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Can Majo

#318 of 7,624 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Barceloneta
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Almirall Aixada 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 21 54 55
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13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 13:00 - 15:30
Tue - Sat 20:00 - 23:30
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This restaurant stands out in my 5 day stay in Barcelona. On one website this was listed has having a remarkable paella, which was in fact very good. But I also had their fisherman's soup with rice, which was really impressive. While in Barcelona one can easily find paella, which is quite good but has a narrow range of quality;... More 

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Thank needasinecure
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Probably our best meal while visiting Barcelona. Had the cod fritters, razor clams and paella. Fantastic wine list.

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Thank Terianne19
Paris, France
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have eaten here at various times of the day and it never fails to disappoint. Knowledgable and professional service, good wine list and the freshest seafood the mediterranean can offer. Keep your eyes peeled for the daily specials. It is a little on the pricey side but it's worth every penny

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have made a reservation to this restaurant. Our expectations have been quite high. And yes, they have not disappointed us. Good choice of fresh, sea starters, good selection of main dishes, very good desserts. We had actually for main course Sea food Paella, which we just love. And it is for sure on of the best in Barcelona. They... More 

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Thank Hovnik
Barcelona, Spain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i recommend to have your meal at the terrace take the waiters suggestion for the daily fish selections , you can't go wrong the wine selection is not too extensive but they have the best to go with your meal take your time to enjoy the whole experience

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Thank AlexLifschitz
Springfield, Illinois
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813 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Good place on the beach for seafood ask for a paella, fideua or a bacalau. They do have indoor seating for the winter time. However, the outside seating is glorious with a view of the Mediterranean Sea and the beach that it's hard to go indoors if weather permits

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The paella here came highly recommended by friends, as with the fresh seafood too. We tried the local fideua, not rice(paella) seafood - basically noodles cooked the local way. It was very flavorful and the servings were huge! Good friendly service. We ate inside (it was too cold for outside dining) and in hindsight it was better because when we... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been coming to Can Majo for years and it is consistently excellent in food, service and wine! I tried their Gazpacho this year and it was far the best I have ever had, I also have their paella and went back on several occasions to try their other rice seafood dishes - all outstanding. Don't go anywhere else... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here last night with my family on our first night in Barcelona. I had initially made a reservation for 8pm but since I didn't get any confirmation email, I didn't think it went through. It was 9:30pm when we arrived at the restaurant and thanks to the Filipina maitre, we were accommodated. Cherry was great! She helped us on... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Good location next to the beach, but average food for the steep prices. The paella was ordinary, the service was impersonal/indifferent as we were probably considered one time visit tourists.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Almirall Aixada 23, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 21 54 55
Description
Founded the sailing village of Barcelona, his kitchen receives fresh products from the sea every day. That's why paellas, fish and sellfish are their specialty. 'The sea, its essence and its products imbues our soul and our restaurant'.

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Staying in Barceloneta

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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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