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Jai-Ca

#374 of 8,123 Restaurants in Barcelona
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Barceloneta
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Calle Ginebra, 12 | Ginebra 13 y Ginegra 7-9, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 68 32 65
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09:00 - 22:30
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Sun 09:00 - 22:30
Tue - Sat 09:00 - 23:30
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great tapas bar in the Barceloneta neighborhood. We really enjoyed the seafood tapas the best. The gambas (grilled) were seasoned well and grilled perfectly (we ordered a couple of rounds of these). The prices are also very good and affordable. We had gambas at many places and they were quite a bit more in price. Also recommend the pulpo (octopus)... More 

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Thank KevinD001
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything that we tasted here was wonderful. This is the place to go to if you're seeking an authentic Tapas experience. Dishes were well seasoned and flavorful. Waitstaff was patient and helpful. Wish that they were located closer to our hotel.

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Thank Rosa P
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Such a little hidden gem in Barcelona. They fitted us in when it was super busy, the food is authentic & tasty, The wine was lovely and such a great price! You can sit at the bar and eat or on the tables provided. It had a buzzing atmosphere & the staff were fantastic! I'd definately return!

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1 Thank Derbyshire123
Leeds, United Kingdom
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272 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great local bar with amazing tapas, nice sangria and the biggest strongest g&t in Barca! Hen do heaven ( for our mature hen do) Cannot fault it ( bar 'interesting ' toilets) Get yourself there! Cheap too!

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1 Thank abbymorgan
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I made my wife traipse across the Gothic quarter from the Gaudi Houses on Gloria for this at sunday midday. She wasn't clear why we passed so many other tapas bars. She was slightly grumpy before we arrived, but quickly settled. Only space at the bar, alongside a fairly relaxed elderly man who was only drinking - this is seriously... More 

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1 Thank aureliaowner
st. louis
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78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is filled with locals and has friendly wait staff that are kind about my poor Spanish efforts. Food is fresh and seasonal. Don't miss the "potatoes Jai Ca" and the plate of "little fried fishes"!

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Thank sara m
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, lovely staff, and full of locals. Food is excellent - and if you can't decide what to order , they'll bring you a selection. Very reasonable and superb wines.

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1 Thank 911Lizzie
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321 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got recommended to this place and ordered about 6 tapas. A little more than what we needed but man, we put a hurting on that food. It looks like it was hard to wrong and make sure you try some of the sauces on the shelf. Seafood was fresh and even those items fries were ver light. Check it out

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Thank Keith T
Melbourne Australia
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are stopping over in Barcelona on this coming 2nd August to pick up a cruise and will definitely drop into Jai Ca that evening for tapas - this will be our fourth visit - last there in 2016

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1 Thank Hugh Alistair R
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95 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very reasonably priced tapas - menu available in English. Razor clams and clams were the best we tried in Barcelona. Meat and cheese skewers were a let down but there were 3 types of croquetas which more than made up for it. Nice cold beer on tap and turbido a cheap local white wine. We loved the local vibe and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 17 - USD 34
Cuisine
Bar, Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:30
Thursday
09:00 - 23:30
Friday
09:00 - 23:30
Saturday
09:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Ginebra, 12 | Ginebra 13 y Ginegra 7-9, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barceloneta
  • Neighbourhood: Barceloneta
  • Phone Number: +34 932 68 32 65
Description
Abierto el uno de Julio del 1955, este año cumplimos sesenta y dos años, y mantenemos la ilusión y las ganas de hacerlo bien que nos inculcaron nuestros ancestros. Somos dos locales, uno al lado del otro, Ginebra,7-9 y Ginebra,13. en los dos tenemos la misma carta y estilo.Gracias,salut.

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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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