Charm your palate


Santander has the three essential things to present itself under the nickname of Extraordinary Dining City: The perfect talent, product and environment. The talent of a new generation of chefs who delve into the gastronomic tradition and boldly elevate it into the 21st century. The product, from the sea, the orchard or the mountain, as natural as our landscape. And the environment of this unique, cultural, welcoming city, which knows how to enjoy the good things in life at a slow pace. To find out about all the resources, events and proposals related to gastronomy in Santander, follow us. An extraordinary city to enjoy good food: Santander Extraordinary Dining City.



Sergio Bastard, chef at La Casona del Judío, has also managed to obtain a Michelin green star.

A badge that recognizes the excellent culinary technique carried out by the restaurant, always maintaining a commitment to sustainability.


Bars, cafés, wine cellars, hamburger bars, ice-cream parlours, and restaurants with informal menus and set menus where you can eat delicious food. So you'll never be short of a place to go to have a good time and enjoy the cuisine.



Santander offers a wide range of gastronomic options that will satisfy everyone: seafood taverns, traditional taverns, places where you can eat a set menu or taste pinchos at reasonable prices and restaurants with the most select menus.

You will find seven gastronomic zones:

To find out about the latest news related to Santander gastronomy, don't forget to download the latest issues of the «Comer en Santander» magazine.

If anything characterizes Cantabrian gastronomy it is its variety. In any of the city's restaurants you can enjoy the best local products, no matter what you like, you will find it in Santander: local quesucos, beef and, of course, squid rings, you cannot leave Santander without having eaten a delicious portion of the star dish of our gastronomy.


To really know the key foods of our gastronomy, you have to visit our markets. Historical places where you will get to know the local products first hand.