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El Castellano

2-9-12 Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3407-7197
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
2 Apr 2017
“The happiest Spanish tapas / bodega experience in Tokyo”
10 Feb 2016
“Great, Authentic Spanish Restaurant”
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2-9-12 Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

I have been eating at this restaurant for over 15 years. It has never let me down. Good for a first date or an informal gathering of up to four friends. Not formal or business dining. A small and intimate place with a bubble of...More

1  Thank tokyobookman
Reviewed 10 February 2016

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Tokyo. Whilst it may not be a glamorous, trendy place for people watching it is without doubt a place where you can find great authentic Spanish cuisine at affordable (for Tokyo) prices. El Castellano has the feel...More

Thank SaskiaJoosse
Reviewed 28 August 2015

I love this restaurant and I go every time I have a chance. The owner is a very pasionated spanish man that have been living in Japan many years, but he still has warm blood in his veins. You can love it or hate it....More

1  Thank Ricardo G
Reviewed 21 March 2015

Had a wonderful dinner at El Castellano in Shibuya; This spanish restaurant is run by a former european culinary champion who has a clear love for the restaurant business. He was friendly and accommodating. You could have put this place into any small town in...More

Thank xeubguy
Reviewed 8 May 2013

I am kind of shocked that anyone would have a bad experience here (I wonder if it was partially because they were a party of 15 - the restaurant is small and probably can hold no more than 25 max). I have been to this...More

4  Thank charles b
Reviewed 20 January 2013

By far the best Spanish restaurant in Tokyo. It's also the oldest and has a great local following. The owner Vicente couldn't have made this place more authentic if he tried. I'm half Spanish so know well what good Spanish should taste like and this...More

5  Thank yasumidesu
Reviewed 10 October 2009

Wow, I just don't know where to start. We had one of the worst experiences last night at the El Castellano. A good friend organised a table of 15 people. As soon as the party started arriving, this rather menacing waiter kept asking us over...More

6  Thank NoLikeyElCastellano
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Open Hours
Monday
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-9-12 Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya
  • Phone Number: +81 3-3407-7197
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