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Restaurante Los Penucas

Calle Marques de La Ensenada 35 | C/ Marques de la Ensenada, 35, 39009 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 94 45
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sardines” (4 reviews)
“sea bass” (3 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
$$ - $$$
Calle Marques de La Ensenada 35 | C/ Marques de la Ensenada, 35, 39009 Santander, Spain
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Worst meal I've EVER had in Spain. SO disappointed. Wine great..but you can hardly go wrong with an expensive Rioja.

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Do not let the location put you off The restaurant is very busy with locals . It must be the high quality of food and service . We had a great evening here and enjoyed the food which was fresh and well presented . A...More

Thank Milanoman2810
Reviewed 26 July 2017

This restaurant is way off the beaten track and absolutely not for those seeking a refined 'fine dining' atmosphere. However, if a restaurant teeming with Spanish local regulars serving excellent seafood simply but beautifully prepared is your thing, go out of your way to go...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Each year we visit the fishing village to experience the food and atmosphere and this year we selected Los Penucas due to reviews. In the strip where this restaurant is located you see many of them cooking paella but that isn't always what you get...More

Thank Carlo M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Los Penucas was chocca with locals when we visited. There was a festival atmosphere at Puerto Pesquero, with bands playing and lots of stalls. We were told we'd have a 20 minute wait, were given a number and waited to be called. Was nearer a...More

Thank WeegieWilly
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Lots of locals eating here. We were the only non spanish in a busy Saturday lunchtime service... Always a good sign in my opinion. We had the menu de la casa for €15. We hadn't booked but they found us a table. Great paella which...More

Thank Kirsteen R
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We enjoyed great calamari, fish pate and asparragus pate and a sea food paella which could have had a little more seafood, but taste was great. Service a tad slow considering high season is totally over.

Thank Emilyjcr
Reviewed 29 September 2016

A short walk out of town past the rail and bus stations you can find the old fishing quarter which houses several good fish restaurants sited near to where the fish comes in. We chose this one for the gorgeous smell of the charcoal grill...More

Thank Phatbloke
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

After a long walk (we caught a bus back after the meal) we made it here. We settled for two set meals (bread, sea food paella, sea bass, and ice cream on a stick with a bottle of water). For the price this was a...More

Thank Sabriam
Reviewed 5 September 2016

The Barrio Pesquero ( The Fishing quarter ) features several fish and seafood restaurants . The best for me is Los Peñucas, a restaurant which has been serving fresh produce with a big smile since the sixties . There you can order great mixed seafood...More

Thank naza2005
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
8:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marques de La Ensenada 35 | C/ Marques de la Ensenada, 35, 39009 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 22 94 45
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Ideal for enjoying the best seafood cuisine, where quality, value and great service, coupled with the originality of our dishes, will delight the most discerning palate and surprise the most curious Restaurant. Cuisine full of flavor and sensations, which include dishes such as seafood paella, meats, fresh fish and seafood.
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