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Los Toreros

Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 23 25
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible9%
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“paella” (32 reviews)
“tapas” (82 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 210 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My friend and I were told about this place by our air bnb host as we asked where we could try the best paella, because we wanted it served by local Spanish and didn't want it in a horrible tourist place. The chicken and seafood...More

Thank Eajames94
Reviewed 5 days ago

The food was fair enough but nothing special. Quick service. A restaurant for groups of tourists. I don't think that any local would dine there. When we left, οur clothes smelled all the smells of the kitchen. We couldn't wear them again during our trip!!!

Thank Konstantia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I had a paella for dinner, which was average. We also had some very good red wine and very nice dezert at the end. The cost was a little over 60€. To pay, I gaved 100€ banknote to the waitress which was...More

Thank zbogadi
Reviewed 8 June 2017

My husband and I stopped here for dinner on our short break in Barcelona. It's on a little side street just off Las Ramblas. We had 2 tapas dishes for starters and then a paella and shared a nice bottle of red wine. The service...More

Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant late one evening as we were looking for something tasty but didn't want somewhere overly busy as we were going onto a show. The food was delicious. It was extremely well presented & very fresh. I had the grilled Salmon which...More

Thank homey2015
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We had some chicken and seafood paella, but the rice was super dry,the seafood smelled bad and whole dish was tasteless. It was a disappointment, because they have so many good reviews, but I definitely don't recommend this place to anyone.

Thank Dora S
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We had a great dinner, The chicken tapas were very nices and the bread was also delicious. Also the main course was great and the waiters were very friendly and quick service... But... At the end of our meal, the cook came outside hanging against...More

Thank Jeroen v
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

On our las night in Barcelona we decided to have dinner at this cute restaurant expecting to have great food, we had already gave up on the service based on all the other restaurants we visit. Thankfully Jose and Ana, our servers, made our last...More

Thank ggutierrez09
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We visited this restaurant after a couple of disappointing experiences. It was full of Spanish people, which we thought was a good sign. The menu was mainly Tapas and Paella/Fideuolla. We were seated quickly and the atmosphere was good. We chose the tasting menu Tapas...More

Thank shellysheddy
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and great service !!! It was a busy evening with only one waiter and one waitress but they still provided good service with us and other customers! We order a mixed seafood paella and it was lovely! My son had a pasta dish...More

1  Thank Wai Y
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El Raval
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spots in the entire city. A sense of humble
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record stores, second hand shops, and student bars
that seem to light up the streets day and night. The
rocking epicenter, the MACBA Plaça, is a modern day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 26
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 01:00
Monday
17:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 01:00
Thursday
17:00 - 01:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer d'en Xucla 3-5, 08001 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 23 25
Description
This historical place, defined as a museum by many people, is one of the few restaurants in Catalonia where you can enjoy several tapas and paella in a very special taurine/bullfighting ambiance with old pictures, paints and trophies that remember how bullfighters lived some time ago, when Barcelona was an important place for bulls! Take note that, at the beginning of the XXth century, bullfighting was as important as football in all Spain... This restaurant opened in 1950 being the headquarter of one of the oldest taurine/bullfighter association in Catalonia, called Peña de Gallito y Belmonte, created in 1920 and still alive in spite of the current situation (bullfighting is now forbidden in Catalonia). Thanks to this association, our restaurant received many famous bullfighters like José Tomas, Luis Miguel Dominguin or El Cordobes, well known dancers & singers as Lola Flores and other important people as Matias Prat. Even a movie called "tiempos mejores" with Arturo Fernandez has been filmed here in 1994! We kindly invite you to discover the photos hung on the walls around you... Conscious of this important historical heritage, we refurbished a few months ago our restaurant and tried to enhance all these testimonies. We maintained a classic decoration with warm colors and stones at sight. We placed a small red wood wall around our two main rooms in order to imitate a Taurus square and in our two smaller rooms, we used old ceramics and rustic painting to recreate the Andalusia style. We remain specialized in tapas and paellas but we also offer salads, meat and fish with a special mention to our traditional and delicious oxtail... As a complement, we offer different kinds of menus for groups too, with prices between 17,90 Eur and 22,50 Eur per person (beverage included like sangria, wine, water, softdrink or beer). These menus are compound by several tapas to share and it is a good way to discover many typical Spanish dishes at a very reasonable price. We hope you will enjoy our restaurant!
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