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Restaurante La Gaviota

Calle Marques de La Ensenada 32, 39009 Santander, Spain
+34 942 31 45 75
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible29%
17 Aug 2015
“Marisco madness”
29 Jul 2015
“Simple and delicious seafood!”
Open Now
12:30 pm - 4:30 pmAll hours
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Marques de La Ensenada 32, 39009 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

No trip to northern Spain is complete (for our family at least) without demolishing a groaning plate of shellfish. This is an excellent place to do it. The staff are very helpful and the shellfish were lovely, especially the razor clams and goose barnacles. The...More

Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 30 July 2015

We tried the "menu del dia" and I was surprised about how tasty their paella was. I loved it so much that I ended up asking for their tips and tricks for getting it so juicy and tasty :) The second dish was also really...More

Thank Elvira S
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

We stumbled on this place will exploring the fishing port, having just disembarked from our ferry. It was one of several in a line and we just took pot luck but were tempted by the BBQ on the pavement. Just great, simply-cooked seafood by someone...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 12 November 2014

This restaurant is located in the old fishing quarter, along with 3 other restaurants specialising in fish. We chose it over the others partly because the great value set lunch menu. We sat down towards the end of the lunch session (around 3pm) but we...More

Thank Bianconero_59
Reviewed 27 August 2014

I was taken to the Gaviota by some locals I had recently met during my stay in Santander. I must confess that I wouldn't have got to this part of town without them. The area used to be a fisherman neighborhood and it's out of...More

1  Thank Roberto C
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

Well worth the €1.30 bus fare from town (routes 4 + 14), the regenarated Barrio Pescadores is a seafood heaven. La Gaviota had been recommended to us by 2 sets of local residents. We were in a back room although you could sit on the...More

Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Great seafood restaurant, with tasty grilled meat as another option (but no chicken available on a Saturday night ?) delicious garlic soup as a starter. Excellent Rioja recommended by the waiter at €12 a bottle. Heard a lot about the desert 'fried milk' and really...More

Thank Patrick-Smash
Reviewed 20 December 2013

A must if you visit Santander, excellent fish meals at modest prices, what a change from Padstow in UK, The owner there should have taken notice when he visited I only wish I had had the paella which looked A!; next time. Plenty of parking...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We went there with some friends, and we really had a great time!! the place was packed, I loved the atmosphere!! the food was amazing at a reasonable price and the staff were very friendly and funny. I would definitely recommend the place, and hopefully...More

1  Thank Thaisinwonderland
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Hey there! We went to Santander and someone recommended us "La gaviota" as a good, cheap and nice restaurant. The service was really great, the waiter was so funny and he served us relatively quick when the restaurant was full of customers. The price was...More

Thank Mark E
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marques de La Ensenada 32, 39009 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 31 45 75
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