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El Mercader de L'Eixample

Carrer Mallorca, 239 | Esquina Pasaje Mercader, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
+34 932 72 07 05
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“crystal bread” (4 reviews)
“cannelloni” (6 reviews)
“tapas” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Carrer Mallorca, 239 | Esquina Pasaje Mercader, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but amazing restaurant. The food was delicious and wish we had tried everything on the menu. It's a very warm atmosphere including the outside terrace which is very cozy. We loved the authentic taste of the food and ate at many...More

Thank briandalfen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was recommended to us , we mad a reservation 24 hrs previously. The table given to us was in the streets with narrow table and uncomfortable chairs. The service was appalling, with the waiter rushing us to order starters and meanings ASAP . He...More

Thank Nish-1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was not out first choice on our search for tapas this evening. The outside seating area was empty (it was early). We liked the menu choices and they said they could seat our family of 11 quickly. We were led through the kitchen down...More

Thank Sully54-CA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My third trip to Barcelona where I visit simply to enjoy the food. This was a disappointing experience: poor service, average food, expensive and ensure you are not set out on foot path to be forgotten. Better places to visit and enjoy food!

Thank adp258
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Book if you want to sit inside. The terrace is lovely - I was sitting in a well shaded area but still sweating a bit on a very hot day. The chicken croqueta and the squid are both very good. The gazpacho was called ‘our...More

Thank hitchdovar
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing, but the flatbread I ordered never arrived. And by the time we got someone’s attention it was time to go so I didn’t want to place it and wait for it.

Thank Carly W
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Very nice terrace surrounded by greenery. Had a business lunch including some of their specialties. Good food, good service.

Thank UllaSommer
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Love the food, people and atmosphere here. If ordering tapas, be sure to get the crystal bread (to die for!!), chicken croquettes and spinach croquettes, spinach cannelloni, roasted veggies...heck! Just order it all. Everything is delish. Try to sit outdoor in the patio area, if...More

Thank Cindyjp
Reviewed 29 June 2018

El Mercader de l'Eixample is a restaurant of tapas located in Eixample district, in the center of Barcelona. I came here with two friends and we shared some tapas like croquettes, anchovies, oysters and iberian ham, which were very good. We ate in the terrace,...More

Thank AlbertSalichs
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Located on a quiet street in de l’eixample. It offers simple but delicious city’s food and drink. People here serve well and prices are typical of the area. It is also good for sone typical tapas and a drink

Thank Allan S
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carrer Mallorca, 239 | Esquina Pasaje Mercader, 08008 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Eixample
  • Neighbourhood: Eixample
  • Phone Number: +34 932 72 07 05
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