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Bar Marucho

Calle Tetuan 21, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 22 55 62
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (30 reviews)
“monkfish” (8 reviews)
“crab” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Tetuan 21, 39004 Santander, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small Mom and Pop bar/restaurant. Very tasty fresh seafood. We had the most delicious fish soup which was enough for 4 people. We also had the fried calamari which was very tender, and a sea bass cooked to perfection. Great service, and great prices.

Thank Ana Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not a fancy restaurant, more like old school, but the quality of food was really good. We had some fried calamari and some fried anchovies with a glass of white wine (verdejo) as a snack. The portions were quite big, so it was...More

Thank Francesco R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Santander this a must. No booking so turn up early before queues develop 17:00. Lunchtime has tapas on the bar

Thank wilkinsrgw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Santander for 1 day during our holidays. And enjoyed dishes here in Marucho. It tastes like very localized dishes and delicious.

Thank JabezLee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place fills up really quickly, so get there early. The staff are courteous, speak good English and are honest to a fault (see more at the bottom of this review).We had the anchovy dish recommended elsewhere in these reviews, salted gambas and cod with...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Visited without booking but we were able to sit at the counter. Very bustling with friendly, if busy, staff. Not high dining but a nice cafe buzz. We ate oysters, mussels and percebes and of course drank Cava! All excellent quality. Overall a very pleasant...More

Thank Duncan T
Reviewed 10 September 2017

The seafood was outstanding! Fresh with lots of different selections. Make sure to get there early as the place is small and it fills up very quickly. The tables are a little crowded and but the service was good.

Thank Thiago V
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little restaurant that was crowded and I can understand why! Starter and mains, a couple of glasses of red wine, coffee and a brandy, € 33! Make sure to reserve if you don't have the time for some tapas waiting for a table. I...More

Thank snukke
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited here on or recent trip to Santander, and this was a definite highlight of the trip. We got there shortly after 8 and were lucky to get seated right away, so definitely recommend getting their early. Seafood was so fresh...More

Thank Alison G
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Having travelled along the north coast of Spain without any decent seafood this seemed exactly what we needed. We went at around 10 pm and the place was totally packed. People were literally camping outside the bar, holding the plates of food in their hand....More

Thank Andre E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$77
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Tetuan 21, 39004 Santander, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Cantabria  >  Santander
  • Phone Number: +34 942 22 55 62
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