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Kiosko Universal

#158 of 7,627 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
El Raval
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Mercat de la Boqueria, Puesto 691, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
+34 933 17 82 86
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09:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a place one should not miss when you visit the Market off La Rambla. Delicious And fresh seafood. The razor clams are to die for. As is the rest of the food. Assorted mushrooms tossed in butter was another dish I loved. Had to wait 15 mins for a seat but was worth the wait. Pls note that... More 

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Thank goabumpkin
Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best for daytime. Get the razor clams. You can't go wrong here- all the food is laid out in front of you (e.g. Raw seafood, ready-to-grill veggies, seafood salads, meats) and they cook it upon getting your order. So fresh, so delicious- do not miss.

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Thank originalkangsta
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I visited Barcelona with my husband for 1 week in May 16. We ate a few times at Kisko Universal because they have amazing sea food, merlot and sangria. You need to wait a little bit to get a place, but is all worth it. Great staff and service!

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Thank galiceanualina
Portland, Oregon
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

We were here around lunchtime and had to wait about 30 to 40 minutes to get a seat. I must say it was very well worth the wait. The atmosphere and the seafood are absolutely excellent.

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Sanlucar de Barrameda, Spain
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Superb atmosphere love this market. Went here for breakfast and had razor clams, mussels, mussels. Everything came decently timed, and it was all very fresh and delicious

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Thank hannahhakes
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

It's fresh, it's quick, it's simple and tastes great. Of course it's overpriced for what it is. What do you expect, you're on la rambla.

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New York City, New York
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The best steak I had in Spain, absolutely delicious. They can get mobbed around lunchtime, but seem to squeeze everybody in rather quickly. Loved the market as a whole.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This is right in the heart of La Rambla in the market. It's pretty easy to find as its right on the outskirts of the market stalls. Service was quick and friendly while the food was delicious. I ordered seafood paella which came with a side of bread. The portion wasn't massive but it was very fresh, piping hot and... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We were recommended this place, by someone we met in Barcelona. He said "if you want fresh seafood for a good price you must go here". He wasn't wrong! We sat down at the bar type table in front of the fresh seafood and picked a variety of choices, everything was really nice and fast! If you want some seafood... More 

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Foster, Australia
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183 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This was a wonderful pit stop late afternoon at the end of a gorgeous afternoon in Barcelona - wonderful fresh food cooked to order by cheerful staff - oysters and calamari to die for, great sangria - grab a stool and perch yourself at the bar or at a table and enjoy Catalan cuisine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 37
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 20:00
Thursday
09:00 - 20:00
Friday
09:00 - 20:00
Saturday
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mercat de la Boqueria, Puesto 691, 08002 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > El Raval
  • Neighbourhood: El Raval
  • Phone Number: +34 933 17 82 86
Description
Fresh grilled fish and seafood in our modern long bar and high tables at the emblematic Mercat de la Boquería

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Staying in El Raval

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El Raval
Once a downtrodden corner of downtown Barcelona, this gritty area has seen a cultural resurgence boasting an excellent nightlife and one of the most multi ethnic spots in the entire city. A sense of humble authenticity protrudes from the many independent 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 forum for bohemian youth, abuzz with the sights and sounds of late-night gatherings and talented skateboarders showing off their latest tricks.
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