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C.de la Barca, | 2,BarriVell, 17004 Girona, Spain
+34 972 22 82 45
Sun 09:00 - 01:00
Tue - Wed 09:00 - 01:00
Thu 09:00 - 02:30
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 03:00
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Antwerp, Belgium
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch in the terrace of this bar/restaurant. The location is obviously very good at the foot of the cathedral and in the sun. The waiter, a young man, was very friendly, all smiles and we got served fast and in a correct manner. We had about 5 or 6 different tapas to share and they were all fresh... More 

Thank JoyCauwenberghs
Carcassonne, France
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273 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wild west and American rock culture themed with excellent variety of dishes to choose from, Spanish or international. Indoor and outdoor seating. Fast service with a smile.

Thank Sheri L
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of beers here, reasonably priced too. Sat outside and when it got chilly, a member of staff brought a blanket for the wife! Didn't eat here but the food looked great!

1 Thank griffithsrhys
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a nice place, really good anchovies and great views to cathedral. I would go for some cold beers in spring /summer with your couple or friends

Thank Antonio L
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here for a quick drink whilst walking round and then returned later for some nacho's and a few more drinks to while a way an hour before our return train to Barcelona. Was a lovely sunny day with a nice setting and a little sun trap. Also great value and service.

Thank ElaineBristol
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant where you can eat at all hours, quality very good price, in a beautiful place dedicated to Bruce Sprinsteeng and with impeccable service! To repeat on more than one occasion!

Thank Cristina P
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

I woke up excited to try this place! It was my b'day weekend only to find The River Cafe disappointing. Lack of service from the staff and menu was rather boring. But good location at the foot of the river and the cathedral at sight. And Springsteen music was a plus

3 Thank Rozarina L
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776 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Right in front of the Church and so close to the river this cafe is offering relaxing views and mnake seating there a joy. There is long menu offering food, snacks, ice creams, drinks and of course some great tapas. It also close to the parkings so this is the place for a quick coffee.

Thank Panathinaikos-13
Bromham, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This is a popular cafe in a great location in the old city close to the cathedral. It's always busy and was a lovely place to eat outside and soak up the atmosphere!

1 Thank Moxy2428
Seattle, Washington
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We came to The River for the gluten-free options, but were elated to find that the café name is not inspired by the nearby river, but by the 1980 double-album from Bruce Springsteen! The fan-decor and music made me feel like home, and the food was pretty good too. They offer an English menu, but I still wasn’t sure what... More 

1 Thank Dexter_J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 2 - USD 5
Bar, Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 02:30
09:00 - 03:00
09:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C.de la Barca, | 2,BarriVell, 17004 Girona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Girona
  • Phone Number: +34 972 22 82 45
We are a restaurant, with many dishes for coeliacs, cafeteria and pub, all in one, located in the Barri Vell of Girona, just below the beautiful church of Sant Feliu! We offer you a warm family atmosphere, inspired by Bruce Springsteen and the culture of Native Americans, amazing and unique. We have different environments: tables, bar and the famous Chester sofas, and a fantastic terrace, to enjoy the River at any time of the day. Pets are also welcome

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?