the utmost care for the environment.ENJOY PURA VIDA!
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We had a wonderful evening at Tapas. We were welcomed and well taken care of by a very outgoing and competent spanish lady, and the dishes were delicious.
The trip at night to the restaurant is by itself a great adventure, with hundreds of crabs migrating from the beach to the land over the dirt road. Definitely a night to remember!

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Ramon V, Propietario at Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014
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Estimado cliente,
Gracias por sus palabras, que maravilla conseguir hacerles felices en su cena en nuestro Restaurante.
Ese es siempre nuestro objetivo.
Muchas gracias.
Un abrazo.
Vanessa y Ramon

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Reviewed 15 May 2014 via mobile

Tuna and red snapper were excellent!! I'm typically not a tapas guy, but the food here is amazing!!! We enjoyed the ambiance and service was well attentive! !

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Ramon V, Propietario at Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2014

Thanks thanks thanks for your review.
We are sooo happy than you enjoy in our Restaurant.
Gracias,
Vanessa y Ramon

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Reviewed 6 May 2014

Firstly, it has to be said that the service was excellent. Nicest people. However the food was so basic and lacked any real yum factor. And the chicken (?) croquettes were the strangest item we had. Deep fried paste. It's too bad because the view is stunning, but overall I sadly have to give it a thumbs down.

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Ramon V, Propietario at Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2014
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Estimada cliente,
Me apena mucho leer su opinion negativa respecto a la calidad de la comida tras recibir sus reiteradas felicitaciones durante el servicio.
En cuanto a las croquetas, como ya le explique, es una tapa tipica de nuestro pais, no son los nuggets de pollo que usted esperaba. La preparacion de la croqueta es distinta tal como le explique en persona y es una de las tapas preferidas por nuestros clientes.
Al ver que no le gustaron demasiado, las cancelamos de la cuenta con el fin de que no pagase algo de lo que no pudo disfrutar.
Como me comentaron usted y su esposo, fue su primera experiencia en un Restaurante español y tal vez hay texturas y sabores a los que usted no esta acostumbrada tratandose de una gastronomia distinta y nueva para su paladar.
Lamento que no fuesen de su agrado pero el resto tal como usted nos dijo era "yummy" y que volveria a probar el resto y esperamos que asi sea.
Gracias por elegirnos y esperamos que vuelvan a conocer mas platos de los que proponemos.
Reciba un cordial saludo.
Gracias de nuevo.
Vanessa Solano y Ramon Estol
Propietarios Restaurante Tapas

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Reviewed 29 April 2014

The trek to El Rey Patricio is somewhat of an adventure after dark - navigating through lot's of purple crabs crossing the street with our ATV was hilarious. Once we got there, the restaurant is beautiful. We didn't eat during sunset but I can only imagine how pretty the view must be.

The service is great, and our hostess was sweet and attentive. The tapas dinner however wasn't as remarkable as I'd expected. Perhaps it was an off-day, or perhaps my expectations were too high being that this restaurant was rated #1 in the area. I did enjoy the gazpacho and the manchego with tomato bread was quite tasty.The wine was very nice and the dessert, a molten volcano chocolate, made up for it. I'm glad we tried it, no regrets.

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Ramon V, Propietario at Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2014
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Estimada cliente,
Gracias por elegir nuestro restaurante y por sus palabras agradables hacia el servicio ya que personalmente yo atendi su mesa de la mejor manera como hacemos siempre en nuestro pequeño y bonito lugar.
Lamento mucho que no fuesen de su agrado dos de las Tapas que ustedes mismos seleccionaron de nuestra amplia lista.
El queso Manchego es un queso curado de una region especifica que importamos de España tiene sabor potente que tal vez no sea del agrado de todos, lo acompañamos de pan casero con tomate y aceite de oliva y el gazpacho (plato tipico de andalucia) va elaborado y servido como en España yo siempre aconsejo no pedirlo si se desconoce ya que es una sopa fria de vegetales que no a todos agrada, pero ambas tapas son de primera calidad y de exquisito sabor.
Lamento muchisimo que sus expectativas fueran tan elevadas y no poder haber estado a la altura, ya que el Ranking lo deciden los clientes, nosotros siempre damos el mismo servicio y comida sin pretensiones.
Es una lastima que su puntuacion haya sido tan solo un regular habiendole gustado como usted mima remarca en su review nuestro local, el servicio, el vino, el resto de las tapas y el postre, tal vez el queso y el gazpacho no fueran una buena eleccion simplemente no una mala noche de nuestro Restaurante ni de la calidad del mismo.
Le invitamos, si vuelve a visitar Santa Teresa, a que nos visite de nuevo para poder sorprenderla con nuevos platos y pescados frescos, seguiremos trabajando diariamente para mejorar.
Gracias de nuevo por su visita y hasta pronto.
Vanessa Solano y Ramon Estol
Propietaria y chef Restaurante Tapas

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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio is a must, the rare combination of excellent Spanish tapas, beautiful wines, gorgeous sunsets and charming hosts! This place is truly a hidden gem. We dined at a number of restaurants during our stay in Santa Teresa, but Tapas El Rey Patricio was the most memorable... The love and passion both Vanessa and Ramon put into the food & service will leave a smile on your face and their story will most certainly warm your heart!

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Ramon V, Gerente at Restaurante Tapas El Rey Patricio, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2014

Thanks a lot for your sweet review.
Thanks for coming and enjoy our cuisine with us.
e hope to see you again.
Thanks.
Vanessa and Ramon

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