Best Historical Bars in Santiago

Soak up the atmosphere at one of the most popular historical bars in Santiago!

Spain is known for having more bars per person than any other country in the world! So it’s no surprise we love hanging out at our local bar! But some bars have a bit more history and tradition behind them than most. While these tapas bars may differ in décor and clientele, they are certainly […]

Complete Vegetarian Guide to Santiago

A tomato salad topped with greens. Vegetarian restaurants in Santiago are not only inventive but they use the freshest local produce to make their delicious dishes.

Galicia can seem like a meat-lover’s paradise, but vegetarians have lots of delicious foodie options too. So here’s our pick of the best vegetarian restaurants in Santiago, plus our go-to veggie shops and veggie tapas!  It seems like all the tapas bars and restaurants you pass by are displaying meat and fish dishes in all […]

Relax and Watch the World Go By: Our Favorite Terraces in Santiago

Terraces in Santiago don't come any more green than this one! Cafe-Jardin Costa Vella is a great place to take a break and relax in the city.

You might think that Santiago’s characteristic rainy microclimate would preclude the existence of terrace bar/restaurant/café culture. Fortunately, you’d be wrong! On those occasional sunny days that make you want to kiss the Old Town’s beautiful cobblestone streets, you’ll be delighted that Santiago’s many plazas—both nearly secret and ostentatiously grand—and abundant greenery lend themselves to some […]

Where To Eat In Santiago: This City Has Something For Everyone!

Cockles cooked to perfection. This simple Galician recipe is a hit at tapas bars in Santiago.

Galicia’s capital is a foodie haven—but with so many options it’s difficult to know where to eat in Santiago! From a quick tasty bite to a more elaborate three-course meal, we have the best gastronomic suggestions for your stay in the city! For Something A Bit Different Dim-lighting and an open kitchen greet customers in […]

Tapas Bars in Santiago: 11 Places You Don’t Want To Miss

Boiled octopus, topped with paprika: One of the tastiest vegetarian tapas in Santiago!

They say Santiago is full of magic and part of that magic manifests itself through the local gastronomy. You cannot fully appreciate all this region has to offer until you spend time enjoying the city’s thriving tapas scene. There are so many great places to enjoy Galician food here, and these are some of our favorite tapas […]

Get to Know Galicia: The Top 8 Things to See in Santiago

Santiago de Compostela is a city of stone streets, mouth-watering tapas and impressive views. This Galician capital receives new visitors every day, some arriving at the end of their Camino de Santiago, exhausted but exhilarated, others taking the more typical route from the airport. Regardless of where they come from, they all end up enchanted […]