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Raco D'en Cesc

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Calle Diputacio, 201, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
+34 934 53 23 52
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13:00 - 23:30
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The Netherlands
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We had an incredible evening and a splendid dinner; a pure delight. We started with a small selection of tapas; top 😋 The eggs with truffle oil is a must eat and for dessert the foamed Catalan cream.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We went there for a business dinner and we ate in a private room. The restaurant is very nice but the room could have had a bit of background music. Food is excellent, some dishes are reinvented traditional dishes, others kept as there were but very nicely cooked. Wine list also very good and excellent service. We will be back.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We had great Catalan food, not touristy place seems to be well known by the local. Ingredients are of high quality and cooking style traditional with precision. Definitively recommend. Great for business they have a private dinner room with beamer. Need to book.

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York
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Finally found a restaurant in Barcelona that was really first class! Hard to pick a best dish as everything was superb.

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Montreal, Canada
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

What appeared to be yet another business dinner turned out to be an absolute splendid event in a true culinary tradition. Starting from friendly and professional service, passing by an amazing wine list, the Raco d’en Cesc is a pure delight. I’m still in awe by the spectacular dinner and evening. This is by no means a low cost affair,... More 

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St. George, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and really attentive service. I was surprised with the presentation of all of the courses and enjoyed it all. The waiter was especially great for seating outside. Highly recommend if looking for a change from normal tapas.

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Didcot, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The front part of the restaurant serves an excellent daily menu at 28 Euros. Quality food with quality beers (home-brewed), excellent service - thoroughly enjoyed the experience

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

We had an incredible evening at Raco D'en Cesc. An amazing spot, serving beautifully-presented unique interpretations of classic Catalan cuisine. Fantastic service in a welcoming space, with several private dining areas. An added bonus was the extensive selection of boutique beers on offer. We'll definitely be returning next time we visit Barcelona.

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

I live in Barcelona and this is one of my favorites. Classicsl but very tasteful. Do not miss the eggs cooked at low temperature with truffle oil.

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Thank ramoncelo
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35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Our group enjoyed an excellent three course menu with typical Catalan dishes, all cooked to perfection and served by friendly and accommodating staff. The vegetarians in our party were able to get alternative dishes without problem. Overall, a very pleasant and friendly venue.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 144
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
13:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
13:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
13:00 - 23:30
Thursday
13:00 - 23:30
Friday
13:00 - 23:30
Saturday
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Diputacio, 201, 08011 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 934 53 23 52

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Eixample

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Eixample
Passing through the glorious Plaça Catalunya, you enter the newer city district of Eixample, literally translated as “extension,” which immediately becomes recognisable by its more spacious streets and elegant atmosphere. The main artery of this sizable district, Passeig de Gracia, is lined with high-end international designer stores. Not to be outdone, the glitz and glamour of this zone is perhaps best exemplified by the comfortable and lavish five-star hotels that flank the divine and modernistic buildings from some of the world’s most recognised architects such as Gaudi and Montaner.
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