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La Bodega del Riojano

Calle del Rio de la Pila 5, 39003 Santander, Spain
+34 942 21 67 50
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“jowls” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Calle del Rio de la Pila 5, 39003 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent food, very nice ambient, extremely kind personnel. Don't miss the local potato salad and the desserts!

Thank Agnes C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have visited La Riojana on a number of occasions and have never been disappointed. I have stood in the bar drinking wine, I've also had tapa and I've eaten in the amazing restaurant. I love the atmosphere and I love the decor, it's certainly...More

Thank Gogs63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with adult family today . It still remains excellent in every aspect . The food ( fish and meat dishes ) is excellent ; the wine selection st reasonable prices excellent & service is very good remembering it’s always full . Overall a great...More

Thank biggestjohn22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there while staying in Santander last September. Both the food and hosting were top notch. The decoration is also really pleasant. The food is expensive, but not overpriced at all. I would gladly pay to repeat my experience. I recommend the raw prawns as...More

Thank Francisco B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a selection of anchovies and local cheeses, simply delicious. The staff was great and helpful.

Thank Alejo8322
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner in this restaurant. It has an excellent although slightly noisy atmosphere. Great for groups but not ideal for a romantic couple dinner. Good was delicious...we had tuna tataki to start and then shared a large hake. For dessert we had a pineapple...More

Thank Frank K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner there. She had a Blue fin seared tuna and I had a pork loin. Both were of very good quality. My pork was outstanding. Prices on the high but ovehaul a good experience. Service was also fine.

Thank Paulo F
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

What a special place! The food was incredible, and the service was very attentive and highly professional. I came here for a farewell dinner with my love before I moved away. This place was the perfect place to make special memories! I cannot wait to...More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Outstanding service and great food! Greatly recommended for lunch or dinner, local or tourist. Menu has evolved through the years; but still a go to place when in Santander.

Thank Escape8188
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Very good! My Spanish is rubbish so they provided me with an English translation. Went on a Wednesday at 10pm. It was packed! Good food!

Thank Richard G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 AM - 4:00 PM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
12:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle del Rio de la Pila 5, 39003 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 21 67 50
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