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Petra

#187 of 7,644 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Born / La Ribera
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sombrerers 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 199 999
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Today
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 13:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 20:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 21:00 - 00:00
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Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible food! Try the salmon and the duck, they are phenomenal! I ve been here several times with family and friends and it blows me away every time

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Thank Fims B
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

More authentic feel restaurant with many locals eating. Menu offered a range of wonderful dishes. Favourite dishes were the salmon and the desserts. Service friendly. Book otherwise you will be disappointed.

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Thank Rich L
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We went here because of positive reviews on Tripadvisor and were not disappointed. The food was delicious - especially some camembert/filou parcels and the catalan equivalent of biscotti with a really nice kind of vanilla custard. Staff were friendly, spoke more English than my spanish, menus are available in English. The restaurant is small, I guess it probably takes about... More 

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Thank Neil M
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Petra is in the heart of the old city, in one of my preferred areas, El Born. Just one small entrance, the place is nice and comfortable, with coloured walls and vintage furniture and very quiet, despite it. Very nice particulars attract you, like the menu written on used glass bottles and dishes that seem coming out from an ancient... More 

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Thank Fabio B
Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Food was fantastic and a great value. The menu was charmingly posted on wine bottles, and though the restaurant itself was right and could have dimmer lighting for a more intimate effect, the energetic atmosphere and service more than made up for this.

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Thank briansit
Amersham, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

We went to Petra for lunch. Lucky to get a table, the locals will have made reservations. They know. The menu del dia is €12.25 (3 courses and a drink). Great value. They also have great salads, soups and a great selection of postres. The staff was very friendly and helpful. And, the menus are printed on bottles in different... More 

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Thank FrankSmits
Melbourne, Australia
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Petra is an excellent restaurant hidden away in Born. The menu is interesting, food is fresh and creatively prepared and the value for money is excellent.

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Thank Explorer640
New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is small, charming restaurant with the most amazing creative Spanish food delivered with quiet, classy and humble service. We ordered many dishes, and every single one from appetizer to dessert was superlative. The location is on an unassuming back street and worth the walk and every bite.

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Thank MadandFamily
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42 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

this is a small restaurant in born area great place for a nice dinner. it is recommended to reserve a table by the time i was there the place was full the stuff are nice the prices are mid range good food and great wine

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Thank Gleb P
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Some things were amazing and some were average. Wine was terrible and the place can get a bit noisy and dirty. But as cheap as it was I would say it's a recommended option downtown.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
13:30 - 16:00
Monday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Thursday
13:30 - 16:00
20:30 - 23:00
Friday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:30 - 16:00
21:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: sombrerers 13, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 199 999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in El Born / La Ribera

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El Born / La Ribera
The labyrinth that is El Born becomes most apparent the moment you turn down one of its side streets. But this is one of the few labyrinths you might actually enjoy losing your way in. After all, there are few places that live and breathe such exciting energy regardless of the time of day. This neighbourhood seamlessly transcends the old and new parts of the city, reflected in its vast array of restaurants ranging from fancy Michelin-star establishments to trendy fusion restaurants. Here you'll find historical and cultural attractions such as the popular Picasso Museum and the Gothic cathedral La Santa Maria del Mar, where you just might be able to catch a traditional Catalan wedding.
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