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O Gato Negro

Rua Raina s/n, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
+34 981 58 31 05
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“clams” (10 reviews)
“pulpo” (18 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
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Seafood, Spanish
Rua Raina s/n, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Home cooking style food. Great service. The service was good even though the waitron only spoke Galacian. She was happy to be of service. I would recommend this place without a doupt.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A classical stop for pilgrims in Santiago, a great choice for anybody! Basic service, great seafood, great value! Always very crowded, arrive early or be prepared to wait. The go-to place for typical Galician seafood.

Thank Ferif
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of pilgrims celebrated at O Gato Negro because one of us had eaten there before. It was a great recommendation. We waited for it to open because it is small with few tables. The local white wine was served traditional style in a...More

Thank HuaMulan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I sought out Gato Negro for a late lunch and was pleased. Most of Santiago is a tourist trap-lovely but a tourist trap - but I found Gato negro a real deal. Great pulpo, salted peppers, bread and a bowl of wine, that's how they...More

Thank Roy N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in to try the food after passing by earlier in the evening and thinking how the place looked a bit too "Spartan" in appearance to possibly provide quality fare - the opposite proved to be the case and the place more than surpassed expectations....More

1  Thank Allan1956
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Perfect, octopus is amazing, all in this restaurant is great, friendly and cheap. I really satisfied with all.

Thank Димитър Д
Reviewed 6 May 2017

its a place for local people ))). real Galicia. you can taste easy and tasty seafood. Strongly recommended

Thank GreenOlga
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a nice place to eat the famous Galician octopus. We spotted this little tavern in the heart of Santiago and we decided to try it. Prices are low compared to those of other places nearby and food was superb! The waiters...More

Thank Marco Vincenzo L
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is a bar that has not been touched in 40-50 years. The decor and the lighting is nonexistent. It is authentic and popular amongst locals but if you only have a few days in the city I would skip it. I had the octopus...More

Thank JAFF-MiamiBeach
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This place is one of the many Spanish bars that have been around since the 50's for the locals and still survived almost untouched. Best time to visit is in the afternoon, as we discovered. We went at night time and it was almost impossible...More

Thank TopTurista
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua Raina s/n, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Galicia  >  Province of A Coruna  >  Santiago de Compostela
  • Phone Number: +34 981 58 31 05
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