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Bar Zodiaco

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Margarit, 17, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
+34 931 87 39 48
Today
18:00 - 01:30
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Mon - Fri 18:00 - 01:30
Sat - Sun 12:30 - 01:30
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St Albans, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited late Sunday afternoon having been tourist all day very tired and hungry. Were given a very warm welcome drinks were ice cold and served really quickly. The food was delightful. Just when you thought you'd had enough another tray of food appeared on the counter which was irresistible. Really nice staff and moreish food.

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Thank Ti11y
Londra, Inghilterra
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I suggest this place to enjoy a drink with friends and eat something. Nice deal: Pinchos 1€ each Cañita (small beer) 1€ Perfect location near carrer de Blai.

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Thank Zil88
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pinchos self-service restaurant where you can eat as many pinchos as you want. There are many different kinds, which ia good, but a lot of them were fried. Some of the pinchos, especially those with tomato, tasted funny. I would say that they are cheap because of their low quality. Also, the place gets crowded easily and it's very noisy.

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Thank Judith G
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

So happy to found that place in Barcelona! I ate 5 diffrent pinchos and all was great! Bread with tortilla de patatas <3

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Thank kaczmarol1945
Brussels, Belgium
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The tapas are not that expensive, but once you see what happens in the kitchen, the only thing you want is to throw up. The chef spitted in the garbage where there was a paper towel, and he used it to clean the kitchen surface. Another thing is that he mixed two unfinished dishes of paella to serve it to... More 

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Thank kensmile93
Wellington, New Zealand
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I visited here with 2 friends for lunch and even though I was absolutely starving and would have eaten anything this place was nothing to rave about. Could have cooked the food myself at home (I had chicken breast fries and salad). The tapas did look good but I couldn't try them as I'm gluten intolerant

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Thank Florence B
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127 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We ate as a family of 5 looking forward to some tapas. We were disappointed. Most dishes basically consisted of lots of lettuce padding a very meagre helping of food (see photo). We had to move on to another eatery to make amends. Avoid this place.

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Thank Travel_Critic_10152
Vilnius, Lithuania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

There are a lot of tapas to choose from, but be careful to choose the drink. Maybe it is wiser to pay before eating in order to see the real price. We ordered "beer" and it came bigger and much more expensive.

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Thank Laurynas K
Helsinki, Finland
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Bar is full of different pinchos for every taste! Just order drinks and get plates from the staff and start eating. Very cheap, pinchos were 1€ a piece and beer only 1,5 euros (0,3l). Tha staff was very friendly and even though they didn't speak English that well they did everything to give us advice and make us feel welcome.... More 

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Thank mapsukka
New Orleans, Louisiana
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745 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 287 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Really good tapas place on carrer de blai. They have a bunch of small plate tapas that you choose from and then pay at the end. Each dish comes with a toothpick in it and at the end you show the cashier the number of toothpicks you have and pay for your food. Each tapa is 1€. The portions are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 01:30
Monday
18:00 - 01:30
Tuesday
18:00 - 01:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 01:30
Thursday
18:00 - 01:30
Friday
18:00 - 01:30
Saturday
12:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Margarit, 17, 08004 Barcelona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Barcelona  >  Barcelona>  > Montjuic
  • Neighbourhood: Montjuic
  • Phone Number: +34 931 87 39 48

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montjuic

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Montjuic
Beyond the four columns standing guard at the Plaça Espanya, beyond even the extravagant and colourful fountains guiding your way up the boulevard, stands the impressive and towering structure of the Palau Nacional, the national museum. At this very spot in front of the cascades of the central fountain, Freddie Mercury and Montserrat Caballe gave the performance of their lifetimes to welcome the 1992 Olympic Games to this magnificent city. And true to its anticipation, the games transformed the city, reimagining the mountain of Montjuic with the development of an arena, stadium, and many other sporting facilities that are open to visitors year-round. Surrounding the adjacent side of the plaza are well-established hotels catering to business guests and a shopping mall transformed out of a historic bullfighting arena.
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