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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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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good41%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“sardines” (4 reviews)
“fish soup” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
Calle Marques de La Ensenada 35 | C/ Marques de la Ensenada, 35, 39009 Santander, Spain
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1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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 1 week ago 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 4 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
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

From the reviews I read here I was expecting something amazing. Pretty disappointed however. The rabas was fine, like any you would get all over northern Spain. My wife and I both got Paella, even though it is a starter, as a main each. A...More

Thank EndaOrla
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were in Santander doing "The Way/El Camino" and decided to splurge one night. What a treat it was indeed! It was kind of off the beaten path in the "Fishing Neighborhood-Barrio Pesquero of Santander. The service was quick, attentive and we left having eaten...More

1  Thank Aliz Annemarie G
Reviewed 24 July 2016

The food was excellent; exactly how it should be, no messing around, it just melted in your mouth. I cannot praise this restaurant enough! The staff were friendly, attentive and spoke good English; it has a great atmosphere; And the value for money was incredible!

Thank 10ttie
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:45
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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Description
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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