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Can Costa

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Barceloneta
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Passeig Joan de Borbo, 70, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 59 03
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12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
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Rafina, Greece
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good food near the sea. Great paellia. We taste a mixed paellia that was amazing. Good service.

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Thank melinalazaridou
Manchester
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere on our last day before returning to the airport after an afternoon on he beach. This is the first restaurant on the way back to the metro. Older guy outside touting for business pointing at the "menu del dia" for 11.95 which I thought was fair for 2 courses plus a drink so we asked... More 

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Thank Neil_17_R
Stockholm, Sweden
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Totally waste of money, bad food and the service (they don't know what that is). Just don't go there.

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Thank Stesun67
Basel, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say.... If you want to stay healthy, avoid. Its a wonder that this place is allowed to operate and serve what they describe as "food".

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Thank Nick V
Kristiansand, Norway
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Tourist trap. Avoid it. They cheated us. When the check came, they charged 60 euros for bread and ham that they brought, apparently for free to the table.

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Thank Steffenaa
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

The Can Costa has a lively atmosphere but the food & service were extremely disappointing. I had the seafood paella, and it was overly seasoned with little actual seafood. The waiter also chose not to give change (after an automatic service charge was added to the bill), which I thought was an awful way to treat a customer and left... More 

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Thank Michael H
Warsaw, Poland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

Everything was terrible. Waiters were rude, they didn't care about us at all. We ordered the menu of the day which included starter, main course, bread, drink and a dessert. We had to ask the waiter for bread because he forgot about it. We also had to wait 45 minutes for main course which arrived cold and super salty. After... More 

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Thank kubaklejnowski
Palo Alto, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

While visiting Barcelona for five days my family and I would make a stop into Costa daily to relax, recharge, and enjoy their coffee products. The staff here is extremely friendly, kind and thorough. The drinks are delicious, well presented, and reasonably priced. There is free wi-fi and a clean bathroom, should you need to freshen up. Extremely enjoyable time.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

My girlfriend and I went here for dinner in late summer 2015 and we were very disappointed. The food was unremarkable. Ignoring the service (which I will get to in a moment) I would have probably given this restaurant 3 stars, as the food was acceptable but nothing special and the price for it was the same. However, the whole... More 

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2 Thank 887bene
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

The service was slow, and the waiter was rude. The mood was terrible as there wasnt even music playing in the restaurant, and right next to the door there was a staff member working out of a dinner table with a computer and tons of papers on top, like if that was his messy office. We ordered from a prefixed... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 27 - USD 53
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Passeig Joan de Borbo, 70, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 59 03
Description
Can Costa history dates back to the end of the 20s. Now, almost 100 years later, still owned by the same family run by the fourth generation.
Our cooking is, at present, like the one made in the "merendero": Our cooking is plain, tasty and of great quality, with fresh products that we daily select.
The restaurant, of Mediterranean atmosphere, full of light and cosy, has in the centre a big window facing the kitchen to watch us work the food for the dishes on the menu.
The restaurant is divided in two floors, which allows to hold private meals, business meals or family events, always keeping enough privacy.

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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 Barceloneta

Neighbourhood Profile
Barceloneta
Originally a fisherman’s quarter, this quaint area can’t escape its small village feel: laundry hanging over the narrow streets, old ladies clamoring at each other from their balconies and elder gentlemen playing games on short wooden benches gossiping the day away, Barceloneta could double as a film set. Artists line the boardwalk displaying their magnificently detailed sand structures making this the most visited beach in the city (the shirtless men working out might help too). You’ll know by the delicious aroma that you're in the right place to try some of the best and most authentic seafood including paella, Spain’s national dish.
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