Casa de Espana is now closed with no re-opening date.
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Casa de Espana restaurant and Tapas Bar in Paris
This is a true Spanish tapas bar and restaurant in Paris, which provides traditional Spanish recipes like Paella along with hot and cold tapas dishes, for something completely different to eat rather than the traditional French cuisine.
About Casa de Espana Tapas Bar restaurant
Whether you have cravings for Spanish cuisine or want to try something completely different from the traditional French cuisine, then the Casa de Espana is a good choice with a wide variety of authentic Spanish food available.
In a place with a simple, yet flamenco style decor with wooden chairs and tables, large pictures on the walls, a terrace, banquet rooms and WiFi along with even a takeaway option on certain dishes, this restaurant in Paris even shows sporting events and has a tapas bar, with the menu being in Spanish and French.
Cuisine at the Casa de Espana restaurant
Obviously, it is traditional Spanish cuisine served at this restaurant and there is tapas, hence why the place is often referred to as a tapas bar, paella and menu options, along with the a la carte selections available for lunch and dinner.
You can opt for Tapas Frias, which is cold tapas with delights such as stuffed peppers, a crayfish salad, etc or Tapas Calientes, which is hot tapas that has delights such as fried breaded squid, marinated chicken or grilled cuttlefish to name a few that are available, and these range in cost from €5 upwards as of 2013.
Paella is also available in a range of traditional dishes like the Valenciana, however, we would like to point out that these are only served for a minimum of two people, yet the price for each variety listed on the menu is per person, which is the same as the black rice option or Spanish soup, and are from €16.50 upwards as of 2013.
You have a delicatessen with items such as Serrano ham traditional Mancheno cheese, Chorizo and Iberian ham, yet there are also main dishes served with saffron rice like grilled sea bream or assorted grilled meats that are accompanied by sauteed vegetables as well, and then there are the desserts, all of which seem so tempting.
Then you have the set price menus and for a lunch you can choose a tapas lunch or a lunch menu for €12 as of 2013 that consists of a starter and main course, or main and dessert with selected choices available.
Other menu options are also available with selected starters, main courses and desserts for €18 and €25 per person as of 2013, but do not forget that they also serve traditional Spanish drinks including Sangria, San Miguel beer, Tio Pepe as an aperitif and many others including wine etc, to accompany your meal if you want to go truly authentic.
Access to Casa de Espana restaurant and Tapas Bar
You will find this restaurant and tapas bar located in the 12th Arrondissement close to the Place de la Bastille and the Garde de Lyon, which is the impressive train station in Paris that is home to the Train Bleu restaurant as well.
There are also numerous other tourist attractions in Paris that are within easy reach such as the Palais de la Porte Doree with its aquarium and museum, Bercy that has museums, the Bercy Pavilions and Bercy village, plus much more.
And when it comes to the public transport in Paris the nearest metro station is the Ledru-Rollin stop via line 8 and the Paris bus numbers 20, 29, 57, 61, 65, 76, 86, 87 and 91 will also get you close by.