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“Amazing paella, great sangria, very busy”
Review of Bodega Vasconia

Bodega Vasconia
Ranked #136 of 10,585 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 8 - USD 41
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
Description: Old Cellar Bar with 112 years old, some of the oldest cellars of Barcelona, tapas bull's tail calamari, octopus entrecote tortillas starred eggs anchovies of the Cantabrian fried fish prawns grilled and much more
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We arrived about 14:30 and it was packed. The owner informed us we had to wait to be seated. We waited about half an hour, but it was worth it. The paella was amazing, the sangria was really good. We also had a brownie. Nice. Home made. Great experience.

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Jordi A, Gerente at Bodega Vasconia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018
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muchas gracias por su opinión y por recomendarnos a sus amigos y familiares, efectivamente somos un pequeño bar muy conocido en Barcelona y cuando se viene a comer a las horas punta es difícil encontrar mesas a la primera, se suele tener que esperar, pero los camareros siempre intentan colocar a los clientes lo mejor que pueden. Nosotros recomendamos hacer una reserva , sobre todo si son mas de 4 personas.
Les esperamos de nuevo

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Authentic. We had cod fritters with honey dip, potato omelette, seafood paella and sangria. As good as it gets.

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Jordi A, Gerente at Bodega Vasconia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018
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muchas gracias por su opinion y por recomendarnos a sus amigos y familiares cuando pasen por Barcelona, somos muy conocidos por nuestras tapas y vinos , sobre todo el ambiente de mas de 115 años de antigüedad

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Literally the best paella of my life. The sangria was amazing too. The shrimp with garlic was to die for as well. Amazing dining experience! Go early though or make reservations — it’s gets busy! Great prices too.

Thank Kelly F
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Jordi A, Gerente at Bodega Vasconia, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018
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Muchas gracias por su opinión y por recomendarnos a sus amigos y familiares cuando pasen por Barcelona.
Efectivamente la paella, se distingue de muchas otras que se hacen para los turistas, es que nosotros llevamos 115 años haciéndola igual y siempre de una en una cuando lo piden los clientes , por eso tardamos 30 minutos mínimo en hacerlas, ya que se hacen en el momento.
Recomendamos reservar mesa en horas punta de comidas o si son mas de 4 personas.
las reservas se hacen por teléfono o por messenger o email.

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

We ate there a couple of days ago and even though the place was full the owner made time to chat with us and gave us some really nice paella.
Only things I'd reccomend improving are the bread quality (it wasn't bad, but it wasn't up to the paella's flavour) and the amount of mussels in the small paella (bc they were delicious!). Sangría was nice also.
Will def. be coming back.

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Thank Carolina E
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Jordi A, Gerente at Bodega Vasconia, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018
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MUCHAS GRACIAS POR SU OPINION Y POR RECOMENDARNOS A SUS AMIGOS Y FAMILIARES CUANDO PASEN POR Barcelona,
efectivamente SOMOS UN PEQUEÑO RESTAURANTE DE MAS DE 115 AÑOS DE ATIGUEDAD, MUY CONOCIDO en Barcelona y las mesas se llenan enseguida , por eso recomendamos hacer reserva si se quiere comer de 14:00 horas a 15:00 horas o de 21:00 a 22:00
tomamos nota de su advertencia del pan
muchas gracias por venir y les esperamos de nuevo, y prueben nuestro RABO DE TORO o BUÑUELOS DE BACALAO CON MIEL

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Fantastic little spot we stumbled into on a recent visit to Barcelona. Everything about it worked-- charming staff, great food (the paella was amazing), wonderful service. The place just had "it". Will definitely return next visit.

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Thank F Marek M
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Jordi A, Gerente at Bodega Vasconia, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018
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muchas gracias por su opinión somos una bar pequeño de Barcelona con mas de 115 años de antigüedad muy conocido en Barcelona por su ambiente, tapas comidas vinos y cervezas, gracias por recomendarnos a sus amigos y familiares cuando pasen por Barcelona
aconsejamos reservar por teléfono o messenguer o TripAdvisor , también pasar fuer de las horas punta de comidas
Les estaremos otra vez esperando , en Bodega Vasconia los clientes se vuelven amigos

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