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Espana

1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
+1 604-558-4040
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (69 reviews)
“paella” (24 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Or maybe it depends what one orders but it boils down to quite average once one stacks up the tapas. White anchovies toast was very good. Fried cauliflower salad was very good. A toast special with ham and quince was sort of a mismatch of...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wish I wrote this review earlier. Our service was so fantastic that I wanted the name of our server and bartender so we could write to the owner and offer my praises and thanks for such a fantastic experience. There were 6 of us....More

Thank nyw5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great (friendly and knowledgeable) service, really tasty and unique tapas - some of the vegetarian tapas (Roast Baby Beets, Fried Cauliflower Salad) were excellent and better than tapas that we've had in Spain or San Francisco. Prices are on par for a good tapas place....More

Thank Grant J
Reviewed 27 October 2017

We seek out tapa restaurants everywhere we go so we have a vast array of comparables. Espana has been on our radar for a while but we were only able to make it work this trip to Vancouver. Our bad. It was absolutely perfect. Even...More

Thank ScottC
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We went to this restaurant recently for supper with a friend of ours. The food was delicious. Among the three of us, we had chickpeas with cumin and mint, crunchy olives, jambon serrano (melt in your mouth tenderness), a dish of octopus and squid, and...More

Thank fairyqueen286
Reviewed 7 October 2017

They don't take reservations so plan well. Neighbourhood kind of easy walk in place. No need for your tuxedo or fancy party dress and heels. Settle in to a comfortable kind of "hello neighbour" (even if you are not). Noisy buzz. Friendly staff. Good service...More

Thank stan k
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I was lucky to be invited to join a group of friends/business associates at this superb restaurant. I think we tried everything on the menu. From the first bite, I was immediately transported to Spain. Memorable mouthfuls included the chicken liver pate, patatas bravas, crispy...More

Thank Tigerlily2016
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Romantic setting and authentic food. The restaurant was full when we arrived but we still wanted to check it out. It did have very European atmosphere and food looked delicious. I am so glad we stayed. We tried anchovies brusketa's , fried chickpeas, beets salad...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Cozy little restaurant with excellent food. It gets rather busy and they do not take reservations. Very friendly and accomadating owner.

Thank tocar3
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by for dinner the other day. The food was wonderful! Drinks were great too - tried the smokey margarita and it was great. Would definitely come back again.

Thank dlaut
Nearby
West End
A hodgepodge of landscapes, the West End combines
verdant gardens and blocky modern architecture, with
Victorian bits and Edwardian bobs in between. It is a
paradise for takeout food, take-away coffee, and
perhaps incongruously, some of Vancouver's most
languid lines of beachfront. English Bay and Sunset
Beach invite swimmers, strollers, and picnic-lovers to
take in dusk settling over the water, or to jog along
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Monday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Friday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +1 604-558-4040
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