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Where to eat: Restaurants in Santiago

Tapas in the Old City of Santiago:

Tapeo por el casco antiguo de Santiago

The best eating in Santiago is to be had along the pleasant Rúa de Raiña (off the right side of the Cathedral). Start with Trafalgar (on the corner of Rúa de Raiña). If you order a draft beer (1.50€), they'll let you try one of their famous Tigres Rabiosos (mussels in hot sauce) for free. If you want a full order, it costs 4.80€. Then move on to Viñoteca ...

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Lunch in a "pulperia":

Santiago de Compostela, España

"Pulperias" are traditional establishments in Galicia where the main fare is basically octopus and regional products. They are very common in rural areas and typical rest stops for pilgrims. On the outskirts of the city's historic district is Os Concheiros. For two people, order a plate of "pulpo" (octopus, 8?), which you can accompany with half an order of "queso de ...

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Dinner in Santiago:

You can't leave Galicia without sampling its superb meat first. One of the best places to eat a T-bone steak is El Asesino (Praza da Universidade). The veal T-bone with French fries is exceptional (30€ for two people). For starters, try the house Empanada gallega (5€) and the "vieiras" (6€ per scallop). Dinner will run you around 30€ per person. ...

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