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Candela Tapas & Lounge

15 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755-2124
+1 603-277-9094
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“tapas” (40 reviews)
“empanadas” (13 reviews)
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Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
15 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755-2124
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

We love the relaxed pace of a tapas meal, and our evening at Candela served us well on a drizzly evening in Hanover. The food was quite delicious, especially the sea food offerings. The wine was a good match to the food. The service was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank hjwh
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised to find a tapas restaurant in Hanover. First off, the waiter was pleasant and extremely helpful in pushing their specials, glad we listened to him! The fish tapas and beef tapas dishes were flavourful and refreshing. Next we ordered their homemade Sangria....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DCFireMedic
Reviewed 19 August 2018

The uniqueness of candelas is a big plus. The service was perfect, the food was well prepared and near perfect. The dessert was heaven and worth the trip all by the itself. The only complaint was the squash contribution to the rice dish was a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Peace778
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We showed up for dinner, not many people were there, but we were told we should have made a reservation. They kindly found a table for us and we had 1/2 hour to look at the menu. We selected 4 tapas. We enjoyed the gambas...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Benjamin S
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Candela’s is a gem! From the delicious specialty margarita to the surprising frosted agave cosmo the drinks were exceptional. The tapas likewise were enhanced by exceptional Puerto Rico inspired combinations of flavors and herbs. The tacos were excellent. A very good value, overall and highly...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank reeech
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We had the empanadas, tostones, yucca, rice and beans, tuna, Brussels sprouts, mushrooms, fish tacos, flan, and dulce de leche ice cream. Everything was superb. If you been to Puerto Rico, then you are familiar with some of these dishes. But the preparation and added...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Chris A
Reviewed 18 December 2017

The food is amazing! We had never been to a tapas restaurant before and we were not sure what to expect. We had such a great night and ate enough for 6 people! We will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Catrina W
Reviewed 11 October 2017

we selected an array of small plates with a pitcher of sangria and they were all nicely prepared and tasty. The owner pitches his favorite Puerto Rican family dishes, but be strong enough to make your own choice. Good vibes, good time.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Dave S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Our daughter's softball coach told us about this place otherwise we wouldn't have know it was there (we were dropping her off and didn't have much to go on) but we thanked her profusely for letting us know about it. My husband is a Mojito...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank DawnShip
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the tapa by Chef Darren with chicken, shrimp and steak! Cheese board is always a great way to start a meal!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank halljc
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Judy S
7 April 2015|
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Response from James V | Property representative |
Hello! We do have some great Vegetarian options like Yuca Root Fries Salad Varieties Puerto Rican Style Red Beans & Rice with Butternut Squash and Sweet Plantains Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Sundried Tomatoes, Walnuts, Basil... More
22 December 2014|
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Response from MatureTravelers778 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I think this one has to be answered by the establishment itself. Never can tell what the Holiday will bring.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Lebanon St, Hanover, NH 03755-2124
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Hanover
  • Phone Number: +1 603-277-9094
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