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) #111 of 3,077 Restaurants in Vancouver $$ - $$$ Mediterranean, Spanish,
1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
+1 604-558-4040
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (69 reviews)
“paella” (22 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food is absolutely bad. There is any similarity with spanish cuisine. It is very spicy and the taste is confuse!. The price is expensive and the plates are small. The spanish wines are bad ones. People coming from arround the world love spanish food...More

1  Thank sandraenebro
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try to grab a seat in the window or in front on the street for some of the best people watching in the city. Great location and amazing tapas. Great Spanish wine selection.

Thank rsmacmillan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed by the food, the ambience and especially our efficient and friendly waitress. But, we started off sitting out on the sidewalk as that was the only table available, and were horrified to have wine (bubbly) served in thick clumsy coffee mugs! Luckily...More

Thank Kiwifoodfusspot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had tapas dinner. Bit of a dark ambiance, due to poor lighting. Tapas were great, however not all real authentic Spanish. Would come again!

Thank Rhoning
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff is friendly. Salmon wasn't delicious. The restaurant is small. There seems to be a large clientel. The service is fast.

Thank jacaud
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great dinner with authentic and well-prepared tapas. Would eat here again for sure. No complaints.

Thank Suydam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was advised to come here specifically for the paella, which turned out to be quite good. I will comment that it didn't have any chorizo sausage in it, which is unusual, but the flavours were good, perhaps a bit salty. We had the spicy potatoes,...More

Thank tony c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant fully lived up to the excellent reviews on trip advisor. We ordered a selection of small plates, including the special (which was an amazing fried summer squash flower stuffed with sausage) -- my cocktail was also excellent. There were quite a lot of...More

Thank JMH2110
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went for Dinner at the popular Espana, and had a truly memorable meal. The tapas that we ordered were all fresh and flavorful. The paella was delicious and the service was excellent, helpful and attentive without being pushy. Will definitely go back.

Thank CanBusinessTraveler
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The sun was baking streets of the West End as glowing orb descended into the bay, with bright oranges and pinks painting the Vancouver sky. But inside Espana, it was dark, intimate, candle-lit, and cozy. Beet Salad, Tortilla, Crispy Squid: each evoked complex flavors that...More

Thank GuyPhishberg
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 01:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-4040
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