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La Vinoteca

Calle Vargas 33-35, 39010 Santander, Spain
+34 942 07 57 41
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak tartare” (6 reviews)
“ceviche” (4 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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Fusion, Healthy, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle Vargas 33-35, 39010 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Returning year after year and it is just getting better. The menu offers creative, well presented and very tasty dishes with excellent specials of the day. The wine selection is very good and Koldo, the chef owner always offers excellent pairing recommendations at very reasonable...More

Thank Kh445
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Second visit. Owner and head chef charming. Food not to be missed. Starters of ceviche and stuffed squids followed by tuna and hake were EPIC. Give the seafood a go. You will not be disappointed!

Thank steadyslack
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant came to our attention because of previous rave reviews and we weren't disappointed. Having booked online we then received a phone call to confirm. The dining room is cosy and attractively decorated but not cramped. The personal greeting and explanation about the menu...More

Thank mary_bennett33
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Excellent food the restaurant was filled with locals, the owner himself (Colldo) takes the orders and suggested the plates, staff was extremley nice. I suggest making a reservation as the place fills up, all of the plates were amazingly presented and the taste lived up...More

1  Thank lmq14
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Of the many great meals we had in northern Spain, this was the most elegant and interesting. Service is both formal and friendly. Portions may be a little too large (especially the elegantly prepared beef tartare). The raw tuna was excellent and the free appetizer...More

1  Thank Jane S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

You could quite easily walk past this place but that would be such a shame, its fab, we made our reservation on line, and just as well because within half an hour the place was packed, we were the only tourists. The service was first...More

2  Thank Helen S
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Santander for the first time having just finished our leg of the Camino de Santiago and were looking for a proper Spanish culinary experience. La Vinoteca exceeded all expectations. We had a wonderfully broad and interesting menu which was explained to us...More

Thank Leona G
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great and unexpected find in commercial area of Santander. This is worth coming to for its unbelievably wonderful food, great wines and service. The owner will guide you through recommendations. It is a fusion of contemporary cuisines with Spanish, French, and even Japanese influences. Do...More

Thank pa2
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This was a truly delightful dining experience! We arrived after making online reservations, to find that the host had sent us a response while we were in transit, explaining that they were overbooked with a large group of 30! However, after showing us his online...More

Thank Hunter T
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Had main course Duck fantastic... older style dining layout... service of the highest quality, vino great.... one downside hard to get a parking space outside... however once in the resteraunt was highly impressed

Thank Steve M
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Questions & Answers
22 September 2016|
Response from Veronica N | Property representative |
Yes, there are a parking near the restaurant. Thank you very much. Koldo, La Vinoteca.
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28 March 2016|
Response from Juan Luis I | Property representative |
Yes, the restaurant have a few many vegetarian food choices. Is more important for our restaurant the vegetarian food. Best regards. La Vinoteca.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 43 - USD 61
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Vargas 33-35, 39010 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 07 57 41
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