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El Espanol

Pariser Str. 46, 81667 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 488496
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“paella” (8 reviews)
“tapas” (10 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Pariser Str. 46, 81667 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Side walk cafe, great tapas, Guacamole and Tacos, which are tortilla chips. Gambas, shrimp. In garlic and butter. Wonderful... Very good service. Live music on certain evenings.

Thank Barb1351
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

It’s been in the same spot for 23 yeas and there’s a reason why. They know what they’re doing! The chilled gazpacho soup was seriously tasty and the Paella even better. The only thing missing was flamenco dancers but they perform on Thursday! If you...More

Thank cmhitch
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

This place was just okay. They mix some South American things with Spanish food. Salsa on tortilla for example. There is guacamole and some other non Spanish things. Food was fine and service was good. If your nearby it is worth it

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Arrived in Munich Sunday late afternoon for a few days worth of business meetings. Expecting to find few options for dinner much to my surprise El Español was open just about 10 min walk from the hotel. Excellent seafood dinner with a couple glasses of...More

Thank LBR85
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Good option for having Spanish food in Munich. The staff is friendly and the quality of food good... not an extraordinary place but an worth try. We had “Shrimps grilled + oil & garlic” and “Shrimps El Español” style. See the photos. :-)

Thank MaTGO
Reviewed 15 February 2018

This Spanish restaurant is around for quite a few years and is not particularly cosy or stylish. The menu offers a good and typical Spanish selection at reasonable prices. However, the very fresh tapas are slightly overpriced, and I definitely prefer the paella with short...More

Thank SusanneMunich
Reviewed 26 November 2017

My daughter (age 12) had dinner with her class at your restaurant this evening. My wife and I also dined at the restaurant but sat at a different table. As I was leaving, my daughter told me the male waiter had asked her group to...More

Thank melaniemod
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I came across this restaurant by accident as we were wandering along the streets of Munich. My friend is Spanish and after looking at the menu we decided to give it a go. We had tapas (tortilla and mushrooms) as well as...More

Thank Racroo
Max R, Leiter Gästebetreuung at El Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Racroo, it has been a great pleasure to see you great review. Muchas gracias por el comentario! We take pride in the fact that we are a spanish place in Haidhausen with real spanish and especially friendly staff. Great you noticed. Thank you. Un...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We visited this restaurant for a second time. I must say the tapas are good, the paella was delicious, but the service is terrible. Not sure it is going to get a third attempt.More

Thank Sherry A
Max R, Leiter Gästebetreuung at El Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear guest. Thank you very much for your feedback and the kind regards concerning the kitchen. We are a small place that gets packed quite easily, so please forgive us the bottlenecks that may arise when a lot of guests arrive at once. Muchas gracias...More

Reviewed 2 January 2017

they have great tapas like bacon wrapped dates, fried green peppers, guacamole. portions are quite big. they have a flamenco show on thursday evenings, which is a really nice add-on

Thank Oya O
Max R, Leiter Gästebetreuung at El Espanol, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2017

Dear Oya O. Thank you very much for visiting our place in Haidhausen. It has been great to read your comments here and we hope to see you anytime soon again at the restaurant. Hasta pronto!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
14:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pariser Str. 46, 81667 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 488496
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