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Ca l'isidre

Carrer De les Flors 12 | Ciutat Vella, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 41 11 39
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Delicatessen, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Carrer De les Flors 12 | Ciutat Vella, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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We booked half an hour in advance vis Tripadvisor/The Fork. A nice little restaurant - not easy to find without directions/google - within walking distance of the Rambla. White tablecloths and servers - but very friendly and low key. English well spoken - ask for...More

Thank Nielsjespersen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best fillet blue tuna with tomato sauce, love it so much, matron n poach egg is very delicious. Beef also very good.

Thank samanthaps
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was without a doubt our highlight meal in Barcelona. Fantastic service from our waiter with some great local wine recommendations to match our meal choices. Lovely decor & fine dining experience in a very out of the way location.

Thank exhostieAdelaide
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

There are many fine restaurants in Barcelona and many terrible ones as well. I ate here for the first time in 1997. Now I am back in Barcelona for the first time since then. Made reservations wo problem. Friendly greeting. As I have terrible hearing...More

Thank Machgumd
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Maybe one of the best Restaurant of Barcelona!!. Solid, almost 50 years in the business, the location is outside of the Center of the City, in the old part of Barcelona. Unfortunately because of the reconstruction of San Antonio market, (very near) it takes some...More

Thank pesadilla a
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had an evening meal here with friends. The food was excellent - appetisers of anchovy were succulent and salty; starters of octopus with potato and a lovely sauce; main course was sea cucumber - I have never seen this on a menu before so...More

Thank UMPath
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We decided to treat ourselves to a top quality meal and we're very satisfied with our choice. Although the restaurant was quiet, we felt very comfortable and the attentive staff were very efficient and discrete, always ensuring that all our needs were met. The food...More

Thank Jacki H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This was recommended by a friend. It is in a little side street in Barcelona. The whole experience is wonderful. The welcome was warm. Fine linen on the table. Menu was not too big and the food wonderful. I asked for suggestions for white and...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We dined here for lunch on July 14th. It did not disappoint. The atmosphere was quiet and elegant. The service was flawless. The Langostin raviolis was light, delicate and delicious. The Foie Gras a must try! It was gastronomic! A must in Barcelona.

Thank 1994JA
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Upscale Spanish Dining - We truly enjoyed our dinner, the service and the atmosphere!! We dined on local fish and cow brains along with octopus and amazing cheeses. The dessert was a smooth cream with a caramel topping and they complimented it with various house...More

Thank williambU8926FH
El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this
gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an
excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic
spots in the entire city. A sense of humble
authenticity protrudes from the many independent
record stores, second hand shops, and student bars
that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day
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Joan A
29 May 2017|
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Response from Calisidre | Property representative |
Dear Joan, We have some vegeratian options like "Gazpacho", mushrooms, peas, asparagus. Etc. You can contact us and we can prepare you a special menu. Thank you. Best Regards. Pep
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 47 - USD 106
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer De les Flors 12 | Ciutat Vella, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 934 41 11 39
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Ca l'Isidre is the best formal Catalan restaurant in Barcelona. Royalty, celebrities and gourmets have been returning to this small family-owned, art-filled treasure since it opened just off El Paral.lel avenue and inside the Raval quarter in the 70s. Because it relies on what catches chef-owner Isidre Girones at the nearby La Boqueria market that morning, the menu changes day by day. Go for the classics every time: the sausages, grilled prawns, fried codfish, and lamb brains in black butter, for example, are out of this world. A special mention goes to Ca l'Isidre creative desserts. A must-visit restaurant.
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