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El Xiringo

Cr. Sant Carles no23 | La Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 24 75 45
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rice” (9 reviews)
“paella” (33 reviews)
“octopus” (5 reviews)
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Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cr. Sant Carles no23 | La Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

My daughter is living in Barcelona and found this small restaurant and we went on Christmas Eve for lunch. The welcome and service was fantastic. The special paella was best I have every had. Try the traditional Cava which comes in a plain bottle with...More

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My fiance and I decided to eat at El Xiringo, located in the Barceloneta neighborhood on the first night we arrived in Barcelona. Upon walking in we were immediately greeted by the friendly waiter and chef. It is a small restaurant (only a few tables)...More

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great decoration and ambiance. Friendly and warm service. The highlight of the meal were the black croquetas and the octopus paella. Definitely order those. The deserts were also really good. A bit expensive but when you take account the quality it's actually fairly priced.

Thank mglraimundo
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I came here with friends. The service was excellent, the paella was the best I've tasted and the wine was equally excellent. Highly recommended.

Thank oliverbrowndesign
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Great taste of excellent rices. The one of Octopus was amazing. The attention of Xavi lets us feel like at home. Place to don't miss

Thank Borja F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

I live already a while in Barcelona and I tried many paella restaurants, but this one is the best there is. Xavi puts his soul and love into the food and the service! I definitely recommend this place to eat good quality paella, you even...More

Thank Inge W
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This restaurant is tremendously over-priced and the food is pretty disappointing. Don't be fooled by the fact that they don't have a list of wines (with prices) - this is their opportunity to sell you a completely mediocre bottle of wine for way more than...More

Thank foodphile
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

It's a must if you want to enjoy the best and original rice in Barcelona. Kitchen made with love. More than 200 references of wine and cava. You will feel like home.

Thank Tatiana P
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I am local and this is the best paella in town! Original and delicious. Also the wines and cavas are awesome

Thank Aida R
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

This is a small, pleasant neighborhood place, a couple of blocks back from the beach, with absolutely amazing food. We had a couple of less-common paella-style 'arrossos' - pork and mushroom, and vegetables. They were both incredible. I don't know how they get so much...More

Thank HerbCaudill
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cr. Sant Carles no23 | La Barceloneta, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 24 75 45
  • E-mail
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