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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” (70 reviews)
“paella” (25 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (18 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1118 Denman St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6G 2M8, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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

2  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
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
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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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