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Els Pescadors

Placa Prim 1, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 25 20 18
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Soups
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Placa Prim 1, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 663 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A E$12 taxi ride from the bottom of the Ramblas at the harbor. Located in an apartment neighbor and unpretentious. Did not have a tourist feel at all. Mostly locals as far as we could tell.Started with a greens and tomato salad followed by an...More

Thank taxwatcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first experience of Els Pescadors, when you arrive to the restaurant it's placed in a beautiful square which feels more like a small town in Andalucía than Barcelona. Now with the food, we had a selection of starters, cecina with cheese really...More

Thank LiveinBarcelona
Reviewed 19 May 2017

We were looking forward to dining here after such good reviews. After some very average meals in previous days we decided to blow the budget in favor of quality . We had planned our food via the online menu and were immediately disappointed that nothing...More

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Amazing menu. Great dishes, fantastic flavours. Friendly service, nice spot. There's nothing wrong I can say. If you want to spoil yourself, it's a must go

Thank CarloBee
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had the table at 22:00 we arrived at 22:15 the waiter comes to us 20 min. later and tell us we need to order all the food right know because the kitchen will close in 30:00, when I ask the waiter we are not...More

Thank Mikael S
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

This seafood restaurant I often hyped as a must do. Somehow I found it overrated. We were seated soon after our 8 pm first reservation. No one took our order until 9:15. For those of us from the Americas dealing with time change issues it...More

Thank Freddiemf
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Not a luxuty place ,everything thing good and fresh , not easy to find, away from the tourist areas but worth the trip. All local people enjoying incredible seafood plates and rices. Get some white wine from the region , excellent ! i will be...More

Thank Pablo D
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is the sort of restaurant one expects to find in the better parts of city centres, and not out in the district - lovely though it is - of Poble Nou. I have eaten here on a number of occasions, and enjoyed the food,...More

Thank debbiesmith1948
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We have many friends in Barcelona,so We stayed for a few days , We went a week ago , the food was poor If you have to pay 42 euros seabass filet , you can find it many restaurants in Barcelona downtown for a reasonable...More

Thank Cesar V
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

El pulpo espectacular uno de los mejores que he comido ,los buñuelos son mejorables por no decir que mejor es no pedirlos, las fabes buenas sobretodo el trozo de cansalada más que generoso. El arroz de bacalao con alcachofas y romesco es uno de los...More

1  Thank K1300GT1974
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park of the city, its own mini Silicon Valley
containing a tech incubator (Barcelona Activa) as well
as a host of local and international high tech
companies. To accommodate the onrush of new residents
and workers, the area of Poblenou has seen a surge of
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Monday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 16:00
20:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Placa Prim 1, 08005 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Poblenou
  • Neighbourhood: Poblenou
  • Phone Number: +34 932 25 20 18
  • E-mail
Description
Originally a meeting place for fishermen, the tavern transformed into an eatery when Poble Nou became an industrial hub and hungry workers filled the neighbourhood. In the 70s it became a place of refuge for young people from the area who were anxious for change. The old tavern, Els Pescadors, has withstood the test of time and the coming and going of trends. It has born silent witness to the deeds and events that have influenced the future of the city.
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