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Espana

1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
+1 604-558-4040
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (82 reviews)
“paella” (25 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (18 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Amazing food! We were looking for a Spanish restaurant and in search of paella. We ended up not trying the paella of the day after all but everything that we did try was DELICIOUS and reminded us of our trip to Barcelona years ago. The...More

Thank kalrashed2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had tapas in a number of different restaurants all over...and Espana has taken the lead in flavor. There were four of us who split a number of different plates. It was about $30 pp and we were all blissfully stuffed and TOTALLY worth...More

Thank Mer S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING WAS WRITTEN BY OUR 10 YEAR OLD SON. It looked like a wild bar when I came but after I sat down I felt a bit more comfortable. It took about 20 minutes for them to serve. It was pretty squished in...More

2  Thank Leo K
Reviewed 15 February 2018

My spouse and I went for an early dinner on a Sunday. Before long, both tables and bar were full. The daily tortilla (really a slice of torta) was a great start. Chorizo scotched egg was very flavourful. Might have eaten a whole, but even...More

1  Thank V-diz
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Went with a Spanish friend of mine. Daily Paella was 45$. It was burned, way too soggy and tasting like diluted beef broth and burned rice. When I told the waiter, he told me that it's the way a paella is supposed to be. I've...More

4  Thank N3535WAjonathand
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

While waiting for a table I was refused a seat an empty bar. If it wasn’t for the fact that I had 2 friends in their way coming to join me, I would not have stayed.

Thank Rodrigo D
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Vancouver is full of good restaurants and this one continues to stand out. Good vibe as soon as you walk in, friendly service, interesting menu with both familiar and unique dishes. More than enough reasonably priced wines to choose from. This was my third visit...More

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 1 December 2017

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 13 November 2017

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 10 November 2017

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
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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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