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Quimet & Quimet

Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 42 31 42
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (183 reviews)
“caviar” (68 reviews)
“tapas” (545 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting this restaurant, be prepared for a line and to be busy. Quimet Quimet is a super cool place for picking up tapas. However,. it's so small and your literally packed in there, elbow to elbow with the person next to you. I would...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank margaretedtravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those experiences where you know you’ve been ruined because it’s as good as it’ll get. They specialise in Conservas (canned seafood of amazing quality) and have a huge selection of wines. It’s on many travel guides for a good reason and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Pingu_Fleece
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I was referred to this place by a local and it did not disappoint one bit! The experience is truly unforgettable and I highly reccomend this spot as a tribute to Anthony Bourdain (May he rest in paradise) There was about a 15 minute wait...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JT3940
Reviewed 27 November 2018

We were on our third city and third week in Spain so we have done so many tapas places but this was highly recommended so we still had to go. No regrets as this was probably the best one. It is a really tiny place...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank MJB1104
Reviewed 18 November 2018

This place is absolutely tiny, and there was a lineup to get in the night we were there. You walk in the there's no instructions whatsoever - where to stand and eat, how to order, etc. I guess it's part of the experience :) but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Myles D
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Not what I was expecting. To those who are considering this place: bear in mind that all the food here is canned, to impress tourists who think that Spaniards are still obsessed with 'conservas'. Nothing here is cooked, or fresh. I thought, I'll give it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank u03ekw
Reviewed 6 November 2018

This place is a must if only to see what Anthony Bourdain was talking about. We went at lunch time during the week as we figured the crowds would be showing up at tapas time rather than lunch time and we were right. The walls...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shawnmontreal
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Luckily for us, it was mid afternoon when we stumbled into Quimet & Quimet. We had expected a small restaurant but were quite unprepared for a single room, walls lined with bottles, and a single counter. But the magic behind that counter! Fresh tapas made...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank THS35
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Found this tapa bar as my twin brother Stephen and I were wandering around this part of town and what a great find. It's only small but it's awesome, the decor and furnishings including a cool looking serving bar look superb,the walls are festooned with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 20 October 2018

Yes, this place was packed and there are some bites that can be tasty, but it all stems from canned seafood...which is a tradition in Spain - hence the popularity of this bar. It's a SMALL place and trust me that striking out while ordering...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Adam3282
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Pelias M | Reviewed this property |
If you're a group (more than 20) I strongly reccomend you to go to Opera Samfaina in orther to get a general impression of Catalonia (about tapes). Quimet & Quimet is "good" for couples, lately is more people with cameras... More
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30 December 2017|
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Response from CoronaOldTown | Reviewed this property |
No. This is a standing room only restaurant with table and very quaint. They do not take reservations. I recommend you get there early because this will be one of your best memories
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14 August 2017|
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Response from Ron A | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Sorry I cannot answer that but can't imagine why they would not be open
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Poeta Cabanyes 25, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Poble Sec
  • Neighbourhood: El Poble Sec
  • Phone Number: +34 934 42 31 42
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