Restaurants

Cantabrian in Santillana del Mar

La Villa

La Villa's three-course lunch or dinner menu, including a full bottle of wine, offers great value for touristy Santillana. Settle into the stone-walled garden courtyard and sample northern Spanish classics such as c…
Seafood in San Vicente de la Barquera

Boga-Boga

Despite its less than stunning exterior, this popular seafood spot has a warm, maritime feel, its walls decked with Spanish warship insignia. Try the Boga-Boga hake, cooked in a clay pot with oil and garlic, the mar…
Cantabrian in Santillana del Mar

Restaurante Gran Duque

High-quality local fare is served in this stone house with noble trappings and decorative touches such as exposed brick and beams. There’s a reasonable balance of surf and turf options, including mariscadas for two …
Seafood in San Vicente de la Barquera

El Pescador

El Pescador is the liveliest of the seafood-dominated restaurants that line Avenida del Generalísimo. Knock back a few tapas at the good-natured, all-white-and-blue bar, or make your way to the smarter back terrace …
Cantabrian in Western Cantabria

La Jontana

With its warm dining room, peach-toned tablecloths, heavy wood beams and little cobbled terrace, this firmly rustic mesón (tavern) is perfect for indulging in traditional, meaty Cantabrian cooking, including the reg…
Cantabrian in Comillas

Restaurante Gurea

This friendly, elegant restaurant and social bar, hidden in a small street a few blocks east of the town centre, dishes up Basque-Cantabrian fare and can throw together excellent salads and raciones. You'll find a v…
Cantabrian in Santillana del Mar

Los Blasones

A mustard-yellow dining room lined with chestnut wood, Los Blasones has been dishing up the usual Cantabrian selections since 1970. Hearty offerings from the open-plan kitchen include cocido montañés (a regional mea…
Cantabrian in Santillana del Mar

Casa Cossío

This simple but reliable and friendly spot delivers well-prepared, unfussy Cantabrian classics. Raciones of local anchovies, steamed mussels and Picos de Europa cheeses are served up alongside a wide choice of home-…