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La Castanuela

Calle Trinidad con calle Paris. Las Mercedes., Caracas, Venezuela
+58 212-9926668
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Dec 28, 2016
“The BEST Paella in Caracas”
Apr 2, 2016
“Too expensive and not so good fish”
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Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Trinidad con calle Paris. Las Mercedes., Caracas, Venezuela
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

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

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

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

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!

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

Thank Jacques R
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.

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

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

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.

Thank Classys2014
Reviewed 18 November 2013

I have been there during my business trip with colleagues. The sea food soup (sopa de mariscos) was amazing, as well as churasco de mero with garlic sauce. Unfortunately they did not have lobster that date, I understood it was a very popular. We also...More

Thank Anna C
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Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Trinidad con calle Paris. Las Mercedes., Caracas, Venezuela
  • Location: South America  >  Venezuela  >  Capital Region  >  Caracas
  • Phone Number: +58 212-9926668
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