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El Gran Cafe

Carrer D'Avinyo, 9, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 18 79 86
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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“veal steak” (7 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Carrer D'Avinyo, 9, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

The menu of the day was always very tasty and at a very good price for it's quality. The service was fast and very professional. They also have very good wines. We just loved the place!More

Thank Carmen M
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2015
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Estimado cliente, Le agradecemos el comentario positivo y esperamos volver a verle pronto por nuestro restaurante. Esperamos que cuando vuelva...More

Reviewed 7 March 2015

Old decor, good food, good prices. Make sure you at least go downstairs to the bathrooms. Nice part of the old town.More

2  Thank fssutton1
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2015
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Estimado cliente, Le agradecemos el comentario positivo y esperamos volver a verle pronto por nuestro restaurante. Esperamos que cuando vuelva...More

Reviewed 28 February 2015

My Girlfriend and I had a fab meal 26th Feb at the El Gran Cafe in Barcelona. We chose the Piano menu which was 3 courses with wine, water and coffee for 29€ each. The first great surprise was that you don't have to choose...More

3  Thank fovx1
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2015
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Estimado cliente, Le agradecemos el comentario positivo y esperamos volver a verle pronto por nuestro restaurante. Esperamos que cuando vuelva...More

Reviewed 3 February 2015

I visited El Gran Cafe in January 2015, and was very much disappointed. The food was average- but nothing special. However, the service was so poor, which ruined my lunch. The staff who served our table was very rude and unprofessional. I don't think I...More

2  Thank sh1016
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2015
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Estimado cliente, Lamentamos que su experiencia no haya sido satisfactoria. Le agradecemos su comentario, son estos detalles los que nos...More

Reviewed 31 January 2015 via mobile

We were out searching the night for a place to have dinner. We found this place and though the old feeling of the place was cosy. After beeing seated we received complimentary sangria and some sort of potato salad (apparently complimentary means pay 1,75 in...More

1  Thank Josefin L
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2015
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Estimado cliente, Lamentamos que su experiencia no haya sido satisfactoria. Le agradecemos su comentario, son estos detalles los que nos...More

Reviewed 27 January 2015

We had a wonderfull dinner and evening at El Gran Cafe, in Barcelona, 5 minutes from the Rambla, the food was good, and the staff was real observant, whenever something was missing. and the price was very affordable like 70 € for twoMore

Thank Oleconradsen
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2015
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Estimado cliente, Le agradecemos el comentario positivo y esperamos volver a verle pronto por nuestro restaurante. Esperamos que cunado vuelva...More

Reviewed 12 January 2015

We had lunch here around 1:30 pm on a Wednesday. The tables were 80% filled. A waiter seated us right away. The welcoming feel ended there. They had only 2 waitresses and 1 waiter who were overwhelmed. The waitress dropped off a bag of breads...More

1  Thank Peter W
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015
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Estimado cliente, Lamentamos que su experiencia no haya sido satisfactoria. Le agradecemos su comentario, son estos detalles los que nos...More

Reviewed 9 January 2015

We stumbled on Le Gran Cafe when strolling through the historic district. It looked so inviting we decided to give it a try. Most evenings they offer their piano menu until 7:30 which consists of several shared tapas, a choice of entrees, dessert and a...More

1  Thank fififlies
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015
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Estimado cliente, Le agradecemos el comentario positivo y esperamos volver a verle pronto por nuestro restaurante. Esperamos que cunado vuelva...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

Having been to El Gran Cafe a few years ago and being a regular traveler to Barcelona to visit my relatives, this place has lost his cuisine and focus on the look. When you know what a industrial paella tastes (el paellador), you are surprised...More

Thank jlegourd
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015
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Estimado cliente, Lamentamos que su experiencia no haya sido satisfactoria. Le agradecemos su comentario, son estos detalles los que nos...More

Reviewed 2 January 2015

We had lunch there today. The place is nice and the staff is competent. Regarding food, choose tapas and meat main courses. The tapas were good but the starter: Spaghettis carbonara were overcooked and desperatly missing ham! Regarding desserts we don't know as we had...More

Thank justhello
Cacheiro R, Marketing at El Gran Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2015
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Estimado cliente, Lamentamos que su experiencia no haya sido satisfactoria. Le agradecemos su comentario, son estos detalles los que nos...More

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Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
With its iconic, old-Europe streets and alleys, this
picturesque neighbourhood is the very heart of
Barcelona. It blends historic artifacts from its days
under Roman dominion up through the Spanish Civil War
with a vibrant modern-day culture of artisan shops and
authentic culinary experiences. Avid explorers will be
thrilled to discover quaint terraces and plazas
brought to life by the many small bars and local
...More
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They don't have an email address on their website,but they have a form for contact. Tripadvisor does not allow to publish links, so just google it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 43
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer D'Avinyo, 9, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Neighbourhood: Barrio Gotico (Barri Gotic)
  • Phone Number: +34 933 18 79 86
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Description
Founded in 1920 and still with the original modernist decoration, "El Gran Cafe" is truly, the most impressive and attractive location of Barcelona. Placed in the historic center of "Barri Gotic", and known for its comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, with live piano in the integrated with a selection of traditional Catalan cuisine.
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