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“Best we've tried in Barcelona”
Review of Merce Vins

Merce Vins
Ranked #327 of 11,033 Restaurants in Barcelona
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Barrio Gòtico (Barri Gòtic)
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

If you only have time for one meal in Barcelona, make sure this is the place you take it.
A typical and simple, but clean, setting, the best gazpacho (gaspatxo), very nice croquettes of monk fish with shrimp.
MUST try the Galician octopus. It's palate blowing! It comes in very thin slices, on a bed of also thinly sliced boiled potatoes, seasoned with paprika. And it gets better with each bite...
Fried eggs with Xistorra (a kind of chorizo-tasting sausage) is a bit heavy and salty, but the flavor is exquisite. Good for two, better for three.
Service is rushed but attentive. And almost no waiting for the food to arrive.
Not expensive, especially considering the overall experience.
This place is Gaudi for the tongue.

Thank João E
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Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend this place! We came across this hidden gem by chance. It is simply amazing.
Try the gazpacho and cod fish in tomato sauce! The octopus with boiled potato is also divine with the cava white wine! Top experience!!!

Thank Jinpeng Z
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a cool beer on a hot afternoon. Fantastic atmosphere and really busy with local people. Paella was the best we have had. Staff welcoming and friendly. Highly recommended.

Thank Barbara H
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

This place was a very attractive, authentic lunch restaurant very popular with the locals. For 12 Euros you get a 3 course meal including wine! It was one of the best meals we had during our stay in the city. Staff could not be nicer. A little had to find in the Barri Gotic but fortunately for us just a few steps from our Hotel

Thank Robert D
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Cosy, lovely, friendly....
Had a glass of wine and rested my boones. Got some good olives too. I would love to come back again.

Thank Åsa T
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