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Meson Rampalay

$$ - $$$
Bar, Spanish
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Calle Daoiz y Velarde 9, 39003 Santander, Spain
+34 942 31 33 67
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11:30 - 23:59
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Wed - Mon 11:30 - 23:59
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a menu of the day & was impressed with the presentation & quality of ingredients. Will visit again on my return!

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Thank Andrea M
London
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a recent business trip to Santander, staff are very friendly and were very patient with both us as we both didn't speak Spanish apart from, thank you, hello.. Tapas was fantastic, and portion size was very generous. I would recommend the restaurant to anyone visiting Santander on either business or pleasure.

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Thank Paul M
Fremont, California
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No restaurant was open at 6+PM in the area and we found this restaurant. We ordered 3 pintxos and 2 dinner meals. Grilled fish and something black which wad octopus ink. I didn't try that dish from my fiends' because it was scary looking. Service- really good No English speaker. The older gentlemen was our server and he just pointed... More 

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Thank Patrica V
Vancouver Island
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148 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

My wife and I went to Rampalay with family and friends for a few tapas and drinks. This bar was packed at the time we arrived (around 9:30 PM) so we had our drinks and pinchos outside. This kind of situation is pretty normal in many of the bars in that area, especially during weekends. The raciones and tapas that... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We've been coming here for a few years now on our visits to Santander and have never been disappointed. Typical bar/restaurant serving tapas and meals with a nice atmosphere, particularly in the busy bar. The do the traditional offerings well. They have a very good bread supplier, no "cotton wool" bread here. Bravas uses real diced potato, not frozen chips... More 

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Thank muffaletta
Malaga, Spain
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297 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Good home made food at a good price. We liked very much the tomatoes. Their octopus was also excellent. Service was very friendly.

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Thank AandM5864
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

It was helpful to have someone on the staff who spoke better English than we did Spanish. We ordered the lamb ration between the two of us and we were served with a just right cooked half a leg of lamb with sauté potatoes. We had a mixed salad with it and that was more than enough for the two... More 

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Thank Sabriam
North Shields, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

We stop here looking to enjoyed a few pintxos and a drink and this place deliver this. Busy place, elaborate pintxos and really quick attentive service. May not be cheap compare to other places but it is a good value for money.

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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

We were at that place for lunch in a birthday celebration with all the family. As usual some starters(clams, mussles, ...). We left some of them as they were not good. Second dish was a little bit better, but not exciting. Not a lot of possibilities to choice. Service was ok. Acceptable. In summary, a centric and well located place... More 

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Thank Alfredo G
Glenrothes, United Kingdom
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159 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2016

My wife and I spent last Sunday night in Santander prior to our o/n ferry crossing the next day. By good luck more than anything we ended up eating here. The food is authentic, well priced and fresh! The tastes were fantastic and the atmosphere very authentically Northern Spanish. If we decide to stay over in Santander again we will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 45
Cuisine
Bar, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:59
Monday
11:30 - 23:59
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:59
Thursday
11:30 - 23:59
Friday
11:30 - 23:59
Saturday
11:30 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Daoiz y Velarde 9, 39003 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 31 33 67
Description
WE ARE SITUATED IN SANTANDER CENTRE, NEAR TO SANTA LUCIA CHURCH. WE ARE WORKING AND DOING OUR BEST SINCE JULY 1984. WE COOK IN A HOME MADE WAY AND PINCHOS, TAPAS AND TIPICAL SPANISH MEAL ARE OUR SPECIALITIES. YOU CAN ENJOY OUR DIFFERENT PORTIONS AND SNACKS AT THE BAR, AT THE TERRACE OR IF YOU PREFER IN OUR RESTAURANT. YOU CHOOSE, WE JUST WAIT FOR YOU ....

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