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La Castanuela

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Certificate of Excellence2014 - 2017 Winner


Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish

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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I love Caracas. The people are so welcoming and going to eat anywhere is delightful. The food and atmosphere at La Castanuela was great. The chef took some back and forth to negotiate what would be an acceptable vegan meal for me, and it was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Hanaanrosenthal
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Excellent Paella and Seafood. Great Sangria. Superb Service. A good place to enjoy lunch or dinner in Caracas!

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank gdienemann
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Restaurant has a good selection of sea food and fish, but the suggestion of the maitre on a Cod Fish was just terrible. The cod was served with a lot of skin and bones and too much sauce. Sine the payment was made with an...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Flavio d
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Castañuela in Caracas is to meet people, have a drink. Before it was a place for selected people; n ow you can find mostly people from the government political party. No atmosphere anymore. It is expensive for Venezuelans - only people from Chavez party can...More

Date of visit: September 2015
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

Love Castanuela, their octopus stew and cappacio are my favorites just as done in Mexico. Very good lobster when in season and absolutely love the complimentary fish tea!

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Sherryann33Caracas
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Have not been here for several years... This was one of the "old" Spanish restaurants in Caracas. Service is pretty good and they have enough staff. The place is clean and restrooms are also quite clean!valet prking and well located in Las Mercedes District. Now...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank JacquesR910
Reviewed 11 June 2015

the arroz a la marinera is no longer as good. tocinillo continues to be delicious. looks like it is now the current new rich politicians place to gather, as it is tremendously expensive.

Date of visit: February 2015
Thank Lidubina
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I ordered the seafood rice before leaving home to the restaurant, so arriving half an hour later and sit at the table, I just waited ten minutes to enjoy it. Upon arrival I ordered Galician octopus, bread with garlic and white wine sangria. Dessert cheese....More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Julio C
Reviewed 4 April 2015

First time at La Catanuela and like many such experiences it was a little awkward. The timing was off, Good Friday with every restaurant booked heavily, but we got in early - 6.00. However this wasn't early enough and we were shown to the cavernous...More

Date of visit: April 2015
Thank Nogga1968
Reviewed 9 September 2014

This is definietly one of the best restaurants in Caracas. It is pricey, but the food and ambience are just exquisite. Service is also quite good, which is not all that common in Venezuela.

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank Classys2014
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