Restaurants

Spanish in Gastown & Chinatown

Bodega

The newest of several recently arrived restaurants in this once-sketchy Main St stretch is actually the relocated reincarnation of one of Vancouver's oldest Spanish eateries. A downtown mainstay for decades, the new…
Tapas in Banff Town

Block Kitchen & Bar

This casual bar serves up tapas with heavy Asian and Mediterranean influences – or 'Mediterrasian,' as they call it. The small but creative tapas plates might not satisfy truly ravenous post-hiking appetites, but th…
Tapas in Edmonton

Three Boars Eatery

Three Boars is part of the burgeoning farm-to-table food movement, using local suppliers to create gourmet food. It specializes in small plates, fine Edmonton microbrews on draught and divinely crafted cocktails. If…
Spanish in Whistler

Bar Oso

Taking a Spanish approach ('oso' translates as 'bear') to BC's cornucopia of great ingredients, the top-notch small plates (don't miss the lamb meatballs) and housemade charcuterie plates are a taste-tripping deligh…
Spanish in Plateau Mont-Royal

La Sala Rosa

A festive, local and often Spanish-speaking crowd comes to this little Iberian gem. Sala Rosa is best known for its five tasty varieties of paella (including vegetarian) as well as numerous tapas dishes and a changi…
Tapas in Calgary

Ox and Angela

Re-creating Spain in modern Calgary isn't an obvious go-to but Ox and Angela has somehow managed it with colorful tiles and delicious tapas. Order piecemeal from a menu of Manchego cheese, tortilla (Spanish omelette…
Spanish in Downtown & West End

Espana

Reservations are not taken but it's worth queuing to get into one of Vancouver's most popular Spanish tapas joints. The tables are crammed close and the atmosphere is ever-welcoming in the long, narrow dining room t…
Tapas in Regina

La Bodega

Ambience is the word of the day at this restaurant, situated in a leafy residential area. It has a fantastic tri-level patio wraps around a huge tree. The food has many Spanish classics but Canadian faves are served…
Spanish in Toronto

Patria

Everything works beautifully in this expansive, stylish and modern restaurant specializing in Spanish tapas and cuisine. Reservations are highly recommended: it's usually packed. Knowledgeable servers help navigate …
Spanish in Old Montréal

Tapas, 24

Celebrated Catalan chef Carles Abellan brings a bit of Barcelona magic to the new world with this outstanding addition to Old Montréal – his first foray outside of Spain. Mouth-watering dishes include razor clams, g…