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El Born / La Ribera
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C/ Mercaders, 28, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 19 20 29
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic local restaurant. My wife and I discovered this gem in the Gothic Quarter on the west side of Via Laietana. It claims to serve food 'without pretensions' and that is what is does. We had a paella and super taco, both were superb. The staff were attentive and pleasant. I tried the local beer - Cana 1906, and... More 

Thank David C
Glassboro, New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

A friend had recommended this place to us after her and her boyfriend went there many times of the course of their stay in Barcelona. My fiancé and I enjoyed all that we ate. The patatas bravas were by far our favorite. It was a nice day so we sat outside and people watched.

Thank mldx519
Northampton, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered several Tapas dishes and drinks. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and knowledgable. During our 4 day visit to Barcelona this was the best meal we had.

Thank Chris E
Sawbridgeworth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

came here after wandering around looking for some tapas in a quiet restaurant. Looking at the menu the prices seemed pretty reasonable so we went in and ordered a drink and some nachos and calamari where we could watch the chef preparing our food. The service was attentive and the woman was friendly. Wasn't the classiest place and they had... More 

Thank pjwalt
Paradise Valley, Arizona, United States
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135 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Right near our hotel, we came twice because it was so good. Nice wine menu, my son loved the burgers, I preferred the Spanish dishes.

Thank John A
Johannesburg, South Africa
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129 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

What a lovely surprise coming across this small restaurant & bar. No tourists, just a locals hangout with people in the area who live around and who know of it. Very friendly and helpful waiter, suggesting different beers for us to taste.The food was good and fresh. It's off the beaten trap so I hope we will find it again... More 

Thank Maureen E
Dallas, Texas
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Came here for dinner our first night in Barcelona. We all loved the food. I tried the Arabic burger, and it was delicious, and my sister had a pesto burger and loved it. We also got hot sauce and potatoes as tapas and they were fantastic. The only reason this doesn't get 5 stars was the server wasn't very good,... More 

Thank kan2n
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had a fantastic experience at Patxoca - sitting outside in the quiet street at 10pm sharing tapas and seafood paella, drinking cold beer and watching the world go by. The food was absolutely delicious (one of the best meals we had while in Barcelona) and the staff really friendly, with excellent service. Would definitely recommend popping in!

Thank thethirstykiwis
Majorca, Spain
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

I have eaten a great hamburguer, original, unusual, perfectly done, tasty and yummy. The waiter is great and the place is very authentic. I will be back

Thank Jeronimo D
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

Lovely beer. Great service. Reasonable prices. Had a nice time sitting outside having a beer after a day of cycling around Barcelona. Highly recommend.

Thank Lee J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 27
Mediterranean, Bar, Spanish, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Mercaders, 28, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Born / La Ribera
  • Neighbourhood: El Born / La Ribera
  • Phone Number: +34 933 19 20 29
Nice bar / restaurant, located in the heart of the old town of Barcelona, where you can enjoy both a good menu with organic products or a drink in the company, both inside the restaurant and on the terrace.

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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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